San Francisco is no stranger to stellar baked goods. This city has award-winning croissants, trendsetting toast, and jiggly egg tarts thanks to an abundance of bakeries in every corner of the city. And because the bakery scene is so stellar, to keep this list fresh and evolving, a handful of spots are worth an honorable mention outside of this list. Among them are legends such as Tartine, B. Patisserie, Arizmendi, and Cinderella Bakery & Cafe — all long-running favorites worth a visit at any time of the year.
This list rounds up the sweetest options with a variety of pastry offerings, but if you’re looking for cake, pie, cookies, or the city’s famous sourdough, dig into those deeper specific lists. Of course, the East Bay has excellent bakeries, too.Read More