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November 14, 2022

16 Best Bakeries in Austin, Texas

With the holidays right around the corner, here’s where you can find the best freshly baked pastries, bread or sweets. There are dozens of Austin bakeries to choose from, each with its own unique style and flavor whether you’re looking for a Mexican bakery or a cafe with pan dulce, there’s something for every sweet tooth and craving. Hit the Farmers Market and pair it with a quick snack like a bagel, quiche, or sandwich with a choice of buns.

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If you’re in the mood for something sweet, there are bakeries that specialize in cakes, doughnuts, scones, cookies, ice cream, and pastries. Or if savory treats are more your thing, there are also plenty of bakery options serving delicious sandwiches and pizzas. Nothing beats sampling a few goodies fresh from Austin’s bakeries oven!

 

Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop

If you’re ever in south Austin, make sure to stop by Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop for some delicious cupcakes, cookies, and bars. This vintage bakery in South Congress has been keeping Austin sweet since 2008 and was even crowned the Cupcake Wars Champion in 2012. They offer a rotating cast of flavors using the highest-quality ingredients. You can’t go wrong with anything from Sugar Mama’s, so be sure to try out their birthday cakes if you’re in town for a celebration! They were also voted Best of Austin Awards 2022 for Birthday Cakes.

1905 South 1st Street, (nearby S. Congress Ave) sugarmamasbakeshop.com

SEE ALSO: 31 Best East Austin Restaurants (2022 Guide)

 

Pflour Shop - Austin bakeries

Pflour Shop

Pflour Shop in Austin is a must-go for any dessert lover. From intricately decorated cookies and cakes to baked goods like brownies, blondies, and cinnamon rolls, this bakery has something for everyone. The new location features twists on favorite menu items and lemonade to drink, making it the perfect spot for a sweet treat. Whether you’re looking for a morning pastry to get your day started or a decadent dessert to cap off a meal, Pflour Shop has you covered.

7413 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757 yourcarbdealer.com

 

Cookie Rich - Austin bakeries

Cookie Rich

Cookie Rich is ringing in the holiday season with the launch of their brand new seasonal, limited time holiday flavors. Founded in October 2020 by Chef Lorin Peters (formerly of The French Laundry), Cookie Rich is the classic cookie reimagined, featuring decadent, nostalgic, and seasonal flavors. New holiday flavors are available for local pickup and delivery, nationwide shipping, and at their trailer located at 1801 N Lamar. Holiday flavors include:

  • Turtle + Bourbon – a dark chocolate cookie rolled in toasted pecan and filled with a Rabbit Hole bourbon buttercream and a dollop of salted caramel
  • Gingersnap + Eggnog – a soft gingersnap cookie filled with a nutmeg cream cheese filling
  • Apple Pie – a soft brown sugar cookie with bits of pie crust filled with an apple buttercream and a dollop of apple pie filling

Cookie Rich is selling these holiday flavors individually at the N Lamar trailer, for local pickup or delivery, and can ship nationwide in their sampler or holiday packs (with free two day shipping). Order pickup or delivery at getcookierich.com. 48 packs are also available for a limited time, perfect for holiday parties, buffets and dessert tables.

Corporate gift orders for the holidays are currently available and Cookie Rich can customize shipments to include company branding, and give discounts on large orders. Cookie Rich’s trailer is currently taking bookings for holiday parties, corporate events, and weddings. Email catering@getcookierich.com to inquire about pricing and availability.

 

Mi Tradicion

Mi Tradicion is Austin’s most popular Mexican bakery. The bakery is known for its delicious pastries, cakes, and cookies. Mi Tradicion has been in business for over 20 years and is a family-owned bakery. The bakery’s most popular items include the tres leches cake, the churros, and the caramel rolls. Mi Tradicion also offers a wide variety of other Mexican desserts, such as flan, empanadas, and tortas.

8716 Research Blvd Ste 290 Austin, TX 78758 mitradicionbakery.com/

 

Rocheli Patisserie - high tea and bakery in Austin Texas

Rocheli Patisserie

In the heart of Central East Austin, Rocheli Patisserie is a French bakery that offers a variety of cakes, croissants, tarts, cookies, and more. Rocheli Patisserie is known for its specialty cakes and has been in business since 2012. In addition to cakes, the new bakery will offer croissants (including flavors like triple-chocolate Nutella and almond), macarons, cream puffs, decorated cookies, and other buttery delights. Whether you’re looking for a snack or something special to celebrate a birthday or anniversary, Rocheli Patisserie is the perfect spot.

1212 Chicon St #102, Austin, TX 78702 rocheli.com

SEE ALSO: 7 Best Spots For High Tea In Austin

 

Capital City Bakery

Capital City Bakery is passionate about creating delicious vegan baked goods using only the freshest ingredients. They strive to use locally sourced, cholesterol-free ingredients whenever possible, and their bakery boxes are even made from recycled materials. 100% vegan and completely delicious, Capital City Bakery is proud to be a woman-owned local business that welcomes everyone.

2211 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702 ccbcurbside.square.site

 

Upper Crust Bakery

The Upper Crust Bakery has been a fixture in Austin, Texas, for over 28 years. It is a family-owned and operated business specializing in European-style pastries, bread, and cakes. The bakery has a cozy ambiance and is well-known for its made-from-scratch items. In addition to pastries, cheesecake, delicious tarts, and great pecan pie, the Upper Crust also offers lunch fare, making it the perfect stop for a quick bite. Whether you’re in need of a morning pastry or coffee, a light lunch, a baguette for home, or an easy casual spot to meet someone, the Upper Crust Bakery has you covered.

