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Bistro Boudin

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$$ - $$$
Fisherman’s Wharf
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160 Jefferson St, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202 (Taylor St.)
+1 415-351-5561
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Burnaby, Canada
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142 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the flagship location at the Wharf where you can watch the bakers make the sourdough bread in fancy designs. One can also shop for gourmet gifts in the marketplace. Then go and enjoy clam chowder in Bakery & Cafe in Baker's Hall. Next time, we will explore the museum and relax at their full-service restaurant.

Thank MiniMooRa
San Francisco, California
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for lunch, for fast light, quality soups, sandwiches. You cannot go wrong with a Boudoin eatery...and the sour dough bread is true San Francisco!

Bowsman, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its the smell of the baking that draws you in as it seems that they are baking bread throughout the day. You can walk by the large windows and watch the bakers while they work. We were there for breakfast two days in a row, and there were people ordering the chowder in a bread bowl both times. We tried... More 

Thank TedUnrau
San Diego
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I ate here with my daughter for lunch. We decided to share some appetizers since we were going out to dinner that night. We got the baked goat cheese, crab cocktail and arctic char ceviche, and of course ate our weight in delicious sourdough bread! The goat cheese was so delicious! By far our favorite! Everything else was yummy as... More 

Thank Bunnkins
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169 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Crab claws with cocktail sauce? Fabulous. Order two and a Bloody Mary and you have lunch! Nice atmosphere. Great views. Take a break and eat!!

Thank ExoticDave
Eugene, Oregon
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was hoping for more especially considering the price. Overall it was good, waiting for your food is a challenge jockeying for position in the small area. They should bring it to your seat to relieve the congestion. The bakery, however, is to die for...

Thank dkbeachlovers
San Diego, California
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I bought a ham & cheese sandwich for lunch, it was all bread and very little meat & cheese ... and quite dry ......for the price ....not worth it.

Thank David H
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been here twice, the crab chowder is great! I returned and had a sandwich which was pretty average unfortunately. Would have the chowder again. It can be very busy and difficult to get a table.

Thank car0line123456789
Cincinnati, Ohio
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lovely food. Everyone enjoyed their food. The crab was a particular favorite. Our only negative was the service which wasn't very friendly, though at the same time very professional. If only our server had been a little more friendly!

Thank Lulu P
Dublin, Ohio
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133 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're trying to get a quick bite prior to an Alcatraz trip. Food was good. We had a few breakfast egg wraps which were very good portions. Bakery items are good as well. It did take awhile to get our food which almost made us miss our tour. Overall it was pretty good. Would consider again.

Thank jimmojo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Jefferson St, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
    (Taylor St.)
  • Public Transportation: The MUNI "F" Line drops passengers off directly in front of Boudin at the Wharf on Jefferson Street (between Mason and Taylor Streets).
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-351-5561
Located on the upper level of Boudin at the Wharf, Bistro Boudin offers an ideal place to enjoy a leisurely meal. Warm and inviting with beautiful dark wood accents, Bistro Boudin features a full service bar and spectacular views of the waterfront. The menu is influenced by the abundance of seasonally fresh foods available in the San Francisco Bay Area and the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Please check out our Visual Menu: bit.ly/1H6jDIM

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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