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Ferry Building Marketplace

Farmers Market, Historic Site, and Monument / Landmark
Financial District, San Francisco
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  • Peter d.
    So many food options, nice views and early morning commuters.
  • Michael S.
    Michael Scott2 weeks ago
    Amazing farmers market on Saturday plus awesome food stands inside ferry building. A must visit any time of the week.
  • Ace T.
    People watching… Nice place to have a cuppa coffee with your dog…
  • David R.
    David RoweOctober 10
    Been here 25+ times
    A foodie paradise!
  • Jeff D.
    Oysters are amazing
  • Adley
    AdleyOctober 2
    Great market place with a lot of food stands and shops. Definitely worth to visit!
  • Amanda B.
    Amanda BrookeSeptember 12
    interesting market, come on an empty stomach.. look for the oil and vinegar tasting!
  • Chloe C.
    Chloe CondonAugust 28
    Nice but people straight up forget how to walk here 🙄
  • Brad T.
    Brad TAugust 6
    Been here 5+ times
    Could happily get lost in this place. Now, to get rid of all these people...
  • Biz T.
    Nice big trendy market for people that probably call themselves "foodies" and voted for Bernie Sanders
  • safia r.
    safia rJuly 13
    Cowgirl cheese, there's a little honey shop at the crossing, Heath ceramics
  • Raymond P.
    My favorite lunch in the city is a wheel of Mt. Tam or Red Hawk cheese from Cowgirl Creamery and an onion slab or baguette from Acme Bread Co.
  • Sarah S.
    Iconic building with multiple restaurants and wine bars to choose from
  • Daniel S.
    Full of great places - get Secret Breakfast at Humphry Slocombe, drinks at Slanted Door, and a great burger and cheap beer bucket at Gott's Roadside.
  • Dilek U.
    Dilek UnarApril 15
    Been here 10+ times
    Great atmosphere with a lot of cute stores and restaurants...
  • Elena H.
    Love El Porteño for some good empanadas and hit up some of the other vendors for unique deserts.
  • alwysfashionablylate
    So many food options. Great marketplace! Wish they catered a bit more to vegan eaters but was overall happy with the selection.
  • Josh F.
    Josh FerryMarch 11
    Solid option in the seaport.
  • Ashley B.
    Ashley BowlesFebruary 28
    Been here 10+ times
    Tons of shops and restaurants. Something for everyone!
  • John M.
    Good for window-shopping
  • Elana Z.
    So many choices!! Perfect afternoon snacking
  • Raj N.
    Raj NDecember 26, 2016
    A must visit when in San Francisco. Love the artisan made cheeses coffee and food!
  • Wilson F.
    Wilson Favre-DelerueDecember 14, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Fresh food, independing purveyors, yummy food outlets, a lovely Sur La Table shop for all your cooking needs (expensive however!) and Hog Island Oyster Co: best indoor food market in the world!?
  • Pelin G.
    Pelin Güvenç KefelNovember 28, 2016
    Great place to dine and shop
  • Milli P.
    Milli ParkusNovember 28, 2016
    Love the ambiance, people walking and location of course!
  • adriana c.
    adriana castroNovember 20, 2016
    Some really delicious places to eat here
  • Spoon C.
    Spoon CarvalhoNovember 14, 2016
    Lots of specialized shops, including cheese, oils, fish, deli and others. Every Saturday is a farmers market
  • Danielle E.
    Danielle EbsteinNovember 13, 2016
    Reminds me of Quincy market. Basically a large indoor farmers market with permanent vendors and higher prices. Great place to bring out of town guests.
  • Cristina
    CristinaOctober 26, 2016
    Check out the tours...
  • Joanna F.
    Joanna FlammOctober 10, 2016
    Hog Island Oysters, Slanted Door, Cowgirl Creamery, Il Cane Rosso, any of the stands
  • Carly P.
    Carly POctober 4, 2016
    Tacos with scenic views, and as a recommendation from a San Fran local and didn't disappoint
  • Julia K.
    Julia KateSeptember 14, 2016
    What a great area! I went back constantly! Awesome shops etc. They need to keep the homeless skaters out of the building after hrs to preserve the special place.
  • المهره الصعبه ماهي لأي خيال
    Nice block to have a great meal, nice coffee, ice cream or just to walk around 😍
  • M. D.
    M. Du 200August 16, 2016
    You need to Visit the buildin With a city guide to learn a lot of things about this tirer
  • Alex O.
    Alex O'SawJuly 18, 2016
    Boudin has the best sourdough bread and it's restaurant is pretty good.
  • Natalie
    NatalieJuly 15, 2016
    This place has everything you could possibly need or want! Delicious little shops and a beautiful walk. A definite must if you're in the area.
  • Sheila K.
    Sheila KJuly 9, 2016
    Great craft beer choices.
  • Secil S.
    Secil SansevenJuly 7, 2016
    One of my best visits in Sf. You can find many good restaurants and organic food shops as well as nice view.
  • Sarah D.
    Sarah DunnJuly 4, 2016
    Great local foods! The ice cream is delicious
  • Caio T.
    Caio TurbianiJune 30, 2016
    Food court is nice but expensive. There's also a farmer's market with some tents selling steet food on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • markus g.
    markus gerdemannJune 25, 2016
    Must see in SF
  • Lindsey K.
    Lindsey KimJune 14, 2016
    Food lover's paradise.
  • Campbell B.
    Campbell BirdJune 13, 2016
    There's a lot of stuff to try here. I recommend picking up some Blue Bottle and an empanada.
  • Sherry S.
    Sherry ShularJune 12, 2016
    Fresh farm grown produce,homemade pastries, fresh cooked food. Huge variety of fresh cooked food!! One of the things we have enjoyed best so far! Something for everyone. Don't miss it!!
  • Lisa V.
    Lisa VangorderJune 7, 2016
    Great variety of places to grab a quick bite or cup of coffee or tea.
  • Mike D.
    Mike DJune 7, 2016
    Eat everything worry about everything else later. Try not to blow all your money on fancy cookware & books
  • Xavi G.
    Xavi GRJune 5, 2016
    Multiple food options
  • Ignacio I.
    Ignacio IdmJune 3, 2016
    Nice place to drink beer
  • Al B.
    Al BradleyJune 2, 2016
    To dog shops and food places
  • Kat .
    Kat 🐱May 31, 2016
    Get a cup of Blue Bottle coffee first and walk around on a nice day🌞
  • Ugur
    UgurMay 21, 2016
    Coffee, market, ice cream
  • Jenny U.
    Jenny UngMay 8, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Clam chowder at Hog Island is so yummy.
  • Justin K.
    Justin KimMay 8, 2016
    Lots of options for food
  • Nic H.
    Nic HansenApril 29, 2016
    Oysters, the Imperial Tea Court, Blue Bottle, it's an SF staple. Looking for a snack before the wedding, get the porchetta sandwich at the rolling roti.
  • Carlos O.
    Carlos OchoaApril 26, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    A landmark, better on weekends
  • Christian B.
    Christian BakerApril 12, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Go upstairs to see a massive mosaic of the California state seal.
  • Adrian P.
    Adrian PhillipsApril 1, 2016
    It's a building where you can catch ferries. Hence the name. What more were you at expecting?
  • Laura H.
    Laura HamlynMarch 30, 2016
    Immerse yourself in the tastes and vibe of San Fran.
  • Al B.
    Al B.March 26, 2016
    Definitely check out this place on Saturdays for the weekly farmer's market that gathers all farmers around the bay.
  • Bennett W W.
    Bennett W WongMarch 24, 2016
    Need a cup of coffee for that caffeine fix? Blue Bottle Coffee got you covered! Purchasing locally grown fruits and vegetables? The Farmer's Market is your answer!
  • Dinnidin
    DinnidinMarch 18, 2016
    Good market & oysters for $2 each served on a plastic plate like oysters are not a big deal, right? 👍👍👍
  • Paolo V.
    Paolo ValaguzzaMarch 16, 2016
    Worth a stop everytime you are in SF!
  • Esty Z.
    Esty ZolotnitskyMarch 15, 2016
    So many options inside the ferry building. They also have farmers market on Monday and Thursday I believe :)
  • Jess L.
