Welcome to Fisherman's Wharf/Ghiradelli Square

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Fisherman's Wharf/Ghiradelli Square
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Fisherman's Wharf/Ghiradelli Square

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


Fine Art, Furniture, and Collectibles


Poster Arts


Browse hundreds of posters


Beach Beauty Salon

Haircare / Spas

Specializes in making you feel and look great.


Na Hoku Fine Jewelers


Featuring unique jewelrycollections


Alioto's Restaurant


Founded in 1928, still run by the original Alioto family


Beach Street Grill


Great homecooked Breakfast and Lunch


Blue Mermaid


Serving casual San Francisco fare


Boudin's Bakery


Creator of the Original San Francisco Sourdough


Hana Zen


Satisfy your cravings for Japanese food


Lori's Diner


Lori’s Diner turns back time to the fabulous fifties




A pretty world for women and children




Bath & body products enriched with natural ingredients


Les Merchantes


Women's lifestyle brand that focuses on local designers




Custom made t-shirts




Your source for fine aged cigars and fun accessories


Wilder West


An urban western outfitter