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The 4 best bakeries in Detroit

Cannelle Matt Knio | Photo: Cathy S./Yelp
Cannelle Matt Knio | Photo: Cathy S./Yelp (Photo: Cathy S./Yelp)

Looking to try the top bakeries around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bakeries in Detroit, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

Detroit-area consumers historically spend more in the winter at food and beverage shops than any other season of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that also offers business advertising ideas. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Detroit-area food and beverage shops rose to $19 for the metro area in the winter of last year, 3% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Sheila's Bakery

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First on the list is Sheila's Bakery. Located at 2142 Springwells St. in Springwells, the bakery, which offers cakes, cookies and more, is the highest-rated bakery in Detroit, boasting five stars out of 40 reviews on Yelp.

2. Avalon International Breads

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Next up is Midtown's Avalon International Breads, situated at 422 W. Willis St. With 4.5 stars out of 307 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers sandwiches, coffee and tea and more, has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Sister Pie

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West Village's Sister Pie, located at 8066 Kercheval St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bakery, which offers desserts, coffee and tea and more, 4.5 stars out of 271 reviews.

4. Cannelle Matt Knio

photo: cathy s./yelp

Cannelle Matt Knio, a bakery that offers coffee, tea and sandwiches located downtown, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 95 Yelp reviews. Head over to 45 Grand River Ave. to see for yourself.


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