Cako Bakery, San Francisco

Address 211 O'Farrell Street (at Powell) San Francisco, CA 94102 Map, Tel 415.404.7303 Call, Website

Choosing a cupcake is always part fantasy for a child, and Cako really delivers with tens of flavors of pretty looking (and delicious) cupcakes each day. This small takeaway shop's convenient location makes it the perfect place to pick up a cupcake before heading to Union Square. If you want to avoid a sugar-induced meltdown, mini-cupcakes are available.