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2840 Taylor St, #8 Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133-1012
+1 415-673-0183
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“seafood” (202 reviews)
“clam chowder” (118 reviews)
“rockfish” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
2840 Taylor St, #8 Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133-1012
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took customer to dinner good seafood nice atmosphere. Nice place to rest weary feet after walking around for the day. Seafood place upstairs host was friendly waiter same treated well. Would come again

Thank Richard R
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

Wonderful review Richard R. Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience with TA. See you next time

Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to Alioto's for a late lunch after our Bay tour. Very busy, but a short 20 minute wait. Well worth it. Nice luncheon menu with $16.95 specials (included either cup of clam chowder or salad). We had the chowder, which was superb (and we're...More

Thank Puggmahoney
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for the great review Puggmahoney! We really appreciate that as East Coasters, pleasing you with our clam chowder is a big deal! You really covered all the bases here and I'm thrilled that you enjoyed dining with us. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Crowded. Food is OK but not great. Nice location. A good lunch location but make a reservation. Service is good and wait staff is friendly.

Thank James W
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review James W. Please do come back again so we can give you that five star treatment you deserve!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a lunch on a Saturday. Business is so good here we waited for 15 minutes at 2pm and by 3pm there was an even longer line. The view of the bay and moored fishing boats is superb, the restaurant is steeped in history,...More

Thank Potato100
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We can get busy this time of year.Your impression of service is truly concerning to read, Potato. Our servers hold to a high standard of customer service, and I apologize that you've been left with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was slow, appetizer was never received, manager offered to give us the appetizer free after we had completed our meal, a free dessert of drink would seem more appropriate. Food was good but not wow, crab was overcooked and hard to crack due to...More

Thank westieluvers
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Sorry you were disappointed with your meal. Please do try us again so we can give you that 5 star treatment all our customers deserve.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch. The seafood was fresh and delicious. Place has a lot of history. Upstairs is pricier but worth the view. Lunch menu is a great deal.

Thank DSWarren
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

I appreciate that you took the time to share your review on TA, DSWarren. Do pop back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming to Alioto's for years, both as Bay Area residents and now from living out of state. Always a delightful dining experience. Upscale decor and atmosphere. First Class old school service that starts the moment you walk in the door. Over 90...More

Thank Daryl H
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

WOW! that's simply the best review! Your writing skills are impeccable. I could use you on my marketing staff. LOL Thanks for sharing it with TA.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The views of the marina were wonderful. The seafood was amazing. We had lunch that consisted of clam chowder, pasta and salad. Service was good, and the prices were reasonable. I would definitely visit the restaurant in the future.

Thank tamwhite009
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

We look forward to serving you again, tamwhite009. Thanks for the wonderful review. You made my day!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not cheap, but the view, food and service is excellent. Great dinning experience. Highly recommend. The Chef John's Petrale Sole was over the top fantastic.

Thank Roy D
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Chef John's sole is one of my favorite dishes too, Roy D. Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aliotos is situated in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, making in very busy and popular. We got a great table overlooking the wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge in the distance. Lovely varied menu and for starters we had Calimari and crab. All good. For...More

Thank Angie K
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your understanding review Angie K. We can get very busy this time of year. Delivering your main course when you haven't finished your appetizer is not good and I will address it with my team. Please do try to come back...More

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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25 February 2015|
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Response from SFFoodies | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
$20. We have an extensive wine as well.
25 February 2015|
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Response from Cathy P | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, we were part of a wedding dinner party so I can't answer that question. Sorry
25 February 2015|
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Response from floridavacation1234 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know either. I agree with the other's the corking fee would probably be for bringing your own wine. I've been there many times and have not noticed anyone bringing their own wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2840 Taylor St, #8 Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133-1012
    (Jefferson & Taylor)
  • Public Transportation: Cable Car, Muni
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-673-0183
  • E-mail
Alioto's Italian Seafood Restaurant is located in the heart of San Francisco's famed Fisherman's Wharf overlooking the historic fishing fleet and the Golden Gate Bridge. The Alioto family has been serving the freshest local seafood, authentic family recipes, the oldest/original Italian Seafood Restaurant on the Wharf, started by Nonna Rose back in 1925. The restaurant features a warm ambiance with a 3-tiered dining room offering every guest stunning views of San Francisco Bay. Don't forget to try our world-famous Nonna Rose's Cioppino and Dungeness crab, always fresh. A trip to Alioto's is more than food, it's a trip through history to the oldest family owned and run restaurant in San Francisco, boasting the best views and best seafood on the Wharf.
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