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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” (20 reviews)
“tarts” (8 reviews)
“sesame balls” (8 reviews)
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1029 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-5004
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Despite its exterior humble appearance in a small crowded China Town street, you won’t miss the bakery because of a long line of patient customers waiting for the egg tarts. The egg was smooth and the taste is right. There is a quality limit per...More

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The egg tarts are the most delicious tart I’ve ever had, well worth the wait! Unlike some reviewers we bought extra and they reheated beautifully for me! Excellent!

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just like the cupcake place in Chicago - "been there, done that" mandatory at Golden Gate Bakery when in Chinatown. Erratic hours as one other reviewer stated, so make sure you know when they open. They ran out of Sesame balls with the customer before...More

Thank Ufitnthin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place makes one of the best egg tarts I've ever eaten...even in comparison with those from Hong Kong. Well, these ladies sound like they are from Hong Kong but probably have been in SF for a very long time. They have erratic opening schedules...More

Thank 420Jules
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Long lines all the time even near closing. The egg tarts were really Portuguese egg tarts. Always made fresh

Thank jtj15
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Just do it. We stumbled upon the long line and looked it up on trip advisor. We went ahead and ordered the egg tarts and sesame ball. The sesame ball was ok, fired dough with red bean sauce inside, but the egg tarts were very...More

Thank Deirdre D
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We noticed this place because of the very long line coming outside the door, and overheard people talking about "egg tarts". We went back two nights later, about 10 minutes before closing and lucked out. No line! The egg tarts were wonderful. Not exactly a...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We noticed the line and decided to join it. We weren't thrilled with the banana sweet but the rest was delicious. My favorites were the custard tart and the macaroons. It was a fitting finale to our Chinatown dinner.

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Let them cool I ate mine to hot. Everyone comes for the egg tart but the coconut one was as good or better if you like coconut.

Thank Gerhardt S
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We came here as it was so popular online. People said there's no other place you could find a better egg tart than this place. While we were in the line, one lady told us we should have just bought a dozen of the egg...More

Thank Amy C
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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Response from Maggi713 | Reviewed this property |
This is a cash and carry place.....
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  • 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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