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Bistro Boudin

160 Jefferson St, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
+1 415-351-5561
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“boudin” (335 reviews)
“bread” (1,002 reviews)
“clam chowder” (474 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
160 Jefferson St, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good food in good price.Awesome place to sit eat & enjoy the ambience is just wow.Being here is a must.

Thank Vandana G
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Bistro is the higher-end upstairs restaurant of the Boudin Bakery on Fisherman's Wharf. On a nice day, I sat on the outdoor terrace and sampled a few delicious California artisan wines that are carefully chosen by the management. The Avocado Crab roll was a...More

Thank strangersblog
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love Fisherman's Wharf, but also realize you can easily befall a tourist trap in the area from time to time. Bistro Boudin is one of those rare restaurants that has not taken advantage of its prime tourist location and continues to serve high quality...More

Thank mfletch
Reviewed 6 days ago

After a great tour of Alcatraz, we had a wander around San Francisco, and as we had heard of Boudin''s from the Food Network Channel, so decided to have some lunch. Sadly as it was a Saturday, it was Crowded! Great for Boudin but it...More

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Better than NYC! And that’s from. New Yorker! Great Chow Mein and dumplings. Recommended by a tour guide from the Golden Gate Bridge to Cliff House walking tour. Would recommend getting dinner in a group. Although they have a nice bar area.

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to try this restaurant as it was close by and we were hungry.. After running the S.F. Marathon that morning the hunger was kicking in.. We did have to wait for a table but hey, its Frisco.. along the Embarcadero what do ya expect?...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here yesterday and used a Travelzoo coupon. The server was friendly and very helpful in selecting our dishes. We first had a ceviche hors d’oeuvre followed by my wife having a Caesar salad and I selected the clam chowder in a bread bowl....More

Thank cgeidl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely lunchtime meal here on a brief stopover in San Fran. The service was excellent and the food was really good, wines were lovely! The oysters were excellent, well priced also.

Thank monsgrantmorg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bread was soft and delicious. Soup was salty. Items for sale were over priced and the customer service was horrible. This is s tourist attraction so you would expect better attention and detail given to customers, no matter how busy. The exhibit and bread baking...More

Thank marh36
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought the family with grandkids. Had a wonderful dinning experience. I had the clam chowder bread bowl which everyone should have at least once in their life. All the meals were good and generous. Clean facilities and excellent service.

Thank Fred K
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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Questions & Answers
13 March 2017|
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Response from bbon2ur | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Be sure to make the reservation well ahead of time.
10 August 2015|
Response from Sarah W | Property representative |
Hi AlexWynn1212, The best way to order a sandwich to-go would be downstairs at Boudin Bakery & Cafe Bakers Hall. Simply place your order with a team member and pick it up a few feet away. If you're looking to order a... More
27 July 2015|
Response from Sarah W | Property representative |
Hi lollieanddave, We're sorry you didn't have a chance to try our Original San Francisco Sourdough during your visit. We hope to serve you next time you're out this way. Thanks, Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Jefferson St, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
    (Taylor St.)
  • Public Transportation: The MUNI "F" Line drops passengers off directly in front of Boudin at the Wharf on Jefferson Street (between Mason and Taylor Streets).
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-351-5561
  • E-mail
Located on the upper level of Boudin at the Wharf, Bistro Boudin offers an ideal place to enjoy a leisurely meal. Warm and inviting with beautiful dark wood accents, Bistro Boudin features a full service bar and spectacular views of the waterfront. The menu is influenced by the abundance of seasonally fresh foods available in the San Francisco Bay Area and the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Please check out our Visual Menu: bit.ly/1H6jDIM
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