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Some Crust Bakery

119 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4723
+1 909-621-9772
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (23 reviews)
“cupcakes” (13 reviews)
“cookies” (40 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.All hours
Cafe, American
$$ - $$$
119 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4723
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to buy desserts to bring to a friend. The brownies, lemon bars, and pecan pie bars were delicious. Also got good coffee and delicious peanut butter cookie.

Thank 3girlsBethesda
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We met with Nicole from Some Crust to do our cake tasting from our wedding. She was super friendly and easy to work with. She was quick to respond to emails in getting our appointment set up. At the appointment, the cakes we tasted were...More

Thank Gaby B
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I love the Bear Claws, Chocolate Croissant , Ham and Cheese Croissant. All are delicious. Try to come early to the bakery to get your favorite selection.

Thank Yanny C
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

There are 2 sides to this cAfe- the sandwich side which is ok- sandwiches feel overpriced and it takes a long time to get them. Quality is decent especially if you get one of their specialty breads. The bakery is on the other side -...More

Thank Dejosa
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is truly the best bakery in the Inland Empire! Cakes, cookies, scones, bearclaws, croissants; they have them all! And, they are truly delicious. Some Crust uses only quality ingredients and the proof is in the results. Order a cake and see what I mean....More

Thank sharondavis2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I usually go about 5 times per week for an ice tea and other goodies. Most of the employees even know exactly what I'm going to order. Love my Some Crust morning tea and friendly service.

Thank April528
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Have been going here since the nineties. Primarily a bakery, the pastries / cookies / scones are excellent, the sandwiches and coffee are amazing. They have both a take out counter and a small dining room (limited space). Long lines in the mornings - Friday...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Love this hole in the wall bakery! Everything is super freshly baked here. Even though I tend to like European desserts, I LOVE the cookies here. I also ordered a small custom made cake for my friend who just adored the creation. Great place to...More

1  Thank kicsinike
Reviewed 6 August 2017

All I can say about this place is I have never had one bad baked good from here. Everything is good, from the cakes, to the cookies, to the pastries (which are to die for.) On another note, I dropped my wallet there so I...More

Thank reograd
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Just a quick stop in today get get some of the wonderful pastry's that are consistently the best in the area.....if you not into sweets, they also make great bread (daily specials). Walk up to the counter service can be somewhat slow to excruciatingly slow...More

Thank markj4golf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4723
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +1 909-621-9772
  • E-mail
There are very few bakeries that you could call an institution in the towns in which they are located. Some Crust Bakery is just such an institution in the community of Claremont. Some Crust Bakery is located in the college town of Claremont, California, about 35 miles east of Los Angeles, at the base of Mt. Baldy and the San Gabriel Mountains. The Bakery is located in the Claremont Village, an intact downtown area adjacent to the renowned Claremont Colleges. Claremont was originally a major citrus production area and shipping hub, but, over the course of the past 40 years or so, has transitioned into a suburban community on the border of Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties. Some Crust Bakery is housed in a historical building built in 1888. After a stint as a dry goods store, 119 Yale Ave. became a bakery beginning in 1916. 119 Yale Ave. has been in continuous use as a bakery since that time, owned by five different owners, notably including the Hodges and Jensen families. In 1981, Fred and Dorothy Demke purchased Jensen’s Danish Bakery, and re-named it Some Crust Bakery. Dorothy changed the focus of the bakery to a more artisan style, emphasizing quality ingredients and innovative recipes. In 1992, Some Crust expanded to include the property adjacent immediately south on Yale Ave., the former home of Dave’s Shoe Repair. Originally, this was the Some Crust Tea Room, but was later converted into the more full service Some Crust Café. In 1997, Some Crust Bakery was bought by Larry and Sandie Feemster, and the Feemster family proudly still own and operate the Bakery to the present day. Since the Feemster family took over ownership of Some Crust, the amount of baked goods and products the Bakery offers has expanded greatly. As well as offering Some Crust’s world renowned cookies and danish, the Bakery also features a full menu of sandwiches and egg sliders, (all custom made to order on Some Crust’s freshly baked bread), cupcakes, birthday and special occasion cakes, fine desserts such as cream puffs, éclairs, fresh fruit tarts and chocolate tortes. Many of our European and Southeast Asian customers have commented that our croissants are some of the finest they have ever tried. The Bakery also features fine coffee and tea from Monkey and Son and Two Leaves and a Bud, respectively. Some Crust bakes fresh bread Tuesday through Saturday, and makes some of the best pies and quiches you are ever likely to taste. Over the course of the last few years, Some Crust has also greatly expanded our wedding cake business. We now offer a private office across the street at 143 Harvard Ave., dedicated to consultations with couples tying the knot, or anyone planning a big celebration with a Some Crust cake! We at Some Crust consider it an honor and a privilege to have served as Claremont’s Bakery for over 100 years. We hope to see more of our friends and neighbors in the future, and hope to make loyal Crustomers out of those we haven’t met yet! © 2017 Copyright © Some Crust Bakery
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