March 30, 2019

24 Essential San Antonio Bakeries You Should've Already Tried By Now

A few years ago we rounded up some pretty solid panaderias that even your abuela would approve of. But what about good ole' bakeries? To get your fix of cupcakes, cookies, croissants, pies and a bunch of other pastries, we've rounded up some of the best bakeries across the Alamo City – and then some panaderias that can hold their own on these traditional sweets.
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The Bread Box
555 W Bitters Road #115, (210) 277-8612, thebreadboxsa.com
When “bread” is in the name, you should expect these grains to be top-notch. The Bread Box comes through on all ends with a wide selection of savory breads – from brioche and baguettes to English muffins and even simple burger buns.
Photo by stella.haus.films via Instagram / the_bread_box
The Bread Box
555 W Bitters Road #115, (210) 277-8612, thebreadboxsa.com
When “bread” is in the name, you should expect these grains to be top-notch. The Bread Box comes through on all ends with a wide selection of savory breads – from brioche and baguettes to English muffins and even simple burger buns.
Photo by stella.haus.films via Instagram / the_bread_box
La Boulangerie
207 Broadway, (210) 639-3165, saveurs209.com
For from-scratch sweets and freshly-baked breads, you’ll want to pay a visit to this family-owned French bakery. Macarons, fruit tarts, creme brulee, croissants and bread pudding are just some of the treats that await you.
Photo via Instagram / laboulangeriesa
La Boulangerie
207 Broadway, (210) 639-3165, saveurs209.com
For from-scratch sweets and freshly-baked breads, you’ll want to pay a visit to this family-owned French bakery. Macarons, fruit tarts, creme brulee, croissants and bread pudding are just some of the treats that await you.
Photo via Instagram / laboulangeriesa
Powerhouse Bakery
4902 Golden Quail, (210) 722-8464, powerhousebakery.com
For tasty sweets sans-guilt, you can put your trust in Powerhouse Bakery. With gluten-free treats on the menu, you’ll be a believer that such flavors can be healthy too.
Photo via Instagram / powerhousebakery
Powerhouse Bakery
4902 Golden Quail, (210) 722-8464, powerhousebakery.com
For tasty sweets sans-guilt, you can put your trust in Powerhouse Bakery. With gluten-free treats on the menu, you’ll be a believer that such flavors can be healthy too.
Photo via Instagram / powerhousebakery
Scratch Kitchen
607 W Russell Pl, (210) 630-2220, facebook.com/scratchsanantonio
Delicious food is paired with just as tasty desserts over at Scratch. While cupcakes are easily the most popular sweet here, you can also order lemon bars, cookies, cake, muffins and brownies.
Photo via Instagram / scratchsanantonio
Scratch Kitchen
607 W Russell Pl, (210) 630-2220, facebook.com/scratchsanantonio
Delicious food is paired with just as tasty desserts over at Scratch. While cupcakes are easily the most popular sweet here, you can also order lemon bars, cookies, cake, muffins and brownies.
Photo via Instagram / scratchsanantonio
Délice Chocolatier & Patisserie
946 North Loop 1604 W #145, (210) 545-2200, delicechocolatier.com
From the esteemed husband-and-wife team Nacho Aguirre and Susana Mijares, Délice is a no-brainer for deliciously-sweet pastries. Specializing in French pastries, cakes and chocolate in so many beautiful forms, this bakery is every sweet tooth’s dream.
Photo via Instagram / delice_sanantonio
Délice Chocolatier & Patisserie
946 North Loop 1604 W #145, (210) 545-2200, delicechocolatier.com
From the esteemed husband-and-wife team Nacho Aguirre and Susana Mijares, Délice is a no-brainer for deliciously-sweet pastries. Specializing in French pastries, cakes and chocolate in so many beautiful forms, this bakery is every sweet tooth’s dream.
Photo via Instagram / delice_sanantonio
Panifico Bake Shop
602 NW 24th St, (210) 434-9290, panifico.com
Sure, pan dulce may make up the most popular selections here, but the non-Mexican treats here definitely shouldn’t be ignored. Macarons, decorated cookies, donuts, danishes and lots of puff pastries are up for grabs here too.
Photo via Instagram / kt_drees
Panifico Bake Shop
602 NW 24th St, (210) 434-9290, panifico.com
Sure, pan dulce may make up the most popular selections here, but the non-Mexican treats here definitely shouldn’t be ignored. Macarons, decorated cookies, donuts, danishes and lots of puff pastries are up for grabs here too.
Photo via Instagram / kt_drees
Bird Bakery
5912 Broadway, (210) 804-2473, birdbakery.com
Owned by actress Elizabeth Chambers, Bird Bakery is known for its decadent desserts and classic sandwiches with a twist. Complete with a country-inspired aesthetic, the petite bake shop has all the traditional finds, like banana nut bread and lemon pound cake. Then, there’s specialty selections such as the Mexican hot chocolate brownie. Stop in for breakfast or lunch, and always to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Photo via Instagram / the.weekend.foodie
Bird Bakery
5912 Broadway, (210) 804-2473, birdbakery.com
Owned by actress Elizabeth Chambers, Bird Bakery is known for its decadent desserts and classic sandwiches with a twist. Complete with a country-inspired aesthetic, the petite bake shop has all the traditional finds, like banana nut bread and lemon pound cake. Then, there’s specialty selections such as the Mexican hot chocolate brownie. Stop in for breakfast or lunch, and always to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Photo via Instagram / the.weekend.foodie
Romelia’s Bakery
11255 Huebner Road, (210) 437-1073, facebook.com/romeliasbakery
Though you likely want one of these beautiful cakes, you can go for something small like cookies, muffins, danish, croissant, rolls and cupcakes.
Photo via Instagram / romeliasbakery
Romelia’s Bakery
11255 Huebner Road, (210) 437-1073, facebook.com/romeliasbakery
Though you likely want one of these beautiful cakes, you can go for something small like cookies, muffins, danish, croissant, rolls and cupcakes.
Photo via Instagram / romeliasbakery
Nadler’s Bakery
1621 Babcock Road, (210) 340-1021, nadlers.com
This iconic joint bakery and deli has a long history in San Antonio. Take a bite of any of the sweets – from cookies and cakes to canolis and danishes – and you’ll see why.
Photo via Instagram / robertaschoe
Nadler’s Bakery
1621 Babcock Road, (210) 340-1021, nadlers.com
This iconic joint bakery and deli has a long history in San Antonio. Take a bite of any of the sweets – from cookies and cakes to canolis and danishes – and you’ll see why.
Photo via Instagram / robertaschoe
Lily’s Cookies
2716 McCullough Ave, (210) 832-0886, lilyscookies.com
Hand-painted, picture-perfect cookies await you at Lily’s Cookies. They’re so pretty you don’t want to eat them, but take a bite and you’ll forget all about that.
Photo via Instagram / lilyscookies
Lily’s Cookies
2716 McCullough Ave, (210) 832-0886, lilyscookies.com
Hand-painted, picture-perfect cookies await you at Lily’s Cookies. They’re so pretty you don’t want to eat them, but take a bite and you’ll forget all about that.
Photo via Instagram / lilyscookies