Tartine Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

1. Tartine Bakery

9.4
600 Guerrero St (at 18th St), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Mission Dolores · 695 tips and reviews

Ashley Y.Ashley Yue: Banana cream tart, chocolate croissant and their broccoli pesto sandwiches are 🙌🙏

Marcus E.Marcus Ericsson: Awesome pastries. Can be a line, get there early! I like the bread pudding.

Brian P.Brian Park: From Almond Croissants to Croque Monsieurs, French pastries and delights are perfected in this establishment. Get here early or be prepared to wait!

Bob's Donut & Pastry Shop is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

2. Bob's Donut & Pastry Shop

9.3
1621 Polk St (btwn Clay & Sacramento), San Francisco, CA
Donut Shop · Polk Gulch · 220 tips and reviews

Ben C.Ben Coffee: Great donuts and really affordable too. I love their apple fritters!

Allison Y.Allison Yu: Love the crumb cake donut and the glazed buttermilk bar! So fresh, moist, and just oily enough yumm

Andres N.Andres Novoa: Amazing donuts! The buttermilk have a perfect crunch on the outside and are fluffy goodness on the inside. For the freshest donuts go late night (~1am) or early afternoon (~2pm).

Dynamo Donut & Coffee is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

3. Dynamo Donut & Coffee

9.2
2760 24th St (at Hampshire St), San Francisco, CA
Donut Shop · Mission District · 185 tips and reviews

Andriy K.Andriy Kinash: Best donuts I've had. Try the maple bacon, passionfruit, and caramel de sel.

AnsellAnsell: The Maple Bacon Glazed Donut really is great, and so is the Spiced Chocolate!

Erik W.Erik Weber: Good donuts and the back patio is a great place to relax or do some work

Brenda's French Soul Food is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

4. Brenda's French Soul Food

9.2
652 Polk St (btwn Eddy & Turk St), San Francisco, CA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Tenderloin · 451 tips and reviews

Hua C.Hua Chen: Love the beignet sampler and watermelon ice tea. Pork belly grits special is also bomb.

Chris L.Chris Lee: Crawfish beignets and shrimp and grits are both great.

Kartik S.Kartik Sathappan: There's a long line so get there early. The beignets are great, especially the savory ones. Get the goat cheese and shrimp omelette in the morning and the fried chicken or shrimp and grits for lunch.

Thorough Bread and Pastry is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

5. Thorough Bread and Pastry

9.4
248 Church St (btw Market & 15th St), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Mission Dolores · 160 tips and reviews

Vihang M.Vihang Mehta: Almond croissants are to die for. I also love the bread Christmas tree during holiday season.

Adrian C.Adrian Chen: The wait is longer on a Sunday morning! They have great almond croissants and yummy apple galette, and sweet potato pastries

Anthony A.Anthony Adams: Almond & ham and cheese croissants are both favorites. Love the backyard and casual, non pretentious atmosphere here.

B. Patisserie is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

6. B. Patisserie

9.5
2821 California St (btwn Divisadero St & Broderick St), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Lower Pacific Heights · 169 tips and reviews

Sukhjit G.Sukhjit Ghag: Chocolate almond banana croissant is a must try. Perfect with a mid afternoon coffee.

MichelleMichelle: Everything is fantastic. My favorites are the huckleberry pear almond croissant and the banana chocolate almond croissant.

Shirley L.Shirley Liu: My favorite pastries in SF -- try at least a kouign amann, also highly recommend any of the filled croissants and savory scones.

Craftsman and Wolves is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

7. Craftsman and Wolves

9.2
746 Valencia St (btwn 18th and 19th St), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Mission District · 268 tips and reviews

Irene M.Irene M: Charming, stylish cafe with delicious cold brew, nice people, beautiful pastries & tasty savory options for a light lunch.

Jana B.Jana Beranova: Very cute coffee shop in Mission. Nice coffee and delicious pastry. The chocolate croissant stack was die for. :)

Agatha Y.Agatha Yu: Back again. This time croissants are spot on 👌 get the Thai curry scone, a trip for your taste bud

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

8. Mr. Holmes Bakehouse

9.1
1042 Larkin St (at Sutter St), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Lower Nob Hill · 127 tips and reviews

SFGateSFGate: Mr. Holmes Bakehouse is serving both creative and classic baked goods. Try the soon-to-be classic California Croissant, which is a croissant stuffed with salmon, nori, ginger, and wasabi. Read more.

Amanda S.Amanda Schneider: Any of the tarts (sweet or savory), the lemon poppy donut and the Amelie are absurdly amazing!

