Best of Boston

Best Bakery

1996 Best Bakery

Biscotti’s Pasticceria Italiana

There are lots of great bakeries in the North End, but Biscotti's has a secret advantage: the Sicilian grandma who makes the traditional meringues, macaroons, [...] read more»
1996 Best Bakery

Dancing Deer

West Roxbury
The butter yellow painted-brick facade houses marvelous treats—gingerbread in the fall, lemon-blackberry cake in the summer. Our absolute favorite item is available only on Sunday: [...] read more»
1995 Best Bakery


We love the longuette with black olives and rofumo cheese, the skinny ficelle with sesame seeds, and the raisin pecan rolls. The weekend special of [...] read more»
1994 Best Bakery, New

Biga Breads

We could live by bread alone if it came from Biga Breads, the fledgling bakery that already has an enthusiastic following for its crusty peasant-style [...] read more»
1991 Best Bakery, New


Rich and dense cakes, fabulous cookies, and first-rate breads—treats worth a special trip, indeed. read more»
1982 Best Bakery, Chain, Product


This Copley Square establishment has some of the freshest muffins in town. read more»