Boudin Bakery ~ “San Francisco’s Original Flour Children”

More than 160 years ago, Isidore and Louise Boudin created sourdough in their bakery.  Using recipes from the Gold Rush days, Boudin Bakery continues to be the longest continuously operated business in San Francisco.

Boudin Bakery

Maybe you were hoping to take a foodie walking tour but that long walk along the Embarcadero has your feet talking back.  Sit in Boudin’s Cafe or Bistro and enjoy their classic clam chowder or chili in a bread bowl.  Enjoy the views of the waterfront and Alcatraz in the distance. You know the aroma of freshly baked bread is going to entice you.

Clam ChowderChili in a bowl

Browse the unique gift items in the marketplace.

Then head upstairs for the interactive museum, tour and demonstrations.  They bake bread in the shape of animals you thought were on the verge of extinction.

Animal bread


There is always a gathering of onlookers outside the windows watching the bakers at work.

Bread Bakers

Boudin at Fisherman’s Wharf
160 Jefferson St., Lower Level
San Francisco, CA 94133
Sun – Thur: 8 am – 9:30 pm
Fri – Sat: 8 am – 10 pm
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