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Alioto's



8 Fisherman'S Wharf
San Francisco, CA 94133

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(415) 673-0183

  • Sun - Sat 11:00am - 11:00pm

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Cuisine: Bars, Italian Restaurants, Seafood Restaurants


4.1 of 5.0 from 127 reviews

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Alioto's Reviews

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  • killboy32 reviewThis restaurant is pretty cool. I love San Francisco

    22222 by killboy32


  • margaurite_yougu reviewIt is better than the Franciscan. I will be back. An ex waiter.

    44444 by margaurite_yougu


  • bob8 reviewwide variety on the menu

    44444 by bob8


  • travel-europe reviewto noisy waiters are not clean

    11111 by travel-europe


  • Dylan B.The food is always good.

    55555 by Dylan B.


  • Henke LVery nice seafood. Good service!

    55555 by Henke L


  • Saibal C.Grilled halibut was super tasty, and super pricey. We did have great service for a large crowd. I'd definitely return, but only if I can expense it.

    55555 by Saibal C.


  • Michelle Martinez SoldevilaThey do know how to cook....the servers are awsome! Calamari, crabs and prosecco!!🙏👍

    55555 by Michelle Martinez Soldevila


  • Ferran AGreat!! Is perfect!!

    55555 by Ferran A


  • Ale CortezEl mejor clam chowder de la ciudad

    55555 by Ale Cortez


  • Khalifa Al DhaheriDelicious baked salmon and pastas

    55555 by Khalifa Al Dhaheri


  • Eduardo ChristophTotally overpriced, a tourist trap!

    11111 by Eduardo Christoph


  • Amanaci G.Avoid. Bland and expensive food.

    11111 by Amanaci G.


  • Natz UrenaGreat view from 2nd floor

    55555 by Natz Urena


  • Joseph T.The view and service are the best things about this place. Love the Sinatra music and old school vibe. The crab roll sandwich was weak for $18. The crab sandwiches sold outside were bigger and 8.25.

    55555 by Joseph T.


  • Rafael PellonSuper vista, super tradicional. Comida barata e simples, parece casa da avó.

    55555 by Rafael Pellon


  • Be AndradaI reccomend the chowder in bread bowl, it's really amazing. The view of the window is very nice and include the fisherman's boats as you can see at the picture.

    55555 by Be Andrada


  • jang woo h.received warm beer so asked for a new one but waiter told us it was "served like that" and he cant do anything about it. haha beer served warm. we left on the spot.

    22222 by jang woo h.


  • MannyEh. Food is mediocre.

    22222 by Manny


  • Beau H.The food was good and the bread was awesome. The server was very personable but inattentive. Never checked on refills, very slow at every step. The bathrooms were a disaster. Overall, disappointed

    33333 by Beau H.


  • Adam H.Avacado salad and crab cakes are delightful

    55555 by Adam H.


  • Paul FromerAnything you order is great.Don'miss this place.

    55555 by Paul Fromer


  • Veronika🍒 RoniОчень вкусные рыбы swordfish и halibut. Шикарный вид на порт:)

    55555 by Veronika🍒 Roni


  • Kiki K.Best crab cake of my life. No joke!

    55555 by Kiki K.


  • Mary D.Best fritter crab cakes on Fishermans wharf. Beautiful marina view.

    55555 by Mary D.


  • OahuAJTry the Salmon, Rock Fish, Rex Sole

    55555 by OahuAJ


  • Jim B.nice meal with great bridge and harbor views, waitstaff very attentive

    55555 by Jim B.


  • Sheri LewisPetrale Sole and the Seafood Ravioloi's just melted in your mouth. Great server, Tim. Upstairs a table by the window for a nice view.

    55555 by Sheri Lewis


  • LeeAnne R.Had a table by the window. Great view if the boats. Service is great. Fast, accurate and fresh

    55555 by LeeAnne R.


  • Peter T YoungA must stop for lunch. Go upstairs for a nice quiet lunch with a glass of wine.

