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Crixa Cakes
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2748 Adeline St #C Berkeley, CA 94703
2748 Adeline Street #CUSCaliforniaBerkeley94703
$BakeryToday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PMFriday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PMSaturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PMSunday ClosedMonday ClosedTuesday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PMWednesday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Crixa Cakes Bakery & Cafe. Hungarian, Russian & Central European baked goods, with gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and egg-free options. We also offer strong organic coffee and fine loose-leaf tea.
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Bakeshop with sweet & savory Hungarian & Russian specialties, plus familiar American items.- Google
"We had the chocolate flourless cake tonight which was out of this world."
"I want perfect, beautiful pastries and cakes."
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Clare Lin
a week ago
Crixa Cakes makes my favorite cakes and pastries, and I'm not even a cake person! Their amaretto cream cake and their tiramisu are classic popular picks for their customers, but everything they make is delicious! They switch up their offerings every day, but you can check their website for the seasonal list and on which days each is offered. Sadly, no WiFi, but there's a bike rack out front and a clean restroom around to the back.
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Alexandria Nichandros
3 months ago
I ate their tiramisu and the flourless chocolate cake at a friend's house party - best I've ever had ANYWHERE.
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Daniel Zajic
11 months ago
World-class pastries and cakes. Takes me back to my childhood, what a pleasure. Thank you so much. And fantastic coffee, too.
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Cate Person
2 years ago
It is a very small, counter-service café. There's not a ton of seating inside and the outdoor seating is not an ideal people-watching venue. Fortunately for me, I don't care about all that. I go to Crixa because I want cake. I want perfect, beautiful pastries and cakes. I want every bite to feel like its weight is just right. I want to enjoy the simple, freshly made whipped cream. I want everything I order, and everything my friends order to be really delightful. And the prices are extremely fair considering the ambience and the quality of the food.
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Steve G
a week ago
Excellent pastries and coffee. Good place to sit and talk with friends. Seems to be laptop-free, which I consider a plus for a coffee house. It's a shame, though, that the folks behind the counter seem to have a permanent case of the grumps, but I suppose that's just part of the whole Austro-Hungarian vibe.
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Annie Shin
a year ago
I highly recommend the Tiramisu!! IT'S AMAZING!!! Perfect balance of everything. The best Tiramisu I've ever had!!! I also tried the Strawberry Cream Cake. It wasvery sweet, and I couldn't handle the flavor of the brandied vanilla custard for long (too alcoholic for my taste). I don't think I'll get it again... I've had other cakes here, but I don't remember... because the Tiramisu is just awesome.
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David Liang
2 years ago
I came here again with my girlfriend during Valentine's. We got the Tunnel of Love passion fruit cake, Fatima's Thighs, and their special tea of the day Tunnel of Love: sooo good. The passion fruit was delicious, and the whipped cream and cake were really good. I wished there was a bit more passion fruit. Fatima's Thigh: okay, not really my cup of tea (pardon the pun). It's basically a baked cookie with fig and nuts inside. It was good, but I'm more of a cake than cookie person. Tea: I don't remember what tea it was, but I think it was some kind of black tea. With a little bit of milk, it was really good, and it went beautifully with the desserts we had. I asked for some water to wash down everything after, and she gave me a weird look and handed me two cups of hot water. It wasn't until after that I realized the iced water on the side of the wall.
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Bean CB
2 years ago
One of the best bakeries in the entire Bay Area. (Believe me, I've dedicated my life to trying as many pastry shops as possible.) Everything is baked fresh on premise. You will never find the cloyingly sweet items so common at most pastry emporiums. Go early to get access to full menu of the day. My faves: The Pave -- an incredibly light and thoroughly chocolate dream; Walnut Slice -- walnuts, sultans (golden raisins) perfectly spiced and sweetened wrapped in a flakey, butter pastry - YUM. Going for something a little heavier? The New Orleans Bourbon Cake -- chocolate + bourbon. You have to show your ID to order this one. It is hard to limit yourself to just one item. ENJOY.
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