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15 Essential Dallas Bakeries

Where to find the city’s best breads, pies, cakes, cookies, and so much more

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From flaky croissants to buttery loaves of brioche, there’s no denying the appeal of freshly baked pastries and breads. Whether in search of pretty layered cakes, decorated cookies, pies, or a perfectly-baked loaf of bread, Dallas has plenty of bakeries that exist solely to ply us all with delicious, delicious carbohydrates.

Instead of getting yet another cheap cookie from the supermarket to satisfy a sweet tooth, consider one of these 15 essential Dallas bakeries. Macarons, freshly made pop-tarts, beignets, and more are also on offer, and that’s just scratching the surface.

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1. Cuban Dulceria

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1017 S Broadway St
Carrollton, TX 75006
(972) 242-3797

This Carrolton haunt has been serving up sweet and savory Cuban favorites for the past 40 years, including sweet, guava-stuffed pastries. Pro tip: Be sure to try a Cubano sandwich with a traditional Cuban coffee for a taste of Miami in Dallas.

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2. Cake Bar

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Layer cake lovers head to Trinity Groves for their fix of giant slices of cake. Cake Bar offers 16 different types of cake, including Italian cream cake, key lime, and red velvet, by the slice. Full cakes are also on offer, and for folks who really crave no human interaction, a cake ATM out front slings slices 24/7.

3. Potpourri Boulangerie

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317 N Zang Blvd
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 941-9941
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Though fresh bagels might be what Potpourri Boulangerie is most known for, a full menu of pastries and even a classic high tea await those who step inside this enchanting bakery in Oak Cliff.

4. Kessler Baking Studio Bishop Arts

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1129 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203
(214) 948-7412
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Biscuits, cookies and cinnamon rolls are on offer at Kessler Baking Studio in Oak Cliff, in addition to so many different kinds of baked goods, gifts and nuts, all made from scratch and available to pick up or deliver nationwide via Goldbelly.

5. Empire Baking Company

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5450 W Lovers Ln Ste 132
Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 350-0007
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This longtime Highland Park favorite has near-legendary status among its devotees. Empire Baking Company’s breads, pies, and cakes are all top-notch. The milk chocolate sea salt cookie is obviously worth a try, and Empire's cheese straws are a Dallas classic.

6. Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie

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3700 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 613-3570
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Bisous Bisous went from being a farmer’s market favorite to serving up classic baked goods from its decidedly French West Village home. Though it’s probably best known for signature macarons in a rainbow of flavors, inventive specials like cruffins are well worth the trip.

7. Village Baking Co. Boulangerie

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1921 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 821-3477
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Village Baking Co. is long-established as one of Dallas’ best places to buy bread and other baked delights. In addition to all those beautiful croissants and palmiers and kouign-amann, find decadent caneles and, on the weekends, perfectly fluffy brioche waffles.

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8. Unrefined Bakery

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3426 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

Gluten-free eaters can feel a little left out when they’re looking at the spread of gluten-filled pies and pastries across the city, but this Lower Greenville bakery means that doesn’t have to happen anymore. Find lemon, chocolate, and strawberry cupcakes, plus cookies and other gluten-free sweets.

9. Carte Blanche

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2114 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 434-1538
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Pastry chef Amy LaRue is responsible for the incredible pastries found at Carte Blanche, the new Greenville Avenue coffee and pastry shop that doubles as a tasting menu restaurant at night. Before closing to prepare the place for the nightly multi-course dinners, LaRue wakes up early to prepare some of the best croissants, donuts and cookies in town.

10. Cindi's NY Deli & Restaurant

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11111 N Central Expy Suite G
Dallas, TX 75243
(214) 739-0918
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The bakery case at this NY-style bakery is not to be missed. While checking out after a meal, feel free to ogle all the cakes, cookies, bagels, challahs and other breads that the team at Cindi’s whips up fresh.

11. Society Bakery

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3610 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 827-1411
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Not only is Society Bakery a local favorite, but it has gained national notoriety and the affections of celebrities thanks to its customizable goodies. Score a massive sugar cookie studded with rainbow sprinkles or M&Ms, or splurge on a light & fluffy frosted cupcake.

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12. Henk's European Deli & Black Forest Bakery

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5811 Blackwell St
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 987-9090
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This hidden gem specializes in German-style baked goods, so look no further for one of the city’s finest Black Forest cakes. For those seriously in need of a cocoa fix, go for the decadent chocolate amaretto cake.

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13. Leila Bakery & Cafe

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6041 Oram St
Dallas, TX 75206
(972) 807-6297
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East Dallasites can find cakes, cupcakes, danishes, quiche, kolaches, breads and more inside this small bakery in an unassuming strip mall. Struggling to decide what to order? Consider the vegan banana muffin, a kolache stuffed with ham and muenster cheese, or a decadent seven-layer dream bar.

14. La Casita Bakeshop

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580 W Arapaho Rd Suite 230
Richardson, TX 75080
(440) 462-2078
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Tucked inside a strip mall in Richardson is a little bakery with big, big creativity and flavor. After building their business with preorders and limited pickup windows during the shutdown, La Casita has created a fierecly loyal fan base of lovers of their themed baked pastries, breads and sweets, such as Gansito-flavored cruffins, strawberry concha sandwiches, and savory jalapeño popper croissants.

15. Haute Sweets Patisserie

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(214) 856-0166
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Macarons are an obvious choice at this Lake Highlands sweet shop, but neighborhood-beloved cupcakes and pastries are also on offer. On the weekends, folks line up starting at 10 a.m. for freshly-made beignets and coffee that are worth the wait.

