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The 10 Best Bakeries Near Oakland

Updated: October 6, 2021

Can you smell that? It’s the aroma of fresh bread, cinnamon rolls, and cookies from Oakland's best bakeries. We reviewed the top food blogs and leading publications to find you the tastiest bakeries in Oakland. Do yourself a favor and pop in on these local gems for perfect pies, gourmet cupcakes and fresh sandwiches.

Find the perfect place

Mariposa Baking Company

Bakery, $$, OaklandBakery, $$Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

    21 Of The Best Bakeries In The East Bay

    Eater
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Bakeries in Oakland

    Three Best Rated

Angel Cakes Cupcakes

Bakery, $$, OaklandBakery, $$Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Oakland's top 4 bakeries, ranked

    Hoodline, 2020

Arizmendi Bakery

Bakery, $, OaklandBakery, $Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Bakeries in Oakland

    Three Best Rated

Bakesale Betty

Bakery, $$, OaklandBakery, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal

    Eater
  • Hoodline

    Temescal's 5 Most Popular Restaurants

    Hoodline

James and the Giant Cupcake

Bakery, OaklandBakeryOakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Grand Bakery

Bakery, OaklandBakeryOakland, Dimond
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

A Taste of Denmark

Bakery, $, OaklandBakery, $Oakland, Pill Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Ladyfingers Bakery

Bakery, $$, OaklandBakery, $$Oakland, Grand Lake
Google: 3.6
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Sweet Adeline Bakeshop

Bakery, $, BerkeleyBakery, $Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

    21 Of The Best Bakeries In The East Bay

    Eater
  • Hoodline

    The 5 best bakeries in Berkeley

    Hoodline

Crixa Cakes

Bakery, $$, BerkeleyBakery, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    21 Of The Best Bakeries In The East Bay

    Eater
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Where to Find the Best Cakes & Pastries in San Francisco/Bay Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Why these restaurants?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 28808 Oakland restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Oakland restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline and Eater had to say – and applied our boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - Temescal's 5 Most Popular Restaurants, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal and Eater - 21 Of The Best Bakeries In The East Bay. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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