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Acme Bread

Certificate of Excellence
The Embarcadero
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1 Ferry Plz, San Francisco, CA 94111-4212
(415) 288-2978
6:15 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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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
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had great breads from Boston, New York, and Philadelphia..not to mention Italy. Legionary bakeries....the best. Well, move over east coast! Acme rates right up there with the best of the best! Wish they were in my neighborhood; it would be bread, butter or olive oil and wine for the rest of my life.

Thank Rocketman81452
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

If you are a bread lover as we are, this is the place in town to be. Them, buy some cheese at the Cowgirls Cheese Shop (just nest to it) and you will have the breakfast of your life! Don't miss the green olive bread

Thank SASFlavio
Los Angeles, California
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Always buy a couple of loaves here to pack in the suitcase and take home to the missus. This bread is oh so good. Unlike La Brea (which was good before they sold out to another company), this bakery continues to produce delicious baked goods that are packed with flavors and textures that please the mouth

Thank PatrickBear
Redwood City, California
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Bought a loaf of french bread here. Bread was very good and the selection of different breads in this store is amazing.

Thank Reenie94061
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244 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We enjoyed their bread at Chez Panisse and were delighted to find out they had a shop in the Ferry Building. We decided to eat breakfast here every morning during our trip, as it was a close walk from our hotel. To die for delicious bread and we especially loved their sourdough cheese rolls. Service was quick and friendly and... More 

Thank Carolyn G
Yorktown, Virginia
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255 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We stopped here just to get some rolls for a snack. The rolls were like 60 cents each and were wonderfully crusty yet chewy on the outside and fresh and soft on the inside. Such a wonderful little gem.

Thank Sabena Y
Sacramento, California
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

every day a perfect "French boulangerie" with its baguettes, its epos, other various different fresh bread.

Thank Annik G
Zurich, Switzerland
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

I like especially the bread that looks the branches of a tree. The buns you just break it off. Very fresh and enjoyalbe. A lot of restaurants do serve their bread, like at the Hog Island. Recommended.

Thank SiuMui
Sydney, Australia
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Sometimes they even have what you want hot so it's definitely worth asking if you are going to eat it straight away. There is no seating in the store but if it's a nice day it's great to take some fresh bread and sit out by the water. We tried the whole wheat cranberry walnut loaf. It was a bit... More 

Thank leanne m
Scottsdale, Arizona
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Lovely fresh bread for all you carb lovers. I definitely suggest grabbing some then heading next store to cow girl creamery for some cheese

Thank ISONirvana

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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
Average prices
Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:15 am - 7:30 pm
6:15 am - 7:30 pm
6:15 am - 7:30 pm
6:15 am - 8:00 pm
6:15 am - 7:30 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ferry Plz, San Francisco, CA 94111-4212
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Embarcadero
  • Neighborhood: The Embarcadero
  • Phone Number: (415) 288-2978

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