Hog Island Oyster Co. is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

1. Hog Island Oyster Co.

9.4
1 Ferry Building Ste 11A (at The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Financial District · 339 tips and reviews

Maher J.Maher Jabr: Nice oyster selection (Naked Cowboy from Long Island is awesome) & the clam chowder is a MUST. Make sure you have bread handy with the chowder. Great & friendly service.

Lucille F.Lucille Fisher: Hits the spot when you crave seafood, and yes the ultimate comfort food-grilled cheese! Fresh oysters & clam chowder with the GCS is perfect to share so you have room for other goodies in the menu.👍

Jess K.Jess Kono: Right near the water! Get the oysters, mussels and fried anchovies. They are all super fresh and tasty

Bar Crudo is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

2. Bar Crudo

9.4
655 Divisadero St (Grove St), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Panhandle · 198 tips and reviews

Ms H.Ms Helene: Share a crudo sampler-amazing! Lobster and tomato salad screams freshness and the mussels are in the most divine cream sauce that you'll want to drink it. Amazing food for good prices.

jenny t.jenny t: happy hour oysters, marinated mussels & cod fish tacos were all amazing. friendly and attentive service as well!

EaterEater: The creative crudo spins, addictive clam chowder and airy atmosphere are always enlivening. [Eater 38 Member]

Woodhouse Fish Co. is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

3. Woodhouse Fish Co.

9.2
2073 Market St (at 14th St), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Mission Dolores · 146 tips and reviews

The FeastThe Feast: Satiate your seafood cravings here with a solid clam chowder, creamy crab louie, and the fresh bay shrimp roll with avocado and crispy fries. Read more.

Nancy T.Nancy Tran: Lobster roll is delicious. Cheap deal on clams on Tuesdays. Share a bottle of the house white wine with your meal.

Hannah G.Hannah GM: The mussels and fried clams are amazing, but my absolute favorite here so far is the shrimp and avocado roll.

Swan Oyster Depot is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

4. Swan Oyster Depot

9.0
1517 Polk St (btwn Sacramento & California St.), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Polk Gulch · 199 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Any seafood at Swan is guaranteed to be fresh and fantastic. But you can't come to a place with "Oyster Depot" right there in the name and not eat oysters, especially the amazing local ones. Read more.

Steffen B.Steffen Bornhoft: No reservations so naturally the queue is long but it's the best fresh seafood you can get. Try the clam chowder, Sicilian Sashimi and a selection of Oysters!

Matt K.Matt Kiser: Get here early & pony up to the counter. Order an Anchor Steam, get a mixed dozen oysters, some chowder, & the half crab if in season. The smoked salmon is incredible.

Waterbar is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

5. Waterbar

9.0
399 The Embarcadero (btwn Folsom & Harrison St), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Rincon Hill · 164 tips and reviews

Tasting TableTasting Table: We love the classic Dungeness crab cocktail ($20), and are always looking for an excuse to splurge on their grand iced shellfish platter ($110) with crab, lobster, ceviche, prawns and oysters. Read more.

Alexa S.Alexa S: Amazing food and amazing service all with the backdrop of the Bay Bridge and the Embarcadero. Do get the clam chowder and bay chips together!

SFGateSFGate: Oysters with fennel mignonette are $1 each until 6 p.m. daily. Order a dozen and enjoy the view. Read more.

Boudin Bakery Café Baker's Hall is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

6. Boudin Bakery Café Baker's Hall

9.0
160 Jefferson St. (at Taylor St.), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Fishermans Wharf · 373 tips and reviews

Jill S.Jill Subera: The crab and corn bisque in the bread bowl is awesome and so delicious. The tour is free if you eat upstairs in the restaurant.

Candice M.Candice Martin: Sourdough any way possible tasty smoke salmon sandwich ..great spot

Miss C.Miss CC: The best Clam chowder bowl in Fisherman's wharf. Their service is great and their food is too. The large breadbowl feeds two people easily and the petite is perfect for one person.

Sotto Mare Oysteria and Seafood Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

7. Sotto Mare Oysteria and Seafood Restaurant

9.2
552 Green St (btw Jasper Pl & Bannam Pl), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · North Beach · 161 tips and reviews

Josh T.Josh Thompson: The seafood risotto is amazing. I would also recommend the clams here. Both dishes are great for sharing! And the service was top notch.

Daniel P.Daniel Pearson: This is my happy place. Fresh seafood, great family-run service, and house white wine. Order the seafood linguini with "pink" sauce. You will not be disappointed.

Gediminas U.Gediminas U.: Delicious sea food, worth trying!!!

The House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

8. The House

9.3
1230 Grant Ave (at Columbus Ave), San Francisco, CA
Asian Restaurant · North Beach · 133 tips and reviews

Elissa S.Elissa Shevinsky: Relatively small place - call in advance, there might be a wait. Fried salmon rolls appetizer were really unique and very tasty. Lovely service!

Rob P.Rob Patterson: Hidden gem!! Go early as there are not many tables. The sea bass and wasabi noodles were awesome.

