Wondering where to find the best bakeries near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bakeries in Worcester, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to achieve your dreams.

1. On The Rise Baking

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Topping the list is On the Rise Baking. Located at 1120 Pleasant St., the bakery and coffee and tea spot, which offers desserts and more, is the highest-rated bakery in Worcester, boasting 4.5 stars out of 42 reviews on Yelp.

2. Birchtree Bread Company

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Next up is BirchTree Bread Company, situated at 138 Green St., Suite 5 With 4.5 stars out of 476 reviews on Yelp, the bakery and coffee and tea spot, serving sandwiches and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. The Queen's Cups

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The Queen's Cups, a bakery that offers cupcakes and desserts, is another go-to, with four stars out of 176 Yelp reviews. Head over to 56 Water St. to see for yourself.

4. Bean Counter Coffee Bar & Bakery

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Check out Bean Counter Coffee Bar & Bakery, which has earned four stars out of 164 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bakery and coffee and tea spot, which offers custom cakes and more, at 113 Highland St.

5. Crown Bakery and Cafe

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Last but not least, there's Crown Bakery and Cafe, a local favorite with four stars out of 81 reviews. Stop by 133 Gold Star Blvd. to hit up the bakery and deli next time the urge strikes.

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