    Jess LMarch 13, 2016
    Always something new to look at or to try. Great people watching.
  • Wilson F.
    Wilson Favre-DelerueMarch 9, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Foodie paradise! Stall after stall of small producers offering everything from meat to eggs to cheese to seafood to empanadas.
  • Kyo S.
    Kyo SongFebruary 24, 2016
    Plenty of places to eat, shop and the farmers market outside is fantastic
  • Rotimi A.
    Rotimi A. WilliamsFebruary 23, 2016
    I wasn't into the retail but there's some diversity in the food offerings. Be broke , have a cup of Peets and watch the boats come in.
  • Keith S.
    Keith SmithFebruary 20, 2016
    Fun place on the weekends
  • Cindy O.
    Cindy OlundFebruary 20, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Oysters, clam chowder, sourdough, seafood, wine, chocolates, coffee
  • Jennifer H.
    Jennifer HsiaoFebruary 19, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Difficult to navigate when crowded, but such a beautiful view!
  • Johnny A.
    Johnny AnglesonFebruary 12, 2016
    Wonderful place to walk around and pick and choose food and drinks at different places.
  • Tammy Q.
    Tammy QuackenbushFebruary 4, 2016
    Take the ferry from the north bay and you are right on the heart of he financial district
  • Ryan P.
    Ryan PalmerFebruary 3, 2016
    Boccalone has the best pork anywhere. Salami sandwich is to die for.
  • Fodor's Travel
    Fodor's TravelJanuary 28, 2016
    Today, the Ferry Building is a vibrant destination filled with local purveyors of everything from cheese and chocolate to coffee and cookware. Read more
  • Ally M.
    Ally MJanuary 25, 2016
    Explore the little shops that are here! Take your time and enjoy.
  • Ece B.
    Ece BolatJanuary 10, 2016
    This building feels great, beyond my expectations! There are many local small shops to choose from!
  • Ronni
    RonniJanuary 8, 2016
    Ducked into the marketplace for some snacks and to hide from the rain
  • Andres N.
    Andres NovoaJanuary 6, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    They have a mosaic of the Seal of California on the second floor. Just ask the security guard nicely and they'll let you through to take a picture :)
  • Vivek N.
    Vivek NairJanuary 2, 2016
    Grab some ice cream and wander around the weekend farmer's market.
  • Erik C.
    Erik CoxJanuary 1, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Grab a sandwich and sit on one of the benches in the back and enjoy the bay view.
  • Colleen S.
    Colleen ShowalterDecember 28, 2015
    Very crowded know what you want and grab it.
  • Sandra A.
    Sandra ArandaDecember 23, 2015
    Blue bottle coffee and out the door🍴
  • Damian K.
    Damian KeenanDecember 10, 2015
    Must have's :Blue Bottle Coffee : waffle & mocha. prosciutto cone @ Boccalone Salumeria. cheese samples : Cowgirl Creamery. Cranberry walnut loaf @ Acme Bread
  • WiseGuy356
    WiseGuy356December 1, 2015
    Love the small shop market feel. Has cheese, chocolate, and coffee shops.
  • Amy B.
    Amy BNovember 29, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Grad a snack, booze or coffee then head to benches behind the building on the bat. Great shops in a beautiful building.
  • Niamh B.
    Niamh BreslinNovember 20, 2015
    So much to eat and drink in here! Very busy on Saturday so visit mid week
  • Soojee H.
    Soojee HahnNovember 16, 2015
    Cowgirl creamery, Heath Ceramics, to name a few... Everything upscale grocery related can be had in this lovely building
  • Bérenger
    BérengerNovember 10, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    A place you can't miss in the city. Love the atmosphere here. Take a pastry a ACME Bakery, a drip at Blue Bottle, and go sit outside on the waterfront. Amazing.
  • Rosaline
    RosalineNovember 7, 2015
    Lots of tasty eats. Go get yourself some Alfieri Farm brittle. Fresh produce outside on the weekends.
  • Tuğçe
    TuğçeOctober 31, 2015
    That's fantastic 🙆🔴
  • m d.
    m dOctober 24, 2015
    I like to hang around here and grab some sandwich and ice cream. Also there are goodies shops.
  • Elisabeth L.
    Elisabeth LongshoreOctober 22, 2015
    "Fancy", hipster food inside.
  • Gururas K.
    Gururas KhalsaSeptember 28, 2015
    Its a mall with historic finished and swank retail + a few local cart vendors with good looking by wares. tip: go to the smaller local places if you go.
  • Amanda F.
    Amanda FaganSeptember 27, 2015
    So many cool places in here. It's easy to spend a whole day looking around.
  • Keith S.
    Keith SmithSeptember 16, 2015
    Great ice cream places inside~
  • Allison K.
    Allison KaminskiSeptember 9, 2015
    Scenic view and love when they light it up at night
  • Nikki B.
    Nikki BeauchampSeptember 7, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing views. Great place for brunch or a romantic evening date with views
  • Tina D.
    Tina DSeptember 4, 2015
    Empanadas from El Porteño hit the spot, Cowgirl Creamery makes amazing grilled cheese, green milk tea with boba from Out The Door is the best.
  • Doug V.
    Doug ValenteSeptember 2, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    If you are commuting by ferry and in a hurry, don't go inside. Lots of great shops and lots of people.
  • Joseph L.
    Joseph LeAugust 31, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Beautiful marketplace with awesome shops and delicious food!
  • Mary S.
    Mary SAugust 20, 2015
    A must do! See the bay the right way
  • Arianna B.
    Arianna BermanAugust 13, 2015
    nice food, cute area, great farmers market in the mornings
  • Brandon K.
    Brandon KirklenAugust 7, 2015
    So pretty! The oysters are great
  • Karine H.
    Karine HsuAugust 3, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    frog hollow farm cafe has the best seasonal salads!
  • Mark H.
    Mark HeyertAugust 2, 2015
    Great place for lunch and people watching.
  • Kiman Hoi An H.
    Great place to walk around on Saturday Read more
  • Dana
    DanaJuly 18, 2015
    Awesome (if a little pricy) market inside, and ferry rides out the back. Worth going on Saturday for the farmer's market.
  • Go Find Alice
    Go Find AliceJuly 13, 2015
    Oysters, ice cream & burgers!
  • Adil A.
    Adil AnsariJuly 13, 2015
    Gets dangerous at nights. Great photography spot.
  • Alejandro V.
    Amazing view of SFO landmark
  • Abby C.
    Abby CJuly 1, 2015
    Lots of little artisanal shops inside as well as some more established places (Peet's Coffee). Easily accessible from public transportation. Also easy to get ferry tickets etc.
  • Ryan O.
    Ryan OtaJune 27, 2015
    Go for the great restaurants
  • Candid Cuisine
    Candid CuisineJune 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite places in SF. The view and cuisine makes me happy
  • Lesli M.
    Lesli MackJune 22, 2015
    Great place for a date.
  • Damian B.
    Damian BayonaJune 15, 2015
    Blue Bottle New Orleans iced coffee and a meat come from Boccalone - BOOM! *drops mic*
  • Jerry L.
    Jerry LucasJune 14, 2015
    Amazing variety of many types of stores. The G.L Alfieri Organic store has very good fruit smoothies.
  • Laurie D.
    Laurie DalzellJune 14, 2015
    I just love the ferry building. From the Juicery to the Farm market grocery and everything in between. Best place to hang while waiting for my ferry any day of the week.
  • Jesus G.
    Jesus GarciaJune 7, 2015
    Organic food marketplace.
  • Tom W.
    Tom WangJune 6, 2015
    Find the back for a nice view.
  • Jole P.
    Jole PJune 5, 2015
    Perfect way to experience typical Bay Area and have lots of good food
  • Kaitlin L.
    Kaitlin LeeMay 30, 2015
    lots of fun places and eateries! including humphrey and slocombe! its pricey but then again its california :)
  • Bre R.
    Bre RozMay 13, 2015
    Beautiful items, prices set at tourist trap level.
  • The Mini John
    The Mini JohnMay 12, 2015
    I was surprised at how big the farmers market actually is!! I loved the whole "Support your local farmers" scene <3
  • Stephanie S.
