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The Best Fish Sandwich in the Wharf

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There is actually a place in Fisherman’s Wharf that will not leave you broke and still hungry for more. Salty’s Famous Fishwich at Pier 43 1/2 serves the best fish sandwich in town for just $5. It is humongous, delicious and the price can’t be beat. Forget all the other tourist traps in the Wharf and satisfy your hunger at Salty’s.

The Famous Fishwich consists of a fried fillet of Cod served on a sesame bun and topped with heaps of their amazingly crunchy coleslaw. The slaw is made to perfection without too much mayo to get it all soggy. Salty’s also has some great garlic fries (but watch out – they might not be the best idea if you are on a date), and they also serve other typical dishes like clam chowder in a bread bowl. But believe me, the Fishwich is where it’s at!

Bring some friends down on a sunny day and chill out on the outdoor picnic tables with some beers, watching the tourists stroll by. Salty’s is totally casual and you order at the counter. It’s just past the main restaurant row – so you won’t be overwhelmed with crowds – nor high prices.

Salty’s Famous Fishwich Pier 43 1/2 [Fisherman’s Wharf] a

photo courtesy of: Yelper Linda T.

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Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger

Heidi works for a non-profit cultural exchange organization helping others experience life from a different perspective. She likes magnetizing the obscure and scavenging the city for fun, free things to do. She is a world traveler, a freelance writer and a spontaneous chef. She is also said to be part-mermaid.

6 Comments

  1. Mike
    May 10, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    Its $8 you fucking liars. I went their for lunch after reading your false advertisement.

  2. Doug
    May 10, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    I just went there and it was $5. Where are you from “Mike”. Looks like you got the out-of-town sucker deal. I love you Heidi ! XOXO

  3. Heidi
    May 10, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Fuck you Doug. I’ve been wanting to try that sandwich for years but you always said it was too expensive. My new beautiful Mexican boyfriend Charlie takes me to the Tunnel Top and buys me whatever I want.

    • Doug
      May 10, 2011 at 9:52 pm

      Fuck you Miguel and your beautiful hunk of love carlos. I would pay $14 for Heidis fish any day of the week

  4. Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger
    Heidi
    May 18, 2011 at 5:23 am

     hahaha – you guys kill me – it was 5 bones when I went there! Boom!

    • Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger
      Heidi
      May 18, 2011 at 5:26 am

      ps thanks doug!