Best ferries in San Francisco

Check out the top ferries in San Francisco, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Ferry Bldg Marketplace
1. Ferry Bldg Marketplace
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514 local reviews
1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 415 983-8030
Market
Lauren
Marketplace along with water with outposts of many iconic Bay Area restaurants and shops including Cowgirl…
Alan
The Ferry Building Marketplace is a people's marketplace serving residents and travelers alike. Located within…
Lisa
The Ferry Building is like a historic mini mall set inside hence the name "ferry building". Looks very elegant…
1. Ferry Bldg Marketplace
1. Ferry Bldg Marketplace
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514 local reviews
1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 415 983-8030
Lauren
Lauren
Marketplace along with water with outposts of many iconic Bay Area restaurants and shops including Cowgirl Creamery, and Heath Ceramics.…
Alan
Alan
The Ferry Building Marketplace is a people's marketplace serving residents and travelers alike. Located within the historic Ferry Building…
Lisa
Lisa
The Ferry Building is like a historic mini mall set inside hence the name "ferry building". Looks very elegant and lively inside esp when…
2. Alcatraz Island
2. Alcatraz Island
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222 local reviews
Alcatraz Island, San Francisco
+1 415-561-4900
Natural featurePoint of interestEstablishment
Heather
Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore from San Francisco, California,…
Ron & Laurie
Take the Alcatraz Island Day or Night Tour. The Ferry Ride to and from Alcatraz is a pleasant way to see the…
Tawnee
I've lived in the Bay Area my entire life and the Alcatraz tour never gets old. They have an excellent audio…
2. Alcatraz Island
2. Alcatraz Island
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222 local reviews
Alcatraz Island, San Francisco
+1 415-561-4900
Heather
Heather
Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore from San Francisco, California, United States. The small…
Ron & Laurie
Ron & Laurie
Take the Alcatraz Island Day or Night Tour. The Ferry Ride to and from Alcatraz is a pleasant way to see the Bay and the tour is very…
Tawnee
Tawnee
I've lived in the Bay Area my entire life and the Alcatraz tour never gets old. They have an excellent audio tour narrated by past inmates…
3. Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
3. Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
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42 local reviews
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
+1 415-291-3276
Point of interestEstablishment
Danielle
Ferry Plaza FM started out in a parking lot and has grown into a huge Plaza, with everything from chocolate,…
Chad
Head down on a Saturday morning to the Ferry Building for a nice way to start your morning! In addition to…
Amanda & Eric
This outdoor Farmer's Market is so much fun . You will find everything from local baked goods, local veggies,…
3. Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
3. Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
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42 local reviews
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
+1 415-291-3276
Danielle
Danielle
Ferry Plaza FM started out in a parking lot and has grown into a huge Plaza, with everything from chocolate, oysters, gifts, fancy desserts…
Chad
Chad
Head down on a Saturday morning to the Ferry Building for a nice way to start your morning! In addition to local produce there are food…
Amanda & Eric
Amanda & Eric
This outdoor Farmer's Market is so much fun . You will find everything from local baked goods, local veggies, meats & cheese to San…
4. Ferry Building
4. Ferry Building
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45 local reviews
1 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
Premise
Jennifer Carolyn
San Francisco's Ferry Building is the place to discover Northern California's food scene at its best: from…
Angela
Take a scenic walk along the Embarcadero to the Ferry building. With Farmers Markets on the weekends and…
Wendy
This is an actual building where you can catch ferries, but it is much more than that. There is a marketplace…
4. Ferry Building
4. Ferry Building
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45 local reviews
1 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
Jennifer Carolyn
Jennifer Carolyn
San Francisco's Ferry Building is the place to discover Northern California's food scene at its best: from seasonal farmers' markets to…
Angela
Angela
Take a scenic walk along the Embarcadero to the Ferry building. With Farmers Markets on the weekends and locally made food vendors inside…
Wendy
Wendy
This is an actual building where you can catch ferries, but it is much more than that. There is a marketplace full of local vendors and is a…
5. The Slanted Door
5. The Slanted Door
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73 local reviews
One Ferry Building, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 415-861-8032
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Victoria
Located in historic Ferry Building Marketplace, home to San Francisco's largest Farmer's Market, this upscale…
Shayla
Great splurge on the waterfront in the Ferry Plaza building. Organic California - Vietnamese fusion. Organic,…
