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Golden Gate Bakery

1029 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-5004
+1 415-781-2627
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“egg custard” (21 reviews)
“tarts” (9 reviews)
“moon cakes” (6 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
1029 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-5004
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They make these tarts whose base is flaky (halfway to a croissant) and mildly sweet egg custard. They are hot and fresh and get sold out every day. Long lines to get them. Sometimes, they give only two per head when they are about to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 331saibals
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have tried to come to Golden Gate several times, but for whatever reason the bars are always up. This time I finally got lucky and they were open. The line went out the door, but the wait wasn't terrible, maybe 15 minutes. They are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kisssmee
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We went for the egg custard tart and it was DELICIOUS! There was no line, we walked right in. They were warm and right out of the oven!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SeenManyThings
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We visited this bakery to sample their famous egg custard tart. It was delicious, still warm from the oven, and with lovely flaky pastry. The line can be long, but for us it was worth the wait. Note this is not a restaurant, just a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tommy087
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t intend to stop by here on our trip thru Chinatown. There was a line out the door at least 15 people long, so we decided it must be for something good. Had 2 different moon cakes and an egg custard tart. Never had either...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ImportR06
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Went here to try the egg custard tart as it is famous here. Can say for certain it is delicious. But it can be busy as a lot of people want to try the egg custard tart. But still worth it!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank octimuskevin
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten egg tarts in Hong Kong, Malaysia & Singapore and anywhere else I can find them. These are hands down the best! Slightly bigger ratio of custard to pastry than usual but I loved it. The pastry is crisp, flakey without crumbling away and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alison L
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a popular stop in Chinatown to buy freshly baked egg tarts. There is usually a queue and the shop is erratic in opening hours. So try your luck and charm with the lady boss !

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Szewee1968
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Typical Chinatown venue serving small bites to go. Quite big in size and not bad in taste, pork buns are especially good. Prices are ok too.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed May 1, 2018

I have lived in Hong Kong for about 10 years now and I love these little tarts, which also makes me careful when trying it away from China. In this case, reviews did not lie, they are awesome and very well priced at 2.25USD each....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank streetfoodlover2014
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Response from lpMaggi713 | Reviewed this property |
This is a cash and carry place.....
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Restaurant Details

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Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1029 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-5004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-781-2627
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