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Golden Gate Bakery

1029 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-5004
+1 415-781-2627
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“egg custard” (12 reviews)
“tarts” (16 reviews)
“moon cakes” (5 reviews)
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08:00 - 20:00All hours
1029 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-5004
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the lines, and read the reviews, so we stopped to check it out. The egg custard was pretty good, but not creamy sweet custard like I was expecting--more like a quiche/custard--still really good, just different. We got the pancake- soggy and not very...More

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had read about this bakery and knew we had to visit. We knew we had found it when we saw the long lines of patrons waiting to get in. The bakery is noted for their egg custard tarts. In addition to these flaky, custard-filled...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We passed this in route to another bakery and dinner. Long line and totally worth the wait. The place is a random mess but producing delicious authentic egg tarts. Great experience of SanFran Chinatown. The line is consuming them as fast as they can produce...More

Thank welltravelled0808
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I came here around 3:30 pm and lined up for half an hour to try the egg tarts. The texture and taste of the egg custard is excellent. The custard has a strong eggy flavor without being too sweet, and it has a smooth, creamy...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I came here 10 years ago the smell of bread baking attracted me here. Ever since then I have been returning surprisingly the owner continues to recognize me. By all means please come to this bakery the long is line the wait is worth every...More

Thank Morenomer
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I went there for the third time during my visit to San Francisco and I just had to have these egg tarts but unfortunately for the third time trying, the place had a sign stated "we are closed for vacation" they seem to do that...More

Thank 2bumdrifters
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Strolling down Grant Ave, we came across a short line of people outside a small bakery. Being the curious type and a pushover for any baked goods that might be different, we had to ask. "You must try these egg tarts" said the last person...More

Thank helenskiMinnesota
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Traditional Moon Cakes were about $8.30 when Eastern was charging $5.90 per moon cake. They were good but not sure if it was worth the extra cost. Again they were out of their specialty "egg custard". So I can't comment on their egg custards.

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This bakery has the best egg tarts I've ever tasted. I can't explain to you how amazing they are. But before you come, 1. Make sure to check the Facebook page "Is Golden Gate Bakery Open?". The owners go on vacation a lot. Also, I've...More

Thank serenev0yager
Reviewed 11 August 2016

we were walking through china town when two locals told us about Golden Gate Bakery for the best egg tarts. they also said the hours are a little random so when we got to the bakery and found it closed we werent that disappointed. Another...More

Thank Danawking
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic
streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on
dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands,
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US$ 20
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Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1029 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-5004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-781-2627
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