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Out the Door

1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-861-8032
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (13 reviews)
“vermicelli” (6 reviews)
“pork buns” (7 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:30All hours
Fast food, Asian, Vietnamese
1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

Reviewed 5 July 2017

The food is crazy expensive, but it tastes real good and the food is a creative take on Vietnamese food.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The Slated Door, on the waterside of the building, is a very popular and top-rated restaurant. I haven't been, but I went with it for lunch. The lunch options were mostly reasonable (about $10) and had lots of fresh ingredients. I had the chicken porridge,...More

Thank pdwschmidt
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We called for a quick lunch whilst out and about, food was good but not great, the hong kong tea was great though, good choice on the menu with reasonable prices

Thank Martyn H
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We were at the ferry building and decided to treat ourselves to an old favorite- Saigon roasted pork sandwich at Out the Door. It was an early weekday lunch, so no line and we could sit at the counter. Since it was early we decided...More

Thank Dansker58
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food here is top notch! The decor is understated but elegant casual. I love the Jicama and grapefruit salad and crab noodles.

Thank Deborah V
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were about to catch the ferry back to Vallejo from visiting "The Rock" and stopped in to get a bite. They are called Out the Door for a reason because they sit right at the entrance. We tried the Steamed Pork bun based on...More

Thank Pork C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I was a little put off by the price of this sandwich ($12 I believe... May have been $11). Either way it was a lot for a sandwich. I ordered the Saigan Roast Pork. The sandwich was was large and they did not skimp on...More

Thank LongBeachJake
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I like the restaurant and have been there on several occasions but the take out was disappointing. At $13.50 for a take-out sandwich, it should be really good. In this case the meat was dry and stringy and the bread and other ingredients just average....More

Thank 474alanh
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

You can enjoy good Asian food in short time. Many of the menus were not heavy. And there are many kinds of hot noodle, fresh salad, and bun (similar to GYOJA). But I don't wanna recommend you to dine at the restaurant. So, It is...More

Thank chloe_lovely02
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We had lunch in the Ferry Building at 'Out the Door.' It was good and comparatively less expensive than the normal San Francisco 'treats.' We had a few of the steamed 'Buns.'

Thank Ron D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 16:30
17:45 - 22:00
08:00 - 16:30
17:45 - 22:00
08:00 - 16:30
17:45 - 22:00
08:00 - 16:30
17:45 - 22:00
08:00 - 16:30
17:45 - 22:00
08:00 - 16:30
17:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Embarcadero
  • Neighbourhood: The Embarcadero
  • Phone Number: +1 415-861-8032
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