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Palo Alto Baking Company

) #161 of 249 Restaurants in Palo Alto $$ - $$$
381 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1830
+1 650-321-3234
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
29 Jul 2016
“Great Variety”
12 Sep 2016
“The best cakes on the penninsula”
Open Now
06:00 - 18:00All hours
$$ - $$$
381 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1830
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is my "go to" place for birthday cakes. For my husband I got a raspberry mouse cake...I have never tasted anything like it. Fresh , sweet and divine!...I could even kid myself that because its made from raspberries it was not fattening...haha. Their chocolate,mocha...More

Thank TeresaTeaLady
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is a wonderful bakery with a full assortment of sweet pastries, as well as fresh baked breads, sandwiches etc. Not too crazy about their coffee. But overall, a nice place and good value.

Thank Roohi R
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The tables outside were a good place for us to sit & visit & watch the local color. We had coffee, lemonade & sandwiches & crossiants. Very pleasant. Service was exceptional.

Thank PiaS12345
Reviewed 9 January 2016

This place has a larger variety of desserts and baked goods than lunch. I had their lentil soup. It was grainy but I still liked it. The eggsalad sandwich was good except I asked for mustard on both sides instead of Mayo. When it came...More

Thank Squeekie
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Today was our second stop at the Palo Alto Baking Company. Yesterday it was for a simple coffee and a pastry. Today it was lunch with a sandwich. The bakery case is full of goodies and there is a decent selection of coffees. You may...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 28 February 2014

PA Baking Company has freshly baked goods ranging from seasonal cakes, cookies and pies to breads and specialty items. it is getting close to hot cross bun season (for spring/Easter) and they are the best in town. I also recommend their croissants as a special...More

Thank bensmom59
Reviewed 15 December 2013 via mobile

We went here, 6 of us total, for a Saturday lunch. The lunch options were standard, service was quick, and the eating area was busy but not packed. I'd go back, but there are other places nearby that are only more intriguing because I haven't...More

Thank Hunter L
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Open early in the morning, this bakery makes a good stop for a coffee and pastry for breakfast. It has a very large selection of cakes, pastries and breads. Throughout the day, food is available with seating indoors and out and free Wi-Fi is available...More

Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 29 April 2013

I love cake and it takes a lot to make me throw it out. I bought three different slices. The first was dry and bitter with no depth of flavor, the second wasn't any better and I threw it and the third out. There are...More

Thank Nancy7227
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 381 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1830
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-321-3234
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