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Top 15 Bakeries To Check Out In Jersey City

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Top 15 Bakeries To Check Out In Jersey City

When it comes to fresh baked goods or the most scrumptious desserts, Jersey City bakeries do not disappoint! One great thing about a city as vibrant as Jersey City is that within each neighborhood, there’s a great bakery filled with an array of bread and pastries. Therefore, we have created this list of the best 15 bakeries that you have to check out. We also have a guide on ice cream for all the ones with a sweet tooth.

Cocoa Bakery JC

275 Grand Street/475 Central Ave Jersey City

Cocoa bakery has the perfect variety if you have a sweet tooth.  They have been a popular spot for cookies, pastries, coffee, and made-to-order cakes. Choc·O·Pain brings a little taste of France to the heart of Jersey City and Hoboken. At Choc·O·Pain, everything is baked fresh daily. All the bread are sourdough-based and made in the traditional European way!

Prato Bakery

371 4th St, Jersey City

Prato Bakery is a piece of Tuscany in New Jersey. A little bakery with Italian style, you can smell bread, focaccia, pizza, as soon as they come out of the big oven. At Prato Bakery, you can also have the best espresso and cappuccino of the city, really Italian style, and also other kinds of coffee: iced coffee, Americano, latte, brewed coffee, et cetera. They are open every day, at the following hours: Monday to Saturday from 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM, Sunday from 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM.

Dulce de Leche Bakery

376 Central Ave

This Argentinian bakery is family-owned and offers a variety of traditional bakery foods. Additionally, their cafe menu is vast so there’s something for everyone. Happen to be looking for a custom cake for an event? Dulce de Leche designs beautiful custom cakes that will become an amazing centerpiece for any party!

Sugartown Bakery

437 Jersey Ave

Located in downtown Jersey City, this bakeshop specializes in custom cakes, macarons, mousses, cookies, and other desserts. Additionally, you can order custom cakes for any occasion.

Monteleone’s Bakery

741 Newark Avenue

This bakery has been running for 60 years! Monteleone’s Bakery has been a staple of the Jersey City community. They have a ton of delicious baked goods from bread to delicious pastries that are definitely not one to miss.

Pecoraro Antique Bakery

279 Newark Ave

Antique Bakery is a must to try when it comes to fresh bread and baked goods. They are located right in downtown Jersey City. If you are looking for fresh bread, they are not one to miss. Also, check out their fresh-baked Italian bread, and stuffed bread, including pepperoni and cheese, broccoli, also focaccia, and garlic bread. Additionally, try to get there before everything sells out!

Eira

24 Mercer St, Jersey City

New to Jersey City, Eria Cafe is a Portuguese cafe and bakery in downtown Jersey City. They offer a ton of Portuguese baked goods and other yummy eats. They now offer a lot of Portuguese baked goods like bread as well as sandwiches, desserts, and more.

Second Street Bakery

402 2nd St, Jersey City

This little bakery is a family-owned storefront preparing delicious Italian sandwiches. They use fresh bread that they bake every day. They have a huge selection of fresh bread from cheesy ones to chocolate bread for the ones that have a sweet tooth. You can customize your Italian sandwiches too.

Crema

 

1 Duncan Ave, Jersey City

Located in McGinley Square, Crema is perfect for anyone looking for a variety of baked goods as well as delicious desserts. They also have ice cream. Everything is freshly made which is why we definitely think you should check this bakery out!

Neptune Bakery

1612 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City

This bakery has been around for decades. Located in Greenville, this bakery is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. They have an extensive selection of baked goods and desserts. One thing to definitely check out is the popular custard cup. Additionally, they have also had cannolis, cookies, cakes, and fresh bakery items coming in every day.

Scram Bakery

61 Erie St, Jersey City

Scram is a Charleston, South Carolina food truck-turned-Jersey City bakery that opened in March and aims to dominate the Garden State’s competitive breakfast sandwich scene. They also have the most amazing baked goods and desserts that are a must-try. Their breakfast sandwiches are also not one to miss!

Bread & Salt Bakery

435 Palisade Ave, Jersey City, NJ

Bread and Salt offer a ton of fresh bread options. It is a casual place from an acclaimed baker known for Italian bread, pizza and sandwiches. They use centuries-old Italian baking tradition that utilized organic flour, natural fermentation, and a 100% stone-milled, high-extraction wheat flour crop.

The Cottage

136 Monticello Avenue, Jersey City

The Cottage is a brand new bakery and artisanal market located in McGinley Square along Monticello Avenue. The market/event space has various food items ranging from homemade croissants, donuts, sandwiches, coffee, and lots more! Additionally, they have other gifts and food items that can be purchased for gifts.

Bread & Spoon

Bread & Spoon is a JC-based, family-owned food business, focused on local, sustainable, and organic ingredients for private and corporate catering, family gatherings and celebrations, and fun sweet and savory food and food projects for kids! They do everything from drop-off, full-service catering, adult and kid cooking classes, and specialty baked goods.

Choc·O·Pain

330 Palisade Ave, Jersey City
530 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City

This French bakery and café is a Hudson County staple, with two locations in Jersey City. This bakery has everything you would want if you love baked goods and have a sweet tooth. Additionally, they have baguettes, 5-grains sourdough, pain paillasse, and flaky croissants.

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