Melay M.Melay M: The dumplings and grilled octopus was incredible also The dessert was delicious we had the Apple pie

Pacific Catch is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

9. Pacific Catch

8.9
2027 Chestnut St (at Fillmore St), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Marina District · 114 tips and reviews

Alexa Jane D.Alexa Jane Denner: The miso soup is top notch. Get the seared ahi tuna salad, it was the best ahi tuna salad I've ever had. Friendly servers and great outdoor seating on Chestnut street. Perfect for people watching!

Natalie M.Natalie M: It's all about the poke!! The trio poke app and the Hawaiian poke bowl are amazing! Fried oysters are good too.

EmmaEmma: It was delicious! We went there on a Saturday at 3pm and didn't have to wait for a table. I had the ahi tuna salad and it was very fresh and tasty. The agave limonade is also highly recommended!

Domo Sushi is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

10. Domo Sushi

9.3
511 Laguna St (at Linden St), San Francisco, CA
Sushi Restaurant · Hayes Valley · 163 tips and reviews

Rachelle P.Rachelle Phillips: Fish Tacos and Monkfish Crudos!!

Danielle F.Danielle F: Best kept secret. Great sushi and the salmon sashimi melts in your mouth. VERY small inside with only a few tables, so come early for a cocktail while you wait or enjoy the outdoor seating

Jo A.Jo Appleby: Love this little sushi spot! Delicious fish tacos (fried nori!), dragon rolls and the Old School Hama (was that the name?) was amazing!

Anchor Oyster Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

11. Anchor Oyster Bar

9.3
579 Castro St (btwn 18th & 19th), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Castro · 117 tips and reviews

Jan-Nicolas V.Jan-Nicolas Vanderveken: Probably the best food on Castro. Small place, friendly staff and great food. We had the chowder and crab burger special: delicious.

Mike H.Mike Haywood: The Anchor special is a must! The garlic white wine with thyme broth for the clams alone is worth the full cost.

Evren K.Evren Koksal: Best seafood spot in SF! Do not miss! Fresh oysters like nowhere else yummmm! Order anything wont regret.

La Mar is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

12. La Mar

9.1
Pier 1½ (at Washington St), San Francisco, CA
Peruvian Restaurant · Northern Waterfront · 211 tips and reviews

Jan-Nicolas V.Jan-Nicolas Vanderveken: Great patio, amazing food and we even got a free order of ceviche. You must order the "buñuelos de chocolate" for desert (orange glazed chocolate beignets with banana and passion fruit ice cream). Read more.

Lockhart S.Lockhart Steele: A total classic. First-timers, go samplers: ceviche sampler plus empanada sampler makes a great meal for two -- and heck, throw in a rollito, too.

Genevieve C.Genevieve CW: Try the Cebiche Tasting - So many flavors! Clasico and nikei were my favorites, but the calamari was great too, so soft!

Ryoko's Japanese Restaurant & Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

13. Ryoko's Japanese Restaurant & Bar

9.2
619 Taylor St (at Cosmo Pl), San Francisco, CA
Sushi Restaurant · Lower Nob Hill · 367 tips and reviews

AaronAaron: Volcano roll, fried prawn head, monk fish liver, uni, fried prawn head and oysters make the perfect combo.

Jessica G.Jessica Galiana: My favorite so far. Atmosphere is relaxed but nice. Long wait ! Iku is good but big, Tonkatsu is perfect, daishi soup with salmon is my old time favorite and sushis are the freshest

Divya M.Divya Mulanjur: Come here for some of the best sushi you've ever had. Get the golden gate roll, hamachi and salmon. Ask to be seated at the bar for a faster table, esp if solo. Expect long lines!

Tadich Grill is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

14. Tadich Grill

9.0
240 California St (btwn Battery & Front St), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Financial District · 138 tips and reviews

Leslie B.Leslie Baker: Superb NE clam chowder. creamed spinach is best ever. Broiled sole and trout are also excellent.

Rebecca G.Rebecca Goberstein: Best clam chowder in the city. Amazing seafood. Started by 2 Croatian brothers during the Gold Rush, making it the oldest restaurant in the state. This place rocks. No reservations, so get here early.

Maryam A.Maryam Aly: Monkfish was delicious! The rice pudding is great for a light dessert after one of their filling dinners.

Slanted Door is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in San Francisco.

15. Slanted Door

9.3
1 Ferry Building #3 (at The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · Financial District · 430 tips and reviews

ブルーノブルーノ: LOVED this place. Good vibe, great food and drinks. Reservation is a must but if you don't have one you can dine at the bar ordering from the restaurant full menu. California yellowtail is sooo good!

Caroline C.Caroline Caswell: Crab noodles and spring rolls are delicious, and you can't miss with the shaking beef!

oohgodyeahoohgodyeah: Agricole Rhum Punch, all their cocktails fantastic & should be for $13. While you enjoy your libation at the bar, watch the oyster shucking & seafood prep station's attention to detail on each plate.