Mb
Great Chinese fusion food on the water watching ferries arrive, killer cocktail program. Hard to get into --…
5. The Slanted Door
5. The Slanted Door
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73 local reviews
One Ferry Building, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 415-861-8032
Victoria
Victoria
Located in historic Ferry Building Marketplace, home to San Francisco's largest Farmer's Market, this upscale Vietnamese Restaurant has…
Shayla
Shayla
Great splurge on the waterfront in the Ferry Plaza building. Organic California - Vietnamese fusion. Organic, humane and always great. You…
Mb
Mb
Great Chinese fusion food on the water watching ferries arrive, killer cocktail program. Hard to get into -- sit at the community table /…
6. Fisherman's Wharf
6. Fisherman's Wharf
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343 local reviews
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco
NeighborhoodPolitical
Markus
[The Fisherman's Wharf Top 10 Tour] This Guide Point represents the center point of the Fisherman's Wharf…
Kisstrin
Visit Fisherman's Wharf & see the hundreds of sea lions that have taken over an area of the marina! They are a…
Gloria
Lots of fun things to do/see: Ferries to Alcatraz, the Exploratorium and Wax Museums, Aquarium, sea lions,…
6. Fisherman's Wharf
6. Fisherman's Wharf
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343 local reviews
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco
Markus
Markus
[The Fisherman's Wharf Top 10 Tour] This Guide Point represents the center point of the Fisherman's Wharf Area. Look for other items with…
Kisstrin
Kisstrin
Visit Fisherman's Wharf & see the hundreds of sea lions that have taken over an area of the marina! They are a protected species so they won…
Gloria
Gloria
Lots of fun things to do/see: Ferries to Alcatraz, the Exploratorium and Wax Museums, Aquarium, sea lions, shops, restaurants and more. …
7. Embarcadero
7. Embarcadero
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76 local reviews
Embarcadero, San Francisco
NeighborhoodPolitical
Fabiola
The Embarcadero runs along the waterfront of SF, from the Bay Bridge, past the Ferry Building, and down to…
Trey
The Embarcadero is worth walking. The Ferry building is there, shops, etc. But if you are there in the…
Tracey
Begin a walk at AT&T park and head towards Fisherman's wharf. This is a 2-3 mile walk and will include the…
7. Embarcadero
7. Embarcadero
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76 local reviews
Embarcadero, San Francisco
Fabiola
Fabiola
The Embarcadero runs along the waterfront of SF, from the Bay Bridge, past the Ferry Building, and down to Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf. A…
Trey
Trey
The Embarcadero is worth walking. The Ferry building is there, shops, etc. But if you are there in the evening, look over to the Bay…
Tracey
Tracey
Begin a walk at AT&T park and head towards Fisherman's wharf. This is a 2-3 mile walk and will include the ferry building, exploratorium,…
8. San Francisco
8. San Francisco
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217 local reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco
LocalityPolitical
Liza
One of the most beautiful citys in the world. Vist the Golden Gate Bridge, talk a walk through Golden Gate…
Juleon And Nicole
- Drive: ~45 minutes - Ferry: the Vallejo terminal is a 7 min drive from us, where you can park your car. The…
Lisa And Wade
We hear there are a few things to see in SF :) Alcatraz, GG Bridge, Presidio/Chrissy Field, GG Park, Asian…
8. San Francisco
8. San Francisco
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217 local reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco
Liza
Liza
One of the most beautiful citys in the world. Vist the Golden Gate Bridge, talk a walk through Golden Gate Park, enjoy the great food in…
Juleon And Nicole
Juleon And Nicole
- Drive: ~45 minutes - Ferry: the Vallejo terminal is a 7 min drive from us, where you can park your car. The ferry ride itself is about 50…
Lisa And Wade
Lisa And Wade
We hear there are a few things to see in SF :) Alcatraz, GG Bridge, Presidio/Chrissy Field, GG Park, Asian Museum, Chinatown, MOMA, the…
9. ferry building san francisco
9. ferry building san francisco
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27 local reviews
1 Ferry Bldg, San Francisco
(415) 392-4000
StoreCafeParking
Hillary
A 7 minute BART ride from my West Oakland Station, the marketplace is wonderful. On Saturdays, it's a…
Lisa
The Ferry Building is a must see. Make dinner reservations at The Slanted Door...one of my favorite…
Megan
Don't miss the Ferry Building! Farmers market Tues, Thurs and Sat. Incredible local stores & restaurants…
9. ferry building san francisco
9. ferry building san francisco
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27 local reviews
1 Ferry Bldg, San Francisco
(415) 392-4000
Hillary
Hillary
A 7 minute BART ride from my West Oakland Station, the marketplace is wonderful. On Saturdays, it's a not-to-be-missed treat of wonderful…
Lisa
Lisa
The Ferry Building is a must see. Make dinner reservations at The Slanted Door...one of my favorite restaurants or take the ferry over on…
Megan
Megan
Don't miss the Ferry Building! Farmers market Tues, Thurs and Sat. Incredible local stores & restaurants inside. Easily accessible from…
