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La Farine Bakery

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6323 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1331
+1 510-654-0338
07:30 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 19:00
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Oakland, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Say no more. The best morning bun you will ever have. The owner is also a great guy, very community minded.

Thank Rockridge L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a delightful bakery. Great baked goods with many choices, cookies, scones, tart, a neighborhood gem. I much prefer this one than the one on Piedmont Ave.

Thank Emily T
Oakland, California
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The cost is a bit on the high side, but I am picky about bread. I went to France and wanted to taste what I ate in France at home and I found it at La Farine. First of all, their baguettes are just like what I ate in France. And the cakes and tarts, Oo la la!! I have... More 

Thank yolsgaard
Oakland, California
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I go to this bakery for some sweet treats to share with family. You can't go wrong no matter the time of day; prices are reasonable!

Thank arpisturista
central coast
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

delightfully good. you can really taste that these are hand made...real proper croissant and delicate pastries. The morning bun is perfection,. "nuff said?

Thank chuttipen
Oakland, California
Level Contributor
37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

expensive but worth it for a good cake. I served 200 people with two of their very large special order cakes (need to cut it properly, however, but it will work). The breads are quite good also.

Thank chick676
Oakland, California
Level Contributor
19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

it is a expensive bakery but it is well worth it. Eclairs, choclatines, almond cros, rustic bagettes, they are all wonderful!

Thank fjd2016
Bay Area
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Not a full restaurant: you can sit to eat your pastry and coffee. On Piedmont Ave, there is a rest room, but not in Dimond. We go there for sandwiches often. The highlight, though, is the fruit tarts. If we need a hospitality gift this is out go-to place. The person doing the fruit arrangements is a artist, and the... More 

Thank Peaseblossom5
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Yummy for breakfast pastries and cakes on order! I love ordering simple, well executed cakes from here for parties.

Thank Erin B
Oakland, California
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This bread shop is the closest thing here in Oakland to a patisserie/boulangerie like we find in Paris. The breads are made daily, many different choices from traditional baguettes to a pain rustique that is fabulous at dinner or with hors d'oeuvres. Last night a friend contributed the mixed fruit tart as dessert for our seasonal French dinner - it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?