Phoenix's top 3 bakeries to visit now

Urban Cookies Bake Shop. | Photo: Chris H./Yelp

Looking to try the best bakeries in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bakeries in Phoenix, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

Phoenix-area buyers usually spend more in November at food and beverage shops than other months of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of customer relationship management software and email marketing for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Phoenix-area food and beverage shops rose to $19 for the metro area in November of last year, second only to December with an average of $20, and 6% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. My Gal Sal Bakery & Cafe

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First on the list is My Gal Sal Bakery & Cafe. Located at 15820 N. 35th Ave. in Deer Valley, the bakery, which offers desserts and more, is the highest-rated business of its kind in Phoenix, boasting five stars out of 96 reviews on Yelp.

2. Lux Central

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Encanto's Lux Central, located at 4400 N. Central Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bakery and New American spot, which offers coffee, tea and more, four stars out of 2,196 reviews.

3. Urban Cookies Bake Shop

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Urban Cookies Bake Shop, a bakery that offers cupcakes and doughnuts in Encanto, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 621 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2325 N. Seventh St. to see for yourself.

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