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Tartine Bakery

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600 Guerrero St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1528
+1 415-487-2600
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07:30 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon 08:00 - 19:00
Tue - Wed 07:30 - 19:00
Thu - Fri 07:30 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Portland, Oregon
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81 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015

We took a long taxi ride to Tartine and it was worth it! I just HAD to have a Morning Muffin from reading so much about them and it was just amazing. I could hardly decide what to order so I ate way too many things - the croissants are fabulous, bigger than most in France but just as good,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

It might be that I am spoilt with gorgeous cafes at home but I thought that Tartine bakery was over rated. We bought 3 cakes between us, coffee and some toasted sandwiches and they were all pretty average.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015

If you look beyond the ridiculous lines and the cramped bakery where you can't possibly find a seat, this is certainly one of the top 5 bakeries I have visited in the USA after many, many trips in many years of traveling. It's not that you couldn't find such places in Europe, but in the US they are very rare.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

I love well made pastry, be it a simple chewy oatmeal cookie or multi layer cake I wouldn't attempt at baking. So I was completely excited to drop by Tartine, a bakery I know from their book (their lemon tart recipe is my go to recipe in baking). I was curious how their recipes, typically containing copious amounts of butter... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

After a 40-hour fast for colonoscopy, I came straight to Tartine to buy their incredible chocolate pudding. I took it home and ate the whole thing, including using my fingers to get every dab of chocolate out of the container. The breads, cookies, quiches, bread pudding, croissants, and cakes are also out of this world. Just ask Alice Waters of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

Croissants and the quiche and the gougere were all burnt on top. When I complained to the staff, she said that is their style a little "overdone" - well, where I come from we call that burnt with a pronounced burnt taste! !!!# very expensive place for burnt breakfast! !!!!

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Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

It's busy here, and crowded and it can take a really long time to get an espresso. The baked goods are beautifully displayed. The rhubarb cake was good but the scones were dried out. It's hard to find a cab in the neighborhood.

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brunei
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

got a variety of breads, pastries, cakes. Nothing left an impression... It's good quality creations, but somehow i didn't feel wow-ed by the food or place

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marysville ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

Well worth the wait for an amazing breakfast. Had the quiche, delicious. And took a croissant to go!. Sat outside and people watched. Really great place for breakfast. we stopped on our way to the airport. Glad we did!

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Walnut Creek, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

Everybody in San Francisco loves Tartine. It is decent, not great. Had a variety of items and can honestly say they were all good. However, certainly not deserving of the reputation it has. Anyone who thinks Tartine is incredible, I encourage you to come to Vancouver. Frequent, Swiss Bakery, Thomas Haas, Thierry, Croissanterie, Ganache or any of several other establishments... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
French, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 19:00
Thursday
07:30 - 20:00
Friday
07:30 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Guerrero St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1528
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-487-2600

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mission District

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Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighbourhoods in the country.
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