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Published on June 30, 2020
Minneapolis' 4 favorite bakeries (that won't break the bank)Sebastian Joe's. | Photo: Michael U./Yelp

Looking to try the best bakeries in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable bakeries in Minneapolis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

1. Sebastian Joe's

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Topping the list is Sebastian Joe's. Located at 1007 W. Franklin Ave. in Lowry Hill, the bakery, which offers ice cream and frozen yogurt, coffee and tea and more, is the highest-rated low-priced bakery in Minneapolis, boasting 4.5 stars out of 412 reviews on Yelp. 

The site has lots more information about Sebastian Joe's.

"Our business started with the desire to make the best ice cream possible from the freshest ingredients available," per the history section of the business's Yelp profile. 

Furthermore, we found this about the business's signature items: "We make all of our ice cream from the freshest available ingredients," it states on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties. "All of our coffee is roasted daily at our Franklin Ave. location with beans sourced from around the world. Bakeries at both stores are from scratch."

2. Isles Bun & Coffee

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Next up is East Isles's Isles Bun & Coffee, situated at 1424 W. 28th St. With 4.5 stars out of 373 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers coffee and tea and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option. 

Yelper Stephanie S., who reviewed Isles Bun & Coffee on June 17, wrote, "Come here for the rolls! Their Giant cinnamon rolls and sticky caramel rolls are amazing! They're soft and warm and you can pile on as much icing as you like!"

Deweyne L. noted, "As someone who enjoys a good cinnamon roll, this place has my vote. I have never been to a place that allows you to add your icing. And as much as you want! I will definitely be back."

3. Heights Bakery

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Heights Bakery, located at 4925 Central Ave. NE, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the affordable bakery, which offers doughnuts and more, five stars out of 65 reviews. 

If you're looking for more, we found these details about Heights Bakery.

"Heights Bakery has been serving our community for 60 years," it writes on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties. "Four generations of our family have shaped Heights Bakery into what it is today. We have the best donuts and pastries, according to our customers."

4. Sunrise Doughnuts

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Sunrise Doughnuts, a bakery that offers doughnuts and cupcakes, is another much-loved, low-priced go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 71 Yelp reviews. Head over to 9032 Lyndale Ave. South to see for yourself. 

Yelper Kate K., who reviewed Sunrise Doughnuts on Oct. 18, wrote, "Love this place. Delicious doughnut , fun casual vibe and inexpensive. Whenever we're looking for a doughnut run... this is our stop."

Melissa M. noted, "This is by far the best traditional doughnut  joint I've ever had the good luck to discover! The crullers are to die for... Flock to this place in hordes to keep it open. Delicious."

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