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“Absolute best bakery around!”
Review of La Farine Bakery

La Farine Bakery
Ranked #1 of 23 Dessert in Oakland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Oakland, California
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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“Absolute best bakery around!”
Reviewed June 30, 2011

We discovered this bakery years ago and it has been our true favorite ever since. Everything they offer is a delight.

From their breakfast rolls and croissants, to their delicious cakes and tarts, wonderful breads and inspired cookies, this place is a challenge to anyone's self control!

The cakes are not overly sweet, each one like a slice of heaven. It is not possible to leave disappointed.

I can't recommend a place more highly!!

  • Visited April 2011
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“La Farine definately worth a stopover.”
Reviewed July 19, 2010

La Farine, estabished 1974 is a classic French bakery producing wedding cakes, cakes, tarts, breads, and cookies. Most of its customers purchase for take away, though there are a couple of tables to eat there. I came here for their sweet French bread loaf, $1.75, and it is very good. They will make sandwiches for you if your wish. If you're in this area, it's definitely worth stopping by. Open Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm, Sunday 8am-3pm.

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Oakland, CA 94602
Telephone: 510-531-7750

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Telephone: 510-528-2208

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Oakland, California
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“No go bakery”
Reviewed May 22, 2010

nasty place to eat baked goods, i saw some rats running around the inside of this place!!!!!!!! nasty

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San Simeon, California
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“Excellent bread”
Reviewed April 26, 2010

Their mini kalamata olive loaves are so soft and delicious! The Irish Soda bread is a little different, but addicting...especially toasted in the morning. YUM! Great sourdough too- I thought it was better than Tartine's.

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“Good goodies!”
Reviewed March 10, 2009

Good goodies!

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