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Major street in the port area of San Francisco that has become a bustling area of shops, businesses and sightseeing attractions.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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Embarcadero Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94111
Financial District
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Reviewed yesterday

from port 1 up to port (pier) 45 great place many restaurants, alcatraz tour, beautiful place for pictures, sea lions on port 35, great dungeon crabs, love the oysters, many souvenier shops, very sunny and hot

Thank Edwin T
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is a chocolate shop there that has gelato to die for. It's just a small shop with the word "chocolate" above it. Candy bars were your average candy bars but really try the gelato. I got cookies and cream, get the larger size because...More

Thank wpm804
Reviewed 1 week ago

This street is wonderful to walk through. We walked from Pier 39 to the Ferry Building and it was a really lovey walk. Lots to see along the way.

Thank Poonam K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed near the Embarcadero during record breaking heat. It was good to stroll along the Embarcadero as it was close to the water, with breezes, plenty to see and do.

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Embarcadero offers a huge variety of views and vistas, restaurants, cafés, and shopping opportunities. On hot day-or a foggy day it's a wonderful way to see that part of the city.

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommend this site over Fisherman's Wharf anyway. Many excellent restaurants. Just nice to walk through.

Thank KEB94133
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's very nice to stroll along the Embarcadero. There's so much to see and take in. Enjoy yourselves!

Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked form the Ferry building (well worth a visit) to Pier 39 (tourist trap), at market St a few stalls, the Streetcars run from here to several destinations. Most of the Piers have nothing with the aforementioned exceptions, and the Exploratorium (we did not...More

Thank Grommet22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Again, this area is a major tourist destination in San Francisco and is lined by piers, from which you can arrange cruises out into the Bay. Lots of touristy things to do, to eat, to see and to do. A must see when you are...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a long street with plenty of traffic. Runs along the bay so you pass all the pier buildings and also AT&T Park at the far end.

Thank Jennifer L
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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20 April 2017|
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Response from rachaele30 | Reviewed this property |
The Starlight Room at the Sir Francis Drake is right there for nighttime dancing and 360 views of the city. Sunset drink at the top of the Mark (Mark Hopkins hotel), across from the Fairmont. Lunch at the rotunda at Neiman... More
4 November 2016|
Response from seetheworld2014 | Reviewed this property |
There is a YMCA in the Embarcadero area that should have lane swimming at certain times each day. Also, you can check the web for the closest and best public indoor lap swimming pools. They have a few listed with a map... More
23 August 2016|
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Response from SteveandSonya | Reviewed this property |
We didn't find it necessary to have a rental car in the city. Taxis are very inexpensive and lots of public transport options. With cable cars it can be a bit tricky driving if you're not used to it. We hired a car for trips... More