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Nick's Lighthouse

2801 Taylor Street #5, San Francisco, CA 94133-1048
+1 415-929-1300
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (39 reviews)
“chowder” (41 reviews)
“fresh crab” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Soups, American
$$ - $$$
2801 Taylor Street #5, San Francisco, CA 94133-1048
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to begin? Ohhh the view, we were seating with an amazing view of the employee smoking corner/grease trap. Don't get me wrong..This location looked great coming out of the $12hr parking across the street which was also falsely advertised with the appeal of parking...More

Thank Traveller20762
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're taking a meal, the clam chowder soup came for free. The clam chowder soup was so good. I tried seafood pasta but I didn't ate it all because 1 order is already good for 2 persons and I already feel full with my...More

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to give Nick's Lighthouse a try as we have only gotten Boudin before. We dined at the restaurant as it was cold outside. The clam chowder in bread bowl was definitely not worth it and we would not recommend anyone to get it....More

Thank cpcch0i
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant served me the best fish I have ever had. We were a party of 5 adults. Every one of our meals was amazing. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. The menu has lots of variety.

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything we ate in Nick's Lighthouse was superb. Fresh tasting, perfectly cooked, wonderful tastes. It wasn't cheap - but then for location & quality it was fairly priced. The venue has an authentic Italian feel about it, so much so that I double tipped our...More

Thank BobbyHeenanFan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I ordered a crab to share (the clam chowder was free). It tasted fresh but it was not that fantastic as it was kinda bland. The crab wasn't huge, but the bill came up to 41USD. It's overpriced and probably a rip...More

Thank Inez L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nick Lighthouse was a total disappointment. This is our first time to this restaurant. When we arrive we were introduced by the waiter to order the most expensive dish on the memu. As this is our first time to the resturant we decide on something...More

Thank Lim C
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Asked for their best pasta, and added the question "could the chef add Olive oil in it?" Pasta didn't taste like there's saffron in it, believe me I could tell, worst, waiter asked the chef to change the whole thing! White wine isn't there, neither...More

Thank blanca o
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Place was clean and busy but got good service and food was quality. The price was reasonable. Parking a little expensive. All in all it was the tourist experience I was looking for.

Thank stehib
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Walk behind the walk up area where you can buy crab and you find the restaurant. This is an iconic restaurant in San Francisco and the crab chowder was amazing! Our waiter was super nice. Only downside was the lobster tank was disgusting! You couldn't...More

Thank Michelle G
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2801 Taylor Street #5, San Francisco, CA 94133-1048
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-929-1300
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