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“Beautifully presented pastries!”

Mara's Italian Pastry
Ranked #28 of 117 Bakeries in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Love how you walk up to big panes of glass with scrumptious pastries are displayed for all control is lost and walk inside to yet another 2 displays 1 Gelato and the other displays of cookies and more pastries! We had florentine cookies absolutely worth it. Canolies were wonderful. The chocolate drizzled apple fritter was excellent and the flaky chocolate roll was very yummy not a sweet dessert but very tasty. You won't be upset stopping here you'd be upset if you didn't.

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Reviewed March 23, 2014

Amazing selection of pastries and gelato. Delicious way to end a day in North Beach. Small eating area but worth every minute of the wait. Yum!

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Reviewed February 22, 2014

I have never found cannoli I liked... until here. It was amazing! The shell was perfectly crisp and the filling just right, not too sweet with a few chocolate chips mixed in. They had a smaller than normal size which was just perfect! Also had the biscotti--pretty good, not the best I've ever had. And the cream filled horn pastry--SO GOOD!!!

Thank CaMaLiPi
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Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

This pastry shop is the epic center of light and fluffy croissants to luscious creme filled eclairs all oogling you from behind the glass and vying for your appetite! You won't be sorry, but you'll probably bust your diet... But it will be worth every delicious bite! And all of this will rise above the Italian attitude from the shop keepers.

Thank christina T
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Reviewed January 25, 2014

We spent three days walking around SFO and visiting all the great sights to see. This particular afternoon there was a misty kind of rain and Mara's was a great break. We sat on the sidewalk and enjoyed the pastry, coffee and espresso. Nice folks, good service, and felt like we were in Italy even for a moment.

We'd go back for sure

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Thank Croushay
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