    55555 by Peter T Young


  • NorthBeach U.Try the clam chowder - it’s awesome! Tip: take an Uber in North Beach for FREE (up to $20) anytime between now until Friday 12/20/13 using the promo code NorthBeachSF. (Excludes TAXI). #NBSF

    55555 by NorthBeach U.


  • Anthony G.Lots of mediocre food. Lots of money.

    33333 by Anthony G.


  • Смолевский РоманBad food and bad service

    11111 by Смолевский Роман


  • Andre Luis SimasEstive com minha esposa e pedimos um Risoto Alioto e um Capellini, ambos muito bem servidos e saborosos. O único problema foi a quantidade de pimenta um pouco acima do esperado.

    55555 by Andre Luis Simas


  • Donna SepulvedaHalibut Florentine has an amazing cheese sauce. It is great on everything. Also, the crab bisque was great.

    55555 by Donna Sepulveda


  • しょうたろーフィッシャーマンズワーフの中ではかなり古くからある有名なお店。味もよかったです。

    55555 by しょうたろー


  • Holly S.Excellent meal. Chowder and mussels and risotto are the bomb! Thank you Michael P! Xoxo

    55555 by Holly S.


  • Michael P.Great waiters, only serve fish caught the same day, and peroni!

    55555 by Michael P.


  • Michael P.The lunch specials are great! Fish and chips with a nice peroni and a view of the bridge!

    55555 by Michael P.


  • Misho SitnikovIt's NOT italian restaraunt. Btw bread bowl soup is nice.

    55555 by Misho Sitnikov


  • Jason H.Don't Eat here! Very bad experience. We overheard the waiter say that he was too busy to bring us our food or ask how things were. Very Disappointed! :(

    22222 by Jason H.


  • Jetset ExtraAlioto’s has grown into a San Francisco institution and a tourist attraction. It continues to offer masterfully prepared, fresh seafood as well as an old-world ambience and impeccable service.

    55555 by Jetset Extra


  • karla arteagaThe Lobster Risotto is the best!!

    55555 by karla arteaga


  • Amer jBest crispy calamari in the WORLD!!!

    55555 by Amer j


  • Can ErimRisotto 10, crab 9.

    33333 by Can Erim


  • Matthew S.Be forewarned, there's a $10.50 minimum per person that isn't mentioned.

    22222 by Matthew S.


  • Michael JPasta com camarões fantástica !!!

    55555 by Michael J


  • Alexander K.They don't have Earl Grey hot tea. They serve Numi tea bags.

    55555 by Alexander K.


  • Peter TОчень необычный местный эль. Крепкий, карамельный и какой-то дубовый вкус. Рекомендую!

    55555 by Peter T


  • Jenna B.Wow the cioppino is amazing! One of the best restaurants on fisherman's wharf!!!

    55555 by Jenna B.


  • Hope A.The dude at the entrance to the restaurant will try and trick you to go upstairs for a view of the bay....even if you want to eat outside. Ask for the waterside cafe. That's outside.

    55555 by Hope A.


  • Scott W.Avoid this tourist trap...

    11111 by Scott W.


  • Brittany S.If you call 15 minutes ahead and make a reservation you can bypass the hour and a half wait time.

    33333 by Brittany S.


  • Josie RLove my Stuff Jumbo Pasta Shells

    55555 by Josie R


  • Melody R.Avoid the fried food. Waste of money.

    11111 by Melody R.


  • John H.Excellent food and great service. Save room for the cheesecake!

    55555 by John H.


  • Mack E.Spend some time talking to Cosmo in the top floor bar.

    33333 by Mack E.


  • Robert G.Try the 1/2 Dungeness Crab

    55555 by Robert G.


  • Kim F.Try the Alioto's Famous Prawns - With spinach, long grain rice and 6 shrimps. Lovely!

    55555 by Kim F.


  • Robert G.Try the Sourdough Bread

    55555 by Robert G.


  • Kim F.Try the Domaine Ste Michelle Brut - Crisp with pear notes. Great with seafood!

    55555 by Kim F.


  • Robert G.Try the Domaine Ste Michelle Brut

    55555 by Robert G.


