One of the special qualities of Atlanta is our cultural diversity – and the food scene is no exception! If you are searching for the perfect place to enjoy desserts from around the world, look no further than our own backyard at these international bakeries!
International Bakeries In and Around Atlanta
Family Baking – Next time you are in Chamblee, stop by for Japanese milk cream buns, durian explosion cake, or wife pastry! There are plenty of vegan options too.
Meet Fresh – Taiwanese icy grass jellies, pudding & q mochi milk shaved ice, and boba & caramel pudding?! Lead the way!
Snowflake Tea House – Popular among Duluth locals, the must-haves here are shaved snow, crepes, toasts, and traditional tea with the pot brought right to your table.
Sweet Hut – With locations all over town, check out their sweet or savory buns, toast, cookies, donuts, and Swiss rolls.
White Windmill – A traditional Korean establishment with four locations (a 5th coming soon) with many intriguing offerings, including manju, Bostock, and kouign amann.
Brazilian Bakery Cafe – Brigadeiro, beijinho, bom bom de morango, oh my! Marietta is home to this mainstay – you can get there as early as 6:30 a.m. during the week.
Tasty Bakery Cafe – Visit Kennesaw for a Bavarian cream cake, or Brazilian mini flan, or order a specialty cake, like the ameixa com doce de leite for your next event.
Golden Krust – At the top of the bakery menu of this national chain restaurant is duck bread, rock cake, and a spiced bun with cheese. You can also find many of their products in supermarkets.
Pete’s Caribbean Bakery – Come for bulla, gizzarda, plantain tart, and seal it with a coconut kiss. Established in McDonough, this mom-and-pop place was the first Caribbean bakery in Henry County.
Cafe Vendome – The brainchild of a French transplant, the aim is to create an authentic Parisian experience. They have all the classics, as well as a lovely brunch.
Henri’s Bakery – Any one of their five locations can help you get your éclair, napoleon, and tart fix. The original location was established in Atlanta in 1929 and has stayed in the family ever since.
Paris Baguette – I’m going for the pineapple brûlée pastry or the crab meat croquette. Then I’m taking home packaged roll cakes and castellas. There are two locations in Atlanta and Buford.
St. Germain – Viva La Croissant! Or La Macaron! Tempt your taste buds with a ratatouille tart or opera cake. They have locations at Ponce City Market, The Interlock, The Bellyard Hotel and Buckhead Village.
Bernhard’s German Bakery & Deli – Bernhard left the corporate world behind to pursue his passion for baking. He’s up at 2:30 a.m. every morning to serve Mariettans with all kinds of stollens, cream puffs, and a large selection of bread and cakes.
The Village Corner Restaurant, Tavern, and Bakery – Since the 70’s this business has grown from the founder’s kitchen to a full-service restaurant. Their breads are sought after, and their cakes are shipped across the country.
Julianna’s Crepes – Both savory and sweet, you’ll be impressed by these Hungarian-style delicacies (called palacsintas) on the Beltline – “Breakfasty One,” “Edgy Veggie,” “Cookie Monster,” and “The Viking.”
Palacsinta Hungarian Bakery – Flower pastries, turo rudi, zserbo, and more can all be put together into a sampler platter. There are some lovely cakes, such as somloi Galuska and rigo janesi.
E. 48th St. Market – Pop on over to Dunwoody to enjoy ricotta cheese cakes and sfogliatelli, panna cotta, or a slice of zeppole cassata cake with cannoli cream filling. Stroll through their market and pick up some treats for later!
Pala Bakery – This family business is known for its handmade gelato and cannolis (which sell out early!) Order a meal and top it off with tiramisu, mascarpone, or a joey bag of doughnuts.
Paolo’s Gelato – Open on the weekends, in addition to gelato flavors such as violet or celery, you can find traditional Italian treats, coffees, pastries, and even pet-friendly goodies!
Buena Gente – It’s a Cuban experience in Decatur! Get there early to grab your favorite pastelitos, batidos, and a wide variety of homemade desserts, like arroz con leche and tres leches cakes.
Custom Cakes by Liud – This is the place for an out-of-this-world custom cake. The cafe is highly rated, and they have a bustling Cuban bakery. The owner is a trained artist, and her skills were feted on Food Network’s 10th Anniversary show “Let Them Eat Cake.”
Gaby’s Mexican Bakery – If you don’t live in Lilburn, this place is hailed as worth the drive. They are known for their tres leches cakes, but you can try bodas, rellenos de fruta natural, or flan.
La Ideal Mexican Bakery – Located in Acworth, the menu will entice you with street corn ice cream, capirotada cake, gelatina de agua … and much more. People praise the breakfast burritos as well.
International Bakery – While the owner may have the reputation of being grumpy, people rave about fresh bread, fruit tarts, almond crescents, baklava, spanakopita, and homemade Greek yogurt.
Leon International Foods – You’ve got baklava, harissa, Turkish delights (or lokum), not to mention savory cheese and jams. Not interested in making the trek to Pleasantdale Road? Just order online and have it shipped!
Zukerino Pastry Shop – Find a little piece of Greece in Dunwoody. Interestingly enough, they have baklava cheesecake! Other goodies are feta tiropita, kourambiedes, melomakarona, orange cake, and almond wedding cookies.
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