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The Pub at Ghirardelli Square

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££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Fisherman’s Wharf
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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851 Beach St, Between Polk and Larkin, San Francisco, CA 94109-1102 (Polk/Larkin)
+1 415-351-0500
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10:00 - 01:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 01:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 01:30
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Paris, France
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We made a reservation 3 months in advance. What could go wrong, right? When I tried to change the number in our party from 3 to 5 several days prior to our reserved dinner, I could not do so online for some reason. I tried calling the restaurant, but there was no answer. So, believing it might be crowded, I... More 

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Thank AmyAnneSB
San Marcos
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this gem on your trip to San Francisco. Cool location and excellent food and drinks! The service was fantastic and friendly. Try the jalapeno poppers!!!

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Thank Kelley K
St Albans, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would recommend a visit. Great choice of beers (and other) drinks at the bar and later we came back for dinner where I had the beat brisket sandwich of our trip.

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Thank boxstergirl
Decatur, Illinois
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170 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here on a recommendation of the guy on the trolley car. Mac and cheese with buffalo chicken was excellent along with the margarita I had. Husband had the pulled pork and enjoyed it. Nice, relaxing place.

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Thank Cinthom
Florida
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We wanted a restaurant close to our hotel after a long day of walking. After reading the reviews on TA decided to give The Pub a try. We were seated quickly, portion were very large and food was tasty. Several sport games were on TV, Cold beer, pricy but right in line with San Francisco restaurants. Would definitely stop by... More 

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Thank karu99
Newport Beach, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were having a hard time finding a place for lunch that wasn't crowded. After walking into the Buena Vista Cafe and seeing how crowded it was we kept walking towards Ghirardelli Square. We walked into the Pub and sat down immediately. The kids had the kids meals and I had the braised pork soup. It was spicy but good... More 

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Thank 1976Danielle
Red Lodge, Montana
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had a reservation, but I don't think we needed it. The place wasn't very busy but we waited a few minutes for our table. We ordered wings, sliders, a platter with ribs, brisket and sides and the Reuben sandwich. All were yummy and devoured. The service was good. The staff was friendly. The atmosphere is BBQ/Pub just like the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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133 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went for dinner after walking around the Ghirardelli Square. The food and service were good. Our meals were very big so we couldn't finish them.

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Thank cmalinayi
Greer, South Carolina
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Being from the South The Pub was a real treat! Our party consumed chili, chicken tortilla soup, bbq sliders, a bbq Sammy, and a Reuben. Place was busy so took some time to get the food--worth the wait! Staff was friendly...made sure we had everything we needed.

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Thank 60gran2015
Castro Valley, California
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The Pub has a nice lunch menu and a good barbecue selection. I had the pulled pork sandwich which delicious and came with a side of fresh French fries! The service is fine and the prices are reasonable considering the last cation and views.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:30
Monday
11:30 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:30
Thursday
11:30 - 01:30
Friday
11:30 - 01:30
Saturday
10:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 851 Beach St, Between Polk and Larkin, San Francisco, CA 94109-1102
    (Polk/Larkin)
  • Public Transportation: Take the MUNI 19 to the Polk street stop. The F line also stops by us.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-351-0500
Description
The Pub at Ghirardelli Square serves your BBQ & Southern favorites such as jambalaya, fried chicken and pulled pork. Food is served until 1:30am daily. Enjoy outdoor seating along the SF waterfront!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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