Old-fashioned soda fountain and sweets shop that's all about the real San Francisco treat: chocolate.. In Short In operation since 1852, this famous San Francisco chocolate manufacturer is the longest continually operating chocolatier in America. At the company's shops, find specialty sundaes--including the World Famous Chocolate Sundae and Golden Gate Banana Split--as well as hand-scooped shakes, malts, floats and one- or two-scoop cones. Browse the selection of gifts, gift baskets and candies wrapped in the signature gold foil.
Short of taking a flight to San Francisco to visit Ghirardelli Square Restaurant/Fountain, this is the best thing on Colorado Blvd. :-D It's got ice cream, chocolate, soda, chocolate, and ice cream. Really...what sweet tooth could resist this place? You know...after a hard day traipsing up and down Colorado shopping and shopping, this is the perfect place to stop to relax and indulge a little more. Of course...one of the two best places in Old Town to buy your chocolate lover a gift.