Introduction: Hungry Monkeys: Where to Get Food for Under $10 at Pier 9

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Many of us are new to the Bay Area and are often confronted with the dilemma of finding a cheap meal near Pier 9. This Instructable provides Pier 9 Workshop Users with a list of places to eat on the cheap. To make this easier for you, here is a map to aid in this search!

Feel free to add your favorite spot, comments and pro tips.

Step 1: How to Add Your Favorite Spot to the Google Map


Step 1: Open this map

Step 2: Click on Add Marker

Step 3: Click on your favorite spot

Step 4: Add name of the spot and brief description

Step 5: Walk there and eat!

Step 6: Enjoy!

Step 2: YoYo's - Japanese TAKE OUT

Tiny take out Mom and Pop spot, open for lunch only. Sells sushi, udon & soba (CASH ONLY)

*Pro Tip : Udon Broth is NOT vegetarian

318 Pacific Ave, San Francisco,CA (415) 296-827

Step 3: DELICA

Japanese delicatessen and sushi bar. Good Vegetarian selection, not very cheap but counter service one can pick and choose small items.

Ferry Building / Marketplace Shop #45

(415) 834-0344


Salad bar with a variety of ingredients to choose from.

209 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

(415) 398-4737

Step 5: Pizza Orgasmica

It will make you tremble-

2 Embarcadero Center

(415) 834-9600

Step 6: Safeway

Supermarket, groceries and deli sandwiches

145 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111

(415) 982-3112

Step 7: Subway

Sandwiches (eat at your own risk)

160 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94111

(415) 986-2884

Step 8: TOGO'S Sandwiches

570 Battery St. San Francisco, CA 94111

(415) 788-6467

Step 9: Cowgirl Creamery Cheese Shop

*Pro tip: Ready made ham and/or cheese breakfast sandwiches, Grilled Cheese for lunch

Ferry Building Marketplace 1 Sausalito, San Francisco Ferry Bldg #17

(415) 362-9354

Step 10: Food Truck (Off the Grid)

Monday's Wednesday's, Friday's (11am - 2pm)

850 Front St, San Francisco, CA 94111


Big cafeteria with great variety and fresh selections, dine by water.

ProTip* Ask for the staff bowl (Rice and asian veggies or sushi, $12-15 but enough for 2 people)

Pier 15 - Inside Exploratorium (back of Pier 15)


Pier 15 - Exploratorium (Front left cafe)

Sandwiches $9.00