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135 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3003
+1 415-348-8885
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

3 stars for service, 2 stars for the food. There are a lot of cupcake flavors to choose from. I think the taste maybe good for someone who only eats cupcakes once in a blue moon. But being a cupcake fan, I would not choose this place. The frosting could be better made; and the cake is not moist enough.... More 

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Thank 818Norvik
Minneapolis, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Grabbed a coupe of macaroons after dinner.. Was great. Liked that there were multiple flavors of macaroons to choose from.

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Thank Gayani S
Fayetteville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We stopped in for a treat after walking around the city. We ordered the samoa, the strawberry cheesecake, and Tiramisu cupcakes. They were great! We were all happy.

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Thank pepperspal34
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Had an Oreo cupcake. It was very good. Nice balance of frosting and cake. Would return. Quick purchase, nice clerk. Ice cream option across the aisle.

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Thank Leslie J
Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

For a treat, i enjoyed a carrot cake cupcake from Cako Bakery. Service was friendly and good. This location of Cako Bakery is at the Metreon Center.

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Thank mini
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

I had a huge dilemma while walking into the Metreon--Cako Cupcakes were on the left and Cako Ice cream on the right?! As I went left...then back to the right...and after one look back to the left, I found myself ordering a scoop of Birthday Cake from the Cako Creamery! It tasted more like gelato then ice cream! I love... More 

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Thank Goldie J
Redlands, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

In the movie, "Five Easy Pieces" Jack Nicholson tries to order wheat toast. The waitress says it's against the restaurant policy, so he famously orders a chicken sandwich and tells the dingy waitress to, "hold the butter, lettuce, and mayonnaise." Then he tells her to hold the chicken too -- between her legs! Yesterday we went to the movies at... More 

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Thank SaladAlexander
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

The little visitor enjoyed the cupcake...because it was made with a "secret" ingredient most kids like: SUGAR!! Visually attractive cupcake display definitely will pull you in. I didn't taste the cupcakes myself because I can't. But the gluten-free macarons (I tried three different flavors) were stale and actually pretty flavorless. Don't bother unless you have a kid with you. Service... More 

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Thank K8yorr
Gainesville, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

Every time I’m in San Francisco, I stop at least once at this Cako near the Metreon movie theater. This was my 6th visit in the last 3 years! Their cupcakes are moist with amazing frosting, and I have a number of favorites – Maple and Bacon, Salted Caramel, and Chocolate Peanut Butter top the list. Even better – they... More 

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Thank reptileenthusiast
Oakland, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Came to the Metreon for dinner with girls night out and we needed a place to have dessert so we checked out Cako Creamery and I ordered an ice cream. It was ok and hit the spot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3,5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-348-8885

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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