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San Francisco Love Tour
"San Francisco Sightseeing Tours aims to provide an enthusiastic and authentic way to get-to-know San Francisco. Hitch a ride for an experience that mixes both our love for modern day living and our memories of San Francisco in days gone by. Our 1970’s Vo complete with neon blue seats beaded curtains and shag carpets foster a Hippie vibe that celebrates Peace Love Freedom & Adventure. You will see breath-taking marvels such as the Golden Gate Bridge Lombard Street China Town The Castro and so much more.Travel down unique streets where other busses are forbidden. Visit the homes of San Francisco’s counter-culture icons such as The Grateful Dead
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"The Golden Gate Bridge is an architectural masterpiece standing at a staggering 746 feet and spanning 8981 feet completed in 1937 it was the world’s longest suspension bridge until 1964. The captivating international orange color is a unique trait of the bridge.An historic icon of San Francisco the cable cars is the world's last manually operated cable car system. Running along California street the cable car connects Union Square to Fisherman’s Wharf. Due to limited time we are passing by only.Union Square located in downtown San Francisco is a large open plaza with a towering monument commemorating The May 1st
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Romantic Sunset Champagne Seaplane Tour over San Francisco
"Your seaplane tour takes off from Sausalito a waterfront town just 4 miles (6.4 km) north of the Golden Gate Bridge. While you sip two glasses of Mumm Napa a California sparkling wine made in the traditional French method enjoy a gorgeous leisurely flight over San Francisco Bay before the sun sets. Relax during this magical time when the city and water are beautifully illuminated by the indirect light of the sun.Head out to the open Pacific Ocean and then south to the Golden Gate soaring over the iconic red towers as you make your way toward downtown San Francisco. Fly past Fisherman’s Wharf Pier 39 and the skyscrapers of the Financial District
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Ghirardelli Square Tips (11)

Ghirardelli: Mmmm Chocolate!!!

As a chocolate junky, I cannot recommend stopping by Ghirardelli for a dessert (or chocolate sunday dinner if you are so inclined - I know my arm could be so twisted). I ordered one of the more delicious hot fudge sundaes of my life and watched the chocolate assembly line (chocolate being made) while my sundae was being prepared. Delicious.

Favorite Dish Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate

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WheninRome
Mar 13, 2009

Ghirardelli Square: A Chocoholic's Heaven!

First, you have to have at least a chocolate sundae in the chocolate shop. For those brave few "The Earthquake" is exactly what it sounds like. Awesome for about four people or two if you're really brave.

If you love chocolate this is the place to be. A little tip: Get a hot chocolate and a chocolate square of your choice, I like the milk chocolate for this and let it melt in your hot chocolate, then drink. Or, for the risk takers, a white hot chocolate is incredible enough but if you want a little zip to it, add some rum. You can buy the small mini bottles across the street on Northpoint at Michealis Market.

Also, There is much more to Ghirardelli Square than just the chocolate. There are unique shops, restaurants and wine tasting at Wattle Creek wineries.

Check it out, you won't be sorry.

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poetjo
Jan 29, 2008

Ghirardelli Square - Old Ghirardelli factory: The Chocolate Strawberries are absolutely divine..

This is an old chocolate factory, so... everything with this amazing chocolate is absolutely divine... Everybody is very nice there. It has a very nice ambience, and a chocolate store in it, in which most of the times they offer one to taste :-).

Favorite Dish Strawberries covered in chocolate with a hot chocolate with cream! The straberries are huge and the chocolate on it is just great! The hot chocolate with cream is great to go with it!!! hmmm :-)

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CuteKitty
May 07, 2007

Ghirardelli Square: San Francisco's most famous Ice Cream

This is the place to go to pick up some of San Francisco's Ghirardelli chocolate and enjoy
heaping spoonfuls of San Francisco ice cream dishes.

Often packed with tourists, give yourself some time as you might have to stand in line for a few minutes.

Favorite Dish I recommend the banana split or a hot fudge sundae. There's a large selection to choose from.

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KevinMichael
Jul 30, 2006
 
 
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Ghirardelli Square: Skip the Ice Cream - Go Straight for the Chocolate

I thought this place would be a little more charming, but it was just a crowded, noisy ice cream parlor. Don't be fooled by the menu - flip it over to see more choices than the $6.50 sundaes.

You do get a free piece of chocolate when you enter the store area, which is either to the right of the ice cream parlor entrance or a separate shop upstairs if you're already in the parlor. There is, at least, some chocolate-making equipment at the back of the parlor for historical interest.

Favorite Dish We got the Foghorn - chocolate ice cream with raspberry and (supposedly) hot fudge. The ice cream was only so-so - as you can see from our picture, we had high expectations. We also couldn't find our hot fudge anywhere in the sundae.

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cruisingbug
Aug 02, 2004

Ghirardelli: Fresh Seafood on Fisherman's Wharf

Plenty of sea food restaurants along Fisherman's Wharf. One on Pier39 gives a souvenir glass to take home with your beer.
I found a good one near pier 47 .

GHIRARDELLI SQUARE is the place to go for chocolate and shopping.
I bought my BUDDHA there.

Favorite Dish Seafood Plater is worth having.

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EdinburghRoc
Apr 25, 2004

Ghirardelli: Chocolate IS better than sex!

This is a quaint little restaurant where you can watch the workers making chocolate, while you wait for your sundae to be served.

They also sell chocolate, which I didn't taste but I trust it's as good as the sundaes.

Favorite Dish The best sunday I've ever had in my life was Ghirardelli's cookie dough sundae. Warm cookie dough, with hot fudge, with vanilla ice cream, with whipped cream and a cherry on the top!

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freespirit13
Aug 15, 2003

Any of the restaurants on...

Any of the restaurants on Fisherman's Wharf - esp the one's that serve soup in the breadbowl - are fabulous! Also, visit Ghiridellhi (sp?) Chocolate for dessert- just right up the hill from the Wharf! Yum.

Polly25
Aug 26, 2002

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Ghirardelli Square: Ghirardelli Square

Cold weather and hot chocolate really go together and where to get the best hot choco to warm up from the year-long chilly air of San Francisco? Where else but at Ghirardelli Square. But then again, a friend insists that an ice cream is the best way to fight off the chill... then order from Ghirardelli's great selection of special ice cream and sundaes!

Favorite Dish Hot Chocolate, Sundaes and chocolate bars!

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talullah
Aug 26, 2002

Ghirardelli Ice Cream: Ice Cream and Chocolate

The most incredible ice cream cone ever! Chocolate ice cream in a chocolate dipped waffle cone was $4.00 which we split and enjoyed tremendously! Right near the Wharf----

Favorite Dish chocolate!

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dustmon
May 19, 2012

Ghirardelli Square: Ok, so not strictly a...

Ok, so not strictly a restaurant, but....

Ghirardelli

Favorite Dish Ice cream, both the vanilla and chocolate flavour
and the 1KG tub of hot chocolate!!!

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Jun 05, 2003

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