Long Island offers a smorgasbord of bakeries to choose from. Only one, however, can be the Best Bakery on Long Island. How great are their cannollis? How scrumptious are their muffins? How mouth-watering are their cakes, cookies and bread? Here are this year’s winners of Best Bakery on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Front Street Bakery in Rockville Centre Best Bakery on Long Island!
51 Front St., Rockville Centre. 516-766-1199. www.frontstreetbakery.com
Family owned and operated for three generations, Front Street Bakery offers fresh quality goodies for any occasion. From wedding cakes, gift baskets and platters, this shop has something for your every need (or want). Make sure to taste the customer favorites: crumb cakes, black and white cookies and wine sticks when you go!
2. Alpine Bakery
59 Rte. 111, Smithtown. 631-265-5610. www.alpinepastryshop.com
One word. Brownies. Alpine Bakery’s brownies are a force to be reckoned with. Brownies aren’t the only thing this bakery excels at. For over thirty years the family-owned business has made Italian cakes and pastries that keep customers coming for more.
3. Dortoni’s Bakery
3264 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown. 516-796-3033. www.dortonibakery.com
This authentic European full scale bakery that bakes handmade breads daily. The Italian family has two exceptional French influenced bakeries on the Island as well, but nothing beats this original bakery.