5 to Try: Bakeries

Craving chocolate cake, freshly baked bread or a flaky pastry? Indulge in decadent carbs at these top Tampa bakeries.

Updated: February 06, 2004

5 to Try

Great Harvest Bread

500 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

That smell wafting down South Howard is the stunning whole-grain bread of Tampa's hottest bakery.

La Segunda Central Bakery

2512 N 15th St, Tampa, FL 33605

The crisp, golden Cuban bread is available all across Ybor City. But why not go to the source?

Alessi Bakery

2909 W Cypress St, Tampa, FL 33609

It's got the Old-World charm, cannoli and princess cakes that have made this a favorite since 1912.

Let Them Eat Cake

3805 S West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611

Michael Baugh creates every chocolate confection imaginable, from lush bittersweet wedding cakes to personalized sculptures in milk chocolate.

Pane' Rustica Bakery & Cafe

3225 S Macdill Ave, Tampa, FL 33629

The bakery's latest location ensures that more people will swoon over the stunning thin-crust pizzas and overstuffed panini.