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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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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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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
burnt almond cake is the way to go at this place

There is no wonder why this place is still in business after 68 years - you walk in and EVERYTHING LOOKS MOUTH WATERING. They are known for their burnt almond cake and after you try it you will understand why. This place has a following. This was my first time to visit as I do not live close to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Fremont, California
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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

There is no wonder why this place is still in business after 68 years - you walk in and EVERYTHING LOOKS MOUTH WATERING. They are known for their burnt almond cake and after you try it you will understand why. This place has a following. This was my first time to visit as I do not live close to Dicks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

To die for!! Oh yes my mother in law loves me! Your mother in law will love you too if you take her their Burnt Almond Cake! It's awesome!

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San Jose, California
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?