    Stephanie SandbergMay 12, 2015
    Don't miss the farmers market or Humphry Slocombe ice cream!
  • Ashley S.
    Ashley SpearsMay 4, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    I absolutely love the ferry building! Male sure to stop and get some caramels from Miette
  • Anissa
    AnissaMay 4, 2015
    Pro tip: Saturday morning farmer's market is THE best time to come and see all the purveyors!
  • Alex B.
    Alex BaldwinMay 3, 2015
    Stop by Blue Bottle and use the espresso side line for locals to skip most of the wait.
  • mohans
    mohansMay 1, 2015
    Nice shops inside .. Great Pastries n ice creams shops!!
  • Ben R.
    Ben RussoApril 28, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Get yourself some oysters, some truffle salt, some.... Get it all.
  • NeMeSiS
    NeMeSiSApril 25, 2015
    A food paradise, lots of choice of food and beverages. Take a stroll and you can find lots of treasures and especially during farmer market days👍
  • Nadia T.
    Nadia ThinksApril 3, 2015
    Walk the whole thing before you make a food decision outside too bc some locations face the bay and some the middle. except at noon. Then decide FAST before it gets crazy.
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaApril 1, 2015
    You've got ice cream, seafood and coffee up in this place!!
  • Graham S.
    Graham SiegelMarch 26, 2015
    Great place to start your day. Coffee and waffle at Blue Bottle if you have somewhere to be, breakfast sandwich or porridge at Il Cane Rosso if you don't.
  • Jeffrey G.
    Jeffrey GlueckMarch 20, 2015
    A foodie paradise by the Bay. Check out organic fruit, sulphur free dried fruit, toxic free moisturizer, raw oysters, cowgirl creamery mt.tam, blue bottle coffee... What not to like? Except pricy
  • Ina L.
    Ina LiMarch 20, 2015
    Great selection of local produce. Make sure to get some olive oil and spices from Stone House!
  • Sensitive F.
    Sensitive FoodieMarch 16, 2015
    So many good options!
  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussFebruary 24, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Probably the single best place for a tourist to get an understanding of Northern California foodie, hipster, coffee, and ethnic culture all in one spot. Beautiful architecture and bay front spot.
  • Longfei X.
    Longfei XingFebruary 24, 2015
    Best view for bay bridge
  • Kim A.
    Kim AntryFebruary 22, 2015
    Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday come and explore all the wonderful food and produce booths! So many great things to choose from.
  • Puu K.
    Puu KampolratanaFebruary 21, 2015
    Eat here and there and you'll get to eat everywhere.
  • Jana B.
    Jana BeranovaFebruary 19, 2015
    Concentration of nice restaurants and cute shops. Go there for lunch and hang out for a while. A lot of choices to buy nice and original souvenirs from local retailers.
  • Jennifer E.
    Jennifer EvansFebruary 16, 2015
    So beautiful with tons of great food including oysters, wine, cheeses, mushrooms, tea...name it they have it!
  • George
    GeorgeFebruary 13, 2015
    Lots of foodie options for the foodie to either show off to visiting friends, or for the foodie him/herself.
  • Thomas V.
    Thomas VincentFebruary 8, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Always take the relatives by here when they are In town. Idea is to starting a fairy from Alameda another goto the fairy building. Get a bicycle taxi and go down to fisherman's wharf or union square
  • Burton K.
    Burton KunzFebruary 2, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    A great way to go to Jack London Square. There are many great dining options to enjoy in the neighborhood.
  • Stuart R.
    Stuart RobinsonJanuary 26, 2015
    One of my favourite places to chill in San Francisco - buy a book from the Book Passage then grab a bite to eat & a glass of wine - heaven!
  • Lydia B.
    Lydia BerkennouJanuary 26, 2015
    Love the market!
  • Piatti Ristorante & Bar
    Piatti Ristorante & BarJanuary 26, 2015
    When Chef is in the city and looking for the best ingredients the region has to offer, this is the perfect stop. Amazing quality and variety abound throughout the Ferry Building!
  • Corners Tavern
    Corners TavernJanuary 26, 2015
    A Chef's dream! Cowgirl Creamery, Far West Fungi, ACME... the list goes on and on. If you love to cook, you will be nothing short of obsessed with this magical place.
  • Ruth C.
    Ruth CarrierosteinJanuary 14, 2015
    Very popular on the weekends. There are great restaurants there. Try the Slanted Door.
  • Andreas N.
    Andreas NellasJanuary 11, 2015
    There is a very impressive market here with local products. Maybe you should come with an empty stomach.
  • Matt O.
    Matt OJanuary 5, 2015
    The hog island oysters were great!
  • Wcg C.
    Wcg ChurchDecember 21, 2014
    Always a pleasure visiting the Ferry Building on the Embarcadero by way of SF Bay Ferry boat from Vallejo to San Francisco. Interesting but very expensive dining places. Friendly people.
  • Arlynne C.
    Arlynne CakesDecember 14, 2014
    Great variety of local, healthier options. It gets pretty busy so the sit-down restaurants usually have wait times unless you make a reservation, but usually not too long and worth it.
  • Cindy l.
    Cindy lauDecember 8, 2014
    Come hungry- lots of great eats!
  • SJ8544123 L.
    SJ8544123 LDecember 2, 2014
    I really recommend this place to anyone (especially tourists)!! really lovely place :) farmers market is on tues, thurs, n sat. !!
  • Shinal
    ShinalNovember 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    If the blue bottle coffee line is scary, walk a bit further and you'll find a Peet's or go outside and there is a Starbucks as well.
  • Dave S.
    Dave SteerNovember 1, 2014
    So much good food.
  • Esther C.
    Esther CarpenterOctober 30, 2014
    Farmer's Market: Thursday: 10 am - 2pm Saturday: 8am-2pm
  • Imad M.
    Imad MouaddineOctober 21, 2014
    Get cappuccino and waffle from blue bottle coffee, and get to sit outside.
  • Hard R.
    Hard RockerOctober 18, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    A nice landmark in the city.
  • Serhat K.
    Serhat KidilOctober 17, 2014
    The smell of coffee surrounding inside of the entire building took me back to that exact time I've been to Italy for the first time as a 7 years-old kid. Lovely setting, lovely ambiance & atmosphere.
  • Carmen I.
    Carmen IbarraOctober 16, 2014
    Fresh seasonal fruit and artisinal products every Saturday morning.
  • Mary R.
    Mary RazOctober 12, 2014
    Great food and people watching
  • Alex C.
    Alex CarterSeptember 28, 2014
    Tue & Thur farmers market/food stands
  • Michael F.
    Michael FiskSeptember 21, 2014
    Awesome place to get coffee and people watch.
  • G
    GSeptember 20, 2014
    Hand crafted desserts, spectacular views, and the specialty grocery store
  • Francois B.
    Francois BrSeptember 6, 2014
    Very nice place for foods for thoughts also! Visit the lovely bookstore "Book passage"
  • Nicky L.
    Nicky LonborgSeptember 5, 2014
    Amazing place. Fab variety of fresh produce, rare & wild varietals. Gorgeous shops & food vendors. Great for brunch or place to buy lovely groceries for a special occasion. Frog H. Farm peaches, Wow!
  • Thê-Minh T.
    Thê-Minh TrinhSeptember 3, 2014
    This lovely building houses both a ferry station and a marketplace where you can buy all the healthy and tasty food you want
  • Chelsea W.
    Chelsea WindlingerAugust 31, 2014
    Blue bottle coffee and Harvey milk and honey graham ice cream is an awesome combo
  • Danny C.
    Danny CastilloAugust 31, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Grab a beverage & head out back to the benches to tune out the bevy of goons making a lot of trampling noises through the concourse
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzAugust 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get a New Orleans-style iced coffee from Blue Bottle and walk around
  • Michael A.
    Michael AlbaAugust 24, 2014
    Great place to peruse local eateries, take in sights of the bay, check out the farmers market, catch a ferry, grab a cocktail, meet friends, and bring family.
  • Frank D.
