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Hog Island Oyster Company

The Ferry Building Marketplace, One Ferry Building, #11, San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 415-391-7117
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (1,059 reviews)
“chowder” (211 reviews)
“grilled cheese” (92 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Ferry Building Marketplace, One Ferry Building, #11, San Francisco, CA 94111
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Reviewed today

I don't even like raw oysters, but this place was great. Several options on the menu that are now raw oysters. Fast and friendly service. Great view. Very loud.

Thank J D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

But I ate a bunch here! Hog Island was so delicious. I wanted to sit at the bar, people watch and indulge in incredible seafood all night long - great for a solo dinner! Quickly seated and awesomely attentive staff made it a meal to...More

Thank c0c0le0
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the bad things about the market in the ferry building is that it’s basically a 10 to 6 affair. Hog Island is one of the few options open at night and it’s a great one. I’ve been for both lunch and dinner. The...More

Thank Zzardvark
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In another review I stated that from our experience SF promotes its seafood but does not generally deliver on quality. HIOC is an exception. Excellent service, really nice oysters (we chose the Sweetwater variety and they were excellent) and a whole selection of other great...More

Thank RichardT652
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we made our way to the Ferry Terminal Bldg. during our day doing everything touristy in San Francisco. Not only did we pick up some yummy cheese from the cheese shop we ended up at the Hog Island Oyster Bar. We were seated...More

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

in a city with many oyster options this is by far one of the best, nothing beats eating fresh oysters looking at the bay, try the brown sugar oysters

Thank dougdem
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly we didn't get to spend as much time at the Ferry Building as we would've liked, it was our last day. But I'm super glad we stopped in here!! The Oyster Po Boy was SOOO good and the fries were amazing!! I ordered the...More

Thank Marsha P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good and pleasant. The prices were a bit high but the views and flavor made up for it. Located next to the ferries that carried you to destinations for shopping and sight seeing. The bay bridge was in sight for viewing.

Thank Gerald L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fun place with great ambiance. It was busy but all the staff was hustling and we had great service. Came for lunch on Monday and sat at the oyster bar because I like to watch the shuckerers. We had bloody Mary's, avocado...More

Thank Amy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here a # times & each time so disappointed at hostess inefficiency Hostess does not sit people as quickly as seats become available. Sometimes hostess looks like a chook (chicken) with its head off. One can walk around God interior & note empty...More

Thank PeterK7993
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13 August 2018|
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Response from ZM836 | Reviewed this property |
No kids menu.
13 August 2018|
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Response from carolynguidry | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing a childrens menu. My daughter had their grilled cheese and fries and enjoyed it. Mostly seafood dishes, chowders, salads from I remember.
26 July 2018|
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Response from Greg E | Reviewed this property |
Can’t make reservations. Stand in line, sip a cocktail and enjoy the bay. Line goes fast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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