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The 7 Best Pastry Shops In St. Louis

Updated: May 2, 2022

If you’re dying for a tasty danish or a perfect piece of pie you need to visit these great pastry spots in St. Louis. Pastry is a serious business so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you the best in St. Louis. 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

Nathaniel Reid Bakery

Desserts, $$, St. LouisDesserts, $$St. Louis
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0
  • Riverfront Times, 2019

    The 25 Best Restaurants in St. Louis Right Now, According to Yelp

    Riverfront Times, 2019

CoffeeStamp

Coffee Roastery, Fox ParkCoffee RoasterySt. Louis, Fox Park
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Knead

Bakery, $$, Lindenwood ParkBakery, $$St. Louis, Lindenwood Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Comet Coffee & Microbakery

Tea & Coffee, $$, CheltenhamTea & Coffee, $$St. Louis, Cheltenham
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Fiddlehead Fern Café

Tea & Coffee, $$, ShawTea & Coffee, $$St. Louis, Shaw
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

La Patisserie Chouquette

Bakery, $$, Botanical Heights (formerly McRee Town)Bakery, $$St. Louis, Botanical Heights (formerly McRee Town)
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    St. Louis's top 5 bakeries, ranked

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Trip 101, 2021

    10 Best Sweets And Dessert Spots In St Louis, Missouri

    Trip 101, 2021

La Bonne Bouchee

Desserts, $$, St. LouisDesserts, $$St. Louis
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

Choosing the right spot for Croissant and pastries can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 5470 restaurants in St. Louis, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 153 lists and articles from experts at Riverfront Times, Trip 101 and Hoodline and more. All with some boam magic. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Riverfront Times - The 25 Best Restaurants in St. Louis Right Now, According to Yelp, Trip 101 - 10 Best Sweets And Dessert Spots In St Louis, Missouri and Hoodline - St. Louis's top 5 bakeries, ranked. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Croissant and pastries connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best St. Louis Croissant and pastries.

Drink pairing tips for Croissant and pastries

  • A great drink pairing for cupcake

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for cupcake can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some coffee, particularly a glass of cappucino. This, milky, coffee balances the sweet cupcake.

  • The perfect complement to chocolate cake


    When having chocolate cake, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of sherry, a popular fortified wine.

  • Pair Riesling with lemon cake

    A lemon cake can be tricky to find a white wine pairing for. We would suggest trying Riesling. It will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal thanks to its sweet.

Interesting facts about Croissant and pastries

  • For the love of chocolate cake

    If you’re ever in The United Statesduring January, be ready to celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day. The people of The United States usually celebrate it on the 27 of January.

  • The record holder

    15,032 pounds is the record for the biggest wedding cake. We hope people were hungry!

  • Ready for some jaffa cake?

    Stu Hayler knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 36 cakes in a limited time,setting a world record in the process!

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