Marlon M.Marlon Molinare: Everything is amazing. You really can't go wrong by for savory I'd recommend the Cali croissant and for sweet you gotta get there early for a cruffin

Neighbor Bakehouse is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

9. Neighbor Bakehouse

9.7
2343 3rd St (at 20th St), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Dogpatch · 70 tips and reviews

Abhishek K.Abhishek Kona: Great cortados and amazing everything croissant. Great place

Alice M.Alice Mollison: Possibly the best pastries in San Francisco? We got the last veggie tart and a croissant, both of which were perfectly crispy, flaky, buttery, and packed with flavor. The espresso was good too!

dave m.dave murphy: Best croissant in town - more typical of a French croissant than Tartine's delicious monster.

Chantal Guillon Macarons & Tea is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

10. Chantal Guillon Macarons & Tea

8.9
437 Hayes St (at Gough St), San Francisco, CA
Dessert Shop · Hayes Valley · 89 tips and reviews

Meniscus MagazineMeniscus Magazine: A nice find in Hayes Valley. Best macarons I've had outside of the famed Laduree. Flavors include Apricot Marzipan, Green Tea and Country Strawberry.

Korki L.Korki L: Best macarons I ever had. Try Salted Caramel and Tahitian Vanilla!

Jinthana S.Jinthana Salcedo: Red velvet macaron is delicious! Must get

Just For You is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

11. Just For You

9.1
732 22nd St (btwn Tennessee & 3rd St), San Francisco, CA
Breakfast Spot · Dogpatch · 124 tips and reviews

Angela P.Angela Pardo: Amazing brunch, totally recommend their brunch menu and don't forget to get some of their beignets Read more.

Kelsea L.Kelsea Lundquist: Get there early to get your name on the list, start with yummy beignets and coffee, then go with the breakfast burrito with green chili on top plus some oatmeal pancakes to finish it off....great meal

Clay J.Clay Jones: Beignets, home fries, coffee, huevos: all awesome. Breakfast burrito with chorizo and Hatch green chile sauce: amazing.

Andytown is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

12. Andytown

9.4
3655 Lawton St (at 43rd Ave), San Francisco, CA
Coffee Shop · Outer Sunset · 122 tips and reviews

Sarah M.Sarah Mitroff: Definitely the best latte I've had in San Francisco, and the sausage roll was delicious -- perfectly seasoned and the pastry was flaky and tender.

Zealous W.Zealous Wiley: Great cup of coffee and fresh, fresh muffins.

Kylor H.Kylor Hall: Cappuccino and Coffee in general is amazing. Scones and Muffins are amazing as well!

Arizmendi Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

13. Arizmendi Bakery

9.2
1331 9th Ave (btwn Irving St & Judah St), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Inner Sunset · 130 tips and reviews

Elaine Y.Elaine Yiu: Pizza, awesome! Corn blueberry muffin, awesome! This place is AWESOME! closed mondays

My My L.My My Ly: Awesome scones & daily pizzas!! But you gotta try the bialys with the sweetest apple juice!! My fav, yummy!

Stephanie C.Stephanie Cheng: Delicious baked goods. All of it. Delicious scones and the GF brownie is heavenly.

Arsicault Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

14. Arsicault Bakery

9.1
397 Arguello Blvd, San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Inner Richmond · 40 tips and reviews

katrina p.katrina panovich: Everything is amazing. Chocolate croissants fresh out of the oven were so good that I felt self conscious eating them around other people. I had a sample of a scone that was the best of my life.

Brian S.Brian Schrader: The morning bun is amazing. Top three SF breakfast bakeries

Brittany B.Brittany Birdsong: When fresh out of the oven, Best ham and cheese croissant and almond croissant in the city. They cook in small batches with high turnover on the weekends which means everything is delicious and fresh.

Vive La Tarte is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in San Francisco.

15. Vive La Tarte

9.5
1160 Howard St (at 8th St), San Francisco, CA
Café · SoMa · 104 tips and reviews

Bommy C.Bommy Cha: Beautiful space and such nice staff. Earl grey donut is amazing.

H Y.H Y: So many favorite items, I love their croissant, donut and cheesecake! The cake has fluffy cheese top with cookie crumb bottoms.

Rachel F.Rachel Fang: Great space, almost hipster like Melbourne Australia. Lovely croissanterie items (hazelnut croissant was delish, berry Danish too), range of quiches, tarts (fruit, espresso creme etc) and foccacias.