The 5 best bakeries in Louisville

Nord's Bakery | Photo: Amy L./Yelp

Looking to try the best bakeries in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top such shops in Louisville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill.

1. Homemade Ice Cream & Pie Kitchen

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Topping the list is Homemade Ice Cream & Pie Kitchen. Located at 2525 Bardstown Road in Highlands Douglas, it's the highest-rated bakery in Louisville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 179 reviews on Yelp.

2. Nord's Bakery


Next up, Saint Joseph's Nord's Bakery, at 2118 S. Preston St. With 4.5 stars out of 303 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers doughnuts, cupcakes and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe

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Then, Crescent Hill's Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe, at 2868 Frankfort Ave., is another top choice. Yelpers give the bakery, cafe and brunch spot 4.5 stars out of 237 reviews.

4. Highland Coffee Company

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Highland Coffee Company, a bakery and vegan spot that offers coffee, tea and more in Tyler Park, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 194 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1140 Bardstown Road to see for yourself.

5. Plehn's Bakery

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Last but not least, check out Plehn's Bakery, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 107 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bakery, which offers desserts, doughnuts and cakes, at 3940 Shelbyville Road.

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