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Golden Gate Fortune Cookies Co

56 Ross Aly, San Francisco, CA 94108-1204
+1 415-781-3956
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56 Ross Aly, San Francisco, CA 94108-1204
+1 415-781-3956
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Down a back alley between Stockton St. and Grant Avenue, this small shop/factory is worth the search to sample some delicious fortune cookies (in three flavors), buy a bag of your favorite type, and to have some cookies made with your custom message placed inside....More

Thank dunadan
Reviewed 1 week ago

very busy but fast moving queue, great to see the fortune cookies being made and bagged up with the opportunity to take some home.

Thank M_in_the_city1981
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this as an end to our CityGuides tour in Chinatown. Yummy samples and a chance to take home authentic fortune cookies. Amazing to watch them make these.

Thank Sidney B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small fortune cookie factory on a small narrow side street in Chinatown with no close parking. Smells wonderful inside when they are baking. So small that more than 10 people would jam the inside. We watched them make the cookies, got a sample, bought a...More

Thank Rebekajean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this little shop mid afternoon and were the only ones there for the 10 minutes we stayed. Really neat to see how a fortune cookie is made! They gave free hot missed shaped discs...very tasty! They have original, chocolate, green tea, strawberry, dipped...More

Thank Herrin79
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We found this shop through Trip Advisor. It was a nice way to see China Town. Although it was a small space, it was fun to see how the fortune cookies were made. They offered free samples of the rejects. We bought a bagful to...More

1  Thank thimdog
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide took us to the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory located in the heart of Chinatown. It's sort of a little "hole-in-the-wall", but I mean that it the best way possible. I love little mom and pop joints and this didn't disappoint. You...More

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I have nothing but praise for this place. Such a unique business that somehow is open to tourists. The cookies are reasonably priced, delicious, and the samples that come warm off the machines are fantastic.

Thank vodkaman3
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Make sure to get a custom fortune cookie made. Only 75 cents, you make a custom message and they wrap it in a fresh cookie and put it in a Chinese takeout box. A perfect present for your friends/family back home.

Thank CBMiami
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I had done my homework and we navigated down the narrow Ross Alley to find this gem. Very small but the best and only place to see how fortune cookies are made. You are surrounded by fortune cookies or every size and flavor, get free...More

Thank drosek13
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic
streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on
dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands,
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Midory G
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Response from Darren L | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, but would guess normal business hours. Google Maps says 8am-6pm, 7 days a week. No tour, but you can see them pressing the cookies when you step inside. Very small place.