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The 6 Best Pastry Shops In Baltimore

Updated: May 2, 2022

Not sure where to get your next cannelloni or bear claw fix? These are our go-to Baltimore pastry spots. We surveyed the top review sites and analyzed millions of reviews for the best pastries in Baltimore. You really can have your chocolate, vanilla, or rainbow cake and eat it too at these local gems.

Find the perfect Croissant and pastries spot

Ovenbird Bakery

Bakery, Little ItalyBakeryBaltimore, Little Italy
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0


Desserts, $$, Fells PointDesserts, $$Baltimore, Fells Point
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0


Bakery, Federal HillBakeryBaltimore, Federal Hill
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Café Dear Leon

Tea & Coffee, CantonTea & CoffeeBaltimore, Canton
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Patisserie Poupon

Bakery, $$, JonestownBakery, $$Baltimore, Jonestown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Bakeries in Baltimore

    USA Today
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Bakeries in Baltimore, MD

    Three Best Rated


Bakery, $$, Fells PointBakery, $$Baltimore, Fells Point
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Why these restaurants?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Croissant and pastries craving shouldn't be a full-time job. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 5655 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 131 lists and articles from Three Best Rated and USA Today and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Don’t bother looking for Three Best Rated - 3 Best Bakeries in Baltimore, MD and USA Today - Best Bakeries in Baltimorewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips for Croissant and pastries

  • cappucino and cupcake

    having cupcake and not sure coffee to drink with it? Go for cappucino. Its milkyflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • The best drink pairing for fruit cake

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for 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.

  • The perfect match for lemon cake

    When having lemon cake, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

Fun facts about Croissant and pastries

  • A whole lotta jaffa cake

    Stu Hayler holds the record for eating the most jaffa cake in the world by finishing no fewer than 36 in one sitting. Could you top that?

  • The largest wedding cake

    A giant wedding cake, which weighed 15,032 pounds, was made in February of 2004.

  • Celebrating Croissant and pastries

    Did you know that in The United Statesthey hold a cake competition at the King Cake Festival which takes place in Louisiana?

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