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Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco

  • Ghirardelli Square in California
Once home to the world famous Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory, Ghirardelli Square is one of the most popular tourist attractions in San Francisco. Sit in the square and watch the street performers while sipping a beer or a glass of Californian wine at the pub, or while having lunch at a popular restaurant or café.
Don't resist stopping by the Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop and indulge in a cup of hot chocolate or a delicious ice cream sundae topped with Ghirardelli chocolate.


Hours -

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Prices -

Free to the public


  •  Uncorked Wine Festival
  •  Light the Menorah at Ghirardelli Square
  •  Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival
  •  Ghirardelli Square Tree Lighting Ceremonyl


  •  Shopping
  •  Free guided tour of Ghirardelli Square
  •  Live music
  •  Free Wi-Fi at the square
  •  Wine tastings
Before you go


Located on a hilltop, the restaurants in Ghirardelli Square are famous for their million-dollar views, as well as their outstanding cuisine. Taste chef-inspired regional dishes and enjoy the panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay at McCormick and Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant. Other square favorites include Ana Mandara, Lori's Diner and The Pub, a popular neighborhood bar and grill.


Parking for Ghirardelli Square is located off Beach Street between Larkin and Polk Streets and is open 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. seven days a week. Rates for parking are $2.25 every 20 minutes with a $32 maximum fee. Parking is validated with a restaurant or in-store purchase.

Is there a tour of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory?

While there is no tour of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory, there is a tour beginning at the center of the Ghirardelli Square every Wednesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m.

What events are held at Ghirardelli Square?

Ghirardelli Square hosts events for the public year round. The most notable is the annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival.
Ghirardelli Square
2.6 Miles from Hotel
900 North Point Street, San Francisco, California, 94109 415-775-5500 Visit Website
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