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Pier 39

Closed Now: 10:00 - 21:00
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“sea lions”(4,327 reviews)
“lots of shops”(539 reviews)
“clam chowder”(232 reviews)
From amazing views and a sea of sea lions to chowder bread bowls and California wines, your visit to San Francisco starts at PIER 39. Kick off your visit by exploring two levels of dining, entertainment, shopping and attractions, all surrounded by...more
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Beach Street & The Embarcadero, Parking area, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-705-5500
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All reviews sea lions lots of shops clam chowder street performers seafood great place to visit walk around alcatraz island the golden gate bridge carousel souvenirs tourists bay pontoon aquarium sf stroll
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a tourist trap with a number of bars and restaurants and the main attraction which is a lot of noisey/ loud / smelly sea lions but it is actually very good for that , we had a really good time here because we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank briank482
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’m very curious about the Pier 39 and was a good impression. They have a lot of good restaurants and shops, and a great Christmas decorations. And the best attraction are the sea lions in the pier. Also a great view to Alcatraz Island.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dolce808
Reviewed yesterday

Great selection of shops, restaurants and many times, live entertainment. Even a beautiful merry-go-round. In December you can even see the seals on the barges. It's quite a sight to see, and hear!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan C
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed strolling along and looking at the stores. There is something for everyone and don't miss the sea lions along the pier.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen239
Reviewed yesterday

We walked extensively along the Embarcado and from Pier 39 to 41. Pier 39 is the most touristy of all, with souvenir shops and restaurants stacked on top of each other. It was what we imagine would be like to be on a movie set...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank waterpen
Reviewed yesterday

I loved the sea lions at Peir39, you smells them before you see them, watching their antics is quite funny. Peir39 was a nice little place for a wander round, plently of places to grab some food/sweets/ice cream. With a couple of fairground rides. Also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Margaret M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is some pier in sea side but that pier 39 is know for sea lions .here u can see a lot of sea lions in the water and out of water on wooden beds . In sunny day u can see a lot of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank asif041
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a day we will never forget. Holding hand as we stroll through the most eclectic promenade comprised of shops and restaurants that are one of a kind. Heavenly Chocolate Shop. Shell Cellar, Old Fashion Candy Shop all offering Nostalgic sites and smells bringing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Caseytowery412
Susan B, Guest Relations Manager at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a detailed and fabulous review! We love hearing about your experience with your sweetheart. We're sure you put smiles on many people's faces as you strolled along the pier, eating ice cream, and holding...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

There is something for everyone, there is street entertainment, shop and stop and have a snack and a cocktail.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jessortz
Susan B, Guest Relations Manager at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review of PIER 39 on TripAdvisor. We are glad you enjoyed the entertainment, shopping, and food options. We hope you'll be back again soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Glad we went on a weekday as this place was buzzing with people, both locals and tourists alike. Exciting place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank leonemoff
Susan B, Guest Relations Manager at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your visit and kind review. And you were smart to visit on a weekday. We hope to see you again soon!

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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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26 October 2018|
Response from TravelWorldMap | Reviewed this property |
Service animals (as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act regulations) are allowed on Alcatraz Island and on Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing. Pets or companion animals are not allowed in either location.
10 September 2018|
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Response from dtr1989 | Reviewed this property |
Is it worth the time? Yes definitely. Is it worth the money? That’s up to you and how much you spend. You can go there and spend $0 or $1000, it all depends on you. Follow me on Instagram @drworldtravel
2 September 2018|
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Sorry to hear about your situation. It happens everywhere not just in the United States. I recently was there and had all my bags inside my suv, but I am always watching my surrounding and making sure no one could see what... More