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Dianda's Italian American Pastry

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2883 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3907
+1 415-647-5469
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06:00 - 18:00
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Sun 06:00 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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Washington DC
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I stumbled on this Italian bakery when visiting La Taqueria burrito place in the Mission and had to try its almond torte, one of my favorite pastries. They sold them by the slice too, but I had to get the whole torte (not bad at just under $19). I was concerned whether it would be fresh, as there were 6... More 

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Thank MandyinDC
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This place has been around as long as I can remember. I always go ther for three things- th St Honore cake is unbelievable, the almond torte is also, and have been sent there by my better half for cookie assortment. Great service, and almond torte with coffee is a fantastic breakfast(as long as you are not worried by sugar/calories).... More 

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Thank John C
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Cookies and cakes- Italian Cookies and cakes! Everything we tried was outstanding. Had lunch next door and notched this old school Italian bakery and had to try it. If I lived nearby I'd have an issue.. For now it's just a "treat".

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Thank LisaBC2014
Guerneville, California
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Ordered a St Honore cake for a dinner party Fri evening. When the cake was served it was frozen in the center! Italian creame was dull looking and not creamy. I have ordered this cake here many times before, but this one as terrible. If you are familiar with these cakes you know that they are not cheap. Very disappointed.... More 

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Thank Joange7
San Mateo, California
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142 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Always fresh & great assortments, Cakes are specialty. Regular customer at San Mateo location in Crystal Springs Shopping Center

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Thank dcs1755
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Waited in line for 10 minutes to get to the counter of this authentic Italian bakery, but it was worth it. The almond torte is exceptional and the decorated cakes will impress.

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Thank Lshfsk
California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Italiana-Americana who cooks and bakes authentic Italian food. Drawn to this place per ratings from yelp (normally never use because of inaccurate ratings. lol) Purchased the Almond torte $ 17.00 for a small cake !!!! Bought it anyway thinking almond paste or almonds were involved !! Not the case. It was nothing special as reviews shown on Yelp. Definitely not... More 

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Thank ALLIECARACLEO
San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

No other bakery beats their pastries! They make the best Cannoli's around and I can't even begin to describe their St. Honoree's Cakes, cookies and on. Go have a taco at La Taqueria's (the best) and walk right next door and pick up dessert from Dianda's in the Mission. I have travelled to many places in the United States and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

I started with their bakery on Green Street...well over 20 years ago in North Beach and rediscovered them in the Mexican area of Mission Street. I go there frequently for a few of my favorite pastries that they have.....almond wreath, "old fashioned" apple turnover, ladyfinger cookies., and macaroons with pine nuts. They have a multitude of other familiar ones....favorites like... More 

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Thank nagasefong
California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2015

been coming here since i was little, amazing italian desserts. 5 years, 10 years, later.. still high standards and unchanged. melt in your mouth flavors of these small cakes. great to select4 or 5 various small cakes for a dinner party or family night thank you diandas for outstanding italian pastries.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 16:30
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
06:00 - 18:00
Friday
06:00 - 18:00
Saturday
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2883 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-647-5469

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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