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Beard Papa's

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Address: 99 Yerba Buena Ln, Between 3rd and 4th Streets off Mission, San Francisco, CA 94103-3183
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+1 415-978-9972

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Pastries are Awesome

Picked up a couple cream puffs before we headed to an A's game in Oakland. This place has great pastries. Will definitely return as they do not disappoint.

Reviewed 8 April 2017
william r
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Picked up a couple cream puffs before we headed to an A's game in Oakland. This place has great pastries. Will definitely return as they do not disappoint.

Thank william r
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Every body makes such a thing about these but they ain't very good. They is a weird fake butter popcorn flavor

Thank Alzor S
Laguna Niguel, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Beard Pap's creampuffs are absolutely to die for. Perfect, creamy custard in a delicate creampuff shell. Amazingly delicious. Hard to eat just one.

Thank Dave F
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

In our case we tried it 3x. Just plain awesome creamy goodness. Definitely a must stop. It is way bad for you but if your in to decadence well....

Thank Wyoung2100
Denver, Colorado
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I discovered Beard Papa's two years ago (this month ... that's how memorable it is) and I was more excited about sinking my teeth into the world's most perfect cream puff than even the San Francisco crab! Perfection. Short and simple. They have it all figured out and everyone else can stop trying. I just have to figure out how... More 

Thank KNorie
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Who knew a cream puff could be so darn tasty? I'm not a huge fan of cream puffs, but read an article about this place and happened upon it, so decided to partake. I opted for the classic vanilla custard cream puff. Wow! Ridiculously tasty. Rich, creamy, cold custard enveloped in a delicate puff pastry. Great vanilla flavor. Could see... More 

Jersey City, New Jersey
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

The place has a several cream puff varieties, however, on any given day only a selection of its full menu will be available. You can choose your puff pastry (classic or a cookie variety) and the filling (I chose caramel). It's right by the Yuerba Buena Center and a convenient stop. Delicious!

Thank TiffFromNJ
San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Forego dessert at whatever expensive restaurant you're dining at and head to Beard Papa's! More affordable and a great selection! There's cream puffs or Eclairs with different fillings. Scrumptious!

Thank VictoriaK2
Norman, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

Visited this little sweet shop today and the cream puffs are delicious. We picked the plain puff with the vanilla cream. A fun little stop for a treat!

Thank Amy M
The Bay Area
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385 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This unobtrusive joint is tucked into a corner near Yerba Buena. The pastry is fresh and injected with the filling before your eyes. Crunchy, creamy, delicious, inexpensive. One of the local secret pleasures before the performances at YB or cappuccino at the Boulangerie across the street. If you've never been, you should try. And then hit the gym!

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