Best Bakery in Houston

As a city recognized for its rich and diverse culture, you can never go wrong with the Houston food scene. Looking past the endless amounts of gourmet meals, bustling bars, and vibrant food halls sprawled across the town, bakeries are the place for your pastry, bread, and sweet-tooth needs. Knowing Houston, no bakery is the same, but our Top 20 picks give you a glimpse of where the best sweets, treats, and pastries lie in the city.

List of 20 Best Bakeries in Houston:

1. Fluff Bake Bar
2. La Table
3. 85C Bakery Cafe
4. Sinful Vegan Bakery
5. Common Bond Cafe & Bakery
6. Weights + Measures
7. French Gourmet Bakery
8. Pondicheri Bake Lab + Shop
9. Tinys Milk and Cookies
10. Flo Paris Bakery & Cafe
11. El Bolillo Bakery
12. Moeller’s Bakery
13. Kamalan Bakery
14. Three Brothers Bakery
15. Mademoiselle Louise
16. French Riviera Bakery
17. Ms Myrtle’s Bakery Shoppe
18. The Original Kolache Shoppe
19. Bombay Sweets
20. King Bakery

Top 20 Best Cakes in Houston

1. Fluff Bake Bar

1701 West 15th St. Houston, TX 77008

Fluff Bake Bar
Photo Credits: Fluff Bake Bar Website

Headed by Houston’s “Sugar Fairy” Rebecca Masson, Fluff Bake Bar focuses on a grand assortment of sweets such as cookies, bars, cakes, cupcakes, pies, and tarts, all with creatively delicious twists. Though their sweet treats may seem small, they’ll fill you up after several bites, especially with their “cake in a cup” take on cupcakes.

2. La Table

1800 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

La Table
Photo Credits: La Table Website

Accompanied by delicious entrées and bar selections, La Table offers you only the best desserts and sweets to try either in their decorative dining room or their outdoor dining patio. Inspired by French cuisine, La Table offers treats such as Crème d’Orange Caramel and Passion Fruit Mille-Feuille worth their price.

3. 85C Bakery Café – Houston

1027 Blalock Rd, Houston, TX 77055

85C Bakery Café
Photo Credits: 85C Bakery Café Website

The best way to close out the Lunar New Year is with 85C Bakery’s selection of over fifty different pastries in Houston. Founded in California to ensure great-tasting bakes were affordable, 85C offers both savory and sweet: Custard buns, danishes, strudels, toast, meat pies, croquettes, and more to see in store. Checkout our review of 85C Bakery Cafe

4. Sinful Vegan Bakery

1714 Webster St, Houston, TX 77003

Sinful Vegan Bakery
Photo Credits: Sinful Vegan Bakery Website

Sinful Vegan Bakery is Houston’s first vegan bakery on the scene. As their website mentions, all their selections are 100% vegan and made from scratch without artificial ingredients included. Kolaches, cheesecakes, monkey bread, and muffins are just the surface of the assortment you’ll find at Sinful.

5. Common Bond Café & Bakery

800 Capitol St Suite P1-01, Houston, TX 77002

Common Bond Café & Bakery
Photo Credits: Common Bond Café & Bakery Website

If you’re looking for coffee, pastries, and lunch Downtown, Common Bond is the place to go. With a full-service dining Brasserie and a bakery including a coffee bar, they serve just about everything you can imagine, from breakfast, lunch, dinner, bar drinks, pastries, and cakes. Their signature cakes include a salty caramel chocolate cake, strawberry champagne, and lemon berry cake, baked fresh daily for first come, first serve.

6. Weights + Measures

2808 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004

Weights + Measures
Photo Credits: Milton Araujo on Weights + Measures Google Reviews

Weights + Measures offers breakfast, lunch, brunch, happy hour, dinner, wine, and a bake shop all in one for Houstonians to dine and relax while in the city. From Tuesday to Sunday, guests can enjoy freshly made items, rotated until sold out, from croissants, scones, cookies, and various breads.

7. French Gourmet Bakery

2250 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098

French Gourmet Bakery
Photo Credits: French Gourmet Bakery Google Reviews

Since 1973, French Gourmet Bakery has delivered sweets and pastries to its customers, including their eye-catching New Orleans Style Kings’ Cake. Holding “a reverence for French food with the American palette in mind”, the nearly fifty-year-old bakery is worth a visit for a rich taste of history and deliciousness.

8. Pondicheri Bake Lab + Shop

2800 Kirby Dr b132, Houston, TX 77098

Pondicheri Bake Lab + Shop
Photo Credits: Meena Rajagopal on Pondicheri Google Reviews

Pondicheri aims to bring the home and street cooking of India to your stomach through an assortment of dishes including authentic Indian desserts, breads, and treats from their Bake Lab. From roti, spring rolls, dosa, chai pie, dessert thali, and more, Pondicheri is an excellent choice for a new taste in dessert, with take-out available for those who wish to have tasty eats delivered.

9. Tinys Milk and Cookies

2809 Saint Street, Houston, Texas 77027

Tinys Milk and Cookies
Photo Credits: Tinys Milk and Cookies Website

No dining? No problem. This walkup bakery offers ice cream, cookies, puddings, parfaits, granola, and more, all through a nook type of window in three different locations. Friends and regulars of Tinys Milk and Cookies can soak in the sun, breathe in the fresh air, and experience their house favorites desserts and staples in a playful, distinct experience shared with the bakery.

