If you love baked goods and are looking for the best bakeries in Winston-Salem to get them, search no longer! Winston-Salem is home to a number of bakeries, many of which are native to the city and a part of its fascinating history. From cakes to pastries to bagels, Winston has it all, as well as an appealing array of places to find whatever kind of bakery fresh treats you desire.
Nothing says tradition like Winkler Bakery. Constructed in 1800, this bakery has been selling homemade Moravian treats such as Lovefeast Buns, sugar cakes, cookies, and fresh bread since the Salem days. Now a favorite stop for Old Salem visitors, Winkler Bakery still uses a wood-fueled, dome oven and offers the baked goods that have kept people coming back for years and years.
More than that, Winkler bakery provides an atmosphere like no other bakery in town. Entering the shop is like stepping back in time as you are given glimpses of the bakers, dressed in traditional clothing and working away at the oven, baking delicious crafts, and filling the building with mouth-watering scents that make it hard to leave the store empty-handed. See for yourself at 521 South Main St.
Dewey’s Bakery opened its doors in downtown Winston-Salem in 1930 to offer sweet treats in the midst of the Great Depression. They’ve been here since and are as tasty as ever, selling their timeless Moravian classics. In addition to using their original recipes, Dewey’s has been expanding their market and experimenting with new flavors. With two locations, both in Winston, as well as online shopping options, Dewey’s is a great choice for a wide variety of baked goods, selling pastries, cakes, breads and rolls, cookies, brownies, pies, and even ice cream flavors inspired by their classic recipes.
Visit Dewey’s at their local stores – Thruway Shopping Center 262 S Stratford Rd, Reynolda Manor Shopping Center 2876 Reynolda Rd.
Another local favorite, Mrs. Pumpkin’s bakery has been stationed in Winston-Salem since 1993 and bakes custom cakes, as well as brownies, cookies, and other bake sale necessities, but their culinary contribution to our city doesn’t stop with desserts. Mrs. Pumpkin’s also caters events and provides prepared meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Located at 3645 Reynolda Rd #B, stop in for dessert, ask about their catering services, or save yourself the cooking with their prepared meals.
Since the opening of its first store, right here in Winston-Salem in 2011, Camino Bakery has made a name for itself among the restaurant crowd. Camino is dedicated to their craft and makes all their food fresh. They serve many kinds of pastries, muffins, cakes, and desserts, along with freshly baked bread and lunch options. They also serve coffee, tea, beer, and wine to wash down their delicious baked goods. Besides great food, they have a welcoming atmosphere; one that says, relax and stay awhile.
Camino has two main locations in Winston-Salem, one downtown at 310 B W. 4th St and one in Brookstown at 300 S Marshall St.
Atelier Bakery is well known in Winston-Salem for its gourmet pastries, desserts, and coffee. They serve a wide variety of pastries using creative flavor combinations derived from the chef’s experiences in world travel. They are located at 533 Trade St NW and are proud supporters of the arts district. Their store is a great place to go for good eats, nice coffee, and a view of Winston-Salem’s thriving arts district.