New Orleans's top 5 bakeries to visit now

Looking to try the best bakeries in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bakeries in New Orleans, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

1. Willa Jean

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Topping the list is Willa Jean. Located at 611 O'Keefe Ave. in the Warehouse District, the bakery, breakfast and brunch and Southern spot is the most popular bakery in New Orleans, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,316 reviews on Yelp.

2. New Orleans Cake Café & Bakery

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Next up is Marigny's New Orleans Cake Café & Bakery, situated at 2440 Chartres St. With 4.5 stars out of 645 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, breakfast and brunch spot, serving coffee, tea and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Loretta's Authentic Pralines

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Loretta's Authentic Pralines, a bakery and candy store in Marigny, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 108 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2101 N. Rampart to see for yourself.

4. Dong Phuong

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Over in Village De L'Est, check out Dong Phuong, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 309 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bakery, Vietnamese and breakfast and brunch spot at 14207 Chef Menteur Highway.

5. Bittersweet Confections

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Finally, there's Bittersweet Confections, a Warehouse District favorite with 4.5 stars out of 275 reviews. Stop by 725 Magazine St. to hit up the bakery, which offers desserts, cupcakes and more, next time you're in the mood.

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