What’s a better way to celebrate winter and the holiday season than with a tasty pastry? Luckily for you, Seattle has tons of great bakeries whether you want something sweet, savory, or totally unique. Here are 10 of the best bakeries in Seattle to enjoy this holiday season.



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Macrina has released its winter menu and that includes its beloved holiday cookies with options like gingerbread, chocolate crinkle, rugelach, Mexican wedding balls, cranberry orange almond biscotti, and pecan rosemary shortbread.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Varies by location


Now this list wouldn’t be complete without a spot that offers gluten-free goodies. We know baked goods aren’t always the most accessible treat for folks with dietary needs or restrictions but Nuflours has you covered. Score some tasty pumpkin bread, pumpkin cinnamon cake, cinnamon rolls, and more.

Where: 518 15th Ave E
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 8 AM-5 PM

Cafe Besalu


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Cafe Besalu is a long-time Ballard fave and they’re not slowing down this winter. You can’t go wrong with any of their pastries so you might as well grab an assortment. They even have unique items like cranberry curd tart.

Where: 5909 24th Ave NW
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 7 AM-2 PM

Sea Wolf

This local bakery is known for delicious baked creations both savory and sweet and while they haven’t been super vocal about winter offerings we’re sure that there are at least a few. You’ll have to visit for yourself to find out.

Where: 3621 Stone Way N Suite D
Hours: Daily 7 am-6 pm

Bakery Nouveau


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If you’re a fan of peppermint bark, you’ll want to make your way to Bakery Nouveau this holiday season. For a limited time, you can snag the tasty treat along with their other delicious baked good and chocolate offerings.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 7 AM-5 PM

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General Porpoise Donuts

Seattle’s OG-filled donut spot is always switching up flavors so we’re sure they have at least a few winter flavors brewing. Walk, don’t run folks, and be sure to try some of their delicious classic flavors while you’re at it.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Varies by location

Temple Pasteries


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The Central District’s Temple Pastries is a great spot to check out any time of year. During the holidays they have some super cute themed items like a cheesecake tree and holiday cookies.

Where: 2524 S Jackson St
Hours: Daily 7 AM-3 PM

Coyle’s Bakeshop

Boy oh boy do we love Coyle’s, this Seattle bakeshop is a local favorite because of its attention to quality, detail, and flavor. Its winter offerings are no different, be sure to keep your eyes peeled as they release more menu items.

Where: 8300 Greenwood Ave N
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 8 AM-3 PM

Hot Cakes


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A more molten cake? Sign us up! Hot Cakes are good year-round but they really hit the spot in winter. You can enjoy all of the classic offerings or opt for something a little different like smores.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Varies by location

The Flora Bakehouse

Beacon Hill’s extension of the popular Cafe Flora is another spot well worth visiting daily. They have many of your favorite pastries as well as seasonal fall offerings coming to the menu soon. Whatever you choose, it’s almost guaranteed to be delicious.

Where: 1511 S Lucile St
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 7 AM-6 PM, Friday & Saturday 7 AM-8 PM

Enjoy your sweets, Seattle!