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Miette Cakes

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1 Ferry Bldg, San Francisco, CA 94104
+1 415-837-0300
Today
09:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 19:00
Sat 08:00 - 19:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Some people might think they cakes are weird, but Miette has opened my mouth to new flavors and dessert ideas.

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Thank Scrappleking
Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I did some shopping at the Ferry Building, With the Christmas holiday coming up, Miette Patisserie had a good variety of cookies, cakes, and candies. Its a fun place to shop at.

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Portland, OR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We had taken the ferry over and explored the local shops there in the Ferry Building when we found Miette Confections. Everything looked so good! YUMM. Their cakes looked amazing. We purchased a rich, solid chocolate one, small but looked good, for a pricey $35. The staff was so nice they held it for us so we didn't have to... More 

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Thank LittlebearUSA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Nice selection of sweets. The cupcakes are delicious. The only exception is the Old-fashioned Cupcake, which has a mound of marshmallow-like frosting that's sweeter than any candy I've ever tasted. I couldn't stand its overly sweetness that I threw it away after two bites. With $3.25 each cupcake, I mind as well buy myself a bag of marshmallow to munch... More 

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Thank 818Norvik
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Everything looked really good but we tried two different cakes and neither was very good. Not much flavor and a bit dry.

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Thank Greg C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I had the vanilla tomboy cake and it was really good. I love how they put attention on the details, the cake decor is really simple but pretty.

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Thank Marcela G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the shop as part of the Hayes Valley Gourmet walk - beautiful store to spend time in with a huge variety of chocolates, sweets and yummy cupcakes. Something for everyone

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Carmichael, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Best macaroons we've ever tasted and a terrific collection of other sweets. We stop here every time we visit.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I just can't even write a review cause I start thinking about this delicious place and I drool and then my laptop starts sending sparks at places I'd rather not be sparky. Let's just say this place was amazing. I bought a pack of chocolate sables and 2 macaroons. They were both drool worthy with excellent taste. The chocolate was... More 

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Thank Love2Travel938
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Miette Patisserie is the candy store to beat in SF. Their macaroon selection is legendary and so creamy and delish. Cupcakes and regular cakes galore for special occasions. And small bags of almost any candy - licorice, gummies, chocolates, marzipan - under the sun. They don't have the widest selection in each category but they have curated the best of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ferry Bldg, San Francisco, CA 94104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-837-0300

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?