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Nick's Lighthouse

2801 Taylor St # 5, San Francisco, CA 94133-1048
+1 415-929-1300
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“lobster” (44 reviews)
“chowder” (49 reviews)
“fresh crab” (13 reviews)
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2801 Taylor St # 5, San Francisco, CA 94133-1048
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Friday night for dinner and it was very busy. We waited outside for about 10 minutes and shown to our booth. It was clean as was restaurant. Our server was very abrupt when we questioned him about a few dishes and...More

Thank 930waynel5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the price ($33), the chilled seafood platter was pretty sparse. Also no condiments offered so tasted pretty bland. Lobster bisque was good

Thank MariaHPickett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

unusual restaurant! never seen hanging grape lights before! very tight and booth tables too high.....but....food was good as was the staff

Thank Pinkholidayman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like a good-tasting crab, this is the place for you! It was magical!! We also had the crab-cajes and a shrimp-sallad; both very good!

Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant is not much to look at, but lobster bisque is delicious. You can get a bread bowl from Boudin Bakery nearby to put your soup in!

Thank CandieTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worst meal and the most expensive meal I had kn San Francisco. The restaurant is very cramped. I have two stats because our server was very nice. Our meals were overpriced and there was absolutely no flavor in the meals. Any seasoning...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stroller upon this delight, was invited in at front when I thought it was just a fresh fish market, it didn’t look like a restaurant but inside was lovely. Food was amazing and so fresh and the waiters were very friendly give it a go

Thank stevenlee9008
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course the area is a tourist trap! Still, one would expect the food would be of reasonable quality. Well, we were disappointed with the whole crab. First the sidewalk guy said for $40.95, we would get a 2 pound crab minimum. We didn't. I'm...More

Thank CriticalBruce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third visit to this restaurant and we have decided it is our favorite. I love the atmosphere and the food is amazing no matter we have tried! We have decided hat we will always eat at Nicks when we come to the...More

Thank susankW3855WC
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Our last night in San Francisco and having tried different restaurant every night we decided to try this one. It’s an old place and we enjoyed seeing the ceiling decor etc. however, we felt we were being rushed so they could get guests in and...More

Thank Neeceyrose
Fisherman’s Wharf
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2801 Taylor St # 5, San Francisco, CA 94133-1048
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-929-1300
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