Ferry Building Marketplace
Ferry Building Marketplace
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A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers market.
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Neighbourhood: South Beach
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  • Embarcadero • 5 min walk
  • Embarcadero • 6 min walk
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Balasubramanian R
Chennai (Madras), India607 contributions
Sep 2022
Ferry building marketplace is one the centre point and land mark. Big wall clock is situated on the top and time can be viewed from long distance. Many shops are there in the building. Ferry services are available nearby.
Written 24 September 2022
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AlbaBL
Silver Spring, MD32 contributions
Sep 2022
If you are in SF, walk to the Ferry Building to browse the shops and eat. It gets crowded but it's worth the trip.
Written 22 September 2022
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Brandon K
Flagstaff, AZ1,625 contributions
Aug 2022
This is a food market and small store experience. There are some restaurants as well, but the main focus is cook at home or take away food, like pastas, candy, pastries, etc. There are wine tasting and hummus tasting stalls. We walked the whole area before deciding which stalls to come back to. If you are in the mindset of going through little artisan stalls and spots, this place is for you and you will give it even more than 4 stars. If you are looking for touristy take home gifts, this might not be for you (unless gourmet food is your choice for gifts). I will say that this is a stop you need to see if it is your first time to San Francisco, but you might choose other places on a return trip, unless there is something at the Ferry building you are hooked on and want more of in the future.
Written 25 August 2022
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LivinglifeinPA
Allentown, PA761 contributions
Aug 2022
This market place had been hyped up by several tour guides so we decided we had to stop in. Honestly, our Sunday morning visit was disappointing. Not many indoor vendors were open and the ones that were outdoors were all selling the same plants.

We actually took a city bus to get there from our hotel........not worth our time or the expense to get there.
Written 23 August 2022
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Judimc
Auckland Central, New Zealand37 contributions
Aug 2022
Some good food orders and speciality grocery stores worth looking at. Saturday morning market has amazing produce. The Mark down is due to the number of homeless/vagrants in the area dealing cannabis
Written 18 August 2022
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gypsymamma
Minnesota729 contributions
Jul 2022
A very nice time wandering the building and grounds and seeing all of the Farmer’s Market vendors. We wished we were hungrier! Lots of outdoor seating. We especially loved the desserts at Yes Pudding. Their banana pudding was phenomenal. It’s worth going for Yes Pudding alone!
Written 13 August 2022
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Jayne
Naperville, IL3 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
This place while beautiful would have been great if we had come as a couple but with our full family there there was nothing interesting or appealing for our kids to see. We had a beautiful view for lunch at Hog Island Oyster Co. But kids were so disappointed in the lack of sights and shopping that even a decent meal could not turn it around.
Written 9 August 2022
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Arun K
Nagpur District, India2,930 contributions
Jul 2022 • Couples
Ferry building, a terminal for San Francisco ferries, food plaza , gift galleries & offices . Located on the Emberkedero of San Francisco , it is served by Golden Gate Ferries & San Francisco Ferries.
A well known fresh farm produce market of San Francisco, which is held trice a week in & around Bldg to promote local products .
A worth visiting historical building !
Written 25 July 2022
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Brad B
San Francisco, CA52 contributions
Jul 2022
We walk to The Ferry Building several times a week from our home. It's a great destination for lunch, farmer's market items, and now they even have a dog treat boutique called Mishka's.

The Ferry Building is also a great location to grab a photo with the Bay Bridge in the background and to grab a ferry to a nearby city.
Written 22 July 2022
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Les Giles
6 contributions
Jun 2022
The Wine Merchant was an excellent place with a great selection to taste and purchase along with some cheese and meat plates. The bar keep James knew his wines and told us of interesting places to visit. Found some good things there worth the visit...
Written 26 June 2022
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