Desserts - Best of 2008

Published Oct 9, 2008

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
2008 Winner

1. Debbie Does Cakes

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"There is no doubt, that Debbie is the best ever, she has provided me with best service ever. Not only is her cakes the..." via rahdee

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1126 6th Ave Oakland CA
  • Debbie Does Cakes, Food, Weddings, Desserts, Wedding Cakes, 1126 6th Ave East Oakland Oakland CA
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1126 6th Ave, East Oakland Oakland, CA
  • Miette, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Ferry Building Marketplace San Francisco CA 94111
    2. Miette
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Ferry Building Marketplace, Financial District San Francisco, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, East Oakland Oakland, CA
  • Candybar, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 1335 Fulton St San Francisco CA 94117
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1335 Fulton St, Western Addition/NoPa San Francisco, CA
  • Yogurt Bar, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, Yogurt Bar at Mission San Francisco CA 94105 Yogurt Bar at Union 2760 Octavia St San Francisco CA 94123
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Multiple locations
  • Sugar Cafe, Food, Desserts, 679 Sutter St Nob Hill San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: Desserts
    679 Sutter St, Union Square 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Boniere Bakery, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 1417 Park St Alameda CA 94501
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1417 Park St, Alameda, CA
  • Zanze's Cheesecake, Food, Desserts, 2405 Ocean Ave San Francisco CA 94127
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2405 Ocean Ave, San Francisco, CA
  • Clairesquares, Food, Desserts, 2948 Folsom Street Mission San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2948 Folsom Street, Mission 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
  • Bumblebee Bakeshop, Food, Desserts, Cupcakes, Union Street Cow Hollow San Francisco CA
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Union Street, Cow Hollow 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
  • Festins, Food, Desserts, San Mateo County Menlo Park CA 94025
    18. Festins
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Menlo Park, 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
  • Crixa Cakes, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 2748 Adeline St Berkeley CA 94703
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2748 Adeline St, South Berkeley Berkeley, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 17,865
    Total Votes
  • 12,521
    Voters
  • 89
    Winners

The 2008 Best of Lifestyle awards are based on more than 17,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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