    Frank DieboldAugust 22, 2014
    Can find pretty much everything here, from blue bottle coffee to oysters. As one would expect, busiest at lunch hours
  • akshaya m.
    akshaya muraliAugust 19, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Farmers market ftw
  • AFAR Media
    AFAR MediaAugust 12, 2014
    From the delicious blueberry tartlet bursting with ripe fruit from Frog Hollow Farms to the cheesy masterpieces from Cow Girl Creamery, San Francisco's Ferry Building has many gourmet treasures. Read more
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Crowded but a ton of fun. There's a lot of food options so walk around and nosh your way through various stalls. Ice cream, cheeses, pastries, cold cuts, it's all delicious!
  • Gemma
    GemmaAugust 9, 2014
    Weekend here I am!
  • CITY GRIT
    CITY GRITAugust 1, 2014
    It's like these guys were reading our journal when they selected the tenants – Cowgirl Creamery, Hog Island Oysters, Boccalone Salumeria, beekind, and Rancho Gordo among a few of our favorites.
  • CITY GRIT
    CITY GRITAugust 1, 2014
    Hit this up on Tuesday or Thursday after you’ve slurped down a bowl of our boy Richie Nakano’s ramen at Hapa Ramen.
  • Aaron C.
    Aaron CruzJuly 26, 2014
    On The Embarcadero, checkout the marketplace, Blue Bottle Coffee and Pepples Donuts. People watch as workers come and go on the ferries and rush hour time. Great bay views and outdoor dining fun.
  • Andrea F.
    Andrea FernándezJuly 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice and cool
  • Carol C.
    Carol CecilJune 13, 2014
    Tons of places to eat and not enough time! I love the fish tacos from Gott's as well as the ahi tuna burgers.
  • Andy M.
    Andy MatuschakJune 1, 2014
    Lots of intriguing shops and stalls for a foodie.
  • Jon V.
    Jon Van CleveApril 29, 2014
    Go on a Saturday when full farmers market happening outside. Amazing food from any of the stands!
  • Joe G.
    Joe GApril 5, 2014
    If you come here and don't try Blue Bottle Coffee, Humphrey Slocombe ice cream or Boccalone meats you are doing it wrong.
  • Will C.
    Will CApril 4, 2014
    Lots to see and eat!
  • Cathryn H.
    Cathryn HrudickaMarch 13, 2014
    San Francisco's traditional Ferry Building at the foot of Market Street has been expanded into a wonderful foodie marketplace with restaurants & shops, outdoor patios and a view! Great meeting sites.
  • michelle <3
    michelle <3February 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    This place is awesome, specially on a sunny SF day.
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroJanuary 22, 2014
    Just like the Chelsea Market in NYC, only bigger, better, and they have Blue Bottle coffee! #fistpump
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsJanuary 21, 2014
    This indoor marketplace features a wide selection of food and drink options, from full service restaurants to takeaway counters. Local California produce and products are the star.
  • Hallifax J.
    Hallifax JDecember 22, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    The new seating inside the ferry building is really nice, but extremely chemically covered and strongly off-gassing. Very offensive to the nostrils.
  • Martin B.
    Martin BroadhurstNovember 26, 2013
    Head out to the back for some great views of the SF bay.
  • Jeffrey-Ryan B.
    Jeffrey-Ryan B.November 2, 2013
    If visiting SF you should take in the old and historic ferry building! While at it take an evening bay dinner cruise on a nice night in summer!
  • Paulina
    PaulinaOctober 10, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Great place for lunchtime snacks.
  • Travel + Leisure
    Travel + LeisureSeptember 27, 2013
    Local purveyors, hawking everything from cheese and chocolate to cupcakes, line the arcades of this historic waterfront building; the city’s best farmers’ market sets up out front three days a week.
  • Joel M.
    Joel MeadorSeptember 23, 2013
    This is the best smelling building I have ever visited.
  • Veronica C.
    Veronica CarvalloSeptember 13, 2013
    Boulettes Larder
  • veronique @ zaptravel.com ..
    Hedonism is alive and well at this transit hub turned gourmet empor-ium, where foodies happily miss their ferries slurping local oysters and bubbly.
  • Mark A.
    Mark AddisAugust 30, 2013
    Love this place, the food selections, and farmers market that rolls in on Tues and Saturdays!
  • Brian W.
    Brian WanAugust 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Valet is $5 the first hour with validation
  • Becky M.
    Becky MobleyAugust 20, 2013
    Cowgirl creamery chevre, green chile, jam on challah for breakfast
  • GIannis A.
    GIannis AvgoustisAugust 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Rollerblading through the crowd is fun!!
  • RayE
    RayEJuly 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Out the Door for cheap Slanted Door specials
  • Manuel L.
    Manuel LeonJuly 5, 2013
    Nowhere to sit and eat.
  • Gary B.
    Gary BluesJuly 1, 2013
    Nice for food
  • Sam K.
    Sam KJuly 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Slower but prettier commute than BART!
  • Mishell P.
    Mishell PaulinoJune 19, 2013
    Home to SF Ferry Building Marketplace - farmer's market.
  • David F.
    David ForbesJune 11, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    After your farmers market lunch, stop by McEvoy Ranch for sweet samples.
  • Westfield S.
    For a view that rivals that of The Embarcadero come to Westfield San Francisco Centre to see our free 3D light spectacular at 865 Market Street from now until July 7, 2013!
  • Caro
    CaroMay 6, 2013
    ACME Bakery!!! Pain au chocolate !
  • Maura B.
    Maura BurnsApril 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    On weekends, there are lines for the restrooms. If you're not a lazy slug like 99% of the people, there are restrooms up the stairs on 2nd floor w/NO line!
  • Anthony M.
    Anthony MaggioApril 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If there's such a thing as Yuppie Heaven, then this is it
  • Official smart USA
    Official smart USAApril 18, 2013
    Join smart car for an exclusive preview of the all-new smart electric drive at the funtestdrive, May 11 - 12 at the Ferry Building. Drop in for a test drive, explore the farmer’s market, and more.
  • timoni w.
    timoni westApril 17, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you like nice things, like gelato, mid-century pottery, cured meat, milk, chocolate, olive oli, oysters, Vietnamese food, coffee, books, views of the Bay, or architecture, you should visit here.
  • Siobhan Q.
    Siobhan QuinnApril 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Must see for the farmers market, wine merchant, oysters, blue bottle coffee
  • Imelda K.
    Imelda KApril 4, 2013
    Pick up a Roli Roti Porchetta Sandwich with extra crackling on Thursdays and Saturdays
  • Lori K.
    Lori KoberApril 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Excellent Farmer's Market on Saturdays
  • Line A.
    Line AtallahMarch 30, 2013
    This is a foodie heaven! Go there on Saturday morning and get a taste of all the amazing fruits, cheeses, smoked fishes, dips and more. Oh, and don't forget to grab an oyster plate.
  • Ashley L.
    Ashley LengenMarch 29, 2013
    Stop by Cowgirl Creamery for breakfast and get the Baked Egg Sandwich with pancetta. You won't be disappointed.
  • Colin C.
    Colin CrawfordMarch 29, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Great selection of mushrooms. If pricy
  • Brian M.
    Brian MorganMarch 23, 2013
    Try the empanadas by the main entrance!
  • Steve M.
    Steve M.March 14, 2013
    Take the walking tour Ferry Building
  • Leslie H.
    Leslie Hammer-PalenMarch 10, 2013
    Frog Hollow Farm has wonderful pastries. Try their mochas as well very good and pretty design on top.
  • Sophie D.
    Sophie DriscollFebruary 23, 2013
    As if it couldn't get better, it has with the addition of pressed juicery!!!
  • Tim D.
    Tim DupreFebruary 16, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Must visit place if you visit San Francisco
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    Grab a Blue Bottle coffee, some Cowgirl cheese, Boccalone meats, Acme bread, and sweets from Miette. The Saturday farmers’ market is stellar. - Green Guide Editor
  • Adam F.
    Adam FJanuary 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    This is one of my favorite places in the world.
  • Janice B.
    Janice BJanuary 12, 2013
    Take your time to enjoy it all from one end of the building to the other and everything in between. It's a fantastic place, especially if your a foodie or lover of old buildings. The place is Yar!
