Desserts - Best of 2011

Published Mar 29, 2011

Let's face it, with the number of sweet treats at our fingertips, it's a good time to have a be a dessert connoisseur. These local dessert shops make everything from gourmet cupcakes and exotic chocolates to delicious pies and exotic international pastries. With all of these options, we're thankful that A-List voters have vetted the best of the best.

Winner
2011 Winner

1. Sift Cupcake + Dessert Bar

Voters Love

"i met these cupcakes @ Harmony Festival last year, then took all my friends to the vendor for the entire weekend. Then..." via Mad L.

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  • Sift Cupcake + Dessert Bar, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Cupcakes, Food Truck, Desserts, Bakery, 7582 Commerce Blvd Cotati CA 94931
    Nominee for: Cupcakes, Desserts, Bakery
    Multiple locations
  • Cioccolata Di Vino, Food, Italian, Desserts, 1801 Shattuck Ave, Ste C UC Campus Area Berkeley CA 94709
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1801 Shattuck Ave, Ste C, Gourmet Ghetto Berkeley, CA
  • JoLe: Farm to Table, Food, Desserts, New American, 1457 Lincoln Ave Calistoga CA 94515
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1457 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA
  • Tartine Bakery, Food, Bakery, 600 Guerrero St Mission San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Bakery, Desserts
    600 Guerrero St, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • Beard Papa's, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 99 Yerba Buena Ln San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Desserts
    99 Yerba Buena Ln, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • 6. Miette
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Ferry Building Marketplace, World Map San Francisco, CA
  • Citizen Cake, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Desserts, 399 Grove St Hayes Valley San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Multiple locations
  • Just Desserts, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 550 85th Ave Oakland CA 94621
    Nominee for: Desserts
    550 85th Ave, World Map Oakland, CA
  • Debbie Does Cakes, Food, Weddings, Desserts, Wedding Cakes, 1126 6th Ave East Oakland Oakland CA
    Nominee for: Desserts, Wedding Cakes
    1126 6th Ave, East Oakland Oakland, CA
  • Fenton's Creamery, Food, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, 4226 Piedmont Ave North Oakland Oakland CA 94611
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop, Desserts
    Multiple locations
  • Crixa Cakes, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 2748 Adeline St Berkeley CA 94703
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2748 Adeline St, South Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • Crepe Temptations, Cheap Eats, Food, Specialty Food and Drink, Crepes, Desserts, 2575 Judah St Outer Sunset San Francisco CA 94122
    Nominee for: Crepes, Desserts
    2575 Judah St, World Map San Francisco, CA
  • AJ's Moonlight Bakery, Food, Desserts, 405 N 1st St # 205 Santa Clara County San Jose CA
    Nominee for: Desserts
    405 N 1st St # 205, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • Mission Pie, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 2901 Mission St San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2901 Mission St, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • Clairesquares, Food, Desserts, 2948 Folsom Street Mission San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2948 Folsom Street, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • Bittersweet Cafe, Food, Desserts, 5427 College Ave North Oakland Oakland CA 94618
    Nominee for: Desserts
    5427 College Ave, North Oakland Oakland, CA
  • Dianda's Italian American Pastry, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 2883 Mission St San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2883 Mission St, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • Candybar, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 1335 Fulton St San Francisco CA 94117
    17. Candybar
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1335 Fulton St, Western Addition/NoPa San Francisco, CA
  • Benkyodo Company, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 1747 Buchanan St San Francisco CA 94115
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1747 Buchanan St, Japantown San Francisco, CA
  • Stella Pastry and Cafe, Food, Bakery, Desserts, 446 Columbus Ave North Beach/Telegraph Hill San Francisco CA 94133
    Nominee for: Bakery, Desserts
    446 Columbus Ave, North Beach/Telegraph Hill San Francisco, CA
  • Zanze's Cheesecake, Food, Desserts, 2405 Ocean Ave San Francisco CA 94127
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2405 Ocean Ave, San Francisco, CA
  • Sweet Inspirations, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 2239 Market St San Francisco CA 94114
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2239 Market St, Castro San Francisco, CA
  • Butter Love Bakeshop, Food, Desserts, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, 354 11th St SoMa San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Desserts
    354 11th St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Pâtisserie Philippe, Food, Desserts, 655 Townsend St SoMa San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Desserts
    655 Townsend St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Creations Dessert, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 5217 Geary Blvd San Francisco CA 94118
    Nominee for: Desserts
    5217 Geary Blvd, Outer Richmond San Francisco, CA
Contest Overview
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    Total Votes
  • 41,330
    Voters
  • 179
    Winners

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