The 7 Best Pastry Shops Near Riverside

Updated: May 2, 2022

These Riverside bakeries serve the best eclairs and vegan pastry options in town! Pastry is a serious business so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you the best in Riverside. With tarts, cheesecakes and cinnamon rolls you will be spoiled for choice at these local favorites!

Find the perfect Croissant and pastries spot

Simple Simon's Bakery & Bistro

Bakery, $$, RiversideBakery, $$Riverside, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best bakeries in Riverside

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Bakeries in Riverside, CA

    Three Best Rated

Better Be Donuts & Cafe

Desserts, $, RiversideDesserts, $Riverside, Mission Grove
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Miss Donuts And Bagels

Desserts, $, RiversideDesserts, $Riverside, Downtown
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Cari's Homestyle Bakery

Bakery, $, ColtonBakery, $Colton
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Miss Donuts & Bagel

Bagel shop, $, FontanaBagel shop, $Fontana
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Master's Donuts

Desserts, $, RialtoDesserts, $Rialto
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

The Donut House

Desserts, $, Grand TerraceDesserts, $Grand Terrace
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

Finding the best Croissant and pastries spots in Riverside can take way too long. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10624 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 264 lists and articles from Three Best Rated and Hoodline and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Yes, we even looked at Three Best Rated - 3 Best Bakeries in Riverside, CA and Hoodline - The 5 best bakeries in Riverside to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten restaurants offer the best Croissant and pastries in Riverside.

Drink pairing tips for Croissant and pastries

  • The perfect match for coconut cake

    When having coconut cake, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Champagne, a popular sparkling wine.

  • cappucino with your cupcake

    cappucino goes great with the sweet flavors of cupcake because the pairing_drink_ingredients in the cappucino make it milky.

  • The ideal 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.

Fun facts about Croissant and pastries

  • A tasty history lesson

    Harry Baker is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous chiffon cake.

  • 15,032 pounds of wedding cake

    The chefs of holds the world record for making the wedding cake, an impressive feat considering its weight of 15,032 pounds.

  • Celebrating Croissant and pastries

    Perhaps you want to try something new out, have you considered a King Cake Festival? Give it some thought. Every year in New Orleans, Louisiana, thousands of people attend the festival, adding to the appeal of the already charming city.

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