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Hog Island Oyster Company

) #16 of 4,531 Restaurants in San Francisco €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
The Ferry Building Marketplace, One Ferry Building, #11, San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 415-391-7117
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (918 reviews)
“chowder” (169 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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The Ferry Building Marketplace, One Ferry Building, #11, San Francisco, CA 94111
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First and foremost, the oysters are great, although they could have used some East Coast and Gulf Coast varieties. But it has a great setting on the pier and a terrific vibe. Service was decent and they had good daily specials.

Thank Bocain
Reviewed 2 days ago

The wait to get in goes quickly - we sat at the oyster bar which is an experience with a lovely view of the bay. My son had a fresh oyster sampler and enjoyed them. We both had the chowder. Now the waitress warned us...More

Thank CruisenFamily
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the first place my daughter and I headed after landing in San Francisco. We had to wait but probably not over 30 minutes. My daughter was here for raw oysters and got. Sampler platter she enjoyed. I am gluten free and got roast...More

Thank travelgal143
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is phenomenal. The oysters are delicious. Service was great and the line moved quickly, even on a Saturday night. Highly recommend the grilled chipotle bourbon oysters. Must do for fresh seafood. The margarita was delicious, the chili was a nice touch.

Thank Jenn R
Reviewed 6 days ago

My son and I stood in line for less than 1/2 hour on the 4th of July to sit at the Oyster Bar and it was totally worth the wait to consume fresh shucked oysters, and the clams and mussels were very nice too. Even...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in the ferry building and has a wonderful Bay View. The interior has an attractive and trendy decor. There is long oyster bar counter seating, and causal table seating. Additionally, cute outdoor seating with heaters to keep you nice and cosy....More

1  Thank MichaelH6811GY
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sort of stumbled upon this restaurant after a long day, and decided to eat here. It was definitely the right choice. We sat on the patio and had a beautiful view of the water, and the food was delicious. The clam chowder was the...More

Thank laneybug13
Reviewed 1 week ago

the place is serving the great food a through z. even the pre-course bread is delivered from the neighboring bakery where it's handmaid. the seafood is crispy fresh, the cooking is solid, the portions are adequate and the service is smooth and quiet. no reservations...More

Thank lunahod
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited in line to try this restaurant but not for long. The lady in charge of sitting was quite efficient. As their name says, oysters are their forte, fresh or baked. We tried the clam chowder but I found it a bit watery and somewhat...More

Thank A522
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a little late to enjoy lunch at The Slanted Door, so we decided to try the Hog Island Oyster Company. Fresh and roasted oyster were nice, but not spectacular. The clam chowder was a little different in that it is not thick, but...More

Thank Ray M
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David M
29 April 2017|
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Response from BigA804 | Reviewed this property |
The back side of the Ferry Building Marketplace North of pier 14
6 April 2017|
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Response from Nawal D | Reviewed this property |
17 June 2016|
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Response from cricketteer | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ferry Building Marketplace, One Ferry Building, #11, San Francisco, CA 94111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-391-7117
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