Fodor's Expert Review Hog Island Oyster Company

$$ Embarcadero Seafood

A thriving oyster farm north of San Francisco in Tomales Bay serves up its harvest at this raw bar and restaurant in the Ferry Building, where devotees come for impeccably fresh oysters and clams on the half shell. Other mollusk-centered options include a first-rate seafood stew, grilled oysters, clam chowder, and "steamer" dishes, but the bar also turns out one of the city's best grilled cheese sandwiches, made with three artisanal cheeses on artisanal bread.

Seafood Trendy Lunch Dinner $$

Quick Facts

1 Ferry Bldg.
San Francisco, California  94111, USA


Known For:
  • Fresh oysters
  • First-rate seafood stew
  • Busy raw bar
  • Crowds slurping dozens of oysters
  • Local produce salads
  • Superior Bloody Mary

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