Slideshow: First Look: Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop, San Francisco

Sea Salt Caramel Hot Cocoa
Sea Salt Caramel Hot Cocoa
Classic Ghirardelli hot cocoa topped with whipped cream, caramel sauce, sea salt, and served with a square of Ghirardelli milk chocolate ($4.25).
Very Berry Sundae
Very Berry Sundae
From the Haight Ashberry collection, this sundae ($8.95) starts with strawberry cheesecake ice cream topped with sliced strawberries. That's topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream covered with blueberry topping and whipped cream. It's finished with chocolate-covers blueberries and a homemade, chocolate-dipped waffle roll.
Quake Shake
Quake Shake
An entire chocolate bar goes into each one of these milkshakes ($6.95)
Toppings
Toppings
The World Famous Hot Fudge Sundae is finished with whipped cream, chopped almonds, and a cherry. ($8.95)
The World Famous Hot Fudge Sundae
The World Famous Hot Fudge Sundae
Hot Chocolate
Hot Chocolate
In addition to ice cream, the store sells chocolate products to take home. The hot chocolate mix is sold in old-fashioned tins.
Mix And Match
Mix And Match
Ode to San Francisco
Ode to San Francisco
Ghirardelli was started in San Francisco 160 years ago. The large mural running the length of the store depicts the city's skyline, and was designed so that the sun rises on the image of the Bay Bridge and sets on the Golden Gate.
Downtown
Downtown
This is Ghirardelli's first ice cream parlor downtown, where it gets a mix of tourists, businessmen, and locals.