Happy National Croissant Day. Officially, it’s celebrated on the 30th this year, but what more of an excuse do we need to visit our favorite local bakery and indulge? Indulge early. Not much, if you ask me.
To celebrate, we rounded up some of our favorites! There are so many great bakeries in the NEPA area that it was hard to include them all. Check out the ones we selected and let us know your favorites in the comments!
23 W Walnut St.,
Kingston, PA 18704
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Something Special’s baked goods are famous in our area. From holiday coffee drinks and light and flaky croissants to cupcakes and homemade pop tarts, sweets are aplenty here.
379 S Main St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Located on South Main St. in Wilkes-Barre, you can get everything from fruit smoothies to cannolis at Amigon’s. Need a custom cake? Check out their photos on Facebook to see their past creations!
290 S River St.
Plains, PA 18705
At Bakery Delite, you can treat yourself to cheesecakes, European style tortes, bagel baskets, donuts, and more! Their custom party trays are available year round!
26 E Union St.
Kingston, PA 18704
Whether you’re in the book for homemade cookies, cake, cupcakes, or even wood-fired pizza, AmberDonia has been treating the people of this area for years. Their Kingston, PA location is right around the corner from Lewith & Freeman’s Kingston office, so we can personally attest to the deliciousness available at this local bakery.
37 E Broad St.
Hazleton, PA 18201
Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, or coffee with your treats! Carmen’s Bakery & Deli has it all—from pumpkin rolls and muffins to custom cakes and cannoli, Carmen’s offers up quite the selection.
1413 Sans Souci Pkwy.
Hanover, PA 18706
Since 1946, Buttonwood Bakery’s Old World treats have been pleasing young and old alike. Their variety of filled rolls includes nut, poppy seed, cheese, prune, and apricot.
1153, 750 Main Rd.
Shavertown, PA 18708
Alongside fresh berries and veggies, a selection of pies, cookies, and sweet treats make their farm store a must-visit in Shavertown.
8 N Main St.
Pittston, PA 18640
With a range of breakfast items and house-made desserts, Christa Lynn’s Bakery is a newer addition to downtown Pittston, and a welcome one at that. Stop by from coffee and breakfast or lunch, and be sure to say hi to the owner and baker!
619 Pittston Ave.
Scranton, PA 18505
Enjoy cupcakes, pastries, pies, cookies, and more from Lynn Sandy’s Bakery! Specialty macaroons are also available in a variety of flavors!
314 Penn Ave.
Scranton, PA 18503
This craft cake shop doesn’t just serve up cakes, though you can call on them for all your specialty cake needs. They also serve up delicious donuts and cupcakes!
1201 Freas Ave.
Berwick, PA 18603
Open since 1910, Dalo’s is located in Berwick and bakes fresh bread, cookies, cannoli, and locals know Dalo’s for their unique take on pizzas!
Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.