  • SOBistro S.
    SOBistro SOBJanuary 5, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Go on the weekdays
  • Chris R.
    Chris RaastadJanuary 2, 2013
    Really great free restrooms!
  • Shin-Howe C.
    Shin-Howe ChenJanuary 1, 2013
    Happy New Year 2013!
  • Mark G.
    Mark GeyerDecember 29, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    A lot of the snack or candy stores have free samples... just ask for one ;)
  • Eric W.
    Eric WuebbenDecember 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Go hear on an empty stomach. Try everything, including (not limited to) coffee, oysters, real ginger ale, pig parts and chocolate.
  • Vijay H.
    Vijay HirparaDecember 6, 2012
    Photo : http://www.suvi.me/suvi/admin/files/photogallary/a88191aef7d1eaac4cfd505a42d831dc.png
  • Doug Z.
    Doug ZamenskyDecember 2, 2012
    Grab some salumi from boccalone and sit on the bench out back by the water.
  • Stephan W.
    Stephan WinokurNovember 20, 2012
    Go somewhere else.
  • Taii V.
    Taii VirvasiNovember 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The vegetarian and chicken buns at out the door are amazing.
  • Jared Z.
    Jared ZimmermanNovember 6, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Amazing local food, and products. Its also where you can catch a ferry to Sauslito and Alameda.
  • Aaron D.
    Aaron DraczynskiOctober 14, 2012
    Grab a coffee from Blue Bottle, then head out back and admire the waterfront view.
  • Lara P.
    Lara PennyOctober 7, 2012
    Great food & great seats!
  • Ekin G.
    Ekin GüranSeptember 4, 2012
    wine merchant is perfect! California wine is awesome. Go wine merchant order a zinfandel and enjoy it!
  • Trine L.
    Trine LundgaardAugust 30, 2012
    They should really offer free WI-FI here!
  • Angela D.
    Angela DunkleAugust 28, 2012
    Nothing better than commuting to the Ferry Bldg via ferry for lunch and Farmer's Market on Thursdays.
  • Noah L.
    Noah LucasAugust 26, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Come listen to the clarinet player on the weekends. Such a kind man and always sporting a suit.
  • Kenny L.
    Kenny LongAugust 18, 2012
    Farmers' market saturday morning
  • Elizabeth D.
    Elizabeth DrescherAugust 4, 2012
    People watching from the wine bar is wonderful--so is the incredible wine selection.
  • jenny c.
    jenny calhounAugust 1, 2012
    if yr catching a ferry across the bay with your bike, make sure to bring a cover to protect it from the salt water!
  • Ali B.
    Ali BergerJuly 31, 2012
    Stop by Ciao Bella for some amazing gelato
  • Karen B.
    Karen BigosJuly 31, 2012
    Since you are so close, try dinner at Epic Roasthouse, just at the bridge, beyond the big bow and arrow.
  • Travel + Leisure
    Travel + LeisureJuly 30, 2012
    Among the best gourmet offerings? Divine chocolate sablées at Miette Patisserie, fresh-baked sourdough levain from Acme Bread, and Mt. Tam triple-cream cheese at Cowgirl Creamery.
  • Westfield S.
    For a view that rivals The Embarcadero come celebrate the city at Westfield San Francisco Centre with our free 3D light spectacular at 865 Market Street from now until September 3, 2012!
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithJuly 10, 2012
    Go to Gott's. Go directly to Gott's. Do not pass GO. Do not collect $200.
  • Gurkan
    GurkanJune 25, 2012
    Nice place to have organic food and coffee
  • Edward V.
    Edward VallecilloJune 18, 2012
    So much good food. Work your way down the whole building before deciding what you really want. Huge selection.
  • Natalie L.
    Natalie LinJune 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Buy monthly Muni/Clipper cards here. Go to Cowgirl Creamery & Acme for cheese & bread. Pick up coffee at Blue Bottle. For dessert, try the rose macaron from Miette or oranges from Twin Girls Farm.
  • PersonalTraining S.
    Visit me at www.personaltrainingSF.com
  • Thomas M.
    Thomas MHJune 2, 2012
    Walk around the Ferry Bldg Saturday morning and show off your fancy camera. Cliche photos of organic produce are optional.
  • Doug C.
    Doug CaldwellMay 29, 2012
    taking the City Guides tour of building
  • Max T.
    Max Tatton-BrownMay 23, 2012
    If you're a Londoner then this is just like Borough Market but possibly with a few better highlights - 4505 burgers for example.
  • Kelly .
    Kelly 🍰May 20, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Saturday morning Farmer's Market is the place to see and be seen
  • Chris C.
    Chris CrowellMay 18, 2012
    Come with an appetite! Lots of food to choose from
  • Mitzychan
    MitzychanMay 17, 2012
    Try the Drip Coffee
  • SCHARFFEN BERGER
    SCHARFFEN BERGERMay 11, 2012
    The Ferry Building is a San Francisco landmark and we love being a part of the local marketplace. Don’t forget to stop by the SCHARFFEN BERGER store and grab a treat!
  • NY Waterway
    NY WaterwayMay 7, 2012
    If we venture to this side of the country, we have to check this out :)
  • laurie b.
    laurie brescollMay 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Gotts for a sunny lunch!
  • Mar d.
    Mar de OjedaApril 29, 2012
    Enjoy a great day in Pier 39!
  • John W.
    John WApril 26, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    I love what they've done with the place! You should have seen it before the remodel. What a dump it was!
  • Robert B.
    Robert BelnapApril 12, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Peruse your way inside the building to keep warm and to take part in the open market ambiance.
  • Madison S.
    Madison SmithApril 10, 2012
    Cowgirl creamery gives delicious samples
  • Alena R.
    Alena RolandMarch 24, 2012
    Watch for a glimpse of Emperor Norton!
  • Karl H.
    Karl HobartMarch 18, 2012
    Renovations courtesy of former Mayor Willie Brown!
  • USarmySFCret
    USarmySFCretMarch 12, 2012
    Did you know that there is also an iSpy mission near here? Play iSpy on your iPhone to solve. @iSpy
  • Rob R.
    Rob RayMarch 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Not the cheapest place to shop, but you're going to find amazing products at every turn... most of them local. Grab some food, wander around, and inevitably run into someone you know.
  • SooFoo
    SooFooFebruary 28, 2012
    You've gotta go here when in SF!
  • Glenn B.
    Glenn BarkerFebruary 24, 2012
    Great Saturday morning farmers market w/food vendors outside
  • San Francisco City Guides
    San Francisco City GuidesFebruary 24, 2012
    Starting place for the SF City Guides: Ferry Building Tour
  •  Deon P.
     Deon ParconFebruary 20, 2012
    Check out on Saturday Mornings
  • Pacific Catch
    Pacific CatchFebruary 5, 2012
    A great place to check out different local merchants: wine, oysters, flowers, cheese, bread, chocolates, it's a great way to spend the day. Saturday Farmers Market is awesome when the weather is sunny
  • Beth S.
    Beth S.January 19, 2012
    SO many great eateries and shops here. Do yourself a favor & don't go if you're in a hurry...or already full! :)
  • Krystha D.
    Krystha DartJanuary 18, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Go to Cowgirl Creamery and get a toastie. You won't regret it.
  • Juan Pablo A.
    Juan Pablo AravJanuary 17, 2012
    Grab a Blue Bottle Coffee - Ask for a "Gibraltar"
  • Alex C.
    Alex Choi ❄️January 13, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    for a place to sit, check out the eastern side near the water.
  • Mike C.
    Mike CohenJanuary 10, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Lots of places to eat & a nice farmer's market on Sundays. No wifi or power outlets, though.
  • S
    SJanuary 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Tues Thurs and Sat farmers markets bring SF best food vendors to the lunch crowd
  • Kevin H.
    Kevin HenneyJanuary 2, 2012
    Don't miss the Farmer's Market every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
  • Shawn N.
    Shawn NelsonDecember 29, 2011
    Ferrys are late tonight
  • Jonathan
    JonathanDecember 14, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Public restrooms at each of the building.
  • Zack M.
