The next time you trip down to Florida take some time and try to find a decent bakery. Your search usually begins and ends in a supermarket. On Long Island we have an embarrassment of riches, the best bakeries in the world: destination bakeries known for a particular cake or bread; ethnic bakeries including Italian, French, German, Irish, Jewish, Greek, even Korean, Indian and Afghani. Why leave the Island?
Long Islanders Voted Dortoni Bakery In Levittown The Best Bakery On Long Island!
3264 Hempstead Tpke.
A four-time Best of L.I. winner, Dortoni Bakery is a destination bakery for sweet shopping. One of those places whose reputation extends way past the neighborhood, partly because of its something-for-everyone variety of baked goods. From French and Italian pastries for country clubs and catering halls to cupcakes and Barbie cakes for birthdays, this is one of the best.
2nd Place – A Taste of Home. 1992 N. Jerusalem Rd., North Bellmore. 516-486-1670. www.atasteofhomebakery.com
A Taste of Home will fulfill all of your bakery needs with their specialty bakery items and delicious custom bakery needs. They offer catering services as well as take care of all of your needs for parties or other special occasions. They also do custom cakes for weddings to make your special day even more delicious.
3rd Place – Alpine Bakery Pastry Shop. 59 Rte. 111, Smithtown. 631-265-5610. www.alpinepastryshoppe.com
Alpine Bakery Pastry Shop has been in Smithtown for over 30 years serving up delicious pastries and other bakery products. They guarantee an authentic Italian taste customers love. They offer an extensive list of specialty cakes and pastries.
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