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This bakery produces traditional San Francisco sourdough and French breads that can be shipped or mail-ordered.
160 Jefferson St, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-928-1849
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Reviewed 11 August 2011

We had been looking forward to sourdough bread and were let down with everything we ordered. The bread was so tough and hard it was nearly impossible to bite into and chew, except what was softened by the clam chowder. The chicken pesto sandwich was...More

1  Thank rachel_deCarlos
Reviewed 6 August 2011

Went on a Thursday morning when they offer Breakfast with the Bakers. $6 for adults and $3 for kids but very well worth it. Wonderful breakfast pastries of all kinds along with coffee and orange juice. The discussion with the baker gave it a personal...More

1  Thank AverageJoe55
Reviewed 20 July 2011

We had excellent breakfat in 2 locations, near Union Square and at the Fisherman's Wharf, both very good. The breads are artistic!

Thank CCPGuimaraes
Reviewed 26 May 2011

Chicken pesto on super fresh sourdough bread absolutely fabulous. Well worth the walk down the wharf. Very busy when I was there but they are super efficient and did not have to wait long.

1  Thank Theresehols
Reviewed 15 April 2011

Over the road basically. The clam chowder and the underrated rustic tomato are both fantastic. Perfect after a long day walking the hills or being windswept after a boat back from Alcatraz. Delicious. There have been many imitators since but this remains the best. On...More

2  Thank Antony T
Reviewed 14 March 2011

Just had breakfast/brunch there this morning. The best sourdough bread I have ever tasted - the grilled cheese was excellent. They also make good coffee. The shop has lots of interesting items for sale and you can watch the bread being made through a large...More

Thank janeastrange
Reviewed 9 March 2011

I love sourdough and clam chowder. Naturally, I got clam chowder bread bowl. The bread tasted like it came from the local supermarket bakery. the clam chowder tasted like it came from a campbells soup can... but without the clams. I think there were about...More

3  Thank radsman
Reviewed 4 March 2011

It is some what interesting to see the working bakery and the bread art that is made here, but after about five minutes, you'll be done with this place. Don't bother with their food. The over priced sandwhiches tasted like they were made with cheep...More

6  Thank suzettemrut
Reviewed 29 December 2010

if you like clam chowder, you must go to boudin at the wharf. they serve chili and clam chowder in a sourdough bread cutout bowl. the bread is baked fresh daily and is absolutely delicious when it absorbs hot soup/chili. be sure to stop here...More

Thank Carmen1318
Reviewed 30 September 2010

It was interesting but again the crowds are ferocious !!!!!!!!!!!!! Save your time and fighing the crowds by purchasing your bread at the San Fran airport where there is no tax and no line ups !!!!! We had no trouble bringing our bread back to...More

2  Thank rlmptl
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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
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