    Zack MarshallDecember 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Not bells, stink hella
  • Zack M.
    Zack MarshallDecember 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The occupy fools stink bells
  • Bob L.
    Bob LeeDecember 8, 2011
    I can never go here without spending lots on various food items!
  • Ali T.
    Ali ThanawallaDecember 4, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Behind the Ferry Building, walk up on to the platform. Great shot of the SF skyline with the Port of San Francisco sign in the foreground.
  • Gilbert L.
    Gilbert LewDecember 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get food to-go and sit on one of the park benches outside to enjoy the view of the water, bridge, and boats.
  • Laura C.
    Laura CNovember 17, 2011
    This gorgeous building right on the Embarcadero houses some of SF’s most notable food merchants including Hog Island Oyster Company, Cowgirl Creamery’s Artisan Cheese Shop, Bluebottle coffee, etc.
  • Rachael L.
    Rachael LynnNovember 12, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Try Prather Meats burger stand on Saturdays. Yum!
  • Lani T.
    Lani TeshimaNovember 1, 2011
    An absolute madhouse on Saturdays when the farmer's market is happening. Go then if you thrive on the hustle/bustle. Otherwise, go during the week when it's less hectic.
  • Zack M.
    Zack MarshallOctober 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    WE OUT HERE
  • mylifeisgorgeous
    mylifeisgorgeousOctober 23, 2011
    There are some nice takeaway snackbars inside the old Ferry Building. You can eat your meal box in front of cobalt blue Bay Bridge. Read more
  • Clay F.
    Clay FoxOctober 23, 2011
    An SF classic. Gorgeous architecture and fun shops.
  • Aaron K.
    Aaron KOctober 20, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great shops and always fun to come to the farmers market on Saturdays.
  • Marketing Options International
    The recent renovation has turned this iconic building into a fantastic event location - the mezzanine level can be utilised for up to 600 guests at a reception!
  • Jonathan R.
    Jonathan Ragan-KelleyOctober 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    What in other cities would be a tourist trap here is a genuine delight for locals and visitors, alike.
  • Rick R.
    Rick ReickerOctober 15, 2011
    Go early and avoid the crowds!
  • Darlene G.
    Darlene GregorySeptember 13, 2011
    Love the lavender shortbread cookies @ Miette!!!
  • Michael M.
    Michael MeadowsSeptember 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    So much more pleasant when it's not a zoo! Read more
  • Christie
    ChristieSeptember 10, 2011
    Unfortunately...the lines for the women's bathroom are always insanely long. :/
  • Cooking Channel
    Cooking ChannelSeptember 7, 2011
    Free sorbet at Cooking Channel’s Frozen Treat Truck on Wed. 9/7 (11am-3pm) and meet Jeffrey Saad from United Tastes of America who will be stopping by!
  • Cooking Channel M.
    Cooking Channel ManagerSeptember 7, 2011
    Free sorbet at Cooking Channel’s Frozen Treat Truck on Wed. 9/7 (11am-3pm) and meet Jeffrey Saad from United Tastes of America who will be stopping by!
  • Trish
    TrishSeptember 4, 2011
    Definitely worth the trip to SF. This is by far the best farmers market that I have been to. Local vegetable and fruit vendors that have wonderful samples for you to taste test.
  • Alanna C.
    Alanna ClerkinSeptember 3, 2011
    Look out for the most adorable gardening store, reminds me of a fairy's garden!
  • Reserve123.com
    Reserve123.comSeptember 3, 2011
    Come here on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays for Farmers Market until 2pm.
  • Rob B.
    Rob BalaamSeptember 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Blue Bottle if the line is not bad... Or peets
  • Susan B.
    Susan BrownAugust 31, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Catch some fish fry it up on the doc sell it to people getting off the ferry see if the normal tenants even mind:). Actually the Ferry Building is excellent at all hours all day long !
  • T.J. A.
    T.J. A.August 29, 2011
    Can't remember the name, but the chocolate store has amazing Parisian macaroons! Read more
  • Melita M.
    Melita MihaljevicAugust 28, 2011
    Nice market place inside Ferry Building
  • DAN C.
    DAN COXAugust 23, 2011
    Even if you hate being surrounded by Tourists, you'll hate them less here, as you dine in some of SF's greatest restaurants, slurp down oysters, and sip a glass of vino! Foodie Heaven!
  • Jessica F.
    Jessica FreyAugust 20, 2011
    Listen to the clock strike on the hour :) it's beautiful
  • savoryexposure.com
    savoryexposure.comAugust 17, 2011
    When the weather is nice, get your food to go and grab a bench outside
  • savoryexposure.com
    savoryexposure.comAugust 17, 2011
    Visiting for the first time and planning on eating? Instead of getting a large meal at one place, grab a bite or two at a stall and graze through the building.
  • Alex M.
    Alex MurrayAugust 15, 2011
    Ummm-so if you're looking for a place to go where you have some options; this is your place! I love the variety of the Ferry Building-you can get breakfast, gelato, wine or oysters all in one place!
  • Corinne and Jonathan
    Corinne and JonathanAugust 13, 2011
    Take a look at this unique San Francisco building. It has great stores, restaurants and an amazing farmer's market.
  • Hazel D.
    Hazel DemonteverdeAugust 11, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Budget sometime for the Roli Roti Porchetta sandwiches on Thursday and Saturdays!
  • Corinna P.
    Corinna PAugust 7, 2011
    What I like best about the ferry building is I don't have to choose. I can snack on Hog Island Oysters AND get a Roli Roti sando AND eat cowgirl creamery cheese AND get a geranium macaron at Miette.
  • A.J. C.
    A.J. CarterAugust 5, 2011
    Be prepared to wait for at least 20 mins after 10!
  • George B.
    George BlazerAugust 4, 2011
    bring cash, almost no one takes cards
  • Michael T.
    Michael TchongJuly 26, 2011
    Food nirvana! :) Read more
  • Raul K.
    Raul KeallyJuly 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Stop by the Wine Merchant for a glass of vino before heading over to Slanted Door
  • Nabeel
    NabeelJuly 1, 2011
    Try a bakery in the building that has raisin bread for $1+ Your mouth will thank you.
  • Gilt City
    Gilt CityJune 21, 2011
    Meet SF's culinary and mixology masters and sample what’s in season at CUESA’s first ever Summer Celebration on 7/10. Relish Flour + Water, Cotogna, Namu, The Monk’s Kettle, Gitane, BIX and more.
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupJune 19, 2011
    There’s something for everyone at this food lover’s heaven. Try and come on a day when the farmer’s market is open – Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday.
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonJune 18, 2011
    The Ferry Building is a shrine to all things food. Unbelievable seafood? Check. Delectable organic cuisine? Naturally. Best coffee beans known to man? Of course. Just three words: explore, buy, enjoy.
  • Sherman B.
    Sherman BuenaJune 12, 2011
    Pie or die part deux was great! I'm so full of pie! #poeordie2 #sffoodwars
  • Francisco K.
    Francisco KattanMay 29, 2011
    Try the fish tacos at Gotts.
  • Jason S.
    Jason SuMay 22, 2011
    Amazing food stores and farmer's markets. Price range varies. Ranges from oysters, cured pork, desserts, and hot dogs, you can find something for anyone. Closes early.
  • Eric D.
    Eric DunstanMay 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Roli Roti!!
  • SF Weekly
    SF WeeklyMay 19, 2011
    SF Weekly's Best Of 2011 Winner - Reader's Poll - BEST PLACE TO TAKE TOURISTS
  • Elizabeth T.
    Elizabeth TerrazasMay 14, 2011
    lovely place to spend the afternoon, especially on Mondays with cheap oysters at Hog Island Oyster company or Tea at Imperial Tea House.
  • AskMen
    AskMenMay 6, 2011
    Our favorite thing to do on nice days is get a round-trip ferry ticket to Angel Island, buy a beer on the boat, and sun on the upper deck until the ferry gets back to SF. Read more
  • Carmine Gallo
    Carmine GalloApril 17, 2011
    Just gave the presentation of your life? You deserve to relax at this unique SF experience. Wonderful restaurants, wine, tea, desserts, and specialty shops. See view from Ferry Plaza Seafood.
