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La Farine Bakery

) #1 of 23 Dessert in Oakland #2 of 1,167 Places to Eat in Oakland $$ - $$$
6323 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1331
+1 510-654-0338
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“morning buns” (41 reviews)
“tarts” (36 reviews)
“fruit tart” (24 reviews)
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6323 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1331
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a baker, so when I'm having company for dinner, or a group of friends over, I go to La Farine for one or two of their marvelous fruit tarts. The crust is the best; the custard is perfection and the fruit is always...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love popping in here for their sweet baguettes or their delicous scones but to top it off they have the most divine mini eclairs or eclairs with raspberry. All year round they serve Irish soda bread and I grew up on that stuff in Ireland...More

Thank thelallygal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I frequent the other La Farine on Piedmont Avenue more often and love to stop early for a morning bun or other breakfast treats to share with friends over coffee. I wouldn't really think of this as a restaurant so much as a bakery to...More

Thank kjhurley77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've sampled many, but La Farine's morning buns are superlative! The cinnamon and sugar are throughout the bun, not merely on top. The fruit tarts are also amazing, and better than at other bakeries.

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Note: this is a take-out bakery, with a few seats for munching things there. It isn't an actual restaurant with table service! My favorites are the morning bun (delicious, cinnamony pastry roll with no icky frosting) and the fruit frangipane tarts: sweet, with a lovely...More

Thank Sally P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by to pick up pastries for family brunch. We were pleasantly surprised at how many varieties we had to choose from. I read that the morning buns were good. We picked the plain as the other had ham and cheese. We enjoyed a...More

Thank Wes W
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you're in the mood for delicious seasonal pastries, step into La Farine Bakery and come away with a wonderful fruit tart filled with creamy custard. My favorite is the mango tart! Maybe, start your morning with a hot cup of La Farine coffee (even...More

Thank Carol Lucy P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I buy birthday cakes here for the dancers in my dance company (yes, dancers eat dessert!) Every single time I see the look of pleasure and celebration spread over their faces when they tuck into their special cake - we have tried almost every one!...More

Thank Nina H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

La Farine is an outstanding bakery. The pastries and desserts are exceptionally good, and the staff is very helpful and friendly. They are highly recommended and well worth a visit.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wonderful stop for a sweet or a tasty loaf of bread. I always buy extra loaves of bread for my freezer.

Thank patmacsata
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6323 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1331
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-654-0338
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