Explore: Waxman’s

Waxman’s in San Francisco’s historic Ghirardelli Square is under the culinary direction of Berkeley born-and-raised chef: Jonathan Waxman, and restaurateur Howard Greenstone. The eponymous restaurant’s menu highlights the Bay Area’s seasonality and ingredients in simply prepared California- and Italian-inspired dishes. Waxman’s offers a menu of ingredient-driven pastas, wood roasted farm stand vegetables, meats and fish and fresh salads featuring local bounty. The menu will reflect what Northern California farmers and purveyors have in season each day. Waxman’s contains a few distinctive dining areas from warm and casual to stylish and elegant, as well as an all season partially covered outdoor dining room.

Tuesday-Thursday | 5:30pm-10pm, Friday-Saturday| 5:30pm-11pm, Monday Closed, Bar Opens Daily at 4:30pm
(415) 636-9700

Explore: The Pub at Ghirardelli Square

The Pub made Thrillist’s “8 Best Bar and Restaurant Openings from February”! Check out the Thrillist article here!

Nestled just below San Francisco’s historical Ghirardelli Square and overlooking the San Francisco Bay, The Pub offers all of the American classics, delicious BBQ and late night dining. Come enjoy The Pub’s new interior, updated menu items, and late night dining until 1:30am! The Pub also offers a wide range of cocktails – including one of the best Bloody Mary’s in town, and a great selection of beers on tap. Be sure to stop by for brunch every Saturday/Sunday from 10AM-2PM with bottomless mimosas.

Monday–Saturday | 11:30am–1:30am, Sunday | 10am–1:30am

Explore: History

Ghirardelli Square, considered the first successful adaptive reuse project in the country, has a history that spans more than a century and covers three continents. This specialty retail and dining complex, housing shops and restaurants, was originally a chocolate factory established by Domenico “Domingo” Ghirardelli.

Explore: Fairmont Private Residence Club

Here two of San Francisco’s most recognized icons, Ghirardelli Square and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, have aligned to create one the most celebrated and distinctive locations in the City, Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square. This award-winning Private Residence Club offers second home living in deeded residences. These luxury accommodations include one-, two-, and three-bedroom residences with full kitchens and living rooms within one of the City’s most cherished national historic landmarks.

Events: Independence Day

July 4

Ghirardelli Square is center stage to San Francisco’s July 4 celebration. The city sets off fireworks from the end of the Municipal Pier and from barges north of Pier 39. Best places to watch (from land): Aquatic Park (Jefferson and Hyde streets), the Cannery, Ghirardelli Square, other waterfront spots at Fisherman’s Wharf, and Coit Tower.

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A lot has changed since the holidays around the Square! What’s your favorite new restaurant or shop? #eatlocal #drinklocal #shoplocal #throwbackthursday #ghirardellisquare

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It’s that time again… #localsnight @bluxomewinery #winewednesday #drinklocal #ghirardellisquare

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Sangria and al fresco dining at @waxmanspizzeria #summertime #eatlocal #drinklocal

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#macaronmonday anyone? We’re onboard @lemaraisbakery #eatlocal #mondaymood #ghirardellisquare

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It’s #nationalicecreamday which means it’s mandatory to indulge… We love this pic from @onceuponacraving_ of their @ghirardelli sundae! What’s your favorite treat at @ghirardellisquare ? #eatlocal #sundaesonsunday

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Can’t beat this view of the Lower Plaza! Come down and check out @popupsters #local #vendors today and tomorrow and then grab a glass of wine from @bluxomewinery or a beer from @lagunitasbeer #shoplocal #drinklocal

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You’ve almost made it… @waxmanssf tonight for that well deserved cocktail #itsfiveoclocksomewhere #friyay #eatlocal #drinklocal #waxmanssf #ghirardellisquare

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Happy #thirstythursday friends! Our community #beergarden fueled by @lagunitasbeer and @hint_water is open today-Sunday from 12-7, so come down some brews to support @projectopenhand #drinkforcharity #lagunitas #hintwater #projectopenhand #ghirardellisquare

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Birthday cards, thank you cards, cards to loved ones, @lolaofnorthbeach never ceases to amaze us- check ’em out! #shoplocal #ghirardellisquare

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Do you prefer #sweet or #savory midday snacks? You really can’t go wrong with either from @lemaraisbakery