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1690 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1631
+1 510-848-6711
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07:30 - 18:00
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Berkeley, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A terrific bakery for birthday cakes and traditional American baked goods. Call ahead if you are in a rush.

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Thank K P
Berkeley, California
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Virginia Bakery is my go-to place for excellent cakes, pies and pastries. They have old fashioned cakes, such as boston creme pie and carrot cake, as well as more upscale option. ALso good old fashioned butter cookies

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Thank VAnne510
Berkeley, California
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119 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This pastry shop makes old fashion deserts using butter and real cream. Priced are reasonable for great quality.

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Thank BemusedBee
Berkeley, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I always go to Virginia Bakery for baked goods for office pot luck parties. Their strawberry cream cake is out of this world with real whipped cream icing. Their coffee cakes are delicious and very affordable. It is hard to find a really good bakery.

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Thank Jane19652014
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

We went in today to get our wedding cake samples. The samples were HUGE and were so great for us to be able to share with people coming to our wedding. We picked out our favorite for the big day, and of course we purchased a few other baked goods for later on. The pumpkin loaf is delicious and not... More 

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Thank sammakablamma
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

I really like the macaroons. hard to find one as good anywhere else. Another hit is the black and white cookies. The free samples are always a fun surprise as well.

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Thank Foodeeee
Berkeley, California
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194 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

We Have lived near this neighborhood bakery for decades, and there are some great items here. The Boston cream pie, and the Princess cake are Fabulous. We really like the almond reefs and the blurberry crumb cake. You'll be happy with them.

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Thank Barry W
Gainesville, Florida
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112 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2012

I enjoy window-shopping at this bakery because they have really good-looking cakes and pastries, but I have yet to find something that sets of the positive alarms in the tastebuds. Scones (those almost infinitely variable accompaniments to tea or coffee) are so-so (too sweet for my taste), but for sugar-freaks this may be exactly the right place. My friends love... More 

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Thank Bokononer
Moraga, California
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109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2011

Hasn't changed in over 50 years! Location is the same, quality is the same, and service is very friendly. Now there is a coffee nook and a place to enjoy the local color. We have been thrilled with their pastries: apricot ring, cakes: Boston Cream, Parker House rolls, cinnamon-walnut bread, cheese bread. It is hard not to come out with... More 

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Thank CJSTEINBERG
San Francisco, CA
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2009

Wonderful cakes and cupcakes...great prices. Casual and homey just like when I was a little girl!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 18:00
Thursday
07:30 - 18:00
Friday
07:30 - 18:00
Saturday
07:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1690 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1631
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-848-6711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?