Nothing could be better than treating yourself to tasty baked goods such as bread and pastries that are made fresh out of the oven. For the freshest finds, you can go to the neighborhood bakery which can even be located close to your home. Sometimes you can just rely on your nose to find a really nice bakery with all those great-smelling goodies. If that didn’t work, you can try asking at your favorite restaurant where they would usually get their baked goods.

In Savannah, there are a number of bakeries that you can choose from and add to your list of favorite go-to places. Here are the top bakeries in Savannah that are worth checking out.

1. Unforgettable Bakery & Café

238 Eisenhower Dr, Savannah GA 31406
(912) 355-6160

Established in 2009, this bakery offers a wide variety of cupcakes, cookies and most importantly, cakes. What distinguishes this bakery is its love, passion and commitment to create meals that are healthy, delicious and made from only the finest ingredients. Their world-famous Pound Cakes are definitely a local favorite as it is made with great love and passion.  


2. Back In The Day Bakery

2403 Bull St, Savannah GA 31401
(912) 495-9292

This small artisan bakery is nestled on the edge of town in the Starland District. Serving delicious food and strong coffee, it’s the perfect place to meet friends, neighbors, and people in the community. Popular menu items include curry chicken sandwich, bakers salad, biscuits, pastries, pies, and drinks.


3. Wicked Cakes Of Savannah

38 Whitaker Street, Savannah GA 31401
(912) 298-0040

It was in late 2014 when Wicked Cakes opened in Savannah. Since it opened, it has maintained a strong base of loyal customers who rave about the exceptional quality of sweets, cakes and pastries that it offers. Favorite baked items include lemon blueberry, NFL grooms cake, chocolate raspberry cake, red velvet cake, and salted caramel cake.


4. Two Smart Cookies

6512 White Bluff Road, Savannah GA 31405
(912) 353-2253

Two Smart Cookies bakery offers hundreds of shaped iced cookies and over a dozen other flavors. Each cookie is mixed, rolled, cut, and decorated by hand using only the best quality ingredients. Cookies are made fresh every day based on the old-fashioned way. Must-try menu items include chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, oatmeal scotchies, peanut butter, monster, snickerdoodle, coconut macaroons, lemon squares, brownies, and more!


5. Gigi’s Cupcakes

5521 Abercorn St. Ste. 100, Savannah GA 31405
(912) 349-2778

This bakery is known for its one-of-a-kind cupcakes and signature swirl. The latter refers to a unique and signature icing swirl that has been carefully developed and is applied across all its in-store cupcakes. As a result, these cupcakes have a trio of visually striking and decadent layers of icing that never fails to put a smile on the face of anyone.


6. Baker’s Pride Bakery

840 E. DeRenne Ave., Savannah GA 31405
(912) 355-1155

This bakery has been Savannah’s family bakery since 1982. For more than 30 years, Baker’s Pride has been serving delicious, handmade donuts, cakes, and treats. It uses only the finest ingredients to make specialty cakes, pastries, wedding cakes and delicious goodies. All of these goodies are baked on site every day.


7. Rise Biscuits Donuts 

10 W Broughton Street, Savannah GA 31401
(912) 201-3599

Rise serves sweet stuff and their famous buttermilk biscuits which are made from scratch every half an hour. These biscuits are filled with savory ingredients which range from country sausage and crispy bacon to fried green tomatoes and Righteous Chicken, another famous menu item. Other favorites include avocado toast, cinnamon biscuit roll, blueberry biscuit, and donuts that come in various flavors.


8. Great Harvest Bread Co.

7360 Skidaway Road, Suite J 1, Savannah GA 31406
(912) 777-7263

At Great Harvest, wheat is milled on site as freshness is the number one priority. As a result, this freshly milled flour creates an incredible taste in their whole grain baked goods. Their well-loved bread products include sourdough, cranberry orange, honey whole wheat, Dakota, cinnamon chip, high 5 fiber, and farmhouse white.


9. Marchè de Macarons

42 Abercorn Street, Savannah GA 31401
(912) 665-9894

Owned by Amy Shippy and Laura Hale, this bakery makes macarons that are not only pleasing to the eye but to the taste buds too. Making each batch begins by grinding almonds to make the lightest almond flour. Various flavor creations are then incorporated such as pistachio, bourbon pecan, key lime, Meyer lemon, chocolate ganache, raspberry, vanilla bean, salted caramel, and cappuccino.


10. Gottlieb’s Bakery

1100 Eisenhower Dr, Unit 28, Savannah GA 31406
(912) 777-5133

Dubbed as the “Home of the Chocolate Chewie,” Gottlieb’s Bakery had its beginnings in 1884 in a small basement located on the corner of Jefferson and York streets. Back then, its specialty was Hank’s fruit bars and oatmeal cookies. They also made sugar cookies, cinnamon rolls, bagels and Washington pie. Today, its specialty items in the menu include cream puff, éclair, rum Danish, pinwheel, croutons, sweet roll crisps, and croissant. Other popular items are cookies, rolls, Danish, breads, cakes, tortes and pies.


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