10. Flo Paris Bakery & Cafe

5757 Westheimer Rd #105, Houston, TX 77057

Flo Paris Bakery & Cafe
Photo Credits: Rawrraguilar on Flo Paris Google Reviews

This fresh-focused Paris bakery makes delicious dinner, breakfast, salad, and soup dishes on its own alongside pastries. From seasonal cakes, deserts ranging from cream puffs to strawberry chantilly, and crêpes savory and sweet, you’ll never go wrong catching a meal at Flo Paris.

11. El Bolillo Bakery

2421 S Wayside Dr, Houston, TX 77023

El Bolillo Bakery
Photo Credits: El Bolillo Bakery Website

Busy and bustling, the El Bolillo Bakery is filled with the life of its workers and an amazing assortment of sweets, treats, pastries, and cakes that make the bakery smell like home. Lines for their breads and cookies wrap around the entire store at busy times like late-night weekends, so be sure to grab what you want fast!

12. Moeller’s Bakery

4201 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77025

Moeller's Bakery
Photo Credits: Sorna Chocks on Moeller’s Bakery Google Reviews

Moeller’s Bakery has been serving sweets since 1930, founded in Houston as the oldest family bakery in town. With the foundation of their history, you can count on them to deliver you the best pastries, cakes, cupcakes, and cookies, such as Petit Fours, and bite-sized appetizers originating from France. They also carry seasonal treats, so be sure not to miss out on Holiday treats!

13. Kamalan Bakery

9889 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77036

Kamalan Bakery
Photo Credits: Rangers Huang on Kamalan Bakery Google Reviews

In the heart of Bellaire, Kamalan Bakery presents a neat variety of sweet and savory bread and toasts, as well as cakes and desserts. Rotating from the early morning to the early afternoon, these buns, rolls, and puddings are not to be missed.

14. Three Brothers Bakery

12393 Kingsride Ln Houston TX 77024

Three Brothers Bakery
Photo Credits: Three Brothers Bakery Website

From the Jucker family’s expertise comes the birth of the Three Brothers Bakery and their continuing tradition and commitment to service and deliciousness. As seen on the Houston Chronicle, Buzzfeed, Food Network, Houston news channels, and other social media, their pies and cakes are a must-try alongside their holiday treats, cookies, cupcakes, and other various pastries you may find at Three Brothers.

15. Mademoiselle Louise

 1725 Main St #1, Houston, TX 77002

Mademoiselle Louise
Photo Credits: Nilesh Bhatt on Mademoiselle Louise Google Reviews

Their spacious, open, and inviting interior makes Mademoiselle Louise hard to miss when browsing for a bakery to frequent with friends. With a love for the art of baking and French food, the cafe and bakery offer Viennoiserie and Patisserie services as they say on their menu, from authentic croissants, sandwich bread, eclairs, cakes, pies, and other desserts.

16. French Riviera Bakery

3100 Chimney Rock Rd Ste B, Houston, TX 77056

French Riviera Bakery
Photo Credits: Pedro Morales on French Riviera Bakery Google Reviews

French Riviera Bakery is a flourishing French contemporary cafe in Houston that serves to deliver French excellence through their menu of sandwiches, specials, drinks, Viennoiseries, and desserts. They hold a variety of croissant flavors and desserts such as creme brulee and special desserts, like the chocolate tiramisu home or rum cake, also available for special order.

17. Ms. Myrtle’s Bakery Shoppe

2020 Emancipation Avenue, Houston, Texas 77003

Ms. Myrtle's Bakery Shoppe
Photo Credits: Ms. Myrtle’s Bakery Shoppe Google Reviews

With a Southern spirit, Ms. Myrtle’s Bakery Shoppe provides a range of sweets, specializing in cakes and cake delivery with cheesecakes, puddings, peach cobbler, and other Southern desserts perfectly made to satisfy Texan food cravings. Their emphasis in catering and events guarantees they’ll have your back sweetly for any occasion.

18. The Original Kolache Shoppe

5404 Telephone Rd, Houston, TX, 77087

The Original Kolache Shoppe
Photo Credits: The Original Kolache Shoppe Website

Featured in various news channels and the Houston Chronicle, this bakery is all about Houston with its community effort and sole influence in the Houston kolache industry. Since 1956, The Original Kolache Shoppe has been sharing its authentic Czech pastries enriched by generations of family recipes and fresh ingredients. Visit the bakery for a glimpse into the past and appetizing rolls, kolaches, croissants, turnovers, twists, and more, with multiple flavors to choose from.

19. Bombay Sweets

5827 Hillcroft Ave, Houston, TX 77036

Bombay Sweets
Photo Credits: Bombay Sweets Website

As the first pure vegetarian Indian restaurant in Houston, Bombay Sweets brings the flavors of India to the city. After grabbing a meal from the restaurant, you can stay for their vast array of Desi sweets that can be ordered in gift boxes and arrangements for families and friends to share at home.

20. King Bakery

9889 Bellaire Blvd #107, Houston, TX 77036

King Bakery
Photo Credits: King Bakery Google Reviews

King Bakery is situated inside Dun Huang Plaza among other restaurants and cafes, offering savory options such as pork buns to sweet options such as tarts, bread, rolls, and cream buns. As a must-go around the area for authentic Asian sweets, you don’t want to miss the opportunity for a trip to King Bakery.

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