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La Farine Bakery

) #7 of 23 Dessert in Oakland #109 of 1,150 Places to Eat in Oakland ££ - £££
4094 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-5221
+1 510-420-1777
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“morning buns” (7 reviews)
“fruit tart” (2 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
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££ - £££
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LOCATION
4094 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-5221
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Farine Bakery has the best Fruit Tart in East Bay. We always phone order in advance to make sure, since they sell out quickly.

Thank Coconut88888
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Been there a zillion times, good stuff, simple, friendly - the one on College Ave is nice too Raspberry croissants may be the best but everything is pretty good - lemon squares - walnut scones

Thank Spreck R
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Stopped in to get a few baked good. Their morning buns are really tasty and their chocolate croissants are okay. I asked if they had any palmiers, a pretty standard pastry. The guy had no idea what I was talking about. I realize the people...More

Thank BecSpark10
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've been a fan of La Farine on College and Piedmont both for many years. Their croissants are really the best around, crispy outside and soft inside, without so much butter as to be greasy. I love the Swiss Twinkies and Morning Buns as well....More

Thank SalsabyJake
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped in and got a scone, a morning bun, a chocolate croissant and a loaf of irish soda bread. The bread was my favorite. They use a savory herb in the bread and I found it added a wonderful flavor to one of my...More

Thank BecSpark10
Reviewed 25 June 2016

My husband is French and every week, he makes a special trip to buy rustic baguettes: it is his joy because he feels at home. My joy is eating their mini fruit tarts. They're gorgeous and delicious. The breakfast pastries are to die for...just too...More

Thank TakeMeAlong
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We originally lived a few blocks from the original La Farine on College in Berkeley and were delighted when they opened on Piedmont Avenue, as it is close to our new house. Great pastries, wonderful cakes.

Thank wmolmen
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Delicious pastries, including morning buns, croissants, bread, cookies, and other delightfully sinful items. I sometimes grab a box of pastries on the way to work to treat my coworkers. One evening, they served me 5 minutes before closing, which I really appreciated.

Thank Keelia M
Reviewed 6 September 2015

A favorite of our family for several years, La Farine has the best Morning Buns and cookies. My favorites include their Ginger Cookies and the Jezebel Cookie, which is like a crispy fruitcake cookie!! Staff is quite friendly. My favorite morning stop on Piedmont Avenue!

Thank camn21252
Reviewed 30 July 2015

La Farine is a great bakery. They have excellent pastries, croissants, scones and muffins. They also have some great breads and cakes. Well worth visiting.

Thank Frank E
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
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Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4094 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-5221
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-420-1777
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