Several bakeries around the city continue to serve up their goods for takeout and/or delivery during the current phase of Washington’s “Safe Start” plan. From flaky croissants to warm breads and delectable pastries, the places on this list are beacons of comfort food. Before visiting or calling, it may be a good idea to check each bakery’s website for the latest hours — and brush up on King County’s social distancing guidelines. If you notice any changes to services listed or have suggestions for additions to consider, send us a tip.Read More
Where to Buy Fresh Bread and Pastries for Takeout or Delivery in Seattle Right Now
Options for those looking to stock up on bread and sweets
Pinehurst’s Jewish deli features sourdough, rye bread, and challah among its more popular items. There are also bagels, cream cheese, sandwiches, bake at home cookies, meat by the pound, and pantry staples (like eggs, coffee, and Cairnspring Milling flour) available for weekly delivery. There’s even weekend brunch offerings now, including mimosas to-go.
2. Coyle's Bakeshop
The former pop-up known for its cakes, scones, tarts, and croissants, now has its display case near the window, so there are no crowds inside to see what’s on offer. There’s a popular sourdough made with local wheat berries available on the weekend, and cashiers will sign the iPad for diners to reduce contact. Preorders only.
3. Fresh Flours
The Japanese-influenced pastry shop includes treats such as yuzu macarons and the azuki bean croissants. All four locations have takeout and online preordering available for food and beverages, which include giant 96-ounce boxes of coffee and tea.
4. Cafe Besalu
This Ballard cafe makes some of the best croissants in the city, and plans to continue takeout from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily, with staff practicing social distancing guidelines. The cafe suggests ordering online or over the phone ahead of time, with curbside pickup available.
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5. Byen Bakeri
This charming Norwegian bakery specializes in comfort cuisine from the homeland, from semlor, to veslkringle and croquembouche. There’s a complimentary delivery service Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a $20 minimum purchase.
6. Fuji Bakery
This popular mini chain that combines French, American, and Japanese flavors has a range of delightful delicacies, including a yeast-raised crunchy cream doughnut. Curbside pickup for online preorders is available at the Interbay flagship shop and the International District location.
7. Macrina Bakery & Cafe
This major player in the bakery scene serves up crusty bread and special treats, like seasonal galettes. It also recent added some sourdough bagels to its arsenal. All cafes are currently open for takeout orders and delivery via DoorDash.
8. Nuflours Bakery
This has been one of the more sought-out gluten free bakeries in the city, and it offers a variety of treats for delivery. That includes take and bake cinnamon roll packs, with frosting on the side, which could be a welcome distraction for families hunkered down at home.
9. Crumble & Flake Patisserie
The Capitol Hill bakery that churns out a mean smoked paprika and cheddar croissant is currently open for curbside pickup and delivery. Diners can preorder online.
10. Lowrider Baking Company
This shop sells indulgent cookies for takeout and delivery in flavors such as salted toffee pecan, brown butter triple chocolate chunk, and s’mores, along with slices of cookie cake. The Central District’s hours remain the same, while the Georgetown trailer is preorder pick-up only location from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.
11. Le Panier
This Pike Place classic — which reopens May 23 for takeout, curbside pick-up and delivery after closing temporarily in March — is known for macarons and savory feuilletés, filled with vegetables like champignons or asparagus depending on the season. But everything is spot on, and like any good French bakery, its baguettes rock.
12. Batch Baking Company
Capitol Hill’s new bakery specializes in scratching the nostalgia itch, with homemade Squareos, brownies, Nutter Butters, and cinnamony Snickerdoodles. Online ordering is available for takeout and delivery.
13. Three Girls Bakery
This small, family-owned Pike Place Market business has been around for decades, serving loaves of sourdough, multigrain, and other types of bread, as well as a selection of sweeter items. The window is usually open until 6 p.m. daily, or until the bread sells out.
14. Bakery Nouveau
With West Seattle, Capitol Hill, and Burien shops, this bakery has one of the widest and best varieties of spot-on pastries in the city. Currently, all locations will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, but will remain open Wednesday through Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
15. Q Bakery
Seattle, WA 98118
Serving up some of the best baguettes in town, this South Seattle gem inside a business plaza on MLK Way is a master of the banh mi sandwich. The takeout deli/bakery has modified hours now, closing at 5 p.m. each day, instead of 7 p.m.
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