  • Kim F.Try the Crab Bisque - Light with a hearty tasting of crab! Visible crab meat in every spoonful.

    55555 by Kim F.


  • Robert G.Try the Crab Bisque

    55555 by Robert G.


  • Michael EGet the Clam Chowder - very yummy!!

    55555 by Michael E


  • Josie RBest meal we've had love this place

    55555 by Josie R


  • Irene L.dungeness crab and Boudin sourdough bread. nuff said.

    55555 by Irene L.


  • Victoria W.order the seafood sausage app, dip your bread in the sauce when you're done!

    33333 by Victoria W.


  • Chanarong ไ.Hypertension in its food form...

    33333 by Chanarong ไ.


  • Jill L.not the best clam chowder...mediocre service...I had the half crab-messy, not much meat, okay though...also had the a few bites of crab sandwich AWESOME wish I had gotten that Best I've ever tasted

    55555 by Jill L.


  • Niña 🌺Don't order from the stand, our fish and fries were cold as heck! :( but I'm guessing it'll be a better experience ordering from the indoor menu.

    22222 by Niña 🌺


  • Bobbi O.Great view of the wharf while eating. They make the best ziti I've ever had!

    55555 by Bobbi O.


  • Chris L.Lots of exclusions on the menu! Had I known, I would not have come here

    33333 by Chris L.


  • Anthony A.Walked out after waiting 15+ minutes for a waiter to introduce himself. 5pm & not even busy. Skip this place

    11111 by Anthony A.


  • Desiree F.5 generations of family running this place. Attention to detail amazing. No rush to turn the tables. What a surprise right in the middle of a heavy tourist area. I would come back in a heart beat

    55555 by Desiree F.


  • Angela C.Oyster shots

    55555 by Angela C.


  • Kash H.The Sicilian trout was excellent

    55555 by Kash H.


  • John M.Try the Creole Bay Scallops - #spicy (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by John M.


  • John M.Try the New England Clam Chowder - #creamy and delicious. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by John M.


  • Chris M.Lunch menu sucks only come for dinner, though the prices are outrageous and service is slow

    33333 by Chris M.


  • Ken K.The salads are a bit lame for the price.

    55555 by Ken K.


  • Pete I.Fresh San Francisco fish and Golden Gate views are delightful.

    55555 by Pete I.


  • AshleySwordfish wrapped in crab! Nom nom

    55555 by Ashley


  • Emir E.Grilled chicken parm is great. NE clam chowder in a bread bowl a must for seafood lovers

    55555 by Emir E.


  • Lena W.Make sure your shrimp has been cleaned thoughoughly.

    33333 by Lena W.


  • Antonio Victor V.Brazukas comedores de crabs! Uni-vos! Viemos aqui, eu e a Marida, e pedimos a especialidade a casa. Muito bom!

    55555 by Antonio Victor V.


  • Amar M.Pretty bad food and waiters seemed like they were miserable. Avoid.

    22222 by Amar M.


  • Rodrigo R.The staff is well intended but the food is blend and unfortunately we found hair in our fish stew in our visit. I was hungry and I ate but my girl chose to make a point and I agreed. A no-no for sure.

    33333 by Rodrigo R.


  • Mariana L.Run, terrible food, i found a hair in my soup!

    11111 by Mariana L.


  • Francisco J.Voce pode experimentar a sopa no pão, contém glúten a rodo, mas que comeu aprovou.

    55555 by Francisco J.


  • NeilEnjoying a wonderful Cadillac Margarita!

    55555 by Neil


  • ben C.Service sucks on a saturday. Food could be 1000x better too...

    22222 by ben C.


  • Susan G.Terrible food.

    11111 by Susan G.


  • Karen J.Plate of just clams was delicious!

    55555 by Karen J.


  • Mark M.Good food, great view, amazing history. Founded in 1925, Alioto's is the oldest restaurant on the Wharf.

    55555 by Mark M.


  • Pete I.Big fan of the view facing west, see if you can sit on that side of the restaurant...make sure to ask when you reserve the table.

    33333 by Pete I.


  • Tony J. P.Great food. Try Lobster.

