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Pier Market Seafood Restaurant

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 13/08/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 13/08/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Voted Best Seafood in San Francisco by KRON 4 TV Best of the Bay, Pier Market is an authentic sustainable seafood restaurant where the locals go for the freshest local seafood in the city. Pier Market is family-owned and operated and one of the most popular dining destinations on Fisherman's Wharf. Pier Market has been selling San Francisco's freshest seafood since 1983. We feature Fresh, Mesquite-Grilled Fish and Meat, Dungeness Crab, Pastas, Steaming bowls of our Award-Winning Clam Chowder in Authentic Fresh Sourdough Bread Bowls. We offer two large al fresco patios for safe outdoor dining.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Waterfront, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very popular restaurant, very crowd, better if you have a reservation ahead of time, service excellentMore

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Date of visit: October 2021
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Nicki Simmons, Owner at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for dining with us and taking the time to leave a review. We are happy to see you enjoyed your meal. We are a local family owned and operated restaurant and we strive to provide an excellent experience to every guest. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had dinner here. This is located is on the lower level of the pier and there are plenty of options before arriving at this establishment. This place gets busy, I recommend making reservations a few days ahead of time. They have indoor and...outdoor seating. The outdoor dining has patio heaters. The ambiance is wonderful here. I highly recommend the mixed seafood grill blackened with garlic fries and the garlic bread. The food and drinks came fast. Also, the service was OUTSTANDING. The waiter, Enrique was amazing, he was knowledgeable, friendly, and represented the gold standard for service. THANKS! If there is one place to try on the pier come here. Overall, I will be back.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Nicki Simmons, Owner at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the five star review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the blackened mixed seafood with garlic fries and garlic bread and that Enrique took great care of you. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious! It is a nice place and they have a good service!! I recommend it!!!! We had a nice time!!!

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: November 2021
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Nicki Simmons, Owner at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we love hearing from our guests. We work hard to provide our guests with the best experience and are happy to see we accomplished that during your visit. Thanks for coming in and we're looking forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pleasant restaurant on Fisherman's Wharf (pier 39). It has nice view of the water and the sea lions. There is outdoor seating and to eat indoors you must show proof of vaccination. They have nice selection of beers and a full bar....The menu is mostly seafood with some non-seafood choices available. I had raw oysters to start which were very fresh and very good. I had the blackened cod for an entree, very nice. My wife enjoyed the fried shrimp. Service is very good, and the staff are very friendly. Overall, a reliable casual place on the wharfMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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Nicki Simmons, Owner at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us and taking the time to write a review! We work hard to give our guests the best experience and I'm pleased to see your visit was enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant by chance and was pleased with menu and the manner of service! Just 3 words to describe: quick, enjoyable and tasty.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: October 2021
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Nicki Simmons, Owner at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the five star review and for dining with us! We work hard to give our guests the best experience and I'm pleased to see your visit was quick, enjoyable and tasty. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious. It was fresh and cooked to perfection. The presentation was beautiful. We ordered different dishes and sampled each other’s food. The atmosphere on the pier is very exciting not romantic but fun for foodies.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Nicki Simmons, Owner at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the five-star review and for dining with us. We work hard to give our guests the best experience and I'm pleased to see we accomplished that on your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 October 2021

Went for a late lunch last Saturday, Sept 5 and I can say that both the service and the food is way below par. Let's start: we were seated pretty quickly and were given drinks. Placed our orders with appetizers and got the garlic bread...in a decent amount of time. Now, the bad part - two other parties were seated next to us and got their orders first. I am pretty patient, mostly because I know that everyone is understaffed. It is unacceptable that we need to follow up twice to get our meal. First reason was because we ordered a well done burger (it takes over 20 mins to grill that?) and then when our cold food came, the reason changed to a busboy hit a "button" that noted in the kitchen that our food was served. Yea, no tip and improve your service. Definitely not going back!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Nicki Simmons, Owner at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2021

Thank you for your feedback. We take it seriously and use it to improve. I'm very sorry to hear about your experience. We strive for excellent service and we have missed on your visit. I do hope you give us another try when in the...More

Reviewed 7 October 2021

Right on Pier 39, we visited Pier Market one day for some clam chowder. The chowder was great and the bartender was so helpful and friendly that we went back again a few days later. Same kind of experience.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Nicki Simmons, Owner at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2021

Thank you for the five star review and for dining with us - twice! We work hard to give our guests the best experience and I'm pleased to see we accomplished that on your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 October 2021

We went to this restaurant on Pier 39 for lunch. Between my wife and I the big bowl of Clam Chowder in sourdough bowel bread was quiet filling. A whole meal for just $10

Date of visit: October 2021
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Nicki Simmons, Owner at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2021

Thank you for the five star review. We work hard to give our guests the best experience and I'm pleased to see we accomplished that on your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 October 2021

Very nice food, staff isbver friendly and the premise is great. Seafood is fresh. I am sure we will be back

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: September 2021
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Nicki Simmons, Owner at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2021

Thank you for the five star review. We work hard to give our guests the best experience and I'm pleased to see we accomplished that on your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

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terrylj2018
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Response from NickiSimmonsAsonye | Property representative |
We do allow dogs on our patio.
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Response from anil r | Reviewed this property |
They have many dishes on their menu which are gluten free and they serve these dishes on request. If you take a closer look at the menu, you can find these dishes marked GF against them. Some of them which I can name are... More
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kcoupons101
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Response from NickiSimmonsAsonye | Property representative |
We can definitely serve you our 100% sustainable Dungeness Crab without butter. Hope to see you soon!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pier Market Seafood Restaurant

Yes, Pier Market Seafood Restaurant offers takeout services.

Yes, Pier Market Seafood Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Pier Market Seafood Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4