Best Bakery in Boston

2011 Best Bakery

Hi-Rise Bread Company

Cambridge

Choosing just one of Hi-Rise’s cookies is a little like being forced to choose between your children. The almond macaroons taste like an intense nutty cloud. The oatmeal coconut, studded…Read More

2010 Best Bakery

Clear Flour Bread

Brookline

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 the head. While none of…Read More

1999 Best Bakery

Hi-Rise Bread Company

Cambridge

Deep in the heart of Cambridge’s Huron Village foodie oasis (Formaggio, the Fishmonger, etc.), Hi-Rise is perfect for a casual brunch, lunch, or dinner takeout. You’ll spot former Secretary of…Read More

1998 Best Bakery

Hi-Rise Bread Company

Cambridge

If bread making is calming and cathartic, watching the bakers here is like Prozac by proxy. Chef-owner Rene Becker rose swiftly to the top of the baking world by supplying…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: sweet fruit bread studded with…Read More

1996 Best Bakery

Biscotti’s Pasticceria Italiana

Boston

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, and lemon cookies from her…Read More

1996 Best Bakery

Wheatstone Baking Company

Boston

A neighborhood source for fresh-baked breads and pastries. Highlights include the herb-poppyseed bread, garlic Parmesan focaccia, nutty sticky buns, and chocolate-chip-hazelnut biscotti…Read More

1996 Best Bakery

Kam Lung Bakery

Boston

We like the intriguing array of baked goods rarely seen in American shops—the steamed rice dumpling filled with onions, pork, and dried shrimp or the sweet mixed-nut tart. And for…Read More

1995 Best Bakery

Iggy

Watertown

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 cranberry pecan bread is worth…Read More

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