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Hot Cookie

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407 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2019
+1 415-621-2350
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Omaha, NE
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This storefront sells cookies, some of which are warm. They all seem fresh. The cookies are good and several are creative, but I wouldn't say it is out of this world or anything. There is no seating and only space for a very very short line to wait inside. Honestly, they have good cookies and is a good run through... More 

Thank murrr77
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hot cookie makes some really good cookies and macaroons. But I think it gets its reputation from the very adult sculptured appendage cookies that it sells. Not much is left to the imagination. But it's all a bit of fun😬

Thank Wayne N
San Diego, California
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great variety of cookies, and just what the doctor ordered on a cold rainy day! I go back year after year.

Thank Darrell92104
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

A must hit in the Castro, great cookies... Stop in with a cup of coffee from the Castro Coffee Company and you're off to a great start for your day!

Thank Kevinwodrich
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Right in the Castro district. If you love cookies you gotta pop in to this place. Tiny place , amazing cookies. Get em to go and eat while wandering the district.

Thank Rachel L
Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

This little bakery is literally a hole in the wall that is crowded when there are two customers inside. One can see cookies being made in the kitchen that's not very far from the displays of cookies. Cookies, both jumbo and regular-sized, are sold by the pound. The couple ahead of me, had a difficult time selecting 12 different cookies.... More 

Thank Peppersmom2015
Maysville, Georgia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Everytime I visit the Castro I always stop in and get an oatmeal raisin cookie and a hot cup of coffee. They are very good!

Thank Mark H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Cute local shop serving a variety of flavors and shapes (you'll understand when you go) and they're made right onsite! Friendly staff and open late!

Thank Clayton M
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

I stopped in here and fell in love with the cookies. Friendly employees and delicious cookies, this is a great place for a snack.

Thank bobby78751
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Original concept and good treats but quite expensive for what it is. I had the Venus cookie (that is huge by the way) and it was good, but maybe not worth the 8$...

Thank Caro Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighborhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-621-2350

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in The Castro

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The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart, the Castro is a neighborhood welcome to everyone. As one of the first predominantly LGBT neighborhoods in the United States and currently its largest, it remains one of the epicenters of activism in the nation. Grand theaters and glitzy shops now compete with bars and fashionable eateries for attention, drawing visitors from around the world to the bright rainbow flag acting as its beacon.
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