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Atlanta is a diverse city full of eateries to please any palate. One thing that most can agree on, is that sweets are always a good idea. Whether it is a birthday or special occasion, or you just want to bring some cheer to your office, a surefire do this is with a treat from one of the many delicious bakeries that can be found throughout the metro Atlanta area.
Several of the bakeries on this list have become so popular, they have expanded to other locations. However, the original almost always remains the best. A couple of examples of these are Henri's Bakery as well as the Highland Bakery. Henri's Bakery has been an Atlanta institution for over eighty years, wowing guest with their tasty offerings. Highland Bakery, on the other hand is newer but dazzles guests with their unique brunch and fresh lunch options. Alon's with two locations has become known for its fabulous fresh baked bread. Corner Cafe and Piece of Cake, also both with several locations throughout the city have received tremendous accolades from patrons since opening.
Southern Sweets Bakery is one of the lone Decatur bakeries. Funny thing is, you've probably tasted their desserts and not even known it, as they supply many of the restaurants in Atlanta with desserts. Joli Kobe Bakery is unique in its own right in that it is a fusion of Japanese and French.
Several of the newer bakeries on the list are located on the north end of town. Breadwinner in Sandy Springs has become known for their sweet loaves. Atlanta Cheesecake Company in Kennesaw makes cheesecakes it ships to anywhere in the country and Alpine Bakery in Alpharetta offers a selection of Italian foods as well as sweets.