Wondering where to find the best bakeries near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable bakeries in St. Louis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.
1. Pint Size Bakery & Coffee
First up is Lindenwood Park’s Pint Size Bakery & Coffee, situated at 3133 Watson Road. With 4.5 stars out of 213 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers coffee and tea, desserts and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option.
We turned there for more about the team behind Pint Size Bakery & Coffee.
“Co-owners Christy & Nancy have pastry experience in restaurants, hotels, country clubs and more,” the business explains in the bio section of its Yelp profile. “They met while teaching at Le Cordon Bleu St Louis.”
As to what the business is known for, the shop specializes in “both sweet and savory breakfast items, tea cookies, oatmeal cream pies, cupcakes, custom cakes and more,” according to the Yelp section about specialties. “Top it all off with Kaldi’s coffee and our housemade syrups and there isn’t much more you could ask for!”
2. Missouri Baking Company
The Hill’s Missouri Baking Company, located at 2027 Edwards St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the affordable bakery 4.5 stars out of 192 reviews.
Yelper Sara L., who reviewed Missouri Baking Company on Jan.30, wrote, “Best cannoli ever. Ended up here after a great lunch at Zias — a great decision. Heads up, cash only!”
Michael U. noted, “Missouri Baking Company has been providing the Hill neighborhood with baked goods since 1924, and pairing Italian roots with a St. Louis twist the product ranges from traditional sfogliatelle to gooey butter cake with a number of stops between.”
3. Whisk: a Sustainable Bakeshop
Whisk: a Sustainable Bakeshop, a bakery in Benton Park, is another much-loved, budget-friendly go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 122 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2201 Cherokee St. to see for yourself.
The site has lots more information on Whisk: a Sustainable Bakeshop.
“Kaylen Wissinger opened Farm Fresh Cupcakes for business at the Tower Grove Farmers’ Market in May 2011,” according to the history section of the business’s Yelp profile. “A year later, a lease was signed in the Benton Park neighborhood for a brick-and-mortar location of an ‘expanded’ bakery — and Whisk: a Sustainable Bakeshop was born.”
Furthermore, we found this about the business’s signature items: “Whisk: a Sustainable Bakeshop provides sweet and savory treats to the awesome people of Saint Louis using as many local ingredients as possible,” it writes on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties. “Our selection of pastries change each day and with the season, so come in often to see what we have for sale! We also have French macarons from Mila, tea from The Retrailer and coffee from KUVA Coffee!”
4. Diana’s Bakery
Over in Benton Park West, check out Diana’s Bakery, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 92 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the bakery by heading over to 2843 Cherokee St.
Yelper Max R., who reviewed Diana’s Bakery on Feb. 7 wrote, “This Cherokee Street bakery was voted the best of its kind in Missouri, so I ran (not walked) and was surely not disappointed. From their churros to their sprinkled cookies (the have bright pink icing, by the way)…this place has some of the best sweets I have ever had.”
Yelper Mary D. wrote, “Went there this morning because I was craving a churro and ended up buying a dozen Mexican pastries and half a dozen tamales. Oh boy. From sweet, flaky elephant ears to delicious rosca de reyes, Diana’s offers an incredible variety of delicious Mexican sweet breads.”
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