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The 15 Best Bakeries Near Cambridge

Updated: September 21, 2022

When we need a pain aux chocolate and coffee or freshly baked bread we head to our favorite Cambridge bakeries. We incorporated millions of critic and diner reviews in our analysis of top review sites for Cambridge’s top bakeries. Do yourself a favor and pop in on these local gems for perfect pies, gourmet cupcakes and fresh sandwiches.

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SOFRA Bakery & Cafe

Bakery, $$, CambridgeBakery, $$Cambridge, Strawberry Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Cambridge's top 5 bakeries to visit now

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Bakeries in Boston Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Iggy's Bread

Bakery, $$, CambridgeBakery, $$Cambridge, Cambridge Highlands
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Cambridge's top 5 bakeries to visit now

    Hoodline, 2019

Royal Pastry Shop

Bakery, $, CambridgeBakery, $Cambridge, Wellington-Harrington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Cambridge's top 5 bakeries to visit now

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 4 top spots in Cambridge's Wellington-Harrington neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Hi-Rise Bread Company

Bakery, $$, CambridgeBakery, $$Cambridge, West Cambridge
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The best bakeries in Boston

    TimeOut, 2021
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat Around Cambridgeport and West Cambridge

    Eater, 2019

Flour Bakery + Café

Bakery, $$, CambridgeBakery, $$Cambridge, Cambridgeport
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Cambridge's top 5 bakeries to visit now

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 5 top spots in Cambridge's Cambridgeport neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Flour Bakery + Cafe

Bakery, $$, CambridgeBakery, $$Cambridge, Cambridgeport
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat Around Cambridgeport and West Cambridge

    Eater, 2019

Violette Gluten Free Bakery

Bakery, $$, CambridgeBakery, $$Cambridge, Peabody
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.0

Mariposa Bakery

Bakery, $$, CambridgeBakery, $$Cambridge, Cambridgeport
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Petsi Pies

Bakery, $$, SomervilleBakery, $$Somerville, Porter Square
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    Eat These 11 Boston Pies Right Now

    Eater, 2019
  • USA Today

    Best Bakeries in Boston

    USA Today

Bova's Bakery

Bakery, $, BostonBakery, $Boston, North End
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Bakeries in Boston, MA

    Three Best Rated
  • Thrillist, 2021

    10 Shops and Bakeries with the Best Pies in Boston

    Thrillist, 2021

Clear Flour Bakery

Bakery, $$, BrooklineBakery, $$Brookline
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
  • USA Today

    Best Bakeries in Boston

    USA Today
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The best bakeries in Boston

    TimeOut, 2021

Drive-By Pies

Bakery, BrooklineBakeryBrookline
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0
  • Thrillist, 2021

    10 Shops and Bakeries with the Best Pies in Boston

    Thrillist, 2021

Colette Bakery

Bakery, MedfordBakeryMedford
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The best bakeries in Boston

    TimeOut, 2021

Eldo Cake House

Bakery, $, BostonBakery, $Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    10 Great Bakeries in Boston’s Chinatown

    Eater, 2019

Yi Soon Bakery

Bakery, $, BostonBakery, $Boston, Allston
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

    9 Excellent Bakeries in Allston and Brighton

    Eater, 2021

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Cambridge. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 15185 restaurants in Cambridge, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1052 lists and articles from experts at Eater, Three Best Rated and Thrillist and more. All with some boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - Where to Eat Around Cambridgeport and West Cambridge, Three Best Rated - 3 Best Bakeries in Boston, MA and Thrillist - 10 Shops and Bakeries with the Best Pies in Boston. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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