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1 Ferry Bldg, San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 837-0300
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Neat unique bakery

Love their pistachio macaroon! The best I've had! I also tried their vanilla bean marshmallow, which is good. Some sour candies and matcha candies which are very tasty. Turkish delight is so so, I've had better. Bought a few boxes of ginger cookies for souvenir, the packaging is very nice. Staff... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
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67 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Love their pistachio macaroon! The best I've had! I also tried their vanilla bean marshmallow, which is good. Some sour candies and matcha candies which are very tasty. Turkish delight is so so, I've had better. Bought a few boxes of ginger cookies for souvenir, the packaging is very nice. Staff not too friendly. Pricey overall.

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Kingston, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We visited the Hayes location and were served by fun, friendly staff! Nothing really special to the treat we tasted- not outstanding like at Tartine but a fun stop if you are in the district.

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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

While I only tried the palmier pastry, I highly recommend it! Delicate layers of golden flakiness, crunchy and beautiful. A request to the bakers: please jump on the trend bandwagon and serve up some Kouign Amann! I'm sure you'll create similarly perfect layers of pastry!

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Pompano Beach, FL
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173 reviews 173 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

OMG! I have never tasted such perfection in such a little bite. We were on an "Edible Excursion" (what a great tour). Loved this place!

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New England
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Found this little place inside the Ferry Building while wandering around. Boy, am I glad, a wonderful assortment of desserts sure to please everyone!! For my company and I, we had the lemon tart, banana cream tart and the most FABULOUS pots de creme!! It was amazing!! I spent the remained of my time there trying to get back for... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I guess I was drawn to Miette in the very crowded Ferry building during lunchtime on vacation. I needed something to go and the Macarons looked heavenly. I order 2 each, I know crazy! Each of them were delicious and very sweet. They kept well also. I definitely recommend!

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San Francisco, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you have a sweet tooth, and Twinkies is not what you had in mind, then this is the place to try real French pastries. Not inexpensive, but worth the price. Miette, as they say, just "takes the cake" when it comes to sweets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We've been here several times now, and have never been disappointed. From fresh cookies to decadent cakes - this is one place where the food tastes every bit as good as it looks!

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Highworth, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The most delicious macarons. Perfect little bites. Try the grapefruit ones, you will not be disappointed.

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Washington DC
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18 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Cute store, nice packaging, great customer service. A little pricy. We were in the Ferry Building walking around. There were some beautiful macarons. I picked 3 different flavors to try. I didn't love the ones I tried, but maybe other flavors would have been better.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Ferry Bldg, San Francisco, CA 94104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: (415) 837-0300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Bakery, Dessert

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