Our monthly review explores the city's food trucks gatherings, one at a time, breaking down each one with statistics, descriptions of the scene, and vital info to help you plan a trip there.
Location: South arcade of the Ferry Building
Schedule: Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Market Info Website: CUESA Thursday Market Site
Approximate Number of Trucks: Nine
Parking/Public Transit: Ferry, BART, Muni, validated parking on the weekends
Restrooms: Inside Ferry Building
Seating: Yes, behind the stalls in the covered arcade.
Best for: Those looking to escape the office for lunch.
Other notes: Also a great place to pick up some local produce while you wait for your lunch. Also a great place to hit early for a no-wait, hangover-soothing porchetta sandwich.
Some street food gatherings become so woven into the fabric of a location, that it's easy to forget what it was like before they were there. The Thursday Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market, which started its current incarnation in early July of 2009, is one of them.