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Tartine Bakery

600 Guerrero St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1528
415-487-2600
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Ranked #77 of 4,858 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dessert
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Berkeley, California
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204 reviews 204 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

The line to get pastries and such at Tartine is always out the door and then some. It comes by this great reputation honestly by producing baked goods of the highest quality; if you want deliciously rich pastries (savory or sweet) you'll not find a better place than this one. Be that as it may, it's not exactly my preference... More

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Long Island, NY
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175 reviews 175 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

All the food in this place is Yum. And also...Yum! Came here for the pre-Passover baked goods feast and they did not disappoint. The newlyweds who are newly moved to the Mission District LOVE this place, while the old folks (us) are so over the whole waiting in line thing. Get more help and more tables for Pete's sake. But... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Lots of delicious sweet choices for breakfast in a cafeteria-style setting. Not a ton of savory. The line was out the door the entire time we were there. My friend got the ham and cheese croissant and raved about it. I got the brioche bread pudding. It was all right. I have never had brioche though, so i have no... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

The length of the line was disappointing, but went remarkably fast. So worth the wait! Absolutely the best croissant I've ever tasted. Prices are reasonable as well. Make the time to visit Tartine while in San Francisco!

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thailand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Great gourmet sandwiches and pastries.. the sandwiches were hugs, and could have made do with one between us, but the cakes are way to good to share. Highly recommended late morning trip to Mission district and worth the wait in line. Wasn't too keen on the seating arrangements as was a bit cramped and lack of personal space, but the... More

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Turlock, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Delicious cookies, chocolate croissants, perfect eclairs, shortbread cookies!!! Glad I have the cookbook to try some of these at home now. We will be back because we weren't there to try the fresh baked bread people rave about.

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Virginia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

A friend strongly suggested the place, luckily it is only 1.8 miles from where we are staying. After a leisurely walk, we found the place and joined the queue to place our order (the line extended outside soon after). My son had Croque Monsieur with ham, I had the veg quiche and we shared a 4" lemon tart. The Croque... More

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San Francisco
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Ok, my review might be a little screwed since I now live in San Francisco. That been said, and out of the way; Tartine Bakery is the city's most culinary accoladed bakery. Chad (the owner, and head baker) and his crew of bakers (and at times arrogant counter gals!), thrive to make a unique experience to the non-city-dwellers, and tourists... More

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NYC
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Upon a special recommendation, we went 3 days ago to check out Tartine bakery. We bought many things for an entire day supply of sweet treats - a morning bun, frangipane croissant, banana cream tart, chocolate hazelnut tart and a frangipane tart. First and foremost, let me say that the banana cream tart and the chocolate hazelnut tart were spectacular.... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We went here five years ago, and had the best coffee in the U.S. we ever had. They are now serving a lesser coffee, but the baked goods are still outstanding. Get there when it opens to avoid lines and get a seat - not many tables.

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