  • AskMen
    AskMenApril 15, 2011
    Visit the Saturday Farmers Market and go to 4505 Meats for some chicharrones and one of the best burgers you'll ever have -- 21 day, dry-aged, grass-fed beef. Read more
  • andy f.
    andy fordMarch 31, 2011
    If you order an appetizer at the Marketbar you get to pet the bar mascot, a one legged iguana
  • Sonlay V.
    Sonlay VorachakMarch 26, 2011
    Check out their stores
  • Diego R.
    Diego RufoMarch 25, 2011
    Authentic California food. No chain stores. Everything in this cozy place is there for you to taste. Read more
  • Joshua R.
    Joshua RobersonMarch 14, 2011
    Great place to take a nice ferry ride or grab lunch
  • alain b.
    alain bilFebruary 24, 2011
    Find the indoor market with a fine selection of domestic and foreign beers. Try the Blue Moon.
  • Van Full of Candy
    Van Full of CandyFebruary 22, 2011
    Hog Island oysters FTFW!!
  • SF Weekly
    SF WeeklyFebruary 11, 2011
    SF Weekly's Best of Winner 2010 - Reader's Poll - BEST FARMERS' MARKET
  • Sally K.
    Sally KuhlmanFebruary 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Blue Bottle Coffee is the best!
  • W_J L.
    W_J LahengkoJanuary 28, 2011
    Go go go......
  • Ryan
    RyanJanuary 28, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Grab a dessert from Miette.
  • Ryan
    RyanJanuary 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Get some bread at Acme. Get some cheese at Cowgirl. Eat while you walk home.
  • (RED)
    (RED)December 30, 2010
    Did this landmark turn (RED) on World AIDS Day? Read more
  • Mark J.
    Mark JansenDecember 21, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Plenty of good food but very expensive.
  • Jennifer V.
    Jennifer Van GroveDecember 20, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Vegan donuts at Pepples stand dude. Even my non vegan friends love 'em
  • Row M.
    Row M.December 7, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    A truly lovely place for foodies. But it is waaaay too crowded on Saturdays. Try to come during week if you can.
  • Travel Channel
    Travel ChannelNovember 30, 2010
    With all the local produce, cheese, meats, Vietnamese food, Japanese food, seafood, it represents the incredible bounty San Francisco has access to. – Samantha Brown
  • Chipper S.
    Chipper SpiceNovember 28, 2010
    Get Blue Bottle coffee and sit by the Ghandi statue and watch sailboats go under the bridge
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingNovember 24, 2010
    Try the Cheeseburger
  • Mazda
    MazdaNovember 22, 2010
    Architecturally, the clock tower was modeled after the 12th century Giralda bell tower in Seville, Spain.
  • Bob P.
    Bob P.November 18, 2010
    Blue Bottle coffee has no rival
  • Nevin
    NevinOctober 28, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Farmers market is on tues, thurs, and sat. Also, you must try the olive bread at Acme Bakery
  • patrick p.
    patrick poonOctober 26, 2010
    on the ferry..had argentine empanada's (spell)..delish..
  • Greg W.
    Greg WohlenbergOctober 13, 2010
    A gem of the city, everything you need in one location
  • ariv w.
    ariv wichaksonoOctober 10, 2010
    Best farmer's market in the country, hands down. -Preeti Mistry, Top Chef
  • annie l.
    annie lOctober 10, 2010
    Parent friendly sf tourist destination
  • Mallory M.
    Mallory MitchellSeptember 30, 2010
    Lots to do in a small area, chck out the farmers market on thursday and saturdays!
  • Allison
    AllisonSeptember 30, 2010
    Love the farmers market! Try going on Tuesday or Thursday- not as many stands, but much less crowded
  • Blayne D.
    Blayne DouglasSeptember 29, 2010
    I really love the Ferry Building. In one stop I've visited my fish monger, favorite cheese shop, favorite cooking spice store and Godiva chocolate... so many other flower, coffee, restaurant, special
  • Jess
    JessSeptember 28, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Love this place. Go to Ciao Bella for yummy sorbet.
  • Muhammad E.
    Muhammad Eko AviantoSeptember 25, 2010
    Nice place to hang out!
  • Benjamin R.
    Benjamin RoodmanSeptember 22, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    In 1970 The Weather Underground placed a bomb in the Ferry Building and called in a threat. No one was killed. SUCK IT History Channel!
  • BlogHer
    BlogHerSeptember 20, 2010
    A "must-see" for every foodie whether you live locally or visit from out of town!
  • Randy S.
    Randy SimesSeptember 19, 2010
    Visit in the morning, get yourself a cup of coffee from a nearby shop, and sit outside to watch the ferry boats come and go.
  • Kathryn K.
    Kathryn Kelly-BechtSeptember 14, 2010
    Visit Ciao Bella Gelato for some very delicious all natural gelato and sorbet. Valrhona Chocolate, Lebanese Yogurt and Blood Orange sorbet are some of the favs.
  • Jennefer
    JenneferSeptember 8, 2010
    Go See Global Gourmet's Executive Chef Eric Magnani Prepare Tasty Pork Goodness!
  • dimas s.
    dimas sdpAugust 28, 2010
    i'm on a boat ... testing
  • Brian G.
    Brian G.August 12, 2010
    It's all about the farmers market y'all.
  • Maher J.
    Maher JabrJuly 21, 2010
    Great place to kill some time, enjoy the weather, have some good coffee and devour some tasty food.
  • Zach R.
    Zach RetoxJuly 19, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    I'm here all the time - Friends hit me up!
  • Rajat G.
    Rajat GargJuly 7, 2010
    Had lunch and beer enjoying a great sunny afternoon
  • Chris G.
    Chris GehringJune 9, 2010
    Such a relaxing place to have GREAT food, watch the ferries coming and going, and enjoy the Bay.
  • Kelpen H.
    Kelpen HagenJune 5, 2010
    Lovely ferry ride from here to larkspur...especially when the fog rolls in
  • Alan B.
    Alan BressersMay 20, 2010
    Thursdays and Saturdays are the best days... because those are Roli Roti days. The porchetta sandwich is THE best sandwich EVER.
  • GOOD
    GOODApril 22, 2010
    Be sure to check out the Ferry Building Saturday mornings. Read more
  • A B.
    A BallesterosApril 17, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Great Chilaquiles served behind the building; the food stand is called Primavera. Worth the wait in line.
  • Tez A.
    Tez AndersonApril 17, 2010
    I love this place, especially Out The Door and Book Passage
  • Devon O.
    Devon O'DonnellApril 16, 2010
    Long bathroom line? Sneak up to the 2nd floor on the east side of the building. Upstairs enterance is outside in front
  • Foodbuzz
    FoodbuzzApril 16, 2010
    Join Foodbuzz for Ntnl 4sqday Fri April 16th from 4:30-6:30pm! Specials @ The Ferry Building: 50% off Miette macarons, 10% off FB Wine Merchant, FREE coffee @froghollow w pastry purchase Read more
  • HISTORY
    HISTORYApril 13, 2010
    Opening in 1898, The Marketplace provides a distinctive space for bringing together the greater Bay Area's agricultural wealth and renowned specialty food purveyors under one roof.
  • Sarah T.
    Sarah TrottApril 1, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Visit on a Saturday morning for the largest and best indoor / outdoor farmer's market. Combine a shop with champagne brunch with friends. Read more
  • Cristina F.
    Cristina F-MMarch 15, 2010
    the most delicious building in SF.
  • Melissa H.
    Melissa HoulroydMarch 12, 2010
    Be sure to pick up some of the most wonderful bread at Acme Bakery and try some cheese at Cowgirl Creamery.
  • Amy S.
    Amy SinclairMarch 10, 2010
    Love the many restaurants at the Ferry Building! Perfect for a sunny day..
  • Christi C.
    Christi ChidesterMarch 9, 2010
    Sample each varietal of fresh oyster at the Oyster Bay Co. bar whilst waiting for a ferry.
  • Elaine W.
    Elaine W,March 4, 2010
    On Thursdays, get a sammie from Roli Roti, Saturdays grab some grub from Namu. Anyday, visit Il Cane Rosso, Delica:rf, or Frog Hollow Farm!
