People go to Pier 39 and totally miss the point of what Fisherman’s Wharf is all about. It’s not about buying another sweatshirt. Trust me. And, it’s not about visiting the Kinkade “art” gallery.
It’s about the fishermen who made their living catching fresh seafood and bringing it to Fisherman’s Wharf to be expertly prepared for visitors at one of a handful of great restaurants on the wharf. Well, things have changed, but if you walk around behind some of the restaurants, you’ll catch a glimpse of the way it was. Fishermen still bring back goodies from the sea, and some offer tours, which give you a close-up view of the harbor via a real fishing boat. Go for it. Do something different. That’s what this blog is about – doing fun and quirky things in San Francisco.
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If you’re looking for free things to do in San Francisco, this could be it. It’s not difficult and you can do it all at your own pace. Stop along the way for a cracked crab and wine lunch on the beach, or hold out for a tasty hamburger in Sausalito. While taking the ferry back, past Alcatrez, have a cocktail and relax; then go to dinner at Belden Place, where you’ll find 7 restaurants in an old ally that feels like Paris.
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These shots are easy to grab is you just walk around near the fish market stands in front of the handful of restaurants. Make your way between two of them or around back via the main street, or the street near the museum of penny arcade machines (now they’re a quarter).
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