Wondering where to find the best bakeries near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bakeries in Newark, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.
1. Calandra's Italian & French Bakery
Topping the list is Calandra's Italian & French Bakery. Located at 204 First Ave. West, the bakery is the highest-rated bakery in Newark, boasting 4.5 stars out of 148 reviews on Yelp.
2. Smitty & Mo's Chicken Kitchen
Next up is Smitty & Mo's Chicken Kitchen, situated at 100 Mulberry St. With 4.5 stars out of 55 reviews on Yelp, the bakery and chicken shop, which offers soul food and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Teixeira's Bakery
Teixeira's Bakery, located at 113 Kossuth, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bakery 4.5 stars out of 28 reviews.
4. Borinquen Bakery
Borinquen Bakery, a bakery that offers sandwiches and custom cakes, is another go-to, with four stars out of 11 Yelp reviews. Head over to 406 Broadway to see for yourself.
5. Nova Alianca
Check out Nova Alianca, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 16 reviews on Yelp. You can find the cafe, bakery and Latin American spot at 121 Ferry St.