The Fort Point taproom in the Ferry Building has everything you need in a bar, and that makes it a great place to come to in a pinch or when you want a quick drink. They have a bunch of beers from Fort Point, including their smaller brews from Black Sands Brewery, plus giant pretzels, hot dogs, and long, standing tables to enjoy them at. It’s all outdoors, so you’ll want to come here when it’s nice out - or at least when it’s only a one-sweater day down by the water.
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Harborview Restaurant And Bar
Harborview Restaurant & Bar is a dim sum place in the Embarcadero Center where you should bring as many people as possible.
The Slanted Door
Some restaurants that have been around a long time feel like ageless classics. The Slanted Door feels more like an aged classic.
Hard Water is a good place near the Ferry Building to hang out with a bourbon drink and a snack.
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Duarte’s Tavern in Pescadero makes simple American food, like artichoke soup and pork chops, that’s worth going out of your way for.
Bi-Rite Cafe has sandwiches and soft serve for lunch and a nice patio to sit on if you work around Civic Center.
Stock up for some sort of cheese party at Cowgirl Creamery in the Ferry Building, or go to their stand next door if you want something to eat now.
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Getting a burger at Gott’s Roadside is one of the best reasons to go to the Ferry Building.
Acme Bread Company
Head to Acme Bread Company in the Ferry Building for some of the best bread in the city.
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