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Fabulous Department Store

I remember my parents taking me to Gumps when I was very young, and was always fascinated by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
L B
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Phoenix, Arizona
The end of an era, as we visit hours before the final day before they close.

More than a century of history comes to a close as tastes and styles change, and I am sad to lose... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2018
John M
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Santa Cruz, California
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1 week ago
“Fabulous Department Store”
Dec 23, 2018
“The end of an era, as we visit hours before the final day before they close.”
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Collectors of decorative arts, fine glassware and silverware and the like will be impressed by the collection in this venerable shop.
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135 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108-4701
Union Square
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+1 415-982-1616
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I remember my parents taking me to Gumps when I was very young, and was always fascinated by the jade collection and all the beautiful pieces of jewelry. Today the extensive jade collection is no longer on full display, but the jewelry and unusual high-end...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank L B
Reviewed December 23, 2018

More than a century of history comes to a close as tastes and styles change, and I am sad to lose this part of our history. RIP

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a local piece of history going away in mid December. The store is a must visit and if you are lucky you can buy a piece of the original stores fixtures they are selling. Some great antique furniture from "the old store" is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

If you come from another country and want to buy something special for your beloved, then this is the right place for you. The staff is attentive and very helpful too. Though some stuff is quite pricey, it’s worth.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

This 150-year old store is a SF institution. With a primary focus in home-furnishings, here you will find fine china, exquisite crystal, full silver service sets as well as every kind of bric-a-brac and accent pieces possible. While the store is nicely laid out and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DP49
Reviewed December 1, 2017

If you only get the catalogs, it is a treat to visit this store. The splendor of the Oriental-themed merchandise, the merchandising, and the old style service from their personnel, is worth a special trip. WE went after Thanksgiving and the Xmas decorations were a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

I was looking for possible gifts for spouse. Very nice stuff nothing really common. Could easily spend a lot but it will be good stuff.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

One of the most exclusive department stores I've ever been in. They have the top in end in just about anything you could think of from jewelry to clothing to fine china. The prices reflect the personalized service you get the minute you walk in...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

I remember when I was growing up that people talked about Gump’s, and knew that one day I would have to visit and see it for myself. What an enchanting and delightful shop offering exquisite items today as it did in 1861 when Gertrude Gump...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We were on a few hours in the centre of San Francisco when we were drawn in to a shop by the dazzling Xmas decorations! Amazing selection. We loved the British themed selection. Chatting to the security guard whilst waiting for my friend to pay....More

Date of experience: October 2016
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city's premier shopping and entertainment district
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stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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