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Boudin Bakery & Cafe

619 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105-3301
+1 415-281-8200
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“bread” (28 reviews)
“clam chowder” (18 reviews)
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619 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105-3301
Neighbourhood: SoMa
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

You just have to do this. Watch the master bread makers thru the street window as they create turtles, crabs and bears in unbaked dough. Had to bring a loaf home on the plane. Stand near the bakery vents to experience sourdough smell ecstasy!

Reviewed 5 January 2017

the bread you have to eat the same date, because if not will taste different like old bread. also, you have a huge variety of kids bread.

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We (family of 4) visited the main bakery on Jefferson Street (Fisherman's Wharf) twice - once for lunch and once for dinner. It was VERY BUSY at lunch time and a bit overwhelming the first time (which queue to join?!) but once we got that...More

Thank Liisa0
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I love sour dough and had a quick egg sandwich and coffee from here. Was very good. Staff could have been friendlier though..

Thank Fatema81
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took the clam chowder and chili soup in the bread bowl and it was really tasty! We mostly enjoyed the chili soup! The bread was a bit too sour in our opinion...

Thank Tal S
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I literally extended mine and my daughter's vacation from Vegas to San Francisco just to introduce her to the sourdough waffle!!

Thank vn2245
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent selection of baguettes and sourdough baking for all market Street needs... Catering available for large groups of people, especially schools and children's field trips... Specialty style baking of breads to make silly yet cool shapes and fill them w whatever your kid wants... Open...More

Thank Austin L
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I had a lemon and poppy seed muffin and a cookie as I got there twice. The muffin is really good for 2.29 and the toffee cookie is also great for 2.19. The building is rather dark and you don't feel so confortable in this...More

Thank Cookingforpleasure
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Loved Boudin at Fisherman's Wharf. Great food, drinks, atmosphere and BREAD, oh the bread! Must stop in. The staff was lovely and charming and the store items were adorable and chic.

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 6 August 2016

If you like chewy sourdough bread this is the place. Not much other choices of pastries, a few cookies.I was expecting a variety of other items, but the place was busy anyway.

Thank Michael D
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated
vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs
and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to
find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter
for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able
to do more than just business - museums, top quality
restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:30
07:30 - 18:30
07:30 - 18:30
07:30 - 18:30
07:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105-3301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-281-8200
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