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Newton Bakery Crawl
Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2022
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Antoine's Pastry Shop


317 Watertown Street

Friday & Saturday

Buy 2 cannoli, get the 3rd for free! This old school Italian bakery first opened its doors in 1954 and is a popular destination for it's scratch-made cannoli, Italian rum cake, tiramisu, and pretty much everything else its bakery staff cooks up. Open seven days a week, Antoine's kitchen is busy all night long with staff coming in as late as 11 PM and as early as 2 AM to keep up with the steady demand for its products. Mon-Sat: 7-6; Sun: 7-3

Breadsong Bakery


349 Auburn Street


A bakery tasting box of assorted treats for just $12? Count us in! Like Newton's other indie bakeries, everything at Breadsong is made from scratch, including breads, pies, cakes, cookies, and their signature croissants. Breadsong is participating in The Crawl on Friday, offering a "tasting box" of some of their most popular items for $12. Quantities of the sampler boxes are limited, but can be ordered in advance by phone: 617-964-4004. Open four days/week. Wed-Sat: 7-2

Lakon Paris Patisserie

Newton Highlands

1169 Walnut Street


On Friday, September 30, Lakon Paris Patisserie will have free samples for Bakery Crawl participants and a 10% discount off purchases. This stellar addition to Newton Highlands has opened our eyes to the sheer bliss of French butter croissants, elevating this baked good to an artform. Lakon imports butter from France for it's signature treat, and the French butter croissant dough is the foundation of its other baked goods. Mon & Tues: Closed; Wed - Fri: 7-3; Sat: 8-5; Sun: 8-3.

The Icing on the Cake


230 Adams Street


Buy 3 cupcakes and get the 4th free, then dig into the Bakery Crawl Grab Bag for holiday season discounts and specials! The Icing on the Cake is participating in the Crawl on SATURDAY OCTOBER 1ST FROM 10-2, and is a must for cupcake lovers. Except for the cupcakes, all of the cakes at this bakery are custom, with wedding cakes a specialty. BUT on Fridays and Saturdays, this bakery has cupcakes on a first come first served basis, and in-the-know locals flock to pick up these perfectly executed crowd pleasers--with just the right cake:frosting ratio. Open 9-5 Tuesday- Friday and 10-2 on Saturday.

Bettina's Bakery

Newton Upper Falls

295 Elliot Street

Friday & Saturday

For those who love seasonal, freshly baked pies, Bettina's Bakery in Newton Upper Falls should be one of your first stops on the Crawl. Among their other offerings, the bakery will have smaller sized apple, blueberry and pumpkin pies, making it easy to bring home and sample a variety. Duringn the Crawl, Bettina's will offer $3 off any bakery purchases over $15. On Saturday morning you can also pick up floral bouquets at Bettina's from Lotus & Lettuce. Mon-Fri: 7-3; Sat: 8-3.

Country Desserts

West Newton

60 Lexington Street

Friday & Saturday

Buy 2 muffins, get the third for free! Located on well-trafficked Lexington Street between Newton and Waltham, you may just drive by this little bakery without noticing it--and that would be a big mistake. Since 1995, owner Nancy McCarthy's scratch-made muffins have earned her a reputation as Newton's must-stop muffin shop. Mon-Fri: 6:30-2; Sat: 6:30-1.

Little L Bakery


232 California Street

Friday & Saturday

A discount on any food purchase during the Crawl? Count us in! Tucked away on California Street in Nonantum, Little L is a Newton gem, with Japanese sweet and savory baked goods unlike anything else in the city. Little L has a devoted following and is one of the city's best kept secrets. It's participating in the Bakery Crawl on Friday and Saturday with 10% off all purchases (except gift cards.) Thurs & Fri: 7-3; Sat: 8-3


Newton Centre

79 Union Street

Friday & Saturday

Hurry! you'll want to be one of the first 50 "crawlers" to visit Woops for your free (no strings attached) French macaron! Tucked away on Union Street in Newton Centre, Woops' exquisite French macarons and melt-in-your-mouth alfajores (South American dulce de leche sandwich cookies), are favorites with foodies and available in a wide variety of creative flavors. (Ummm, honey lavender macarons? Alfajores dipped in white chocolate? Swoon...) Stop in, try one, and we bet you'll be hooked. Open seven days a week.

Blacker's Bakeshop

Newton Centre

543 Commonwealth Avenue


A sampler bag of rugelach for $2? Count us in! You'd never know rugelach can be this delicious and nut-free too, but Blacker's has mastered this baking feat! The only nut-free, dairy-free, and kosher pareve bakery in Newton, Blacker's is an all around favorite for those with or without special diets. It's participating in the Crawl on Friday, September 30th, and is open from 10-3. Closed on Saturdays.

Flourhouse Bakery


140R Adams Street

Friday & Saturday

4 English muffins and and an I-can't-believe-it's-this-good chocolate chip cookie for $6 is Flourhouse's Bakery Crawl special. You may have seen Flourhouse in the news recently, because its sister company, Mike and Patty's, recently received Best of Boston's award for its breakfast sandwiches. Good news for Newton: these sandwiches are served up at Flourhouse along with their other baked goods. Oh, and Flourhouse's English muffins are vegan, with a cult-like following that purchases them in bulk so they're always on hand. Thursday - Sunday 8-1:30.

SALT Patisserie

Newton Centre

792 Beacon Street

Friday & Saturday

If there was any doubt that Newton is quickly becoming a hot spot for baked goods in the greater Boston area, the recent opening of SALT Patisserie in Newton Centre cemented Newton as a bakery capital. With opening lines snaking down Beacon Street, this patisserie, from acclaimed Netflix celebrity chef Thiago Silva, has quickly become a must-visit stop for other-worldly chocolates, breads, croissants, cookies, and pretty much any other baked good that the heart desires. The Bakery Crawl is a perfect time to visit SALT as they'll be offering 10% discounts to crawl participants--just let them know that you're part of The Crawl at checkout to receive your discount! Mon-Fri: 7-7; Sat & Sun: 8-7.

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