    55555 by Tony J. P.


  • Chris E.Seated at a windowseat at sunset with the most breathtaking view. Ordered the most delicious chicken parm ever!

    55555 by Chris E.


  • Nick M.Another great place on the wharf

    55555 by Nick M.


  • Jung L.W T F ffffffffff

    22222 by Jung L.


  • Pascale D.Try the oysters their to DIE for! Best in SF :)

    55555 by Pascale D.


  • T.J. A.Clam chowder HEAPED with clams! A great pick if you're in the area.

    55555 by T.J. A.


  • Austin VierraHad a good meal, but service was all but non-existent!

    22222 by Austin Vierra


  • Allen A.Location is their best entree. The price is a little high for what you get. While the food photos look good, you'd do better by leaving the wharf for seafood.

    55555 by Allen A.


  • Mouthful Social MediaCheck out this historic location at Fisherman's Wharf... Richie Alioto may come around to say hello!

    55555 by Mouthful Social Media


  • Nicholas LBland, over priced, and poor service. Avoid the crab sandwich. Very small portions and very bland. Chowder was acceptable but far from good. Eat somewhere else

    22222 by Nicholas L


  • Tricia F.I wasn't impressed. And I'm easily impressed. Bread was hard and cold. Meal was scare and costly :(

    22222 by Tricia F.


  • Andrea A.Great Breakfast near the warf...

    55555 by Andrea A.


  • Eduardo V.The Wharf style sauce goes well with almost any seafood selection in the menu. Check it out

    55555 by Eduardo V.


  • Diana H.Best crab cakes I ever had & I used to catch my own crabs as a kid! I come back here everytime I am in SF. Beautiful view of the Golden Gate too! Ask for server: Roy, he's great!

    55555 by Diana H.


  • Suzie BWow! Loved looking out at the golden gate....but tbe food? Awful. Had clam chowder, crab bisque and sharef the crabroll. All bad.

    33333 by Suzie B


  • CheapismDiners can take any of this fresh seafood spot’s entrées and make it into a three-course meal from 4pm – close for an additional $8.50. Choose between eight appetizers and five desserts.

    55555 by Cheapism


  • EnoggEggbertCrab any way you want it is killer. Third floor has great views of bay. Enjoy

    55555 by EnoggEggbert


  • EnoggEggbertCrab with garlic is to die for my friends

    55555 by EnoggEggbert


  • Trisha F.Wait staff is superb- every time I've been here. The martinis are excellent and do yourself a favor- end with a Washington Apple shot- soooo good!

    55555 by Trisha F.


  • Trisha F.Clam chowder here is better than any served in a bread bowl. When in season, you MUST get some crab.

    55555 by Trisha F.


  • Javier HNo recomendado para Españoles, muy pobre.

    55555 by Javier H


  • Marco G.Avoid the lunch specials.

    55555 by Marco G.


  • Blaine G.Wonderful restaurant, great service, delicious food, reasonably priced.

    55555 by Blaine G.


  • Charli E.Service is horrible and un friendly. Rice was dry. Shrimp was really salty. Choose somewhere else to enjoy ur seafood.

    22222 by Charli E.


  • Cherry LynnFantastic food. Come early to avoid a long wait time, especially during dinner hours. Sit by the window for a beautiful view!

    55555 by Cherry Lynn


  • Mike F.Can't go wrong with anything here.

    55555 by Mike F.


  • Uzi H.Great chowder, views of GG Bridge from upstairs dining room are awesome

    55555 by Uzi H.


  • Ramsey R.Everything I had was good. It has a great view of the waterfront on either side of the place.

    55555 by Ramsey R.


  • Javier A.The waiter asked me three times over a span of 30 minutes if I wanted my empty tea glass refilled before he finally refilled it. The food was decent, but not worth the money. View was awesome though!

    22222 by Javier A.


  • Tom C.I was served quickly. Clam chowder was excellent, and the guy gave me an extra bowl.

    33333 by Tom C.


  • Elliot D.Service was incredibly slow...and the food was bland... my tip: don't go here.

    11111 by Elliot D.


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