One thing everyone knows about Long Island is that we have the best bakeries. (We have a lot of things that are the best like pizza, pies, and bagels, but we also are proud of our genuine bakeries.) Below we listed just ten of the bakeries we love. Got your own to add? Tell us in the comments or on social media.
Front Street Bakery - A perennial favorite. Location: 51 Front St., Rockville Centre, (516) 766-1199.
Dortoni Bakery - Breads baked fresh daily and they offer gluten free items. Location: 3264 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, (516) 796-3033.
Photo: Heritage Bakers Facebook page.
Heritage Bakers - Award-winning bread. Location: 1 Garvies Point Road, Glen Cove.
Blacksmith's Breads - Two chefs who bake bread and surf! Location: 870 W. Beech Street, Long Beach.
Duck Island Bread Company - Described as an artisan bakery celebrating the traditions of generations of European bakers. Location: 201 E. Main Street, Huntington, (631) 223-2799.
Photo: Cieslasks Modern Bakery Facebook page.
Cieslaks Modern Bakery - Try the cheddar bread. Location: 235 S Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst.
Photo: Emilia's Bakehouse Cafe Facebook page.
Emilia's Bakehouse Cafe - Location: 664 Walt Whitman Road, Melville.
Tilda's Bake Shop - Selection of breads you can order online. Location: 640 Route 25A, Rocky Point, (631) 744-3762.
Carissa's The Bakery - Get their Salty Soured Pickled Rye shipped. Locations: 68 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, (631) 527-5996; 221 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, (631) 604-5911.
Photo: Fritzsche's Bakery Facebook page.
Fritzsche's Bakery - People rave about their sourdough and pumpernickel. Location: 56 Main Street, Sayville.