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Cinderella Bakery

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436 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94118-3938
+1 415-751-9690
08:00 - 19:00
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Tue - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 19:00
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San Francisco, California
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I prefer the old format...an inside, traditional restaurant and walk-in adjacent bakery. Now, the property is split into 3 businesses (though probably interconnnected): a pizza takeout, a takeout Eastern European food cafe with a couple of tables inside and more on the sidewalk and, the bakery kitchen itself which you can't enter. I visited with a Polish-born friend who really... More 

Thank fatoldlady
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The food at Cinderella bakery is very good and we there all the time when I come and visit and it always has been very good

Thank Emily N
Montreal, Canada
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290 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great local Russian bakery , takeout and restaurant. We had fresh croissants with Bean and Barley soup. I tried the chicken vegetable soup. All were superb and we ate outside on the sidewalk in the sun. The area is the Inner Richmond.

Thank Andrew T
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Very fresh and tasty food. We ordered borsch and chicken soup and pelemeny. Yammy. Tastes like home. Service is fast and cashier is very friendly. Good job. I wish I had the same restaurant in Georgia

Thank Tatiana C
Santa Rosa, California
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Every time we go in the city with the kids we come here. They always get their ham and cheese croissant, and we leave with a pastry. Their soups and crepes are fabulous. My only complaint is that their Shuba is way too salty. Had to toss it out. :( The staff at the counter is always friendly and they... More 

Thank AurelieHarley
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

My family and I wanted to eat in a Russian cafe.We walked in the park, want warm food, have cakes with cabbage, but it was not tasty cabbage and warm, but dry and tasteless filling is similar to cabbage.We ate and dumplings with cherries, the taste was pleasant.But then some time passed and my daughter had nausea and was belching... More 

Thank Ksyusha M
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I'd read great reviews about this place, so I decided to check it out. It has very yummy bakery items and a good variety of other food to choose from. The coffee and apple strudel were good. (I've had better and worse.) The Russian fried sandwich was worth the price and the distance to get here. I'd definitely go again... More 

Thank Julie W
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I am no expert in the French Toast subject, but I can tell you I just had the very best ever!!! My travel partner had the Farmhouse Breakfast, another winner! This little gem is a great choice for anyone for a fantastic start of your day. Great food and great service!

Thank Mariaonthego
Apollo Beach, Florida, United States
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60 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

My cousin and I came across this incredible little place by accident. We were at the Golden Gate Park and starving, so we decided to walk up and see what we could find. I have had little Russian food before... but after this, I can eat it EVERY DAY!! The food was beyond delicious, the inside and outside were wonderfully... More 

Thank Flavia V
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Went for breakfast Sunday on recommendation from our Airbnb host. Stands out for both of us as our Worst food experience on our holiday. We had farmhouse breakfast which was eggs bacon homefries literally swimming in really old oil. Both of us ate very little and felt queasy for hours afterwards. we noticed queues during go time we were there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Russian, Delicatessen, Eastern European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?