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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 good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“egg custard” (14 reviews)
“tarts” (9 reviews)
“sesame balls” (6 reviews)
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1029 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-5004
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Simply the best ... better than all the rest ...for custard tarts.. Heard about this bakery just by chance and I had to go and try it out.. I was not disappointed .. full of choices but best known for the custard tarts they make.....More

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Be prepared to wait in long queues on to the street but its absolutely worth it. They keep preparing the custard tarts fresh, so they are frehs out of oven and sometimes very hot. so wait and eat as they are thebest in town. They...More

Thank Iaintbother
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We waited over half hour, as there is always a line outside this bakery. The smell was awesome, but the food was average at best. I got their famous egg custard tarts, and they tasted a bit too egg-y for my liking, but I assume...More

Thank Aman J
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Everyone looks inside to see what the long line is for. On a typical Saturday at 4:00, the line is a 40 minute wait. You'll see people on the sidewalk outside eatting some of the goods. Is it worth it, yes. THE item is a...More

Thank Texasbelledds
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

While in Chinatown, we found the incredibly long line for the famous egg custards. Got in it and waited for 45 minutes for what I had read was a must have while in SF. Ok, I must admit, I've never really tried an egg custard...More

Thank justtrippinok
Reviewed 4 August 2017

In between a wedding ceremony and the reception, a few of us waited over a hour in line to sink our teeth into the famous egg tarts/custards. We bought a few extra and ate them cold a few days later on the way to airport...More

Thank JKNiebs
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Expect a long, long line because only max of 6 people fit in bakery. (We waited 45 minutes on a Sunday) Specialty is their egg custards. Once in, the ladies are very helpful and do not rush you. We received our pastries straight from the...More

Thank MommaAmp
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We saw the lines, and read the reviews, so we stopped to check it out. The egg custard was pretty good, but not creamy sweet custard like I was expecting--more like a quiche/custard--still really good, just different. We got the pancake- soggy and not very...More

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had read about this bakery and knew we had to visit. We knew we had found it when we saw the long lines of patrons waiting to get in. The bakery is noted for their egg custard tarts. In addition to these flaky, custard-filled...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We passed this in route to another bakery and dinner. Long line and totally worth the wait. The place is a random mess but producing delicious authentic egg tarts. Great experience of SanFran Chinatown. The line is consuming them as fast as they can produce...More

Thank welltravelled0808
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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