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Top bakery recommendations from locals

Bakery
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“Millennials love to stand in lines. Go mid-morning on weekdays to avoid long lines. But, the food is well worth it! Riches beyond your wildest dreams: butter-golden pains au chocolat, cappuccinos with ferns drawn in dense foam and croque monsieurs turbo-loaded with ham, two kinds of cheese and béchamel. Don't be dismayed by the inevitable line out the door – it moves fast – but be aware that lolling in Dolores Park is the only possible post-Tartine activity.”
  • 501 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“One of the best local food market to go to takeouts, famous ice creams, and yogurt shop. One of the best ice cream shops with lines out the door.”
  • 319 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Coop bakery. Great baked goods. Try their bread sticks with sunflower seeds”
  • 121 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Located a block away, this delightful pie place is right around the corner and serves delicious freshly made pies by the slice. It serves as a quiet and cozy place to enjoy some dessert, do some work, or read a book. ”
  • 100 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Have a craving for donuts? Want something more than just jelly or creme-filled? Search no further than the delightful concoctions/combinations of flavors at Dynamo. Our favorites include milk chocolate passionfruit, Mexican chocolate, and salted caramel. Definitely grab a latte while you're at it, then wander around down 24th to Mission/Valencia.”
  • 121 locals recommend
Café
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“Bread is the star here, whether heritage grain loaves, sweet pastries or rustic sandwiches. Really nice place to stop by for either a loaf of bread, a dinner date, or a cup of coffee. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Bakery
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“My favorite bakery in town! You'll have to try "Rebel Within" (asiago, sausage, green onion, soft cooked egg). ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Authentic French bakery! We like this MUCH better than the more famous Tartine bakery, and it is much cheaper. Try their ham and cheese croissants! ”
  • 67 locals recommend
Bakery
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“If you can't make it "all the way" to Martha's stop here. Decent coffee with some really great and quick brunch bites. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Really delicious Cookies that are made fresh daily. If you are craving cookies, don't forget to try this place out! ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Amazing Pastries, particularly the Ham and Cheese, Chocolate and Almond Croissants, great open face sandwiches and coffee too. Be prepared to wait in a long line on weekend mornings!!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Bakery and Restaurant, very busy on weekends in the morning. Great spot to get your coffee and croissant in the morning. The almond croissant is yummie!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Major grocery store located on Market St., about .5 mile, 10 minute walk. Has produce, meats, dairy, pharmacy and banking center. Located next to colorful Castro district.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Best bakery in the neighborhood. Their croissants are excellent to bring home for a continental breakfast.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
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“the lines snake out the door rain or shine, but the baked goods (and the gigantic sandwiches) are well worth it. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Super chill bakery and cafe on the corner of the block. I like their breakfast sandwiches.”
  • 7 locals recommend