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Cinderella Bakery

436 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94118-3938
+1 415-751-9690
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastry” (7 reviews)
“rye bread” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Russian, Delicatessen, Eastern European
436 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94118-3938
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best part of this shop is the people who work here. The have a lot of character, meet you with smile, a small chat and you mood gets better :) The food is good. And you can enjoy it sitting outside - it's a...More

Thank heckfy
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I came here with friends who recommended a meat pie that I cannot pronounce. I didn't think I liked meat pies... but I got one. It was amazing! I devoured it and immediately ordered another. And quite honestly, I ordered a third after that. So...More

Thank ASgoExp88
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is a nice local establishment, for take out or eat there (tables outside are very nice). Traditional Russian pastries and stuffed peroshkies.

Thank rthau
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I went to this Bakery for lunch and hand the soup that had lamb on it. The croissants and the coffee were also too good. Value for money and good bakery products.

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We had the cream horn, some cookies and a strudel. All were fabulous and well worth the wait and the stop

Thank helena218
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We went there for breakfast and it wasn't that great. The prices are average but the staff is very unfriendly. When my hubby asked about the ordered coffee cause people who had come later had already gotten theirs he was yelled at to sit down...More

Thank KristinMiles
Reviewed 25 March 2017

On a day with pouring rain , nothing is better than a steaming bowl,of borscht and a warm peroski. We were lucky and got one of the two small tables inside because this cafe is tiny...if it was warm and dry there is lots of...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food is delicious. Whenever I'm in SF I make it a point to stop by here and bring home some cookies and piroshkis. They have a wonderful selection of pastries, my favorite being their strawberries and cream turnover .... it was heavenly!!!

Thank MarceeBright
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Take the time to wait, you won't be disappointed! The food was great and the service was fantastic! The menu was full of options so there is something for everyone.

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 16 January 2017

expect a long line, which moves pretty quickly, because the food is THAT good! Variety of authentic Russian and Eastern European dishes is great and quality is superb to satisfy even the most picky customers. I highly recommend this place for breakfast or lunch, even...More

Thank jfilip2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 436 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94118-3938
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-751-9690
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