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“Chocolate! Yum!”

Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop
Ranked #5 of 155 Dessert in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Neighborhood: Downtown
Reviewed May 24, 2013

No trip to the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego is complete without a stop at Ghirardelli Chocolate! It's not only a chocolate candy shop. They also serve ice cream.

That being said, we come home with bags of chocolates. Enough for gifts for everyone. All of our family enjoys Ghirardelli Chocolates. My favorite, the sea salt caramels. Delicious!

Tip: They usually have deals, if you buy more than one item or so, you get a discount on the second or third item.

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Thank AZcartrip
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

I love their sundae's. They are big, messy, and very decadent. It is open seating so weekends can be busy. They have some tables outside where you can people watch. They have public bathrooms so it can be a wait when the place is busy.

Thank Joe T
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Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Just looking from.the outside at night, you would be forgiven if you thought it was a movie cinema. Onve you walk in, its old fashioned fit out just charms you.

Great Service
The ice-cream is creamy.
The staff look awesome in their old fashioned uniform and exquisite old world friendly service.

Jaw dropping
While the displays of fudge, toffee and other delights are fabulous, the price (once you return your jaw off the floor) is extremely over priced.


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Thank KiddHouse
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Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

Yes, it's decadent and overpriced - but the flavor is unmatched. Every trip to California must include these guys.

Thank D_Auterson
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Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

Wandering around San Diego and just had to try a sundae at Ghiradelli's. i opted for the mint sundae.

It comes loaded with hot chocolate fudge in a tall glass. It's a pretty impressive sundae!

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Thank klkh2002
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