The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94133
Closest station: The Embarcadero & Stockton St
Phone: (415) 705-5500
Whether it's family fun, unique shopping, an up-close look at California's playful sea lions, an encounter with a street performer or delightful dining, San Francisco's PIER treat! - From the owner
Pier 39 is a shopping center and popular tourist attraction built on a pier in San Francisco, California. At Pier 39, there are shops, restaurants, a video arcade, street performances, an interpretive center for the Marine Mammal Center, the Aquarium of the Bay, virtual 3D rides, and views of California sea lions hauled out on docks on Pier 39's marina. The marina is also home to the floating Forbes Island ... - Wikipedia
The typical tourist area
We're not very big on places like this with tons of people, but endured it for a day anyways out of our stay. Showed up in the morning, and wasnt very busy, but by lunch time jeez, we had the hardest time getting into the shops due to
By By A TripAdvisor Member Posted Aug 6, 2010 - tripadvisor.com
Worth going for the Sea Lions!
While exploring San Francisco, a trip isn't complete without a visit to Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39. Yes, it's a tourist trap. Most things are overpriced. BUT --- the views from the end of the pier are amazing. They are either really
By By A TripAdvisor Member Posted Aug 1, 2010 - tripadvisor.com
If you want to shop and people watch.........
and see sea lions.. This is your place. We enjoyed our visit to Pier 39, a must for any tourist I would imagine. I know many locals don't go near the place. We enjoyed sitting in the sun on a bench, loved the people watching (very interesting..lol),
By By A TripAdvisor Member Posted Jul 26, 2010 - tripadvisor.com
Touristy and overrated
This is basically a neat looking mall on the water with overpriced goods and food. We stayed here a total of about 15 minutes out of our whole trip. Do yourself a favor and spend your time exploring some of the city's unique
By By A TripAdvisor Member Posted Jul 24, 2010 - tripadvisor.com
Been going for 18 Years...
I can watch those seals for hours! How adorable. I usually go down the street to Rainforest Cafe for lunch though. I'm not usually a Cesar Salad person but Rainforest has the best one I HAVE EVER TASTED! I've never tried the Pier 39 Cuisine myself. But there is several ways to go wrong with sea food even though when cooked properly it is awesome. I never hear anybody really ranting and raving about the Piers sea food so I kinda like to stick to budget. Getting a nice sourdough bowl of hot clam chowder is my favorite...but you have to look out for cheap chowder marketers who are just out to get a dime. They'll sell you the canned crap so watch out.
By By Kylie Posted Jul 23, 2010 - maps.google.com