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Pier 39

Pier 39

Pier · Fishermans Wharf
Beach St (at The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA 94133, United States
Open until 9:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–10:00 PM

From amazing views and a sea of sea lions to chowder bread bowls and California wines, your visit to San Francisco starts at PIER 39.

  • What you need to know
    Bohyun S.
    "sea lions, alcatraz, clam chowder, beautiful weather, touristy"(58 Tips)
    Tariq A.
    "Awesome view of Alcatraz."(8 Tips)
    "Golden Gate and Bay Bridges"(6 Tips)
    Tangerine M.
    "I love the Crab house, bubba gumps best cocktails !!"(4 Tips)

From Pier 39


Pick up a FREE PIER 39 Fun Pack at the California Welcome Center located on the second level of PIER 39! The Fun Pack is filled with discounts to many of PIER 39's shops, restaurants and attractions.

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  • sea lions
  • alcatraz
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  • street performers
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  • wine
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  • cocktails
  • sunbathing
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  • Fodor's Travel

    This waterfront complex has street performers, shops, restaurants, attractions, a five-acre waterfront park with a 300-berth marina, and the best views of the sea lions. Read more

    Fodor's Travel · 1 week ago
  • Pietro R.

    Make sure to visit the sea lions!

    Pietro Rampazzo · January 4
  • Katie S.

    Covered in sea lions and tourists pretty much daily! If you want some delicious chowder ya gotta go here though!

    Katie Schreck · December 15, 2015
  • Ryan P.

    It's the Hollywood Blvd. of San Francisco.

    Ryan Palmer · December 12, 2015
  • Ryan P.

    Very touristy, but fun! Something fun for kids and adults

    Ryan Palmer · December 12, 2015
  • Zila A.

    Christmas lighting event

    Zila Alonso · November 21, 2015
  • Kari P.

    Nice place. Bartender was very friendly! Hard to find though. It's upstairs.

    Kari Pettit · October 7, 2015
  • Dana A.

    The only place I liked in San francisco so far.

    Dana Alo · August 28, 2015
  • Rob R.

    Amazing Place. Many stores and Gift shops. Beautiful look on Alcatraz and Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to visit the seal

    Rob Roy · July 27, 2015
  • Maina K.

    Go in the afternoon and starving

    Maina Khoja · July 12, 2015
  • Alexandre C.

    One of SF's most well-known attractions. Loads of shops and restaurants. Nice ocean breeze

    Alexandre Curiel · June 5, 2015
  • Amanda M.

    So busy and crowded.

    Amanda Moreland · April 26, 2015
  • Marco A.

    Nice place for tourists. Lots of interesting stores. Restaurants are a bot expensive.

    Marco Asato · April 21, 2015
  • Bohyun S.

    sea lions, alcatraz, clam chowder, beautiful weather, touristy

    Bohyun Suh · April 19, 2015
  • Abood A.

    One of the most beautiful and alive areas of San Francisco.. many great restaurants, and attractions

    Abood Abussaud · April 8, 2015
  • marisa u.

    Must place to see and go if u go to SF. So many shops and restaurants down here. Location is not far from downtown.

    marisa umaya · March 29, 2015
  • Lindsay R.

    Sea lions!

    Lindsay R · March 29, 2015
  • Joshua C.

    Great nightlife! Can busy busy though! Try Crab House and see the Sea Lions!

    Joshua Chaney · March 15, 2015
  • Ashley M.

    Touristy touristy touristy. Fun the first time, then if you're a local, you avoid it at all costs.

    Ashley Miller · March 13, 2015
  • MisterEastlake

    Not just for looking at Sea Lions, also a great place to see the sunset!

    MisterEastlake · March 12, 2015
  • Sam W.

    Great views, great food and wild sea lions all in one place. More folks visit Pier 39 than Disneyland, making this California's #1 destination.

    Sam Wakim · March 9, 2015
  • Mike S.

    Fun place to check out go watch the sea lions sun bathing :)

    Mike Scott · March 1, 2015
  • Mohamed T.

    Try Bubba Gump shrimps

    Mohamed Tantawy · February 18, 2015
  • Puu K.

    Walk around while it's sunny. Make sure you find that piano stair and have fun playing on it.

    Puu Kampolratana · February 14, 2015
  • Felicia L.

    I love coming here whenever I visit.

    Felicia Lam · February 10, 2015
  • Les S.

    Skip it. Don't go just because someone told you "you can't miss seeing the sea lions." There are so many better things to see and do in the city.

    Les Simar · February 8, 2015
  • Forrest

    So many delicious Seafood options.

    Forrest · January 29, 2015
  • Paco S.

    The Pier 39 is a "MUST!" Stop if you go to San Francisco shore! Clam Chowder should be no. 1 option to try...

    Paco Saldaña · January 27, 2015
  • Melanie G.

    Hubby and I had so much fun here. Great restaurants, vendors and sublime scenery.

    Melanie George · January 20, 2015
  • Aslıhan

    So much to see i especially liked the aquarium

    Aslıhan · December 29, 2014
  • Amélie B.

    The schrimp disney world!

    Amélie Beerens · December 7, 2014
  • Srikanth K.

    Lots of activities from Trampoline, Cruise, Carousel, 7-D experience to name a few. You can easily spend a whole day without regret !

    Srikanth Kannan · November 29, 2014

    Love so much this pier. It's incredible.

    AGVSM · November 27, 2014
  • David B.

    One of the most lively areas of SF. A lot of tourists but it worths a walk around. Nice restaurants and colourful shops.

    David Bernal · November 25, 2014
  • Heather T.

    Stop and get ice cream

    Heather T · November 21, 2014
  • Wesal A.

    Chocolate heaven , The correct name it's true

    Wesal AL-Ahmadi · November 3, 2014
  • Gamze E.

    The most popular pier in San Francisco. All tourists come to see the California Sea Lions in the bay. You should visit Pier 39 before going to Fisherman's Wharf.

    Gamze Ersoylu · November 3, 2014
  • Rita L.

    See the sea lion!

    Rita L · October 25, 2014
  • Jorge M.

    Great place to get some cocktails and have a nice dinner, pretty crowd too.

    Jorge Madrigal · October 18, 2014
  • Dayana O.

    Amazing view

    Dayana Oliveira · October 17, 2014
  • Mouza

    Beautiful spot includes many activities like restaurants, booking tickets from kiosks for cruises, coffee & dessert or taking photos

    Mouza · October 14, 2014
  • Melissa W.

    Try Trish's mini donuts!

    Melissa Wibowo · October 10, 2014
  • Prasun V.

    The view, the shops and street performances

    Prasun Velayudhan · October 6, 2014
  • Ava R.

    It's $9 an hour to park in the lot, make sure you'll get an hour or 2 off.

    Ava Rodgers · October 5, 2014
  • FAHIM M.

    Nice and the best among all

    FAHIM MOHAMED · October 5, 2014
  • Chip

    Lots of shopping...

    Chip · October 4, 2014
  • 🌺

    Watch your steps

    🌺 · October 2, 2014
  • Koen B.

    Feel like a see lion, have a nap in the sun here.

    Koen Blanquart · October 2, 2014
  • Koen B.

    Come on an early morning, this place is very photogenic at sunrise!

    Koen Blanquart · October 2, 2014
  • Berkay Ş.

    Beer, A taste of SF

    Berkay Şit · September 27, 2014

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