Breads Bakery is not only one of the best bakeries in the Upper West Side, but in all of New York City. With four locations, this bakery has grown like wildfire mostly thanks to their award-winning chocolate babka.
Originally started as a French bakery and cafe in SoHo, Maman quickly became renown for perfectly executed baked goods. But what really put them on the map was Oprahlisting their nutty chocolate chip cookie as one of her favorite things.
The chef, Pierre Chahine has more than 20 years of experience training in the culinary capital of the world, Paris. So if you can’t catch a flight to Paris, why not make a beeline for Délice Macarons? It’s the next best thing. Plus, the staff are some of the kindest in the city.
Chances are good that you’ve heard of Levain, arguably the most famous chocolate chip cookies in New York City, if not the world. Their gooey chocolate chip walnut cookies have amassed a cult-like following that only sounds surprising until you try them for yourself.
Originally founded in 1916, Orwashers is one of the longest running businesses on the Upper East Side and they recently branched out with a second bakery in the Upper West Side. This classic New York City bakery has been serving New Yorkers for more than 105 years.
Daily Provisions was opened by Danny Meyer, the mastermind behind Shake Shack, and now proudly boasts two locations. Most folks come to this cute Upper West Side bakery for the crullers and find themselves returning to try everything else on the menu.
It’s clear that the pastry chef has mastered French baking techniques because the croissants are some of the best the UWS has to offer. Buttery and flaky, with a satisfying exterior that encloses a soft center — sheer perfection.
This UWS bakery hails from Australia — originally opening in Sydney more than 15 years ago. Offering a plethora of delightful baked goods, the bakery is best known for their famous meat pies and sausage rolls. No seriously, the thing has won numerous awards! Give it a try for yourself and see what all the fuss is about.
This bakery in the Upper West Side is perfectly charming and quaint. It’s not very large, but it has all the basics covered. They excel at making macaroons and croissants, making them a natural stop for a mid-day pick-me-up while exploring the Upper West Side.
The beauty of this bakery is that it's gluten-free but you'd never know unless they told you! The ratio of bagel to spread is perfect and the bagel itself is made to perfection and will quickly turn anyone into a GF lover.