10. Hog Island Oyster Co.
10. Hog Island Oyster Co.
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26 local reviews
Hog Island Oyster Co., San Francisco
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 415-391-7117
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Sarah
Outstanding oysters, seafood, views of the Bay Bridge. Energetic bustling atmosphere. Run by chef/fisherman/ow…
Jackie
A must visit in the Ferry building. Great seafood, views of the water and a robust wine and beer selection…
Scott
Another good reasons to see the multi-million dollar landmark Ferry Plaza renovation. Fine oysters & wine of…
10. Hog Island Oyster Co.
10. Hog Island Oyster Co.
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26 local reviews
Hog Island Oyster Co., San Francisco
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 415-391-7117
Sarah
Sarah
Outstanding oysters, seafood, views of the Bay Bridge. Energetic bustling atmosphere. Run by chef/fisherman/owner of Hog Island Oyster…
Jackie
Jackie
A must visit in the Ferry building. Great seafood, views of the water and a robust wine and beer selection. Definitely get the clam chowder…
Scott
Scott
Another good reasons to see the multi-million dollar landmark Ferry Plaza renovation. Fine oysters & wine of course, but also excl grilled…
11. The Embarcadero & Ferry Building
11. The Embarcadero & Ferry Building
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13 local reviews
The Embarcadero & Ferry Building, San Francisco
Light rail stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Meeks
The Ferry Building is ICONIC! Not only is it surrounded with hundred+ years of history, inside you can find a…
Dillon
Visit the huge foodie farmers market, stroll through the shops, sample artisan cheese and chocolate, eat…
Victor
This is a San Francisco must. Go to the farmers market on Saturdays from 7am-2pm for breakfast/lunch. The…
11. The Embarcadero & Ferry Building
11. The Embarcadero & Ferry Building
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13 local reviews
The Embarcadero & Ferry Building, San Francisco
Meeks
Meeks
The Ferry Building is ICONIC! Not only is it surrounded with hundred+ years of history, inside you can find a bustling farmers market with…
Dillon
Dillon
Visit the huge foodie farmers market, stroll through the shops, sample artisan cheese and chocolate, eat oysters at sunset and watch the Bay…
Victor
Victor
This is a San Francisco must. Go to the farmers market on Saturdays from 7am-2pm for breakfast/lunch. The Ferry Building is open 7 days a…
12. Ferry Building Marketplace
12. Ferry Building Marketplace
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14 local reviews
249 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
(415) 740-7961
ParkingPoint of interestEstablishment
Meredith
"Whether you’re commuting to work or taking a weekend outing with family or friends, enjoy the comfort,…
Lisa
Visit the huge foodie farmers market, stroll through the shops, sample artisan cheese and chocolate, eat…
Chantal & Louie
This is a great place to get visitor information (bike rentals, city tours, transit info, etc). There are…
12. Ferry Building Marketplace
12. Ferry Building Marketplace
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14 local reviews
249 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
(415) 740-7961
Meredith
Meredith
"Whether you’re commuting to work or taking a weekend outing with family or friends, enjoy the comfort, convenience and stress-free…
Lisa
Lisa
Visit the huge foodie farmers market, stroll through the shops, sample artisan cheese and chocolate, eat oysters at sunset and watch the Bay…
Chantal & Louie
Chantal & Louie
This is a great place to get visitor information (bike rentals, city tours, transit info, etc). There are many little shops and restaurants…