Our Neighborhood

Rediscover the Waterfront

Come and explore our vibrant neighborhood

The Central Waterfront is home to a variety of dining experiences, waterfront explorations, shopping, and the widely acclaimed Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market. Spend the afternoon strolling along the Port Walk at The Piers, exploring the artisan shops at The Ferry Building, or taking a water taxi across the Bay.

The Ferry Building

Steps away from The Piers, the historic Ferry Building is a vibrant gathering of artisan producers, local farmers, and independently owned and operated food businesses and the visitors they serve. For up-to-date COVID-19 information, visit here.

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market is a widely acclaimed and uniquely San Francisco experience, loved by locals and visitors alike. The Market is currently open its regular hours on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. For more information, visit here.

Dining & Shopping

The Ferry Building Marketplace is home to a world class collection of shops, restaurants and cafes. Restaurants currently open include Boule Bar, Gotts Roadside, The Slanted Door. For a list of merchants currently open, visit here.

Located at Pier 3, Hornblower offers a variety of cruises & boat tours perfect for special events. 

The Bayside Portwalk

The Portwalk running from Pier 1½ through to Pier 5 is a place for strolling and taking time to sit, relax, and enjoy the views of the bay.

Arriving and departing from the Pier 1½ Floating Dock, Tideline is an official small scale ferry and on-demand service on behalf of the Port of SF.

Located at Pier 15, The Exploratorium is a museum of science, technology, and arts for the whole family. 

Arriving and departing from the Pier 1½ floating dock, The San Francisco Water Taxi Company offers affordable boat services on the Bay in the Lil’ Taxi.

The Extended Fishing Pier

The Pier 7 fishing pier is an opportunity for the public to fish or promenade while being protected from the wind by the Pier 5 bulkhead buildings.