The 10 Best Bakeries in Wisconsin!

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Wisconsin houses many great small and large bakeries, with an assortment of treats to choose from. Each of these top 10 bakeries bring something a little different to the table. Some specialize in doughnuts while other specialize in bagels and other bakery treasures. Either way, you’ll surely find what you’re looking for.

1. Greenbush Bakery, Madison, WI

Greenbush Bakery the only certified Kosher doughnut selling company in the Madison area. For over 20 years Greenbush has offered a variety of 40 different doughnut varieties—all seven days of the week.

2. Bagels Forever, Madison, WI

Bagels Forever specializes in New York-style bagels made with all natural ingredients. After opening in 1973 Bagels Forever grew immensely. They are now sold in grocery stores throughout Wisconsin and Midwest. 

3. Peter Sciortino’s Bakery, Milwaukee, WI

Coined to be Milwaukee’s freshest bakery—Peter Sciortino’s specializes in Italian pastries and fresh bread. They ship their food anywhere in the U.S. and were voted Milwaukee’s Best.

4. Amaranth Bakery & Café, Milwaukee, WI

Amaranth Bakery and Café is a Milwaukee resident favorite.  Amaranth is a small café located on the north-west side of the city with a variety of unique menu items for anyone.

5. Bloom Bake Shop, Middleton, WI

Bloom Bake Shop offers vegan and gluten free bakery items in Middleton, Wisconsin.  They stress how local their ingredients are and how they are a green company. Organic dairy, fair trade sugar, lights powered 100 percent by wind—the list goes on and on.

6. Manderfield’s Home Bakery, Appleton, Menasha, WI

Manderfield’s is a small chain located only throughout Wisconsin’s Fox Cities region. Manderfield’s is a third generation owned and operated bakery—which makes it all the more sweet. 1934 dates the beginning of the Manderfield’s 90-year tradition.

7. Simple Simon, Little Chute, Appleton, WI

Simple Simon makes fresh bread, doughnuts, baked goods, and cookies every day. Located in both Little Chute and Appleton, Wisconsin this is a must try for anyone within the Fox Cities area. All for a reasonable price!

8. Caramel Crisp Café, Oshkosh, WI

Caramel Crisp Café is a great small café that serves a variety of bakery items, cookies, popcorn, and lunch items. Directly attached is a quaint gift shop and kid’s activity center to keep the entire family busy.

9. Door County Bakery, Sister Bay, WI

Clearly, located in Door County, the Door County Bakery is a common stop for residents and tourists that visit during Door Counties peak season. They are famous for their Corsica Loaf of French bread infused with olive oil. Try it in a loaf, bread sticks, or a bun.

10. Eagle Baking, Eagle River, WI

Eagle Baking is up north’s go-to bakery located in Eagle River, Wisconsin. Another family owned and operated café that was built on tradition and good taste—just how grandma made it. Try their gourmet bakery items as well as deli sandwiches.

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