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Published on May 20, 2020
Milwaukee's 4 best bakeries (that won't break the bank)Rocket Baby Bakery | Photo: Lico J./Yelp

Wondering where to find the best bakeries near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable bakeries in Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.

1. Rocket Baby Bakery

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Topping the list is Rocket Baby Bakery. Located at 6822 W. North Ave., the bakery and breakfast and brunch spot, which offers coffee and tea and more, is the highest-rated cheap bakery in Milwaukee, boasting 4.5 stars out of 266 reviews on Yelp. The spot also offers breads, pastries and sandwiches, according to the website.

2. Peter Sciortino's Bakery

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Next up is Lower East Side's Peter Sciortino's Bakery, situated at 1101 E. Brady St. With 4.5 stars out of 91 reviews on Yelp, the bakery has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option. According to the website, the spot offers cakes, cookies, pretzels and more.

Furthermore, we found this about the business's signature items: "At Peter Sciortino's Bakery, we make all of our products from scratch on a daily basis to ensure that our customers receive the freshest baked goods in Milwaukee. Peter Sciortino's Bakery takes enormous pride in quality, service and of course, the taste of our products."

3. Amaranth Bakery & Cafe

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Walnut Hill's Amaranth Bakery & Cafe, located at 3329 W. Lisbon Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive bakery and cafe, which offers soups and more, 4.5 stars out of 65 reviews. Look for quiche and chicken pot pie on the menu.

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Amaranth Bakery & Cafe.

"Amaranth Bakery & Cafe opened in 2006 in the Walnut Hill neighborhood of Milwaukee with one goal in mind — create a gathering place where people in their community could congregate to relax, work and visit with one another," per the history section of the business's Yelp profile.

4. Sprocket Cafe

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Sprocket Cafe, a bakery that offers coffee and tea and sandwiches in Fernwood, is another cheap go-to, with four stars out of 30 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3385 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. to see for yourself. The menu features bagel sandwiches.

As to what the business is known for, "Your friendly neighborhood cafe with a unique and inviting atmosphere that promises fresh coffee, sandwiches and a bakery," it notes on Yelp in the section about specialties.


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