The Most Instagrammed Bakeries In S.F.

Despite our love for shots of impeccably styled cheese plates and appetite-inducing brunch scenes, no food snap gets us as excited as a beautiful dessert pic. Sure, we can admit we have a bit of a sweet tooth — with so many fantastic S.F. bakeries, can you blame us?

We've rounded up the best of the best spots, at least according to Instagram. Expect classics like Tartine as well as newer establishments like Instagram's favorite, Mr. Holmes Bakehouse. One look at this, and you'll be darting out the door to chow down (and 'gram) these bites. Now, just watch those likes roll in.
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Tartine Bakery
The lines around the block don't lie: Tartine Bakery is one of the city's most famed establishments — and, for a good reason. We aren't exaggerating when we say the sticky buns will change your life. If you haven't eaten (and Instagrammed) here, you can't officially call yourself an S.F.-er.

Tartine Bakery, 600 Guerrero Street (between 18th and 19th streets); 415-487-2600.
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The pretty vignettes make the wait bearable.
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Mr. Holmes Bakehouse
With so many snap-worthy moments inside, it's no surprise Mr. Holmes is a sensation among followers (also known as "holmies"). Between the neon sign reading, "I Got Baked In S.F." to the famous and super-photogenic cruffin (a donut-muffin-croissant hybrid), this spot was practically made for Instagram.

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse, 1042 Larkin Street (between Post and Hemlock streets); 415-829-7700.
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Boozy donuts, anyone?
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This Hayes Valley spot — known for its color-soaked interior —carries everything from rainbow macaroons to licorice bites. Swing by for a prime photo op (and a handful of treats), whether it's in the pastel space or outside at its popular pink wall.

Miette, 449 Octavia Street (between Linden and Hayes streets); 415-626-6221.
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A cupcake almost too perfect to eat.
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20th Century Cafe
An old-world, vintage spot with Eastern European-inspired sweet treats, 20th Century Cafe is like taking a step back in time. How could you not snap a pic?

20th Century Cafe, 198 Gough Street (between Oak and Lily streets); 415-621-2380.
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Desserts and delicate plates were made for each other.
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Batter Bakery
Batter Bakery's naked cakes might just be the most photogenic dessert we've ever seen. And, in case you're wondering, yes, they are as good as they look.

Batter Bakery, 555 California Street (between Spring and Kearny streets); 415-706-8076.
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A cookie sandwich we wouldn't mind biting into.
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B. Patisserie
Sleek lines and treats? According to Instagram, you don't need much more than that for a recipe for sweet success.

B. Patisserie, 2821 California Street (at Divisadero Street); 415-440-1700.
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In a perfect world, we'd eat this every single day.
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Marla Bakery
After moving from its Mission window location, Marla Bakery has set up in a pretty impressive, sprawling new Outer Richmond space. Not only is the food delicious, it's picture-perfect.

Marla Bakery, 3619 Balboa Street (between 37th and 38th avenues); 415-742-4379.
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Lavender vibes.
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Tout Sweet
It doesn't get much cuter than Tout Sweet's eye-pleasing pastries and tarts.

Tout Sweet, 170 O’Farrell Street (between Stockton and Powell streets); 415- 385-1679.
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Delicious and gorgeous.
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The Mill
You can't scroll through your feed without spotting someone posting about The Mill. Its streamlined interior and famous avocado toast make this one of the most sought-after, chill spots in S.F.

The Mill, 736 Divisadero Street (between Grove and Fulton streets); 415-345-1953.
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The toast here is very serious.
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Neighbor Bakehouse
Come for the irresistible snacks (like this savory morning bun), stay for the rad Instagram moments.

Neighbor Bakehouse, 2343 3rd Street (between 20th and 22nd streets).
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This croissant is ready for its close-up.
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Mission Pie
Because, who ever gets sick of pie? The answer is NO ONE.

Mission Pie, 2901 Mission Street (between 25th and 26th streets); 415-282-1500.
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Just like mom used to make — only way prettier.
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Craftsman and Wolves
This Mission bakery is known not only for its modern, photogenic interior but also its signature dish: The Rebel Within (eggs inside a savory muffin) is what to order — and of course, 'gram, too.

Craftsman and Wolves, 746 Valencia Street (between 18th and 19th streets); 415-913-7713.
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Perfection on a plate.
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Pinkie's Bakery
Make your followers jealous with one of Pinkie's Bakery's famous treats.

Pinkie's Bakery, 1196 Folsom Street (between Rodgers and 8th streets); 415-556-4900.
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We need this donut in our life.
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Devil's Teeth Baking Company
A cookie this big needs to be 'grammed. This post-surf spot in the Outer Sunset is a surefire way to ramp up the likes.

Devil’s Teeth Baking Company
, 3876 Noriega Street (between 45th and 46th avenues); 415-683-5533.
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A cinnamon roll to end all cinnamon rolls.
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The Acme Bread Company
Just one look at that toast and it's easy to see why Acme is S.F's go-to for carby goodness.

The Acme Bread Company
, 1 Ferry Building (at The Embarcadero); 415-288-2978.
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Sweet stuff.

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