2019 Best Bakeries in New York Area

Where to Find the Best Cakes & Pastries in New York

When you crave something sweet, nothing compares to a hand-made confection picked up at a local bakery. The frostings are fluffier, the fillings are finer and the chocolate is simply more divine.

Whether you're in the mood for a traditional pastry like a croissant, classic chocolate chip cookie or a cupcake, GAYOT's Top Bakeries in New York, presented in alphabetical order, will put you on the fast track to sweet tooth satisfaction.
 
Bien Cuit
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This Brooklyn bakery offers a variety of breads, breakfast pastries, sandwiches and more. See More
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The City Bakery
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This Flatiron eatery features both sweet pastries and savory specialties. See More
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Clinton Street Baking Co. & Restaurant
13/20
This family-friendly Lower East Side bastion for baked goods and comfort cuisine boasts good blueberry pancakes and even better burgers. See More
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Dominique Ansel Bakery
QB
A SoHo bakery famous for its "cronut," a half croissant-half doughnut. See More
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The preeminent Italian pastry shop in the Bronx. See More
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Magnolia Bakery
QB
West Village bakery serving three-layer cakes, blondies and other house-baked treats. See More
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Milk Bar
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Christina Tosi's palace of cereal milk goodies, soft serve and other sweets. See More
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Sarabeth's Bakery
QB
Contemporary cuisine as well as baked goods in the Chelsea Market. See More
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Sweets lovers will find an array of treats but the just-baked breads reign supreme. See More
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The Italian pastries and cakes make this caffé reason enough to head to the East Village. See More
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