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1517 Polk St, San Francisco
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San Francisco, California, USA

After a walk around Nob Hill, many visitors stop by this restaurant. You can have mouthwatering salmon sashimi, crab salads and crab legs at Swan Oyster Depot. Tasty alivenci, ice cream and doughnuts are the best dishes. It might be good to enjoy delicious draft beer, chardonnay or white wine. Order the great lemon juice, coffee or lemonade offered here.

This place is famous for its great service and friendly staff, that is always ready to help you. From the visitors' point of view, prices are attractive. You will definitely appreciate the charming atmosphere and terrific decor. This spot was given 2 Frommer's stars and marked as highly recommended for the quality, service, amenities, and special features.

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What can or cannot be said. When I moved to the bay area,  Swam Oyster Depot made my experience complete. I grew up on the east coast near many fresh seafood places and the bay area has many great local fresh seafood places, but here feels like you are on the boat. Their atmosphere and charm is amazing. I guess they are famous being featured on many programs, so a review however good wont impact them, but yes.. for once television was truthful. This is a destination. I recommend you ask for the cross product of your likes and their supply. Local Crab is late November until fished out, but their other supply is good also. Oysters, clams, bread is a must have. I love their bay shrimp, prawns and their Maine Lobster. Smoked Salmon and scallops are great. My only negative is their clam chowder, that changed about ten years ago and is not as good, sometimes really bad.
It was a real treat to experience this bit of San Francisco history.  Everything for me was perfect, the food was dynamite, the service exemplary (attentive and friendly), and the atmosphere was really cool.  I can't wait to come here again.  The wait was kind of brutal, but I can see why so many people want to eat here.
Words can’t explain this place. Just go and enjoy the amazing food, a cold beer, the great staff, and San Francisco classic feel. It will be one of the most memorable spot you can visit. Never change Swan Oyster Depot!!
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1517 Polk St, San Francisco, California, USA
Takeaway Cash only Delivery No booking No Wi-Fi Parking No TV Wheelchair accessible
Opening hours
SundaySun Closed
MondayMon 10:30-17:30
TuesdayTue 10:30-17:30
WednesdayWed 10:30-17:30
ThursdayThu 10:30-17:30
FridayFri 10:30-17:30
SaturdaySat 10:30-17:30

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