Perk up your afternoon with a piping hot cup of organic coffee at Macrina. Happily, a wide variety of cakes, artisanal breads, and pastries is available to accompany your java. You'll have trouble deciding between chocolate cranberry coffeecake...  Read More

Simply Desserts

This dessert shop offers dozens of tantalizing sweets, including Gooey Bailey's Irish Cream Cake. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a luscious morsel of chocolate truffle cake or perhaps a slice of chocolate cognac torte. A turtle brownie with a...  Read More

Three Girls Bakery

Founded in 1912, this local favorite serves up hearty favorites in a no-frills atmosphere. The place may be small, but it's a fantastic destination if you want a quick bite or some fresh-baked treats. Counter service is the name of the game,...  Read More

Cafe Besalu

This quaint – if a tad noisy – little bake shop is a must for any sweet tooth gallivanting around the Ballard area. The lattes are hot and frothy, and the early morning appetite is appeased by everything from ham and cheese-stuffed pastries to...  Read More

Happy patrons sip espresso and indulge in croissants, eclairs and other decadent treats at this classy European-style bakery. Light lunches available, too.