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Franciscan Crab Restaurant

Pier 43 1/2 San Francisco, CA 94133

Visit Our Restaurant for Fresh Seafood!

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Seafood Restaurant serving San Francisco, CA & Fishermans Wharf

Fresh Seafood, Fishermans Wharf

Whether you are a native to San Francisco or just visiting, nothing completes a perfect day like some fresh seafood at Franciscan Crab Restaurant. Conveniently located along the world famous Fishermans Wharf, Franciscan Crab Restaurant serves guests generous helpings of delicious Fresh seafood and our world renowned Dungeness crab

Built in 1957, our seafood restaurant has become an icon on San Francisco’s Fishermans Wharf. We take great care to retain the same winning values purveyed by our establishment over a half century ago. Our full kitchen staff will go out of their way to provide you with a delicious meal you won't soon forget.

Visit us today for fresh seafood!

High ceilings and generous twenty foot windows offer our guests unforgettable views of the San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and San Francisco’s spectacular skyline. If you happen to reside throughout the greater Fishermans Wharf region, don't hesitate to make a reservation today. Whether you're planning a date night or a meal with the whole family, our menu of fresh seafood is sure to appeal to all seafood aficionados. Sample our famous Dungeness crab, and I'm sure you'll agree!

Fresh Seafood, San Francisco At our seafood restaurant, we make sure to buy only fresh seafood including Dungeness crab that weighs at least two plus pounds (for those meaty legs) and is harvested from the nearby Pacific Ocean. Our dedicated chefs then prepare the crab to get it ready for you to enjoy. The whole crab is roasted and drizzled with our crab butter sauce.

When you order a dish off of our menu, you can feel confident that you'll receive a healthy portion. We are not just concerned about the quantity of our food, but the quality of our food as well. At our seafood restaurant, we will never sacrifice delicious taste when preparing our substantial dishes. Folks can't seem to say enough about the wonderful cuisine that we offer at our seafood restaurant!

While Fisherman’s Wharf is famous for a wide range of seafood, one look at the signs will tell you which crustacean is king. The Dungeness crab is one of the treasures of the West Coast fish market, and the symbol of the Golden Gate fishing industry. If you've never had the pleasure of trying this local delicacy, what are you waiting for? You're not going to want to miss out on our expertly crafted dishes.

Make your reservation today at our seafood restaurant, and take part in a truly intriguing dining experience.

Seafood Restaurant, Fishermans Wharf At our seafood restaurant, our friendly and professional wait staff will cater to your every whim. We pride ourselves on serving delicious and fresh seafood that you’re sure to enjoy. Our unique location gives our guests a panoramic seafood dining experience.

Whether you enjoy fresh seafood favorites like Dungeness crab, crispy crab cakes, seafood antipasto, fresh oysters, or steamed mussels, you’re sure to enjoy yourself at Franciscan Crab Restaurant. We currently offer a diverse fresh seafood menu that will appeal to any palate.

For the finest fresh seafood restaurant in San Francisco, stop in today!

Trying dungeness crab is a given when you visit Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. Franciscan Crab Restaurant is committed to providing each and every guest with a fresh seafood dining experience that they will never forget. Call today to reserve your place in our seafood restaurant, and get ready to enjoy one of the most incredible meals of your life.

About Executive Chef Andrea Froncillo

Dungeness Crab, Fishermans Wharf Executive Chef Andrea Froncillo was born in a small seaside town outside of Naples, Italy. He was taught to cook by his “Nonna”, who passed on a deep passion for life to her grandson.

Andrea received his formal culinary training in the early seventies and graduated with honors from the E.N.A.L.C., in Trieste, Italy, followed by a six-month internship at the Hotel Foresta in Genoa, Italy. Froncillo currently resides in North Beach. He travels to Italy several times a year in search of new trends in food.

When it comes to seafood, why would you ever settle for subpar service? Make sure to go to a seafood restaurant that only offers delicious fresh seafood. The staff at the Franciscan Crab Restaurant has worked tirelessly to perfect their craft, and won't rest until you're satisfied with your dining experience. It's really no wonder we've managed to sustain such a wonderful reputation throughout the greater San Francisco region. Our dedication to fresh seafood and customer service simply can't be topped! Be sure to dial (415) 263-9016 today, and learn more about our delicious fresh seafood selections.

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Products & Services

Our Menu features a wide range of delicious seafood dishes including:

  • Mussels
  • Shrimp
  • Fresh Oysters
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Crab Louie
  • Seafood Cioppino
  • Spicy Shrimp Pasta
  • Fish and Chips
  • Halibut
  • Sea Bass
  • Filet Mignon Medallions
  • Delicious Salads, Sandwiches

And Of Course…

  • Fresh Dungeness Crab

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Established: 1957