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See's Candies

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Address: 210 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone Number: +1 650-761-2490
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What a pleasant discovery

In San Francisco you always hear about Ghirardelli Chocolate which is very nice, but I prefer See's which are YUM. We were offered a number of samples to try and the staff were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In San Francisco you always hear about Ghirardelli Chocolate which is very nice, but I prefer See's which are YUM. We were offered a number of samples to try and the staff were great and able to answer all our questions.

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South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is an institution in itself. if you ever come to South San Francisco stopping by the See's Candies store is a treat!. Just for visiting you can get one sample of any of the variety of chocolates that are in the counter. The ladies at the register are always pleasant and very patient. They will describe each candy in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very knowledgeable salesman. Gave us samples and won us over. We left with large bags of chocolate delights as treats for us on the way home as well as gifts for lucky family members. The raspberry filled dark chocolates were OMG!

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Thank helenskiMinnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I missed visiting See's when I moved to the East Coast. The staff is so friendly and ALWAYS handing out samples...not just tiny fragments but big full-size samples of their delicious chocolate. Looking for something to bring back to the folks in your office.....a big box of See's was a hit at mine!

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Thank barbarafS4425HQ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Absolutely brilliant chocolate experience. Tried several locations in San Francisco. It is obvious that all staff are trained to deal with customers the same way. Very courteous and helpful. Lovely range of quality chocolate packaged combinations and reasonably priced. Big tick from me.

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Thank Lindsay W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Who can pass up a chance to get candy from See's Candies while in San Francisco??? We purchased our candy for gifts for family and friends. Yes it is a bit expensive but no more so than the Smokey Mountain Candy Kitchen in Gatlinburg near the Great Smokey Mountain National Park. Very clean and they give you free samples to... More 

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Thank Melanie B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Chocolate is OK, if a bit waxy, and really only average. Seems to be more for those interested in nut and caramel stuffings than for those looking for excellent chocolate. And expensive ... $5.50 for a simple 1.5 oz dark chocolate bar!!!

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Thank CaseyfromBoston
South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

best candy ! lots of choices and friendly staff . Lots of childhood memories from the smell of chocolate to the great seasonal decorations on the rooftop.

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South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The staff is super friendly - they gladly make up boxes based on your own selections. Great place to shop for holidays or whenever!

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South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is the place they make their awesome candy...you can smell the chocolate a block away. Always friendly and you get a sample wether you buy or not..

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