4508 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756 uppercrustbakery.com

 

Quack’s 43rd Street Bakery

If you’re looking for a hip and relaxed spot to enjoy some coffee and baked goods, Quack’s 43rd Street Bakery is the place for you. This Austin landmark in Hyde Park offers a comfortable atmosphere with plenty of local art on display and a variety of board games and reading materials, keeping things low-key. In addition to a wide selection of pastries, muffins, and artisan bread, Quack’s also serves up some of the best brownies and eclairs in town. So whether you’re in the mood for something sweet or just need a place to kill some time, Quack’s is sure to satisfy.

411 E 43rd St, Austin TX, 78745 quacks43rd.com

 

Swedish Hill

Swedish Hill is a bakery in Austin, Texas that is inspired by the bakery delis of London, New York, and California. The bakery has a cozy ambiance and outdoor seating. Swedish Hill sells baked goods, breads, and lunch fare. The chefs at Swedish Hill prepare made-to-order sandwiches from a red-brick pizza oven using quality local meats and cheeses. The bakery also has a curated grocery of house-made dried pasta, jams, olive oils, sauces, local eggs, cook’s pantry, and fresh herbs.

1120 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703 swedishhillaustin.com

 

Easy Tiger

If you’re looking for a great place to relax and enjoy some amazing food in Austin, Texas, then you need to check out Easy Tiger. This unique spot offers up a variety of artisan bread and pastries, as well as a delicious selection of meats and cheeses. And if that wasn’t enough, they also have an extensive beer garden with plenty of great brews to choose from. There is also a great beer garden with more than 30 local and boutique beers on tap. Roadside at The Linc in the Highland District. South Lamar is a neighborhood spot. While East 7th is the nearest downtown, with a large outdoor lawn space. So whether you’re looking for a quick snack or a full dining experience, Easy Tiger is definitely worth checking out.

3508 S Lamar Blvd Suite 200, 1501 E 7th St, 6406 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd Suite 1100, 

 

La Patisserie

If you are looking for a charming coffee shop in Austin, Texas, then La Patisserie is a must-visit. This small business is located next to the iconic Austin sign and offers a wide variety of French pastries, including macarons, croissants, and cream puffs. All of the items are made fresh daily using traditional French techniques, so you can be sure that you’re getting the best of the best. Plus, the staff is always friendly and happy to chat with customers.

602 W Annie St & 7301 Burnet Rd, lpaustin.com

 

Tiny Pies - Austin bakeries

Tiny Pies

Attention Pie Lovers! Check out Tiny Pies. This family-owned and operated business have been baking hand-held pies from scratch daily with the highest quality natural ingredients since 2011, and their pies are so popular that they’re being enjoyed nationwide.

What makes Tiny Pies so special? For starters, their pies are made in small batches using only the freshest, most wholesome ingredients sourced locally whenever possible. Plus, their adorable miniature pies are the perfect size for a quick snack or a dessert that won’t leave you feeling too full.

So if you’re looking for a delicious and healthy pie option while in Austin, be sure to check out Tiny Pies!

5035 Burnet Rd Ste. 100, tinypies.com

 

Thoroughbread

Thoroughbread is a bakery in the Zilker neighborhood that focuses on quality over quantity. Their specialties include their Organic Sourdough Bread (Naturally Fermented), their Organic Loaf Breads, their delicious Cookies, and their breakfast item, the “Burridough” (mix between a breakfast taco and a Kolache).

Their full bread lineup includes sourdoughs like white, whole wheat, rye, and olive), and regular ones (white, whole wheat, cinnamon raisin, and gluten-free). They also have a variety of cookies, including chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, and snickerdoodle. Finally, their Burridough is a mix between a breakfast taco and a Kolache, and it’s definitely worth trying!

1709 Bluebonnet Ln, thoroughbreadatx.com

 

Hayley Cakes And Cookies

Hayley Cakes And Cookies is a bakery in Austin, Texas, specializing in Drop Cookies and custom cakes, cookies, and cupcakes for any special occasion. They have a 1950s vibe and offer a series of delicious flavors for their Drop Cookies, such as Snicker Doodle, Chocolate Chip, and Peanut Butter. They also have specially decorated cookies, such as the Keep Austin Weird Shirt Cookie and the Texas Flag Cookie. Additionally, they have cinnamon rolls and brownies for those with a sweet tooth. Hayley Cakes And Cookies is the perfect stop-in for anyone looking for a tasty treat!

10601 Ranch Rd 2222 suite m & 1700 S Lamar Blvd,

 

Word of Mouth Bakery

Word of Mouth Bakery is located in the heart of downtown Austin, serving breakfast and lunch to locals and visitors alike. Boasting a large variety of sandwiches, salads, pastries, desserts, and cakes, there is something for everyone at this bakery, including custom cakes. They also offer catering services for any event, big or small. Whether you are in the mood for a quick bite or need something for a large gathering, Word of Mouth Bakery has you covered.

917 W 12th St, Austin, TX 78703 wordofmouthbakery.com

 

Tous Les Jours

Tous les Jours is a French-Asian bakery located in Austin, Texas. They offer a wide variety of baked goods, including bread, pastries, cakes, and desserts. Tous les Jours is known for its delicious and unique French-Asian-inspired creations. They also offer a variety of hot and cold beverages, including coffee, tea, and various sodas. Tous les Jours is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious pastry or cake with a cup of coffee or tea.

6808 N Lamar Blvd B-115, Austin, TX 78752 tljus.com

 

 

When it comes to Austin bakeries, your choices are unlimited. Most folks will check out Yelp or TripAdvisor, but we’ve got you covered with a list. If you want to pair your baked goods with a pick-up drink, finding a coffee house in any neighborhood won’t be hard. Narrowing the best Austin bakeries is tough so if I’ve missed any, let me know in the comments section.

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