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The Original Ghirardelli Chocolate Manufactory

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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900 N Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1192
+1 415-474-3938
09:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Quezon City, Philippines
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If ever you will be in San Francisco, it is a must to visit this place. This is a chocolate lovers paradise with all kinds of chocolate and the best chocolate sundae in the west coast.

Thank Jojo H
Tacoma, WA
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412 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The line for the ice cream sundaes were out the door (and this is in November). So, we just went through the retail store. They give out free samples at the door although the employee handing out the candy was grumpy. Of course, it is hard to leave without buying anything and the chocolate is pricey so be prepared to... More 

Thank County-Hunter
Greer, South Carolina
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So much chocolate---so little time! Could not make up my mind what to get--think I ended up with "one of each!" The smell will linger in my nose forever! Hot cocoa impeccable!

Thank 60gran2015
Centennial, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific sundaes, though I would suggest sharing. We got 2 huge things for $30, mind you, and the 3 of us shared it. One would probably have been enough. They are big and rich

Thank webtravelreview
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ghirardelli is a place you must visit if you are in the area and like chocolate, fancy a good dessert or want an amazing experience with a traditional chocolate manufacturer. The huge range of flavours and combinations assure you a pleasure in your mouth whatever is your favourite one. Nice staff and good products. Take a look at the good... More 

Thank Luis G
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was definitely on our must-do list and there were a number of must-try items. Given the nature and richness of the must-try's it was necessary to make three visits (one each day of our stay in San Francisco!). First must-try: World Famous Hot Fudge Sundae - delicious BUT disappointingly stingy on the hot fudge hence the loss of points... More 

Thank SJDowney
Legazpi, Philippines
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My cousins and I were on our third visit to San Francisco and found out that we have never been to the original Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory so this was definitely on top of our bucketlist! There was a long line at the store but tasting the best chocolate sundae was worth the wait. It was a bit difficult to find... More 

Thank mimimarines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guys, be sure and go to the store where in the back you see the process of making chocolates by pics and turning machines..there is seating inside and a covered porch like room but I'm not sure about heating,, The hot fudge sundae is expensive at $13 but you get so much!! More than enough prob for two but I... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ghirardelli's is located in North Point near Fishermans Wharf in San Francisco. There were many people who wanted to enter the manufactory - and a long queue built up outside. It was worth the wait. Once inside I saw many different kinds of chocolates there. You will find it difficult to resist buying lots of chocolate. I found that I... More 

Thank Mazmannan
Chandler, Arizona, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the old Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory while on vacation in San Francisco. I was disappointed to find that there isn't a factory there at all and that the old building has been converted to residential and commercial properties. There are 3 Ghirardelli stores on the property which to me seems a little excessive but each time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 N Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1192
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-474-3938

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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