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Ghirardelli Square

ghirardelli-chocolate-factory-peppermint-snowflake-photo-shershegoes.com2ghirardelli chocolate factory peppermint snowflake photo shershegoes.com3ghirardelli chocolate factory peppermint snowflake photo shershegoes.com4After exploring Fisherman’s Wharf, I took a stroll along the pier and eventually ran into Ghirardelli Square. The chocolate maker has a deliciously indulgent store and ice cream shop here, where I picked up some chocolate treats and tried their holiday peppermint flavored squares. My favorite was the ‘Dark Cabernet’ bar, which was intense dark chocolate flavored with blackberry and grape. I bought a couple bars to give away to friends and family but it was so good that I almost didn’t want to part with them!

Even if you’re not a chocolate lover, Ghirardelli Square has a number of cute boutiques and shops selling everything from olive oil and wine to children’s clothing and toys and worth a stroll.

Lombard Street » Sher She GoesApril 7, 2014 - 7:12 am

[…] walked over to Lombard Street by way of Ghirardelli Square, but if you prefer to cable car it, the Powell-Hyde line stops right at the top of the block. While […]

[…] The week before Thanksgiving is the cheapest for hotels in Golden Gate City. You’ll save a massive 50% and can still manage to catch the tail end of wine season if you book ahead! While in town, don’t forget to walk along Fisherman’s wharf, drive down twisty Lombard Street and check out the Ghirardelli factory. […]

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