Best of Boston

Best Muffin

2003 Best Muffin

Appleton Bakery Café

Enough with low-fat, no-butter baked goods. Muffins were meant to be savored. Appleton, the friendly, sunlit café, understands this, and answers the call with beauties […] read more»
1998 Best Muffin

Carberry’s Bakery and Coffee House

A good muffin is a delicate thing. All you want is a little sweetness, not too much butter, and lots of fruit. Your delicate morning […] read more»
1996 Best Muffin, Blueberry

Vicki Lee Boyajian

This is the standard to which all other blueberry muffins should aspire: denser than cake, but still light and flavorful, and filled with fresh blueberries. […] read more»
1993 Best Muffin

Savoy French Bakery

Savoy’s blackberry-raspberry muffins define the form: enormous, light, moist, packed with fresh fruit, and not too sweet. read more»
1991 Best Muffin


These not-too-sweet muffins are the most satisfying around. read more»
1988 Best Muffin, English

Joyce’s Gourmet English Muffin Company

For the muffin maven, these are local contenders to the crown worn by the much ballyhooed Wolferman’s out of Kansas City. read more»