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Ghirardelli Square

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Address: 900 N Point St, At Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109-1192
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A group of renovated factory buildings filled with shops, restaurants and...

A group of renovated factory buildings filled with shops, restaurants and galleries.

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There are three different Ghirardelli stores in this complex, several restaurants, and boutique type shopping. The upper area had a ping pong table and some other games. We ate at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
St Charles, MO
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Staten Island, New York
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79 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you love chocolate and chocolate drinks this is the place to be. Located right by the water and with lots of shops that people of all ages can enjoy.

Thank SFA1997
St Charles, MO
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are three different Ghirardelli stores in this complex, several restaurants, and boutique type shopping. The upper area had a ping pong table and some other games. We ate at The Pub and had a great view of the harbor. Then of course ice cream from Ghirardelli and then a bit of shopping.

Thank badlandsbaby
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This concept of queuing for average grade ice-cream is beyond my understanding. The little shopping court is ok but I wouldn't make a point of going there. If you want good ice-cream, there are plenty of countries with far better quality. I guess if you do't have that option then you go with what you've got and Ben an dJerry's... More 

Thank read_e_2go
Monterrey, Mexico
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427 reviews
194 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is basically a shopping plaza with a large chocolate shop, more shops and restaurants. There's also a Nice park and a beach across the square so its an ok place to hang around after a long day.

Thank travellistics
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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414 reviews
202 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had passed by this place on the way to Municipal Pier, and I thought it was nothing more than a chocolate place where you can take a tour or something. Wrong. This is a small city block once you have climbed to the top complete with an old Italian street like you see in the movies. Of course plenty... More 

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Erie, Colorado
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252 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ghirardelli Square has shops and all kinds of shopping experiences. The best thing is Ghirardelli Restaurant for ice cream and chocolate treats.

Thank HeatherColoradogirl
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a great place to buy good chocolate, specially the one with salted caramel. The location is a beautiful store too.

Thank thaisbrando
Port Alberni, Canada
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322 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like ghiradelli then definitely make this stop. It has all the chocolate and the ice cream shop along with a bunch of other great little shops to browse. This all goes along with a great view of the Harbour

Thank helena218
Toronto, Canada
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193 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A must for chocolate lovers - lots of options and apparently very romantic at night as the square lights up.

Thank joliefolie20
Horsham, West Sussex
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you want to pick up a few bars as souvenirs or gifts or you've got the time and appetite to taste the amazing ice cream sundaes, it is well worth a stop at this pleasant location near Fisherman's Wharf. There will be a queue to get in (for dining) at the most popular times, but you don't have to... More 

Thank 19robbo66

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