The Best Bakeries in San Francisco

Craftsman & Wolves’ artful desserts

In my latest Time Out column: in the nation’s baking capital, here are merely 10 of San Francisco’s best bakeries.

Time Out bakery article here.

Well beyond our famed San Francisco sourdough, the SF Bay Area has been a baking/bread leader for decades. Think legends like Acme Bread pioneering artisanal bread from Berkeley since 1983 or Tartine Bakery’s Liz Pruiett and Chad Robertson, who have inspired a whole new generation of artisanal bakers globally since opening the original Tartine in 2002 (more on their worldwide influence here). Here are 10 of our best.

B Patisserie
Tartine Bakery

Neighbor Bakehouse
20th Century Cafe
Liguria Bakery

Craftsman & Wolves
The Mill
Arsicault Bakery
Mr. Holmes Bakehouse
Golden Gate Bakery

Baking bread at Tartine Manufactory