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La Farine Bakery

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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“tarts” (37 reviews)
“fruit tart” (31 reviews)
“baguette” (38 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 7:00 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
6323 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1331
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bought a selection of breakfast pastries for my family while visiting the area and getting coffees at Pete’s next door. So fresh, croissants and breakfast rolls so buttery and crisp. Returned 2 days later for desserts. Just made it by 6pm closing! Delicious! Wish I...More

Thank mer105
Reviewed 1 week ago

Flaky Pastry, beautiful breads, lovely specialty sandwiches. My favorites? Irish soda bread with plenty of raisins, chocolate croissants, fruit tarts. Ham, cheese, pear, Dijon and arugula on baguette? Indeed. Its as good as it sounds! Guy behind the counter at Fruitvale is super kind on...More

Thank Jen V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going to LF since it opened. many great bread options including whole wheat. Excellent croissants (apple, plain, chocolate, raspberry, raisin). Their fruit tarts are outstanding- flaky crust and perfectly ripe berries or other fruit. Friendly service. The only thing I don't love is the...More

Thank Josh N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best croissants and they open early! If you need a special dessert the fruit tarts are amazing. Good service and great location .

Thank Martha F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Farine’s breads and desserts are superb. Everything is delicious and made in the tradition of French baking. I usually buy breads and pastries at the Piedmont Avenue location to take home, but it is also a very nice spot to enjoy coffee and pastries...More

Thank traveller143406
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend in L.A. has me buy a dozen morning buns before I fly to see her - she can't find the equivalent in Los Angeles. My San Jose friends make La Farine a necessary stop when they visit me, even calling the bakery before...More

Thank dmorris2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Farine has a great variety of breads, pastries and pies. On top of the amazing food, they're also generous with local non-profits through donations.

Thank Dominique P
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I first moved to Berkeley, I noticed the amazing amount of bakeries here. I proceeded to try each one and promptly gained 10 pounds. The one I wound up liking the best was La Farine. They are a true French style bakery and their...More

Thank Vishishtaom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in to satisfy a sweet tooth craving, was eyeballing all the tasty options, when i spotted a huge fly in one of the large glass cookie jars they keep on the front counter. No thanks! I left without saying a word. If i saw...More

Thank oak m
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I lived in Europe for the summer and La Fraine's baked goods are highly comparable to the baked goods in Europe. I would highly recommend this bakery to anyone looking for bread or a sweet treat in Oakland/ Berkley.

Thank Chrissy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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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