Vive La Tarte / San Francisco

1160 Howard St at 8th St San Francisco 94103
Opening Hours
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 08:00 - 16:00

Vive la tarte was founded in 2011 with the intention of providing guests with an extraordinary bakery experience without the usual hassle. It was established by Julie and Arnaud Goethals as a bakery pop-up catering experience servicing the Bay Area. Under the banner of Vive la tarte, the Belgian born duo served scrumptious pastries in all sorts of locations and events, from the back of their vw bus at the Haight Street Farmer’s Market to a thousand people crowd at the SF Design Week. Through the years, the goal was to eventually open a brick and mortar where the ideas of Vive la tarte could be materialized. In May of 2015, Vive la tarte opened its doors in a former printing house located in the historic and vibrant San Francisco neighborhood of South of Market. This is where amazing baked goods are crafted every day in the form of croissants, sourdough focaccia, smashed avo toasts and tarts. A delightful selection of drinks, provided in collaboration with Sightglass Coffee and August Uncommon Tea is also found to pair with the food. The aspiration was to design an experience that was friendly and approachable, serving the neighborhood as a bakery and community space. You can still be pleasantly surprised to find Vive la tarte popping up around town at various events, but it’s in SoMa where wonderful pastries are celebrated everyday.

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Tips from the Net @ Vive La Tarte
Yury Sobolev en
This casual coffee place offers an assortment of pastries and lunch items. They are all delicious. They have a nice selection of teas too. It's too bad they close at 4pm. GooglePlace - September 2017
Jamie Lai en
Great coffee and the truffle mushroom toast was excellent. I love that it's light and airy. If I am going to be nitpicky, the day I went was a nice day and it gets really warm in the cafe. I was all sweaty by the time I finished my toast. GooglePlace - September 2017
Jiamei Du en
Loved this place. It's design is amazing and place is quite. Food wide coffee bean is not bad and liked cheese cake. GooglePlace - August 2017
Audra Martyn Spall en
Vive la Tarte catered the food at our wedding two years ago. They were very kind and flexible and the food was delicious! I also love their beautiful bakery space and always stop by if I am in the area. GooglePlace - August 2017
Alim Virani en
A nice cafe to grab a coffee and a small bite to eat. It's a bit pricey but the food is very good and the cafe has a nice atmosphere. The coffee isn't stellar but it's decent. GooglePlace - May 2017