There are 313 pastry shops in Baltimore. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.
When you’re looking to make a Baltimore day a bit more sweet, you’ll want to visit these spots. From classic Italian delicacies to vegan and gluten-free delights, everyone can find something satisfying.
DANIELA PASTA AND PASTRIES
Native Italian Daniela Useli has wowed Baltimore with her pasta, but we’re all about the authentic Sardinian pastries. The tiny storefront embraces you with life and color the moment you enter, featuring vibrant murals by local artist Nancy Scheinman. With recipes passed down through generations of her family, the flaky pastry dough and perfectly-balanced sweetness can’t be topped.
We Love Their: Sfogliatelle, Tiramisu, Palmieri
VACCARO’S ITALIAN PASTRY SHOP
Vaccaro’s Italian Pastry Shop is a gem of Little Italy, showcasing some of the best coffees, pastries, and desserts in the area. The pastries are made with the utmost pride using traditional methods, and the gelato, crafted to perfection, can be enjoyed straight up or blended with any number of liqueurs for a spiked dessert that’s one for the books.
We Love Their: Cannolis, Gelato, Tiramisu, Italian Lemon Drop
Don’t be deceived by the quaint coffee shop appearance of Dooby’s; they offer more than just lattes and boast a chic, relaxed vibe, perfect for hanging out and catching up with friends. All of the pastries here are made fresh daily and are offered seasonally, as they highlight local produce. With gluten-free and vegan offerings, Dooby’s is a surefire way to have a standout meal with a strong drink.
We Love Their: Pork Buns, Korean BBQ Cheesesteak, Avocado Toast