Perhaps the single most popular family attraction in all of San Francisco, Pier 39 is your one-stop-shop for a quintessential Golden Gate experience. Offering beautiful panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Bridge, Oakland and Alcatraz prison, and located right in the heart of San Francisco’s world-famous wharf area, Pier 39 is ideal for anyone looking to make some memories in the East Bay’s crowning jewel.
This compact and convenient tourist haven is filled to the brim with over 14 full-service restaurants, including Wipeout Bar & Grill, Pier Market Seafood Restaurant, Neptune’s Waterfront Grill & Bar, Crab House, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant & Market and Mangos Taqueria & Cantina, as well as several eateries, including a city institution, Boudin Bakery.
Grab a hollowed out sour dough bread bowl filled with some to-die-for New England clam chowder, check out the sea lions that can be found calling and yelping down near the water, and take in the beautiful bay-side scenery. This attraction is not to be missed.