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Top bakery recommendations from locals

Bakery
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“A proper French cafe with various pastries. Perfect spot for doing work or reading a book.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Farmers Market
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“Charlotte’s attempt at the ferry building. It is filled with local vendors. My favorite coffee place (it’s not just coffee) and a few other artisans. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Don't let the strip mall entrance fool you, this a delight inside. The perfect place to get the exact special coffee you like just the way you like it with an assortment of pastries for days, sandwiches and salads. Beautiful quirky interior, feel like you are in a European cafe.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“We love this not-for-profit eatery! In addition raising funds to feed the spiritual and physical needs of the needy in our community, The King's Kitchen also provides an opportunity for those once considered "unemployable" to learn a trade working in the restaurant industry. And, you'll find some of the BEST southern-inspired cooking in town made from the freshest ingredients sourced from local farmers.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Less trendy than the nearby Starbucks, great breads, pastries, baked goods and funky atmosphere. Quiet.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
“Their pastries are to die for. It is a little shop in a plaza with a few seats. If you are craving really good French pastry this is it. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bakery
“Famous for cheddar biscuits and cinnamon rolls! Lots of GF and Vegan options”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
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“Excellent French bistro. Fantastic breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Baked goods and coffee counter, ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“You can shop and sip a glass of wine as you enjoy the live music and ambiance of this grocery store. It's a true experience. They also have a hot bar for dinner and lunch.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Easily best bagels in charlotte. I always go for the bacon egg and cheese on blueberry but everything is good to be honest. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Quirky French Bakery with delicious desserts, coffee, and lunch options Try the Salted Caramel Brownie!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This place has been making great baked goods since 1992. I'm a fan of the almond horns, but my kids say go for the donuts. Located in the popular Park Road Shopping Center. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Good spot for a quick coffee and pastry. It's small, quiet and right down the road.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“One of the best Italian bakeries in the cities! A great family owned business. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Dunkin' Donuts is right around the corner for a morning cup of coffee and breakfast.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
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  • 1 local recommends