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“Great bakery...go for the chocolate chip cookies”

Specialty's Cafe & Bakery
Ranked #59 of 115 Bakeries in San Francisco
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Cafe
Neighborhood: SoMa
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Neighborhood: SoMa
Reviewed June 16, 2011

A chain concentrated in California with multiple San Francisco locations, I checked out two of the SF locations in 3 days in the downtown/Embarcadero area. Both locations were hip, busy and with same great looking array of baked goods. The chocolate chip cookies looked outstanding and lived up to the expectation they generate. If you're lucky, you'll be there when a tray comes right out of the oven, warm and aromatic...outstanding with a cup of coffee.

We had sandwiches, too, which are well-made,tasty and a good value.

The remainder of the baked section, including the brownies, bear further investigation. Next time in San Francisco, I'll be back.

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Reviewed January 23, 2009

everything's good there. moderately priced considering it's in downtown. friendly service and good portions.

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Reviewed July 30, 2008

cookies r the best here .

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Reviewed June 13, 2008

Go for the cookies

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Reviewed June 5, 2008

So-so sandwiches but their cookies are worth the trip

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