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The 15 Best Pastry Shops In Austin

Updated: June 28, 2022

Not sure where to get your next cannelloni or bear claw fix? These are our go-to Austin pastry spots. We incorporated millions of critic and diner reviews in our analysis of top review sites for Austin’s best pastries. Go on and start your day right with a latte and chocolate croissant or savory muffin from one of these great delis.

Find the perfect Croissant and pastries spot

Julie Myrtille

Desserts, $$, MLK 183Desserts, $$Austin, MLK 183
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2016

    Austin's Outstanding Bakeries: Where to Pick Up Baked Goods

    Eater, 2016

Master Donuts

Desserts, $, MontopolisDesserts, $Austin, Montopolis
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The 11 Best Donut Shops in Austin

    Thrillist, 2022
  • Eater, 2019

    Austin Doughnut Guide: Where to Eat Fried Dough

    Eater, 2019

ATX Donut

Desserts, Wells BranchDessertsAustin, Wells Branch
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Captain Quackenbush's Coffeehouse

Bakery, $$, West GateBakery, $$Austin, West Gate
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Rocheli Patisserie

Desserts, Central East AustinDessertsAustin, Central East Austin
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Donut 7

Desserts, $, North BurnettDesserts, $Austin, North Burnett
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Word of Mouth Bakery

Bakery, BouldinBakeryAustin, Bouldin
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

KC Donuts

Desserts, $, AustinDesserts, $Austin
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The 11 Best Donut Shops in Austin

    Thrillist, 2022
  • Eater, 2019

    Austin Doughnut Guide: Where to Eat Fried Dough

    Eater, 2019

Edis Chocolates

Desserts, $$, AustinDesserts, $$Austin
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Café Crème

Tea & Coffee, $, RiversideTea & Coffee, $Austin, Riverside
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Central Donut

Desserts, $, AustinDesserts, $Austin
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Fat Cats Organic Coffee And Dessert

Tea & Coffee, $, CrestviewTea & Coffee, $Austin, Crestview
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2015

    Where to Find King Cakes for Mardi Gras in Austin

    Eater, 2015

Snowy Village - West Parmer Ln

Desserts, $$, AustinDesserts, $$Austin
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

1886 Cafe & Bakery

Bakery, $$, DowntownBakery, $$Austin, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2021

    10 Cafes In Austin, Texas

    Trip 101, 2021
  • USA Today

    Dessert

    USA Today

Tous Les Jours

Bakery, $$, BrentwoodBakery, $$Austin, Brentwood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2016

    Austin's Outstanding Bakeries: Where to Pick Up Baked Goods

    Eater, 2016

How was this list created?

Choosing the right spot for Croissant and pastries can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 7042 restaurants, and 1014 lists and articles from top sources like USA Today and Eater. We cross-referenced with top lists, like USA Today - Dessert, Eater - Where to Find King Cakes for Mardi Gras in Austin and Eater - Austin Doughnut Guide: Where to Eat Fried Dough. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips for Croissant and pastries

  • Riesling and lemon cake


    having lemon cake and not sure white wine to drink with it? Go for Riesling. Its sweetflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • A next-level match for cupcake

    When ordering cupcake, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of cappucino, a popular coffee.

  • A great drink pairing for fruit cake

    Knowing what to pair with fruit cake can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some fortified wine, particularly a glass of sherry. This, sweet, fortified wine balances the rich fruit cake.

Factoids about Croissant and pastries

  • Amazing Croissant and pastries in New Orleans

    If you’re a big fan of Croissant and pastries, then you should definitely consider visiting the King Cake Festivale in Louisiana, The United States

  • A fast eater

    Stu Haylerate the most jaffa cake in the world by finishing no fewer than 36. Who’s up for breaking this record?

  • All about chocolate cake

    To celebrate their passion for chocolate cake, people in The United States decided to hold an annual National Chocolate Cake Day every January 27.

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