GUIDE: San Francisco

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    DeLise Dessert Café

    327 Bay St.

    North Beach

    Cuisine: Bakery

    $

    This tiny dessert café is just the kind of place you want in your neighborhood when you crave an “array of small, artful bites.” —SF Weekly READ REVIEW

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    Dynamo Donuts

    110 Yacht Rd.

    Marina

    Cuisine: Bakery

    $

    The morning fog that hovers over Dynamo Donut & Coffee’s Spanish-style kiosk in the Marina Green will immediately lift as the barista brews your Four Barrel espresso. READ REVIEW

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    Farm:Table

    754 Post St.

    Civic Center

    Cuisine: New American

    $

    Open for breakfast and lunch only, “This microcafé is as long on charm as it is short on space.” says San Francisco Magazine and we couldn't agree more. READ REVIEW

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    The Ice Cream Bar

    815 Cole Street

    Cole Valley

    $$

    Virginia Miller of the SF Bay Guardian says, “ Sipping a custom mint egg cream at the soda fountain while listening to big band tunes is a respite I relish whether midday escape or evening dessert.” Us too. READ REVIEW

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    La Victoria Bakery

    2937 24th St.

    Mission

    Cuisine: Bakery

    $

    Martha Stewart loves the fresh pan dulce at this traditional Mexican panaderia. Maybe because it’s just about the best you can find anywhere. READ REVIEW

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    Loving Cup

    2356 Polk St

    Russian Hill

    Cuisine: Dessert

    $

    The Loving Cup's coconut rice pudding is #15 on 7x7 Magazine's The Big Sweet SF 2010: 50 Treats to Eat Before You Die. Get there now. READ REVIEW

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    Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous

    699 22nd St.

    Dogpatch

    Cuisine: Dessert

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    “Classic American ice cream with a quirky twist.”—San Francisco Weekly READ REVIEW

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    Smitten Ice Cream

    432 Octavia St.

    Hayes Valley

    Cuisine: Dessert

    $

    Vogue Magazine calls it “arguably the freshest, if not the best, ice cream on earth.” We're also “smitten” with the genius process that uses liquid nitrogen to speed-freeze fresh, local ingredients. READ REVIEW

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    Summer Kitchen + Bake Shop

    2944 College Ave.

    Berkeley

    Cuisine: Bakery, Californian, Dessert

    $$

    The mostly takeout place perfectly distils Berkeley’s Craftsman-meets-locavore ethic, presenting a comfort menu with impeccable sourcing. READ REVIEW

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    Sweet Bar Bakery

    2355 Broadway

    Oakland

    Cuisine: Bakery, Sandwich

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    Chef Mani Niall (once Michael Jackson’s premier chef) ensures that there is something for everyone and every diet. READ REVIEW


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