Dallas' top 4 bakeries (that won't break the bank)

Dallas' top 4 bakeries (that won't break the bank)
Jarams Donuts. | Photo: Ce C./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on February 10, 2020.

Looking to try the finest bakeries in town, but don't want to spend a fortune?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the most excellent affordable bakeries in Dallas, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best places to venture next time you're on the hunt for breads or pastries on a budget.

1. Emporium Pies

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Topping the list is Emporium Pies. Located at 314 N. Bishop Ave. in the Bishop Arts District, the bakery chain, which specializes in desserts, pies, coffee and more, is the most popular destination for inexpensive baked goods in Dallas, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,202 reviews on Yelp.

Yelper Sunny X., who reviewed Emporium Pies on Jan. 25, wrote, "Hugely impressed. ... The milky chocolate is silky, and the chocolate rosette on top is phenomenal. ... The pies are served [on] a cute plate if you dine there, or in a container like a [piece] of art if you choose to-go."

And Angelia U. added, "Amazing pie! Don't forget to stop here if you are in the Bishop Arts District. ... I was pleasantly surprised by the pie, and it was definitely one of the best pies I've ever had in my entire life."

2. Kookie Haven

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Next up is Oak Cliff's Kookie Haven, situated at 337 W. Jefferson Blvd. With five stars out of 181 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers cupcakes, desserts and other confections, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an economical option.

According to the business' Yelp bio in the section about specialties, Kookie Haven is known for "Bundt cakes, brownies, cookies, cookie cakes, cupcakes, pound cakes and stuffers."

3. Jarams Donuts

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North Dallas' Jarams Donuts, located at 17459 Preston Road, is another prime choice, with Yelpers giving the low-cost bakery and doughnut shop 4.5 stars out of 343 reviews.

In regards to the business' signature items, Jarams Donuts has "fresh, fluffy, soft donuts and sausage rolls cooked everyday," as stated on its Yelp profile. "We carry not only average Joe donuts, but also specialized donuts! Come try our candy-topped donuts and cream cheese iced donuts."

4. Village Baking

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At last, there's Village Baking, a reasonably priced bakery in Northwest Dallas, with 4.5 stars out of 323 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4924 Woodall St. to give it a go for yourself.

Yelper Melisa A., who reviewed Village Baking on Dec. 5, wrote, "Perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. You can watch the bakers from the 10-foot-tall glass that separates you from the bakery. ... Grab a loaf of bread or a sweet treat. Very tasty."

Belma M. noted, "This place was absolutely amazing. The chocolate almond croissant is a must. It has a great cafe feel and the prices were great."

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