Explore: Waxman’s & Waxman’s Pizzeria

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: Ghirardelli Chocolate

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is a manufacturer and marketer of premium chocolate products. Incorporated in 1852 and the country’s longest continuously operating chocolate manufacturer, Ghirardelli has established its position as America’s Premium Chocolate Company. Be sure to visit the Original Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop, where you can view chocolate manufacturing equipment, indulge in Hot Fudge Sundaes, and sample one of our famous SQUARES™ chocolates. Don’t miss our other two locations in Ghirardelli Square—Ghirardelli Marketplace in the West Plaza and Ghirardelli-On-the-Go down on Beach Street. A trip to San Francisco is never complete without Ghirardelli Chocolate! For more information about Ghirardelli Chocolate, visit www.ghirardelli.com.

Ghirardelli Square- Original Chocolate Manufactory

Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop 900 North Point St. San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 474-3938


Sunday – Thursday: 9am – 11pm (Ice Cream Fountain opens at 10am) Friday & Saturday: 9am – 12am (Ice Cream Fountain opens at 10am)

Ghirardelli Square – Ghirardelli Chocolate Marketplace

Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop 900 North Point St. San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 447- 2846


Daily: 8:30am – 10pm

Ghirardelli Square- Ghirardelli On-The- Go

Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop 801 Beach St. San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 441-2560


Daily: 8am – 9pm

Monday–Sunday | 8am–11pm

Ghirardelli Square

Many thanks to all of those who joined us during this gorgeous weekend at #ghirardellisquare 📸: @tricialuo . . . . #mysf #sftravel #sfguide #sflocals #sanfranciscoworld #hellosanfrancisco #ghirardelli #historic #aquaticpark #😗 #sanfrancitizens #sfnative #ilovesanfrancisco #thesanfrancisco

Ghirardelli Square

When its warm out like today, we like to wash it all away with some really nice handmade soaps by @ettaandbillie. Stop by @jacksonandpolk to see what’s in stock. #ghirardellisquare #mysf #sfguide #sftravel #sflocal #handmadesoap

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Just in case you get hungry later check out @thepubsf recently featured on blackboardeats.com. Link in the profile. Open til 1:30am! BBQ and even kale salad plus full bar overlooking Beach Street. . . . #ghirardellisquare #sfbbq #memorialdaybbq #mysf #sfguide #sfeats #bestinsf

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Happy Fri-YAY! When you’re THIS stoked to be at Ghirardelli Square, we must repost! 📷: @e_richhhh . . . #ghirardellisquare #mysf #waxmans #gobeavs #thesanfrancisco #sfguide #sftravel #sflocal #ghirardelli #ilovesanfrancisco #historic

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Many thanks to all of those who joined us today at Uncorked. May your weekend game stay strong. 🍷💪 #ghirardellisquare #uncorked #uncorkedsf #jonathanwaxman

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Celebrity Chef Jonathan Waxman and Executive Chef Phillip Basone live cooking demo is now in progress @ghirardellisquare #uncorkedsf #waxmans

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Celebrity Chef Waxman and Chef Phillip offer a cooking demo to the first 60 people who line up on Saturday during Uncorked. Learn how to use fresh farmer’s market ingredients to make an amazing salad and fresh pasta. The audience will get to sample both items. Saturday, 1:30-2:30pm at Ghirardelli Square. Chef Jonathan Waxman will be available after for a book signing. #ghirardellisquare #jonathanwaxman #uncorkedsf . . . . #uncorked #mysf #sftravel #sfguide #sflocal #ilovesanfrancisco #historic #thesanfrancisco #49miles #bayareabuzz #sfpulse #hellosanfrancisco #sanfranciscoworld

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Happy Bike to Work Day. We will assume when you hit the heart button here, that it is because you understand the importance of reducing air pollution in our beautiful city. Stay green, SF. 📷: @stphoto90 #ghirardellisquare #my #fairmont #biketowork #sftravel #hellosanfrancisco #greencommunity #sftravel #sfguide #sflocals #whywelivehere

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@lianaestates said, why bother washing a glass? . . Taste this Liana Estates wine and many others at the Uncorked Wine Festival, May 13th @ghirardellisquare . 📷: @lianaestates #uncorked #ghirardellisquare . . . .#mysf #winetasting #drinksf #sfguide #sftravel #sflocals #goodwine