  • SFGate
    SFGateFebruary 23, 2010
    If it's Friday, dash to the Prather Ranch Meat Company store for fresh eggs from Soul Food Farm. By end of day, they'll be sold out. Follow our link to find recipes for your farmer's market finds. Read more
  • Amanda A.
    Amanda AlonsoFebruary 21, 2010
    Get a salumi cone from Boccolone! Cone of meat!
  • kim g.
    kim garrisonFebruary 19, 2010
    eat all things delicious at 'slanted door' then finish it off with the most incredible latte EVER at blue bottle.
  • Hakim T.
    Hakim TerryFebruary 19, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Far West Fungi has been my mushroom monger for years. Knowledgable and friendly.
  • Todd W.
    Todd WalshFebruary 7, 2010
    Don't eat at il cane rosso, soup nazzis!
  • Valentine's Day Movie
    Valentine's Day MovieFebruary 2, 2010
    Must have: Blue Bottle Coffee. Visit the Farmer's Market on a Saturday morning to sample local produce and grab fresh flowers or chocolates from Recchiuti Confections for your sweetheart. #vday
  • Bravo
    BravoJanuary 27, 2010
    Best farmer's market in the country, hands down. -Preeti Mistry, Top Chef
  • Bravo
    BravoJanuary 27, 2010
    The Ferry Building is very popular, and I recommend it to anyone who is visiting San Francisco. They've got great restaurants (Slanted Door, MarketBar) and a morning farmer's market a few times a week
  • donkey
    donkeyJanuary 1, 2010
    Farmers Market Sat Morning. Fresh organics and sustainable foods.
  • Adam C.
    Adam CareyNovember 25, 2009
    Been here 50+ times
    Find the indoor market with a fine selection of domestic and foreign beers. Try the Blue Moon.
  • Amit K.
    Amit KumarNovember 22, 2009
    Grab some delicous chocolate from Recchiuti Confections
  • Inbae L.
    Inbae LeeOctober 5, 2009
    Go walk around the Saturday Farmer's Market in the morning, eat some sample produce, and grab a bite from any of the food vendors.
  • Erin M.
    Erin MerchantSeptember 27, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    on a hot day, enjoy the balance of a blue bottle coffee and a san pellegrino. people watch on the water.
  • Rachel L.
    Rachel LSeptember 26, 2009
    Get coffee at Blue Bottle. Take it out back and sit at one of the benches looking out onto the Bay. Sip slowly, enjoy, and remember why you moved here in the first place.
  • Krismet C.
    Krismet CorzineJuly 9, 2009
    Get the italian filled donuts at the shop on the Sur la Table end.
  • M. Quinn S.
    M. Quinn SweeneyJune 13, 2009
    avoid Ferry Building on weekends at all costs.
  • KyNam D.
    KyNam DoanMay 30, 2009
    Stow your rollerblades at work and cruise to 80s music with the godfather at the weekly Friday Night Skate which starts at the ferry building 9p sharp
  • Shannon C.
    Shannon ClarkApril 11, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    fruit - whatever is in season from Frog Hollow, coffee - Blue Bottle, bread - Acme, breakfast during Sat market - Primavera & explore the dozens of great shops & farmers!
  • Desiree P.
    Desiree PMay 25
    Este mercado tiene todo tipo de secretos deliciosos y una vista hermosa
  • Antônio I.
    Antônio InocêncioApril 11
    Been here 5+ times
    Cheio de lojas de produtores locais e todos os sábados têm Farmers Market até às 2pm.
  • Philippe L.
    Philippe LouAugust 3, 2016
    Tres bel endroit. Petit temple de la gastronomie de SF. Beau bâtiment rénové. À faire. Idéal pour y déjeuner.
  • zeynep y.
    zeynep yılmazJuly 10, 2016
    şeftaliler harika ve çilekler inanılmaz !! hayatımda yediğim en güzel meyvelerdi !! Her cumartesi kuruluyor saat 9 ile 2 arası. Bizim cumartesi pazarının lüks hali :D
  • zeynep y.
    zeynep yılmazJuly 5, 2016
    güzel mazara ve canlı bir atmosfer. mutlaka görülmeli !!
  • zeynep y.
    zeynep yılmazJuly 4, 2016
    bazı günler organik çiftçi pazarı kuruluyor kaçırılmamalı ! ve mutlaka zeytinyağı alın !! muazzam!!!
  • Andreia Cristiane S.
    - Comprar pão na Acme Bread, queijos na Cow Girl Creamery, bombom na Recchiuti. Senta na Wine Merchand. Loja de Levi's
  • Alper C.
    Alper CengizMay 5, 2016
    Nefis kokular yükselen dükkanlar ve pazar tezgahları için ziyaret edin.
  • Natasha N.
    Natasha NoMarch 14, 2016
    É um aglomerado de bons restaurantes, lojas de produtos especiais e de objetos para a casa, com mil e uma coisinhas para querer levar na mala. 3ª 5ª sáb tem feira na praça em frente.
  • 재현 정.
    재현 정October 17, 2015
    볼만한게 많앗던 곳 ㅎㅎㅎ가볼만함
  • Guilherme 梅.
    Guilherme 梅田October 13, 2015
    Se programe para ir qdo tem o mercado de comidinhas, doces e bebidas! Engordei uns 3 quilos indo nesse lugar 😁😁😁
  • Oguz A.
    Oguz AtasoyJuly 7, 2015
    Içinde kurulan farmers market e uğramadan gitmeyin.
  • Cagla A.
    Cagla Aktay TopelMarch 17, 2015
    Ferry Building market de var giriş katında,organik pazardaki mantarları görmelisiniz.faunus içinde yetiştirmeniz için mantar kitleri var,ekmekçi süper
  • Max ..
    Max ...March 15, 2015
    Di tutto e di più!
  • Alan x.
    Alan x el mundoFebruary 27, 2015
    No dejen de ir por un helado a Humphry slocombe!
  • Flo M.
    Flo M.February 24, 2015
    Toller Ort für die Mittagspause. Viele verschiedene Stände. Für jeden was dabei
  • Il Team Neapolisbook
    Il Team NeapolisbookFebruary 22, 2015
    Il martedì giovedì e sabato potete trovare il meglio di frutta e ortaggi californiani. L'atmosfera non è certo quella di un tipico mercatino partenopeo, ma se ci passate non vi sentirete così lontani!
  • Dani R.
    Dani RFebruary 18, 2015
    No domingo tem o farmers market, com degustação de frutas e outras especialidades
  • Chain U.
    Chain U.October 12, 2014
    วิวสวย อีก 1 จุดที่ควรมาเยือน
  • Rodrigo P.
    Rodrigo PachecøOctober 6, 2014
    Muito legal experimentar os diversos tipos de azeites e as comidinhas típicas de San Francisco.
  • Mariana F.
    Mariana FerronatoAugust 26, 2014
    Bonito passeio
  • Yi-Hsiu L.
    Yi-Hsiu LeeJune 15, 2014
    週二、週四和週六下午兩點前有Farmers Market
  • Madame No Name
    Madame No NameApril 24, 2013
    İçinde bir çok Cafe, restorant ve manav tarzı dükkan bulunuyor... tek kötü olan saat 20.00 gibi kapatması...
  • Francois P.
    Francois PichardJuly 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Un passage incontournable à San Francisco, venez vous balader dans ce beau bâtiment mais sortez profitez-en pour manger un morceau ou faire vos courses en produits frais
  • Samir I.
    Samir IasbeckMay 16, 2012
    Um excelente lugar se comer de tudo e com um preço mais acessível!!! Lembra os Mercados Municipais de São Paulo e Salvador, porém com uma infra-estrutura bem melhor!
  • khatulistia W.
    khatulistia WanJanuary 22, 2012
    terasa dingin dan gelap
  • aris s.
    aris setyowarmanFebruary 27, 2011
    Rumah Sakit Ken Saras
  • Alexander P.
    Alexander PicoAugust 10, 2010
    Empanadas from El Porteno
  • Peter Y.
    Peter YenNovember 26, 2009
    nice place to hang out during weekend
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