There are a few things you can expect when you go to Mr. Holmes Bakehouse: A long line of people waiting for cruffins, the bakery inevitably running out of said cruffins, and people taking a lot of pictures inside next to the big neon sign. When you don’t get your cruffin and order other things from their pastry case, you’ll quickly forget what you originally came for because the filled donuts are outstanding and the other croissant varieties are super flaky and delicious. Don’t skip the chocolate chip cookie either - it’s unlike any you’ve had before and worth the line on it’s own.
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Tons of beers on tap and homemade sausage is what you’ll find at Hogwash in Lower Nob Hill.
Sons & Daughters
Fine dining that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Sons & Daughters is definitely our speed.
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The Mill in Nopa is the place you keep hearing about with the fancy toast, and it’s worth paying for, especially to hang out here a little longer.
On average, the best bread bakery in the country can be found at Tartine Bakery in the Mission.
Devil’s Teeth Baking Company
The best morning food we’ve ever consumed, at a little bakery in the Sunset.
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Acme Bread Company
Head to Acme Bread Company in the Ferry Building for some of the best bread in the city.
The only reason you need to know about Arsicault Bakery in the Richmond is croissants, but their other pastries are amazing, too.
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