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1 Ferry Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94105-1521 (The Embarcadero)
(415) 288-2978
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Ranked #153 of 5,039 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Wed 6:15 am - 7:30 pm
Thu 6:15 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 6:15 am - 7:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery
Neighborhood: The Embarcadero
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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We found a huge line in front of ACME Bread Company while we are wondering around the Ferry Building. So we just joined the line and talk to the person behind us, he told us that this is the best bread in Bay area. We bought different kinds of bread and they all taste good!

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Chicago, IL
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179 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Acme bread company provides very delicious baked goods. You can pick up a sandwich made with ingredients from other Ferry building vendors and have a great picnic on a boat ride. A great chain with lines for good reason.

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Pompano Beach, FL
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174 reviews 174 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Stopped here as part of our "edible excursion" tour. Enjoyed it so much with the Cowgirl Creamery Mt. Tam cheese that we bought both for our flight home today!

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Memphis
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100 reviews 100 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Loved all the breads we purchased: Pain au Levain, Olive Bread and of course, sourdough! It definitely lived up to the reputation.

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Fremont, California
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567 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We have enjoyed buying different breads from Acme at the Ferry Building. Cowgirl Creamery that has wonderful artisan cheese is next door. For a nice picnic lunch, its a great duo. We have enjoyed both.

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san francisco
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Their sourdough was good, but too hard. Tasty bread, but can be mistaken for being stale because it is tough and hard.

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NYC
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324 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This bread is legit! I hate myself for loving a great baguette or any bread for that matter but Acme bread is just perfect. I had a few different kinds during my weekend visit to SF and paired them with little hunks of cheese from Cowgirl next door. My friend and I would munch down on our gluttonous snacks in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My family loves bread so when we saw Acme Bread Co. at the Ferry Marketplace we knew we had to try it. It was 9:00am on. Thursday so there was a breakfast rush and as we waited in line we tried to decide which of the many bread options we would choose. In the end we decided on a cinnamon... More 

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Oceanside, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

What an amazing gem for those of you who like European style hard crust breads! The prices a reasonable, the selection is amazing, and the flavors are wonderful.

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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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90 reviews 90 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We bought a loaf of Cranberry Walnut and a Wheat bread and a variety of smaller rolls. One of the best bakeries we have ever found. And I could not believe the unbelievably reasonable prices for the touristy location. I would be here every week if we lived nearby, and I envy those who do. Hope to make one more... More 

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Address: 1 Ferry Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94105-1521
Phone Number: (415) 288-2978
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Embarcadero
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 6:15 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 6:15 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 6:15 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 6:15 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:15 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Bakery

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