Welcome to Fisherman's Wharf/Ghiradelli Square

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Fisherman's Wharf/Ghiradelli Square

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A little about Fisherman's Wharf/Ghiradelli Square

There is just so much to see and do. Made famous by tourists it is also a favorite for locals. Great shopping, restaurants, attractions and setting make us a must see. Ghirardelli Square is a landmark public square with shops and restaurants in the Fisherman's Wharf area.

The history of Fisherman's Wharf/Ghiradelli Square

Fisherman's Wharf gets its name and neighborhood characteristics from the city's early days of the mid to later 1800s when Italian immigrant fishermen came to the city by the bay to take advantage of the influx of population due to the gold rush. One, Achille Paladini, found success wholesaling local fish as owner of the Paladini Fish Company, and came to be known as the "Fish King". Most of the Italian immigrant fishermen settled in the North Beach area close to the wharf and fished for the local delicacies and the now famed Dungeness crab. From then until the present day it remained the home base of San Francisco's fishing fleet. Despite its redevelopment into a tourist attraction during the 1970s and 1980s, the area is still home to many active fishermen and their fleets. In 1893, Domingo Ghirardelli purchased the entire city block in order to make it into the headquarters of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. In the early 1960s, the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company was bought by th

 

Businesses in Fisherman's Wharf/Ghiradelli Square

Here is a collection of Fisherman's Wharf/Ghiradelli Square businesses. Clicking on the thumbnail image, or the blue "View Member" will take you to that businesses page. We've included some jump links so that you can easily navigate to different categories of businesses. Those, can be found directly below as icons. Or, there is a list of categories in the menu bar.

 

Gallery 55

Art

Fine Art, Furniture, and Collectibles

 

Poster Arts

Art

Browse hundreds of posters

 

Beach Beauty Salon

Haircare / Spas

Specializes in making you feel and look great.

 

Na Hoku Fine Jewelers

Jewelry

Featuring unique jewelrycollections

 

Alioto's Restaurant

Restaurants

Founded in 1928, still run by the original Alioto family

 

Beach Street Grill

Restaurants

Great homecooked Breakfast and Lunch

 

Blue Mermaid

Restaurants

Serving casual San Francisco fare

 

Boudin's Bakery

Restaurants

Creator of the Original San Francisco Sourdough

 

Hana Zen

Restaurants

Satisfy your cravings for Japanese food

 

Lori's Diner

Restaurants

Lori’s Diner turns back time to the fabulous fifties

 

GIGI + ROSE

Shopping

A pretty world for women and children

 

Laline

Shopping

Bath & body products enriched with natural ingredients

 

Les Merchantes

Shopping

Women's lifestyle brand that focuses on local designers

 

Shirtique

Shopping

Custom made t-shirts

 

Stogies

Shopping

Your source for fine aged cigars and fun accessories

 

Wilder West

Shopping

An urban western outfitter