Sugar Shock: The Haute 5 Desserts in San Francisco

We all know dessert is the best part of the meal.  Here is a list of local treats from across the city.  From cookies to cheesecake and crème brulee, San Francisco has it all.

The Crème Brûlée Cart

This mobile crème brûlée cart is often spotted in the Mission dishing up freshly torched treats to San Francisco residents.

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Zanze’s Cheesecake

Sam Zanze runs this much loved cheesecake bakery.  His cheesecakes are light reminiscent of to a soufflé more than the heavy cheesecakes consumers are accustomed to.  This bakery and their confections are a true neighborhood gem.

Zanze’s Cheesecake is located at 2405 Ocean Ave., San Francisco.  For more information, call 415.334.2264.

Anthony’s Cookies

This cookie shop serves up fresh, gooey creations.  Their cookies are made from natural ingredients and baked fresh daily.

Anthony’s Cookies is located at 1417 Valencia St., San Francisco.  For more information, call 415.655.9834 or visit

XOX Truffles

This bakery hosts a large assortment of handmade French truffles.  With their twenty-seven varieties, there is a flavor for everyone.

XOX Truffles is located at 754 Columbus Ave., San Francisco.  For more information, call 415.421.4814 or visit

Genki Crepes

French crepes are served as both sweet and savory treats.  Genki’s dessert crepes are filled with a variety of fruit, ice cream, nutella, and so much more to make this the perfect hand held dessert.

Genki Crepes is located at 330 Clement St., San Francisco.  For more information, call 415.379.6414 or visit