Boston Area's Best Bakeries Serve Satisfying Sweets and Savory Sensations

Boston area bakeries serve up satisfying sweets, as well as savory items each and every day. Made fresh, and most made on-site, these special baked goods are soul warming treats for those seeking something truly special.

Handcrafted pastries rangs in style, and are all prepped specially for their deleted bakery. Once ordered, these baked goods make a lasting impression when you empty your plate. 

Dig into French delights at Cafe Madeline or Tatte Bakery and Cafe where the tarts are tops and the savory sandwiches sit atop their freshly baked bread. 

Mediterranean favorites can be found at SOFRA where the sticky sweets should be enjoyed on-site then boxed to go to savor later on. 

You can scour the city and find a special bakery in various neighborhoods, but none are so inundated with delectable baked goods as the North End. Here you can walk the blocks bakery hopping. Most popular you'll find Mike's where long lines wait to order the Italian baked goods within. While across Hanover you'll see Modern, comparable in quality with the addition of a basement bar. And tucked around  the corner you'll find Bova's where the Italian meat sandwiches are equally as good as the cannolis and cookies. 



Pies of all kinds are what you'll find a Petsi Pie. Specializing in sweet and savory freshly baked, shaped by hand pies, Petsi does pies better than the rest. One bite of their famous savory sensations and you'll want all you're meals served via...  Read More

Bova's Bakery
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Bova's Bakery, located in the heart of Boston's historic North End, is a one stop take-out shop for Italian delights. Known not only for the fresh Italian baked goods, Bova's makes one amazing sub, overstuffed with meats and cheeses these super...  Read More



Forge Baking Company is just that, a baking company that whips up some the best baked goods in the Boston area. And they make these delectable baked goods not just for their store but for their sister spots as well- Diesel and Bloc 11. Breakfast...  Read More



Cafe Madeline is a South End bakery that serves a selection of baked goods, as well as savory lunch items, coffee and tea. This French patisserie makes from scratch baked goods at prices that make this a regular stop for South End residents....  Read More



Bread baked fresh each day, emitting the welcoming aroma that radiates warmth is what Clear Flour is known for. A loaf of their perfectly balanced (crusty on the outside soft and chewy on the inside) bread makes the ideal conduit for meal. ...  Read More



Mike's Pastry is often crowded; lines form at the register and extend onto the street, and for good reason- Mike's makes amazing Italian pastries. King of the cannoli, Mike's makes them in many flavors: ricotta cheese, chocolate cream, chocolate...  Read More



The Parisian elegance of Tatte Bakery and Cafe will transport you to France. While their pastries, cookies, cakes,and tarts are stunningly unique to look at, their ingredient list includes specially sourced raw ingredients that add exceptional...  Read More



SOFRA is a modern Mediterranean bakery and cafe that serves up some of the most spectacular dishes you'll find. Whether seeking breakfast, lunch, dinner, a snack or even a dessert you'll be pleased with whatever you select. The exotic decor...  Read More



Modern is a fabulous, family-owned Italian bakery that is filled with delicious sweets and treats just waiting to be consumed. Modern gives North End competitors a run for their money with the filled to order favorites-cannolis. Enjoy other...  Read More



Flour is a wildly popular small cafe that is big on charm and serves melt in your mouth pastries and cakes. Offering more than gourmet baked goods, Flour has an excellent selection of coffee, tea and even sandwiches, Fill your belly with...  Read More


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