Desserts - Best of 2012

Published Apr 10, 2012

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
2012 Winner

1. Cioccolata Di Vino

Voters Love

"all the desserts are spectacular, but the chocolate ones. my personal favorite is Torta al Cioccolato Liquefatto (aka..." via cacao.me

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1801 Shattuck Ave, Ste C Berkeley CA 94709
  • 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
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    1501 Cortland Ave, Bernal Heights San Francisco, CA
  • 3. Miette
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Ferry Building Marketplace, World Map 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
  • Citizen Cake, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Desserts, 399 Grove St Hayes Valley San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Multiple locations
  • 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
  • Just Desserts, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 550 85th Ave Oakland CA 94621
    Nominee for: Desserts
    550 85th Ave, World Map Oakland, CA
  • Stella Pastry and Cafe, Food, Bakery, Desserts, 446 Columbus Ave North Beach/Telegraph Hill San Francisco CA 94133
    Nominee for: Desserts, Bakery
    446 Columbus Ave, North Beach/Telegraph Hill San Francisco, CA
  • Petaluma Pie Company, Food, Specialty Food and Drink, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, Desserts, 125 Petaluma Blvd N Petaluma CA 94952
    Nominee for: Desserts
    125 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, 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
  • Indie Cakes, Food, Desserts, Alameda County Albany CA 94706
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Albany, CA
  • Zanze's Cheesecake, Food, Desserts, 2405 Ocean Ave San Francisco CA 94127
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2405 Ocean Ave, 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
  • Crixa Cakes, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 2748 Adeline St Berkeley CA 94703
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2748 Adeline St, South Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • Mariposa Gluten Free Bakery, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Bakery, Cupcakes, Donuts, Desserts, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, 5427 Telegraph Ave North Oakland Oakland CA 94609
    Nominee for: Bakery, Desserts
    Multiple locations
  • JoLe: Farm to Table, Food, Desserts, New American, 1457 Lincoln Ave Calistoga CA 94515
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1457 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA
  • Romolo's Cannoli & Spumoni Factory, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 81 37th Ave San Mateo CA 94403
    Nominee for: Desserts
    81 37th Ave, San Mateo, 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
  • Cinnaholic, Food, Desserts, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, Vegan, 2132 Oxford Street UC Campus Area Berkeley CA 94704
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2132 Oxford Street, Downtown Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    2015 Crow Canyon Pl, San Ramon, CA
  • Margaret's French Bakery, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 240 Dillon Ave Campbell CA 95008
    Nominee for: Desserts
    240 Dillon Ave, Santa Clara County Campbell, 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
  • Gregory's Gourmet Desserts, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 285 23rd St Oakland CA 94612
    Nominee for: Desserts
    285 23rd St, Oakland, 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
  • 72,388
    Total Votes
  • 31,401
    Voters
  • 172
    Winners

The 2012 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 72,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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