Readers’ Picks: Dessert

Chocolate mousse, Crixa Cakes. Photo: Emilie Raguso
Chocolate mousse, Crixa Cakes. Photo: Emilie Raguso

“Sweet Adeline is the BEST bakery in town and their chocolate cream pie is so, so good!!” — Nosh reader

Our Readers’ Picks listing is compiled from our reader survey conducted in early 2016. We’ve listed the top five reader choices in Berkeley, Oakland and Beyond for each meal.


Crixa Cakes 2748 Adeline St. #C (between Stuart and Ward streets)
Masse’s Pastries 1469 Shattuck Ave. (at Vine Street)
Cheese Board Collective 1512 Shattuck Ave. (at Vine Street)
Sweet Adeline 3350 Adeline St. (at 63rd Street) 


La Farine 6323 College Ave. (at Alcatraz Avenue), 4094 Piedmont Ave. (at 41st Street) and 3411 Fruitvale Ave. (at Bienati Way)
Peet’s Multiple locations; see website
Fenton’s Creamery 4226 Piedmont Ave. (at Entrada Avenue)
C.R.E.A.M. 6300 College Ave. (at Claremont Avenue)


As You Wish Frozen Yogurt 1205 Solano Ave. (at Cornell Avenue), Albany
Tucker’s Ice Cream 1349 Park St. (at Alameda Avenue), Alameda