Desserts - Best of 2013

Published Mar 20, 2013

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
2013 Winner

1. Cinnaholic

Voters Love

"My toes literally curled !!! CURLED !! I drove from Martinez to Berkeley just to eat one there and take one home for..." via Christie W.

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2132 Oxford Street Berkeley CA 94704
  • 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
  • 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
  • 3. Miette
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Ferry Building Marketplace, World Map San Francisco, CA
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    1501 Cortland Ave, Bernal Heights 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
  • 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
  • Cako Bakery, Food, Cupcakes, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, Bakery, 211 O'Farrell St. Union Square Union Square San Francisco CA 94102
    Multiple locations
  • 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: Desserts, Bakery
    Multiple locations
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bittersweet Cafe, Food, Desserts, 5427 College Ave North Oakland Oakland CA 94618
    Nominee for: Desserts
    5427 College Ave, North Oakland Oakland, CA
  • Zanze's Cheesecake, Food, Desserts, 2405 Ocean Ave San Francisco CA 94127
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2405 Ocean Ave, San Francisco, 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
  • Festins, Food, Desserts, San Mateo County Menlo Park CA 94025
    16. Festins
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Menlo Park, 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
  • Caffe Greco, Food, Coffee Shop, Desserts, 423 Columbus Ave North Beach/Telegraph Hill San Francisco CA 94133
    Nominee for: Desserts, Coffee Shop
    423 Columbus Ave, North Beach/Telegraph Hill San Francisco, 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
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    2015 Crow Canyon Pl, San Ramon, CA
  • Pâtisserie Philippe, Food, Desserts, 655 Townsend St SoMa San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Desserts
    655 Townsend St, SoMa San Francisco, 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
  • 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1226 Arroyo Ave, San Carlos, CA
Contest Overview
  • 42,579
    Total Votes
  • 22,635
    Voters
  • 172
    Winners

The 2013 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 42,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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