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Nick's Lighthouse

2801 Taylor St # 5, San Francisco, CA 94133-1048
+1 415-929-1300
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“lobster” (42 reviews)
“chowder” (47 reviews)
“fresh crab” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Soups, American
$$ - $$$
2801 Taylor St # 5, San Francisco, CA 94133-1048
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This morning a lobster woke up and got himself caught. He became a part of the wonderful lobster bisque at Nick's Lighthouse, which is served with fresh baked bread. I also had the fish and chips. Isauro was my server, but all od the staff...More

Thank Roy575
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being in San Francisco for the first time, stopping by at the Fisherman’s Wharf is a must! Place didn’t disappoint, lots of things to see and do. You get hungry, look for a place to eat. Selecting where to eat is a task and a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The price was cheap however so was the food quality. Somethings just weren't right there , service was good

Thank Chrisr0ss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much better food than any other restaurant we visited in the Fisherman's warf area during our stay in SF.

Thank Kristina E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Nick’s Lighthouse, a fixture in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf, in Oct./17, when our ship docked at Pier 27 for the day. Nick’s has a cozy, warm, old time atmosphere with friendly wait staff. We shared the fried calamari for appetizers, while I...More

Thank kenl461
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

It’s never happened to us before tonight, but this was the worst food and the rudest server at the same time. There are so many places to eat down here. Don’t ever choose this one Antonia - we’ll never forget you!! You are the worst...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Very cozy restaurante with a very particular atmosphere. Sea food was great. All was fresh and tasted good. The “eye-catcher” outside is great

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Food was OK, not great. Ordered the lobster bisque and then the Halibut mains. The bisque was like a canned tomato soup, hardly any lobster at all. The halibut was fantastic. Bench seats were broken, uncomfortable and extremely cramped. Developed backache in the 1-hour meal...More

Thank Ferenc M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This was our last meal of our San Fran trip and it was THE BEST dinner of our trip!! I had the dungenous cram linguini, it was seriously fantastic. The clam chowder that came with my pasta was pretty freagin good too!!

Thank AndrewEmelie
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Genuine old timer sea food at Fisherman's Wharf . Unbelieavable lobsters , oysters & clams . This is a must .

Thank Michel P
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2801 Taylor St # 5, San Francisco, CA 94133-1048
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-929-1300
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