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Ferry Building Marketplace, San Francisco

Ferry Building Marketplace

One Ferry Building
Embarcadero (at Market Street)
San Francisco , California
Tel: 415 693 0996


Tel: 415 434 1100

Gott's Roadside

Tel: 415 318 3423

Miette Pâtisserie

Tel: 415 837 0300

Acme Bread

Tel: 415 288 2978

Hog Island Oyster Company

Tel: 415 391 7117

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market's insider take:

The iconic whitewashed Ferry Building, standing proud at the water's edge behind a row of statuesque palms, is a sight in itself. Situated on a sunny patch of the Embarcadero, this sweeping, huge building opened in 1898 as a water-transportation hub for the city, but these days it's a foodie mecca. Weekdays, it draws Financial District types for lunch on the patio at MarketBar and arty freelancers skateboarding or chowing down at Gott's Roadside, a 1950s-style all-natural burger joint that also serves nouveau diner food like pistachio-espresso milk shakes. Locals come for loaves straight from the oven at Acme Bread, one of the best bakeries in the Bay Area; succulent, locally harvested oysters from Hog Island Oyster Company; and artisanal cakes from Miette, a tiny pâtisserie selling exquisite macaroons and cannelés (their candy shop in Hayes Valley is likewise a local favorite). Saturday mornings are prime time to shop for farmstead cheeses, heirloom tomatoes, homemade jams, herbs, and flowers at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market (open Tuesdays and Saturdays year-round, Thursdays and Sundays seasonally). The focus is, of course, on local, seasonal, and sustainable produce, with hard-to-find fare like wild nettles, fresh lavender, and free-range eggs in shades of mint and baby blue.

Information may have changed since the date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.