Best of Boston

Best Bakery

2020 Best Bakery

Haley House Bakery Café

After closing for a year to retool, this nonprofit bakery and “social enterprise” returns to Nubian Square with new African and Caribbean influences on the [...] read more»
2019 Best Bakery

Sofra Bakery & Café

A haze of Turkish spices lures regulars seeking carrot-feta pogaca and seedy simit bread at this a.m.-to-p.m. purveyor of Middle Eastern–inspired bites. Acclaimed pastry guru [...] read more»
2018 Best Bakery

Tatte Bakery & Café

Tatte is on a roll this year (no bun intended). Since 2016, it’s opened three new cafés—with a Seaport outpost on the way—which means there [...] read more»
2012 Best Bakery, North

A & J King Bakery

Husband-and-wife team Andy and Jackie King have built their business around the art of crafting thick, crusty loaves brimming with ingredients like olives, walnuts, and [...] read more»
2010 Best Bakery

Clear Flour Bread

As you enter this charming little bakery tucked away on a Brookline side street, the aroma of warm bread hits you like a baguette to [...] read more»
2009 Best Bakery, North

A&J King Artisan Bakers

Set foot inside a great restaurant, and the feeling is usually admiration, even awe. Enter a great bakery like A&J King, and it's more like [...] read more»
2009 Best Bakery, South

French Memories

The low-key town of Duxbury is better known for bivalves than brioche, but that doesn't keep this café's Paris-born bakers (the same artistes behind Café [...] read more»
2009 Best Bakery, West

Bread & Chocolate

With the steady proliferation of Whole Foods, Bruegger's, and Panera, there's no shortage of places to stock up on baked goods out west. Bread & [...] read more»
2005 Best Bakery, South

French Memories

As if life on picturesque Duxbury Harbor wasn't sweet enough, French Memories steps in with a cadre of top-notch carbs to up the ante. On [...] read more»
2004 Best Bakery, Cape Cod

Cottage Street Bakery

This tiny bakery makes breads, sandwiches, and European-style pastries worth searching out—plus unbelievable muffins, pies, and wedding cakes. But what puts it over the top [...] read more»