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Explore 4 favorite budget-friendly bakeries in Austin

Capital City Bakery. | Photo: Barbara C./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 01, 2020.

Wondering where to find the best bakeries near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable bakeries in Austin, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt.

1. Capital City Bakery

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Topping the list is Capital City Bakery. Located at 2211 E. Cesar Chavez in Holly, the bakery, which offers cupcakes, custom cakes and more, is the highest-rated budget-friendly bakery in Austin, boasting 4.5 stars out of 491 reviews on Yelp. 

The site has lots more information about Capital City Bakery.

"Our bakery was built on a love for food, a desire to foster community, and a passion for providing Austin with high quality pastries made from scratch," per the history section of the business's Yelp profile."

When it comes to signature items, the business offers, "custom cakes, cupcakes, small pastries and vegan baked goods," it states on Yelp in the section explaining specialties.

2. Mi Tradición

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Next is Wooten's Mi Tradición, situated at 8716 Research Blvd., Suite 290. With 4.5 stars out of 338 reviews on Yelp, the bakery and Mexican spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

Yelper Javier E., who reviewed Mi Tradición on Dec. 28, wrote, "Growing up in Mexico and the Texas border, I can guarantee that this bakery is one of the few in Austin that has authentic pan dulce with a wide selection to choose from...I recommend the following: empanadas de cajeta, churros and volovanes."

3. Sugar Mama's Bakeshop

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Bouldin's Sugar Mama's Bakeshop, located at 1905 S. First St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly bakery and traditional American spot, which offers desserts and more, four stars out of 970 reviews. 

The site has lots more information on the family-owned Sugar Mama's Bakeshop.

Behind this business are owners Olivia and Steve; she has a passion for baking, and he loves to taste test.

"We've spent years perfecting our desserts, and after hundreds of hours in the test kitchen, we are happy to be sharing them with you," they wrote on the business' Yelp page. 

The business specializes in "breakfast pastries alongside old fashioned desserts like pies, cakes, cupcakes, dessert bars, cookies and more," it notes on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties.

4. The Celia Jacobs Cheesecake Experience

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The Celia Jacobs Cheesecake Experience, a food truck and bakery that offers desserts and more in East Congress, is another much-loved, affordable go-to, with five stars out of 83 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4329 S. Congress Ave. to see for yourself. 

The site can tell you a thing or two more about The Celia Jacobs Cheesecake Experience.

"We provide bite-sized artisan cheesecakes in over 30 different flavors. Perfect for parties, catering events or just a sweet way to treat yourself, " it notes on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties.


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