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Forbes Island - CLOSED

Between Pier 39 and 41, San Francisco, CA 94133-1009
+1 415-951-4900
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“filet” (10 reviews)
“salmon” (11 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, Cajun & Creole
Between Pier 39 and 41, San Francisco, CA 94133-1009
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1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We wanted to come back to Forbes Island when we were in San Francisco again. We gave them a call and found out that the business is closed! Looking on the internet confirmed the story, but you can't find out why. Evidently they had done...More

2  Thank nidan196
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Ideal for weddings, family reunion, dinner after meetings to enjoy the Bay and the view with amazing sunset, food extraordinary , Great service, fun to take a boat to get to the restaurant , by Pier 39. Cozy Bar and restaurant under the water... great...More

Thank maripposa
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We booked a table here for early evening (17.15) on a Friday so the place was pretty quiet. To get to the Island you take the free shuttle boat from one of the jetties on Pier 39. In keeping with the whacky idea of the...More

Thank n0rbr8ck
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I absolutely loved going for dinner at Forbes Island, the food was good the wine was good and the service was amazing!! It does get a little wobbly after a few glasses of wine but nothing a glass of water won't sort out lol

Thank chanellf2017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have eaten there years prior and it was nice, food was good. This year we made reservations and did not realize the menu had gone to a prefixe menu : $79 per person. Now, I wouldn't mind if the dinner quality was equal to...More

1  Thank Sandie2020
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Everyone in our family truly enjoyed every moment at Forbes Island. We had a party of seven including my 7 year old granddaughter. The food was so delicious and they offer an alternative to the menu for children. The service was excellent, too. So memorable!!

Thank Shelli H
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This exotic restaurant is located next to in Pier 39 and literally is an artificial island. To get there you need a boat that waits for you in the left side of Pier 39 (don't use the main entrance and walk in parallel outside of...More

1  Thank RafaelHerthel
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a floating restaurant and so it does roll with the waves. When the boats going by to rock the restaurant. The atmosphere is very unique, eclectic. The ferry ride over was fun because of the Captain. He serenaded us.

Thank JonandLaura1
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went a week before Valentine's Day, The environment is very nice a bit fancy and casual at the same time for being on a boat. You can definitely feel the boat rock, so make sure you plan to go on a day less windy,...More

Thank marissadominguez90
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Take a private ferry to a $70 prix fixe dinner in an underwater dining room. Climb to the top of the lighthouse for amazing views. Service was friendly and attentive without being over bearing. Rack of lamb was amazing....even my vegetarian partner could resist a...More

Thank Jen R
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Between Pier 39 and 41, San Francisco, CA 94133-1009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-951-4900
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