5 to Try: Bakeries

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

Updated: February 06, 2004

5 to Try

El Chico Bakery Inc

2634 Cherokee St, St Louis, MO 63118

Head down to Cherokee Street for empanadas from one of the city's only traditional Mexican bakeries.


8143 Maryland Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63105

Clayton yuppies and mommies enjoy pastries and sandwiches at this upscale neighborhood eatery.

La Dolce Via Cafe Inc

4470 Arco Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110

Cravings Gourmet Desserts

8149 Big Bend Blvd, Webster Groves, MO 63119

With magnificent wedding cakes and delicious treats, this bakery satisfies sweet lovers on all occasions.