Fall is upon us and with Thanksgiving just around the corner, you’ve probably got pumpkin pie on your mind. Good thing Cincinnati is jam-packed (pun intended) with bakeries to satisfy all your holiday dessert and fall treat cravings!
Check out our Guide to the Best Bakeries in Cincinnati – and try not to drool on your screen!
Brown Bear Bakery
Cincinnati, OH | Over-the-Rhine
Specializing in thoughtfully created pastries and desserts featuring a variety of sweet and savory options with coffee and tea to compliment them, Brown Bear Bakery is a one top shop for some of the best desserts in town. Don’t miss out on their seasonal Pumpkin Cream Cheese Twist!
The BonBonerie is a classic Cincy bakery beloved for its charming cookies and treats, seasonal pastries, and of course, its famous Opera Cream cake. Stop by this O’Bryonville gem for a warm cup of coffee and a seasonal cookie or cupcake this fall. These photo-worthy treats may just make autumn your favorite season.
Bonus: Thanksgiving pies from the BonBonerie are sure be the perfect addition to this year’s dinner spread!
A charming bakery in Loveland, Cocoa Bites dishes up some truly mouth-watering cupcakes and treats. With seasonal inspired pastries like these pumpkin cheesecake cupcakes, this local bakery is sure to get you in the autumn spirit!
Over the Rhine and Hyde Park
The Macaron Bar is a fun Cincy biz serving up bright and colorful sleeves of everyone’s favorite French cookies. Stop by one of the shop’s locations in OTR or Hyde Park for some fall inspired flavors like pumpkin spice and caramel apple.
Fun fact: macarons make a great sweet treats for all you gluten free Yelpers out there!
Mon Petit Choux
Cincinnati OH | Downtown
Looking to add something new to the Thanksgiving menu this year? Mon Petit Choux is known for their mouth watering cream puffs and eclairs. Although the puffs take the cake, (pun intended) Mon Petit Choux has beautiful and delicious cakes, cookies and so much more.
Graeter’s Ice Cream
Cincinnati based business with locations in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and surrounding areas
Probably best known for its French pot ice cream, Graeter’s is a Queen City classic. The local ice cream and bakery chain caries fun seasonal treats like caramel apples, holiday pies and more. And of course, you’ll find some fall-flavored ice cream dishes on the menu as well, we love the apple cinnamon sundaes and pumpkin ice cream!