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1593 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
408) 269-5212
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5:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 am - 7:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Burnt almond cake to die for!

I have gotten this cake for my birthday since 1982 and it is consistently the best. Old school good service and excellence- it's hard to keep that up for over 30 years. Thank you!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
Geoff P
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San Jose, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The chocolate chewy cookies are amazing! I've also had the burnt almond cake and the pineapple upside down cake. They're known for their burnt almond cake, it is delicious. This is the only bakery in the area that makes pineapple upside cake, my husband's favorite.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I have gotten this cake for my birthday since 1982 and it is consistently the best. Old school good service and excellence- it's hard to keep that up for over 30 years. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Best cake I've had in my life!!! I thought it would b an ordinary cake but I immedia feel in love with it! I was so full Cuz I had lots of dinner and the huge piece of cake, which made me embarrassed to have seconds but I cou resist! The website needs pricing though and more detail....

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San Francisco, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Been going here for years for only one thing, the burnt almond cake. There are different flavors and you can't go wrong with any one. I also buy the special "day old" burnt almond cake for $8-$9 and taste even better the next day kind of thing.

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Best burnt almond cake ever! Have to go back to try the pumpkin burnt almond. Dicks's is the sister Bakery to Peter's Bakery in east San Jose. I grew up on Peter's Bakery. Old fashion goodness

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Dunsmuir, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

They make good donuts. A great place to stop on the way to work and pick up a dozen for a meeting. No place to sit and eat, just grab and go.

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San Jose, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent Almond Cake at Dicks Backey, we buy them regularly whenever we get a chance to visit store

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San Jose, California
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

They have without a doubt the BEST burnt almond cake in the world. My Grandmother use to take me here when I was still a bambino. We would get one cake along with a few of the chocolate eclairs, every time!!

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Clearfield, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I grew up in San Jose, CA and Dick's Bakery was the only place we got our Cakes. My favorite was the Burnt Almond Cake. I requested it for every special occasion and even some not special ones. The cake is so moist it melts in your mouth. The frosting with the toasted almonds has you liking your fork and... More 

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Danville, California
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156 reviews 156 reviews
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

For over 34 years I've been a fan of Dick's. brownies and pies are my favorite. Ive been a part of the family for 29 years, Clarence and Dick were artist, they baked from their heart. The Burnt Almond cake is a standard favorite for all events. I cannot recall an event where a pie, cake or any baked good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1593 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408) 269-5212

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 7:00 pm

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