What people are saying about PKB..
Pineapple King Bakery, Inc. | 1915 Irving Street, San Francisco, CA, United States | +1.415.702.6118
Winner #1 of 54 BEST Bakery by Bay Area A-List 2017
Ranked #3 of 56 BEST Bakery by Bay Area A-List 2016
Lena T. (Elite '2020 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - August 2020) - "everything was delicious, fresh, and affordable! Some highlights and personal favorites were the mango pudding and the egg tarts and of course the pineapple buns! I highly recommend trying this place! Will definitely come again!"
Allie Y. (Elite '2020 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - July 2020) - "they had a lot of other different types of your favorite Chinese buns as well! Would love to come back and try other flavors of pineapple buns and other buns they offer!!"
Julia H. (Elite '2020 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - June 2020) - "I never knew how much I was missing out before I tried these pineapple buns. Truly nothing else even comes close! They come out so deliciously fresh, have the perfect crumbly crust, and the perfect texture. Truly spectacular! ...Overall, I highly recommend coming and trying these pineapple buns for yourself! You can definitely count on me coming back time and time again!!"
Ivonnie S. (Elite '2020 - Yelp 4 out of 5 stars - June 2020) - "I'm a big fan of their pineapple bun with cold butter! Imagine a warm, pillowy-soft bun with a freshly-toasted, crispy, crumbly and lightly sweet topping, and then you get to the middle and taste the savory butter... a perfect combo."
Johnny T. (Elite '2020 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - May 2020) - "The White Rabbit Pineapple bun alone here gets this place 5 stars! Served warm and fresh!"
Jason (GrubHub 5 out of 5 stars - March 2020) - "love it!"
Stephanie L. (Elite '2020 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - March 2020) - "Pineapple bun with butter! Enjoy it right away when the bread is still warm and toasty and the butter is cold. Reminds me of the buns I had in HK! I like enjoying it as a snack."
Annie S. (Elite '16 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - March 2020) - "This is my favorite go-to place...I am addicted! ..I'll still come ever week to grab a few to share with my family :)"
Nahi K. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - February 2020) - "14 different kinds of pineapple buns in a family tree..definitely stop by here for the amazing family of pineapple buns!!"
Judy S. (Elite '20 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - January 2020) - "The best pineapple bread you had and will ever had. Their entire pineapple bun selection is incredible. Do you yourself a favor and get everything."
Shelley P. (Elite '20 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - December 2019) - "Absolute instant 5 stars...I LOVE PINEAPPLE KING and am daydreaming about it."
Justin C. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - December 2019) - Are you a Pineapple Bun connoisseur? Check this place out! The buns here are fresh, the bun itself is so soft and the crust is crispy and the perfect sweetness..my favorite Chinese Bun places in the city and recommend everyone to stop by! #youraveragefoodie"
Andrea H. (Elite 2018 - Yelp 4 out of 5 stars - December 30, 2018) - "Pineapple King is a must-do stop whenever I visit this area. The prices are unbeatable and the treats are satisfying."
Iris H. (Elite 2018 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - May 2018) - "This is my happy place..They are famous for their pineapple buns and they have a variety of them."
Amy D. (Elite 2017 - Yelp 4 out of 5 stars - October 2017) - "If you love pineapple buns, or soft and fluffy buns in general, Pineapple King Bakery is for you! There were so many other items I wanted to try.."
Sherry V. (Elite 2017 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - October 2017) - "We love pineapple buns (bolo boas)! The best ones we've had were in Hong Kong, but this location is our favorite so far in the states."
Bryce B. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars, July 2017) - "Delicious! Unique and really tasty! If you're looking for something sweet and small to complement a meal, we highly recommend Pineapple King!"
Sarah P. (Yelp 4 out of 5 stars - July 2016) - "Better customer service comparing to Sheng Kee with different bread selection..they're unique and worth the try!"
Fred S. (Yelp 5 out of 5 starts - June 2016) - "ooh have mercy that was good. I would totally recommend visiting this place. Thumbs up and 5 stars."
An C. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - May 2016) - "I can tell PKB uses the freshest ingredients. This is my new favorite bakery store. Thank you PKB for making an amazing delicious cake!"
Linda H. (Elite '16 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - May 2016) - "Always a fave...The pineapple bun is and will always be my go to bun."
Andre L. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - February 2016) - "This place is amazing. Simple, Delicious. They have best pineapple bun in state...'pineapple bun with butter' is the best and its taste is exact what I ate in Hong Kong...this is a winner."
Carmen C. (Elite '16 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - January 2016) - "They really have the best pineapple buns...They warm pineapple bun with a slab of butter is super good..I really like their matcha filled mini pineapple buns too...Plenty of other pastries, breads and cakes, definitely can't go wrong here."
Mindy Y. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - January 2016) - "BIG Pineapple Bun - 4 Stars, Little Pineapple Bun - 5 Stars, Little Pineapple Bun with cream stuffing - 100 stars **MUST GET** order."
Alex C. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - December 2015) - "Delicious pineapple matcha puff!"
Alice X. (Elite '16 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - December 2015) - "...hot dog baos are sooooo freaking good! My favorite!"
Abby W. (Yelp 5 out of stars - November 2015) - "taro pineapple bun was simply amazing...fresh out of the oven..bun was filled with real custard...Bonus star becuase I will definitely be back to try some of their other pineapple buns."
Alice H. (Elite '16 - Yelp 4 out of 5 stars - April 2015) - "...Pineapple King Bakery seems to have figured it out. Pineapple King is probably the next best thing...Their baked goods have been fresh every time I've visited and they have a few offerings that I haven't seen at an asian bakery in SF before including winter melon cakes."
Andy D. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - April 2015) - "There may be little in life better than a freshly baked hot pineapple bun with a thick slab of butter from the Pineapple King. Seriously."
Linz C. (Elite '16 - Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - April 2015) - "The only thing to get here is the freshly baked and filled pineapple custard buns!!! Such a great price and so good! The buns are hot and crisp on the top! Eat it fresh but be careful the custard oozes everywhere."
KK C. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - April 2015) - "[Pineapple King Bakery] have become one of our favorite breakfast options..perfect for small afternoon snack and for the kids! One of the best places in SF..for pineapple buns!"
A L. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - April 2015) - "Reasonable prices. Super fresh. Loved the flaky pineapple pastry! So delish!!"
Carlos S. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - March 2015) - "Best Mango Mouse Cake I have ever tasted. Got one...and all the guests love it."
Vince L. (Yelp 5 out of 5 stars - 2015) - "yea this place is the best...eat them all so you can order some more then eat some more of that too."
Liezel D. (Yelp 4 out of 5 stars - 2015) - "have a wide variety of pastries...they all look really fresh too. Definitely coming back here whenever I'm in the area."
Sandy M. (Facebook Like - 2015) - "I wish I can have one for breakfast everyday."