1. Cuban Dulceria

1017 S Broadway St, Carrollton, TX 75006
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This Carrolton haunt has been serving up sweet and savory Cuban favorites for the past 40 years, including sweet, guava-stuffed pastries. Pro tip: Be sure to try a Cubano sandwich with a traditional Cuban coffee for a taste of Miami in Dallas.

1017 S Broadway St
Carrollton, TX 75006

2. Cake Bar

Dallas, TX

Layer cake lovers head to Trinity Groves for their fix of giant slices of cake. Cake Bar offers 16 different types of cake, including Italian cream cake, key lime, and red velvet, by the slice. Full cakes are also on offer, and for folks who really crave no human interaction, a cake ATM out front slings slices 24/7.

3. Potpourri Boulangerie

317 N Zang Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208

Though fresh bagels might be what Potpourri Boulangerie is most known for, a full menu of pastries and even a classic high tea await those who step inside this enchanting bakery in Oak Cliff.

317 N Zang Blvd
Dallas, TX 75208

4. Kessler Baking Studio Bishop Arts

1129 N Beckley Ave, Dallas, TX 75203

Biscuits, cookies and cinnamon rolls are on offer at Kessler Baking Studio in Oak Cliff, in addition to so many different kinds of baked goods, gifts and nuts, all made from scratch and available to pick up or deliver nationwide via Goldbelly.

1129 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203

5. Empire Baking Company

5450 W Lovers Ln Ste 132, Dallas, TX 75209

This longtime Highland Park favorite has near-legendary status among its devotees. Empire Baking Company’s breads, pies, and cakes are all top-notch. The milk chocolate sea salt cookie is obviously worth a try, and Empire's cheese straws are a Dallas classic.

5450 W Lovers Ln Ste 132
Dallas, TX 75209

6. Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie

3700 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

Bisous Bisous went from being a farmer’s market favorite to serving up classic baked goods from its decidedly French West Village home. Though it’s probably best known for signature macarons in a rainbow of flavors, inventive specials like cruffins are well worth the trip.

3700 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204

7. Village Baking Co. Boulangerie

1921 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
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Village Baking Co. is long-established as one of Dallas’ best places to buy bread and other baked delights. In addition to all those beautiful croissants and palmiers and kouign-amann, find decadent caneles and, on the weekends, perfectly fluffy brioche waffles.

1921 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

8. Unrefined Bakery

3426 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

Gluten-free eaters can feel a little left out when they’re looking at the spread of gluten-filled pies and pastries across the city, but this Lower Greenville bakery means that doesn’t have to happen anymore. Find lemon, chocolate, and strawberry cupcakes, plus cookies and other gluten-free sweets.

3426 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

9. Carte Blanche

2114 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

Pastry chef Amy LaRue is responsible for the incredible pastries found at Carte Blanche, the new Greenville Avenue coffee and pastry shop that doubles as a tasting menu restaurant at night. Before closing to prepare the place for the nightly multi-course dinners, LaRue wakes up early to prepare some of the best croissants, donuts and cookies in town.

2114 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

10. Cindi's NY Deli & Restaurant

11111 N Central Expy Suite G, Dallas, TX 75243

The bakery case at this NY-style bakery is not to be missed. While checking out after a meal, feel free to ogle all the cakes, cookies, bagels, challahs and other breads that the team at Cindi’s whips up fresh.

11111 N Central Expy Suite G
Dallas, TX 75243

11. Society Bakery

3610 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
Society Bakery/Facebook

Not only is Society Bakery a local favorite, but it has gained national notoriety and the affections of celebrities thanks to its customizable goodies. Score a massive sugar cookie studded with rainbow sprinkles or M&Ms, or splurge on a light & fluffy frosted cupcake.

3610 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

12. Henk's European Deli & Black Forest Bakery

5811 Blackwell St, Dallas, TX 75231
Henk's/Facebook

This hidden gem specializes in German-style baked goods, so look no further for one of the city’s finest Black Forest cakes. For those seriously in need of a cocoa fix, go for the decadent chocolate amaretto cake.

5811 Blackwell St
Dallas, TX 75231

13. Leila Bakery & Cafe

6041 Oram St, Dallas, TX 75206

East Dallasites can find cakes, cupcakes, danishes, quiche, kolaches, breads and more inside this small bakery in an unassuming strip mall. Struggling to decide what to order? Consider the vegan banana muffin, a kolache stuffed with ham and muenster cheese, or a decadent seven-layer dream bar.

6041 Oram St
Dallas, TX 75206

14. La Casita Bakeshop

580 W Arapaho Rd Suite 230, Richardson, TX 75080

Tucked inside a strip mall in Richardson is a little bakery with big, big creativity and flavor. After building their business with preorders and limited pickup windows during the shutdown, La Casita has created a fierecly loyal fan base of lovers of their themed baked pastries, breads and sweets, such as Gansito-flavored cruffins, strawberry concha sandwiches, and savory jalapeño popper croissants.

580 W Arapaho Rd Suite 230
Richardson, TX 75080

15. Haute Sweets Patisserie

Dallas, TX

Macarons are an obvious choice at this Lake Highlands sweet shop, but neighborhood-beloved cupcakes and pastries are also on offer. On the weekends, folks line up starting at 10 a.m. for freshly-made beignets and coffee that are worth the wait.

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