The iconic Ferry Building at the water’s edge along San Francisco’s Embarcadero is a great representation of the city which serves as a transit hub for many neighborhoods as well as the surrounding communities on the bay including the stunning towns Marin County. Serving locals and tourists a like, the shops and eateries within the marketplace always please. No matter what catches your eye while strolling the long hall in the Ferry Building, it’s sure to represent San Francisco’s best chefs, diversity and local made goods.
Spend the early afternoon tasting cheese from Point Reyes’ Cowgirl Creamery
Enjoy lunch at Hog Island Oyster Company for fresh seafood served with a side of bay views
Browse handmade pieces at Heath Ceramics and take home your favorite piece
Stop in at The Gardener for speciality home and garden supplies
If you happen to be at the Ferry Building on Tuesday or Thursday (10am-2pm) or Saturday (8am-2pm), you will be blessed with a one of a kind Farmer’s Market set up in front of the entrance with a large variety of vendors, with a majority beings organic. After your visit to the Ferry Building, explore more along the Embarcadero including the Exploratorium, ride the ferry to Sam’s Anchor Cafe in Tiburon, explore Alcatraz and don’t miss Pier 39 further down the water for a full San Francisco day!