5 Local Spots to Shop for Your Sweetheart

February 2, 2022

From grand, romantic vistas of the Golden Gate to dazzling city lights illuminating the skyline, there’s no doubt that San Francisco lends itself to love. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’ve got you covered in the gift department. Below, find five shops sure to offer the perfect surprise for your sweetheart.

Start browsing gifts at Anthem

This boutique procures a range of fine home goods, lighting, furnishings and gifts. Their website has a Valentine’s Day Gift Idea collection, and their store in Pacific Heights is open for pickup and delivery, so there’s no need to worry about shipping delays.

Trusted jewelers at Shreve & Co.

Jewelry and timepieces are timeless gifts for your significant other, regardless of gender. A local family jeweler since 1852, Shreve & Co. in Union Square hosts many high-end designer collections, as well as rare estate collections. 

Pick up flowers from Ampersand 

Even in the wake of monolithic flower delivery companies on the internet, nothing parallels working with a beloved city florist to craft gorgeous bouquets for your loved ones. 

Sweets for your love at Le Dix-Sept Pâtisserie

Botanically-inspired, Le Dix-Sept Pâtisserie is legendary for incorporating floral colors and flavors into their creations. Their Valentine specials include brioche “love” knots dusted with raspberry and rose, mixed confection boxes, and even flower arrangements.

Attend your own truffle-making class with Dandelion Chocolate

Shake up traditional gifting by making your very own truffles from one of San Francisco’s highest rated bean-to-bar chocolatiers. The virtual Valentine’s Day Truffle Class is $100 per kit, which includes large chocolate chips, ground chocolate, cocoa nibs and artisan toppings. Instructors will walk you through the process of making an easy dark chocolate truffle.

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