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Chestnut Bakery

Marina District
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2539 Chestnut St, Marina/Cow Hollow, San Francisco, CA 94123-2405
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Red Deer, Canada
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39 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I came here for breakfast one morning and grabbed a pastry and coffee. The staff were extremely friendly and the coffee and food was excellent.

Thank Jenna P
Los Angeles, California
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819 reviews
616 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

We stopped for morning coffee and pastry. The pastries were good, on the small side. Regular coffee were very small too. Everything was good, but due to portion size, I wood probably go elsewhere in future.

Thank ZumaDawg
San Francisco, California
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112 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Your mouth will start watering as soon as you walk in and look at the baked goods behind the glass. All things are fresh and yummy. They have sandwiches as well, but save room for dessert.

Thank sailmedic
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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184 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Stopped by here one day while walking back to our motel after eating lunch. Ok, I'll have some dessert! Pieces of cake were large! We ordered a couple of different to try out. A slice of dark chocolate and a slice of red velvet. We also bought a couple of cookies to take back to the hotel room for later.... More 

Thank superbford
Regina, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Love, love, love their Chai Tea Latte!! So good. We were walking around the Marina and found this place randomly on our third day in the city. We went back the following day when we were in the area. David was very friendly and gave us tips on other places to visit in the city.

Thank elka_e
Federal Way
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We walked to the Chestnut Bakery 3 mornings in a row on a recent stay in San Francisco so I could get a latte and something besides the hotels continental breakfast. The pastries are fantastic! I had an almond french toast pastry which was perfect; sweet but not sickeningly so. The lattes are great (a nice change from the typical... More 

2 Thank kramervision
Napa, California
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

The morning buns & mochas were deliciou. It would be great if Chestnut Bakery had more Bistro tables outside, with potted plants in & out. Otherwise we still had a really positive experience.

Thank Cheryl B
San Francisco, California
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

The service and personnel are 5 star. The offerings are very good. Unfortunately for them, the bread at La Boulangerie on Pine Street (it has much better variety than its offshoots) is the best around. The selection here is minimal. I've spent a lot here, but I'm more inclined to drive to Pine St.

Thank 1happytraveler12
Arlington, WA
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

this is the must visit bakery of San Francisco. A bustling little place, with a HUGE bakery in back. I was amazed at the size of the the bakery behind the store front!!

Thank maggie99501
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in for bread and ended up with the most amazing "everything" cookie. Toffee, oatmeal, cranberry, chocolate etc. For what it's worth, my sister, a local Marina resident, won't go there because they were very rude to her on several occasions.

Thank KKWalter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2539 Chestnut St, Marina/Cow Hollow, San Francisco, CA 94123-2405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District

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

Staying in Marina District

Neighborhood Profile
Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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