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Cako Cupcakes

211 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
+1 415-399-1869
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
211 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

I walked by this cupcake store and what caught my attention was their ice cream sandwich macaroons. I had to stop at that point to try one and they were so good! They are a little on the pricy side, but a nice treat to...More

Thank our2cents
Reviewed May 31, 2017

I think I may have died and gone to red velvet cupcake heaven, as I had (2) of the best that I've ever eaten from this amazing little gem!

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed April 14, 2017

It's a very small space but crammed with a lot of delicious treats. Nice variety of cupcakes (we tried s'more and salted caramel and they were both delicious) and went back another time for the macaron ice cream sandwich (which was amazing, although a bit...More

Thank na07950
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

This hole in the wall bakery is perfect for a quick snack or after dinner indulgence. Everything looked good but I opted for the salted Carmel chocolate cupcake and a Twix Carmel ice cream macaroon sandwich. Everything was delicious! There are a few locations around...More

Thank Itsadadslife
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Chocolate cupcake was yummy. The icing wasn't too sweet or sugary. More like a thick chocolate mousse. Very good!

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Small place with cupcakes and macarons, many thing seemed delicious. We only tried the macaron filled with ice cream, salted caramel, it was good.

Thank ana carolina f
Reviewed November 11, 2016

OMG. We stumbled on this little nook and returned a second time because we couldn't get them out of our heads! They have a classic with sprinkles which is the very definition of cupcake perfection! Hah! Listen to me going on about it. You'll see.

1  Thank hirunningman
Reviewed October 27, 2016

This place was unfortunately located too close to our hotel, so we had to stop there every day or night to sample their treats. Good thing they weren't open on the day we left at 7 in the morning or we would have stopped for...More

Thank mikiemd
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Carrot cake cupcake was impressive, and so was the macaroon ice cream sandwich. But the other cupcakes we tried were VERY disappointing. The cup cake itself was dry and mealy, and the icing was chalky/waxy/? (I'm not very good with culinary descriptions)

Thank annarborsef
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

The Macarons were amazing! We came across this place by accident in Union Square and I am so glad we did! We will return before we leave town!

Thank Jessica Heeren P
jennifer d, Manager at Cako Cupcakes, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2016

Jessica, Thank you for visiting our store! We're glad you enjoyed the macarons!

Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-399-1869
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