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The 9 Best Cake Shops in San Francisco

Updated: March 5, 2021

Finding the best San Francisco restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the finest restaurants, we analyzed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours with ease and spend less time deciding.

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B Patisserie

San Francisco, Lower Pacific Heights
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Thorough Bread & Pastry

French · $9 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Eureka Valley - Dolores Heights - Castro
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Les Gourmands Bakery

San Francisco, South of Market
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Le Marais Bakery

French · $15 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Marina
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

DayDream Cake Shop

San Francisco, Central Sunset
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Dynamo Donut & Coffee

San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Ambrosia Bakery

American
San Francisco, Lakeside
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Craftsman and Wolves

American
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

85°C Bakery Cafe

Taiwanese
San Francisco, Stonestown
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Francisco. We analyzed 1904 lists and articles from top sources like Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, Eater and Zagat, 31320 San Francisco restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. Yes, we even looked at Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Where to Find the Best Cakes & Pastries in San Francisco/Bay Area, Eater - 14 Iconic Cakes in San Francisco and Zagat - Eat Your Way Across San Francisco's 24th Street to pull this list together. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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