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Top bakery recommendations from locals

Bakery
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“Absolutely delicious pastries and bread. I love the dark rye bread (you can ask for just half a loaf). You can’t go wrong with any of the pastries. The coffee is great too.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The best pie. In the fall, get the salted caramel pumpkin pie with gingersnap crust. In the winter, try their amazing hot chocolate with homemade marshmallows. Cherry pie in the spring, and lemon meringue in the summer. They also have handheld savory pies. The sausage rolls are the best. order to go and eat it in the park, the overlook of the city, or the historic cemetery. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Delicious baked goods with many gluten-free and vegan options. There's also a newer location on the southside.”
  • 29 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“One of the first restaurants to open up in the newly, revised neighborhood. I was delighted when they decided many years ago to open up in downtown RVA. Great pizza, crab cakes, salads, the works, huge menu of goodies. Just a block east from your buildings front door. Tell them "Mark from Metro" sent you! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bakery
“Donuts of all varieties. Good spot for donut lovers. This is the original Sugar Shack location.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Super chill, loving little coffee shop with sandwiches (breakfast sandwiches all day) , good coffee, and good music ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Yummy, fattening biscuits. Neon sign says "Butter." Coffee is from Blanchard's and that is highly regarded but it always tastes burned to me. Homemade jams. Yummy specials. Caloric.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
“I hear this is great. I can never get a seat. Tiny place. Always packed. Carytown.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
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“It is a charming staple in the neighborhood! If you need a caffeinated beverage, quick breakfast bite or just a quiet place to sit and read, you must go see them.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Awesome bakery serving lots of vegan and gluten free options. Great sandwiches too.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Delicious food with quality and locally sourced ingredients! Menu changes with season, best for breakfast or lunch!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Breakfast Spot - Create your own sandwich - mimosa flights - fried chicken is good! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“In addition to food bars, organic offerings, there is a beer bar with many local selections. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is my personal favorite candy store out of all the great candy stores in Carytown. They have an amazing selection or delicious chocolates and candies. It's definitively the stop to make to satisfy a sweet tooth. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Freshly made french pastries daily. Brewing local blanchards coffee. Cute interior and outdoor dog friendly patio out back.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“I love this place. You can choose to dine in or take out. On a beautiful day in Richmond, Garnett's offer you the option of a picnic basket. They will pack you a basket of whatever you would like to order, as well as a blanket and you may choose to eat anywhere in the city--AS LONG AS YOU RETURN THE BASKET! Opens at 11AM daily.”
  • 6 locals recommend