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Top Five Bakeries in St. Louis
The rich melting pot of culture and cuisine in St. Louis is the perfect recipe for some of the finest baked goods in the region. From traditional French patisseries to modern bakeries with a creative flair, St. Louis has a bakery for every occasion, each with incredible options to explore.
Top Bakeries in St. Louis include the following:
- The Missouri Baking Company
- Diana's Bakery
- The Nathaniel Reid Bakery
- Federhofer's Bakery, and
- La Pâtisserie Chouquette.
Each focuses on a different culture or style, and trying each of them out is worth it!
St. Louis has you covered whether you're in the mood for a classic croissant or a decadent chocolate cake. In this article, we will explore the top five St. Louisian bakeries.
Missouri Baking Company
The Missouri Baking Company is a family-owned Sicilian-style bakery that makes Italian and other European-style baked goods. The business was founded in 1924 by Sicilian immigrants who wanted to keep their culture alive through gorgeous, decadent pastries and treats.
The bakery offers a wide range of Italian pastries, bread, cakes, and seasonal items like hot cross buns during Easter and king cakes during Mardi Gras. They are known for their traditional baking methods, using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Our favorite is are the cannollis--a must try when you're there!
Situated in the heart of The Hill, St. Louis' historic Italian-Sicilian neighborhood, the bakery is popular for locals and tourists alike.
2027 Edwards St, 63110
If you're looking for traditional Mexican and Latin American baked goods, Diana's Bakery is the best option in St. Louis. They are located in the Cherokee Street shopping district and are surrounded by several other Latin American restaurants, stores, and music venues to explore.
Diana’s Bakery specializes in colorful and delicious traditional treats, such as:
Their bakery delivers a fantastic mix of sweet and savory options and is just a short drive from Lehmann House in Lafayette Square. Our favorite are the churros.
2843 Cherokee St, 63118
Nathaniel Reid Bakery
Satisfy your sweet tooth and caffeine cravings at Nathaniel Reid Bakery in Kirkwood, Missouri. The artisanal bakery features treats and sandwiches by James Beard award-nominated chef Nathanial Reid and includes a traditional café for espresso and coffee drinks to pair with their delicious pastries.
Reid brings his masterful history as a pastry chef to the table with a beautiful ambiance and charming setting for coffee and pastries in St. Louis.
11243 Manchester Rd, Kirkwood, MO, 63122
Founded by Fred and Mary Federhofer, Federhofer's Bakery brings traditional German-style pastries to St. Louis. Today, it is run by the second generation of the family and continues to perfect the relationship between traditional European cuisine and modern American baking techniques.
Federhofer's Bakery specializes in a wide variety of breads, cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. They pride themselves on using the freshest ingredients and traditional recipes passed down through the generations.
9005 Gravois Rd, Afton, MO, 63123
La Pâtisserie Chouquette
Get the best of St. Louis French cuisine at La Pâtisserie Chouquette in the Tower Grove neighborhood of St. Louis. This French-inspired bakery was opened in 2014 by French-born pastry chef Simone Faure.
La Pâtisserie Chouquette has been praised for its high-quality pastries paired with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. The bakery has been featured in several local and national publications, including The Riverfront Times, Feast Magazine, and The Sauce.
Some of the best items to try at La Pâtisserie Chouquette are:
-Pain au Chocolat
-Eclairs (my favorite!)
1626 Tower Grove Ave, 63110
Plan to Stay At Lehmann House for Your Next Trip to a St. Louis Bakery
St. Louis has a wide selection of delightful bakeries to try out, including culturally-focused ones in French, Italian, German, and Latin American traditions.
With all the options available, deciding which way to satisfy your sweet tooth can be challenging.
Fortunately, depending on what you're looking for, this guide can help you narrow your choices for your next visit to a St. Louis Bakery.
And when planning your next trip to St. Louis, look no further than Lehmann House Bed & Breakfast. We’re just a short drive from all the bakeries in the city. We're in the center of things to do, including indulging in delectable pastries! CONTACT US today or BOOK NOW to get started.
Written by Creative Copywriter Chris Davies
Written by Creative Copywriter Chris Davies