Ghirardelli Chocolate Manufactory & Caffe is located at North Point Street in San Francisco, California and is approximately 25 minutes drive from San Francisco International Airport. The ice cream and chocolate cafe is open daily from 9am to 9pm, while the manufactory opens until 11am Sunday to Thursday and until midnight on Friday and Saturday. This location is also known as Ghiradelli Square, which has been the site of the Ghiradelli Chocolate Company since 1895.
This is the flagship shop for the company that also has stores located elsewhere in California as well as Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Nevada and Wisconsin. Visitors can try the premium chocolates and hot fudge sundaes produced here and see the original chocolate making equipment being used. A wide array of products is made here including dark and milk chocolate bars, cocoa, chocolate and caramel sauces and frappes.
The Fountain opens daily from 10am and is where visitors can sit and enjoy the many types of chocolate flavored ice creams and desserts. Cold drinks such as milk shakes as well as hot chocolates and espresso drinks can be purchased here too. Chocolate related gifts are available to purchase here as well.