Is it even the weekend without a coffee and a croissant? Before you brave a long (spaced out) line, and start wondering if you’ll fade away before you get a latte, know what to order. The best croissants are always worth the wait: satisfying with an explosion of crisp crumbs and a soft and airy interior. Fortunately in the Bay Area, there are many places where you can get your pastry fix. Here are the flakiest and butteriest croissants in San Francisco and beyond, called out by the best one to order off each menu.
As of publication time, some of these restaurants offer seated, outdoor dining. However, their inclusion should not be taken as endorsement for sit-down dining, as there are still safety concerns. Studies indicate that COVID-19 infection rates are lower for outside activities, but the level of risk involved with outdoor dining is contingent on restaurants and their patrons following strict social distancing, face covering, and other safety guidelines.Read More