San Francisco Restaurants: Best Clam Chowder

San Francisco is a popular tourist destination. The city is well known for its beautiful hills, spectacular architecture, summer fog, landmarks and last but not the least the popular San Francisco Restaurants. One of the most popular dishes at the restaurants is clam chowder. A visit to the city is incomplete without tasting the popular clam chowder of San Francisco. BBonline recommends visiting these fine restaurants and enjoying a bowl of clam chowder.

Swan Oyster Depot
1517 Polk Street,
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 673-1101

Swan Oyster Depot is one of the most popular places to enjoy clam chowder. The restaurant is a great place to enjoy the best in seafood. The restaurant is located near your comfortable San Francisco Bed and Breakfast and is an ideal place to step in for dinner. The ambiance at the restaurant is friendly and relaxed; the owners personally greet visitors and make them comfortable. The prices are also very reasonable.

Bar Crudo
655 Divisadero Street,
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 409-0679
http://www.barcrudo.com/

Bar Crudo was voted as one of the best San Francisco Restaurants for 2009. This restaurant is a trendy restaurant that serves some amazing dishes, clam chowder being one of them. The food and service is good at this restaurant; however, it is a bit more expensive that other restaurants. The restaurant is a good place to enjoy clam chowder while staying at your San Francisco Inn. The restaurant is normally crowded so it is advisable to make reservations beforehand. The place is open Monday to Saturday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Hog Island Oyster Co
1, Ferry Plz, San Francisco,
CA 94111
(415) 391-7117

This is one of the San Francisco Restaurants that will provide you with a fine dining experience. Hog Island Oyster Co is one of the places where you can enjoy clam chowder at its best. The restaurant is located at one of the several beautiful spots overlooking the bay; there are a handful of tables neatly arranged so customers can enjoy a meal outside. The restaurant uses only the best, freshest clam for its chowder and various other dishes.

Scoma's Fisherman's Wharf
Pier 47,
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 771-4383

Scoma's Fisherman's Wharf is a family operated restaurant that has been serving some of the best clam chowder for over 40 years. The food is cooked with extreme care and brought to perfection before serving it to the customer. The restaurant is a perfect place to enjoy your favorite clam chowder. The restaurant also includes a bar with a great wine list carefully selected to go together with the food. Visiting this great restaurant is highly recommended while visiting San Francisco.

Blue Mermaid Chowder House & Bar
471, Jefferson Street,
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 771-2222
http://www.bluemermaidsf.com/

Blue Mermaid Chowder House & Bar as its name suggest is one of the restaurants that serve fantastic clam chowder. The restaurant is located in the historic Haslett Warehouse and offers a unique dining experience. The restaurant is extremely popular for its food, in fact its chowders. There is a bar at the restaurant that includes some of the finest wines from Italy, Washington and California. The restaurant also has private dining facilities, so you can enjoy those special moments in private. It is advisable to make reservations beforehand.