Bottega Louie is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

1. Bottega Louie

700 S Grand Ave (at 7th St), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · Financial District · 758 tips and reviews

Daniel H.Daniel Hernandez: Their pastries are delicious, but people forget how amazing their dinners are! I had a steak, grilled asparagus and their eggplant parmesan and really enjoyed it.

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: A morning pastry shop/market, lunchtime café, and all-day dining room decked out in marble and French antiques—you’ll swear it’s the Parisian patisserie Ladurée. Try the perfect pizzas and macarons.

Otis College of Art and DesignOtis College of Art and Design: Its high ceilings alone make it worth the trip. Housed in a former downtown dept. store, its glass display cases present amazing pastries and its bistro covers breakfast, L, + D. Perfect Cuzco Smash!

SK Donuts & Croissants is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

2. SK Donuts & Croissants

5850 W 3rd St (at S Cochran Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Donut Shop · Park La Brea · 78 tips and reviews

Monica S.Monica S: Our fav cake donuts! Triple choc devil's food was Andy's fav. The blueberry and buttermilk are mine.

Karyn C.Karyn Chin: Even on a Sat night we got donuts that tasted fresh and delicious! Reasonable prices and so tasty! One of my favorite donut spots!

Kevin T.Kevin T: Amazing cronuts!! Or "skronuts" as they call them... The strawberry custard one was amazing. Also pretty good standard strawberry donuts!

California Donuts is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

3. California Donuts

3540 W 3rd St (at New Hampshire), Los Angeles, CA
Donut Shop · Wilshire Center - Koreatown · 87 tips and reviews

SJ8544123 L.SJ8544123 L: open 24/7! :D i always get cronuts with nutella n bananas, (so good♥) & maple bacon cronut (it is the bomb!) my mom's favorite is green tea donut (pretty yummy)

Yuddy H.Yuddy Hendranata: The cronut with nuttella and banana is the great one. Another cronut with peanut butter is yummy too.

ChloeChloe: #6 in LA seriously? It's all about presentation. The panda donut is actually better than the other two I got, and delicious with a good balance of the sweetness.

Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

4. Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee

631 Wilshire Blvd (at 7th St), Santa Monica, CA
Coffee Shop · West Los Angeles · 59 tips and reviews

Rachel K.Rachel K: Man, these are some messy and delicious donuts. I had the February monthly special passion fruit donut and the always on menu huckleberry donut (also comes in gluten free).

michael d.michael devero: Best donuts I've EVER had!! The butter and salt is so amazing and the huckleberry is a must. Every other donut is pretty much just as great

SallySally: The huckleberry donut is delicious and so are the other donuts! Cakey and flavorful.

Nickel Diner is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

5. Nickel Diner

524 S Main St (btwn 5th & 6th St), Los Angeles, CA
Diner · Central City East · 174 tips and reviews

Sandi S.Sandi Sartini: They only serve biscuits and gravy on the weekends, but worth the trip just for that!!! You also can't go wrong with any of the donuts!

Amanda N.Amanda Natividad: Biscuits & Gravy are kind of sweet. Donuts are delicious and dense - get Nutella and strawberry ones!

Sam F.Sam Fitz: The highly acclaimed bacon donut is great. But the one I personally recommend is the strawberry crumb donut. Absolutely divine!

Café Dulcé is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

6. Café Dulcé

134 Japanese Village Plaza Mall Bldg E, Los Angeles, CA
Bakery · Little Tokyo · 96 tips and reviews

Gloria C.Gloria Chin: green tea donut, snowcap, blueberry & mocha roti, red bean donut, green tea roti bun, hazelnut crumble, s'mores, macaron ice cream sandwiches, spirulina chewy roll. come for brunch! great coffee too.

merumeru: Iced Hong Kong Style Milk Tea is so good! Love the atmosphere and everyone is so nice and friendly :) They have good pastries too :) They also serve Stumptown Coffee!

Justin O.Justin Ordoveza: Get the green tea donut . The creamy center is delicious and it really lives up to the green tea flavor.

Proof Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

7. Proof Bakery

3156 Glendale Blvd (at Madera Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Bakery · Atwater Village · 78 tips and reviews

NataliaNatalia: Really good coffee & pastries, worthed stoping by

Trina U.Trina Unzicker: Believe the comments about the croissants - had a ham and cheese this morning that rocked my world. So flakey and buttery. Latte was tops - wishing I had gotten 2. Friendly, authentic hipster crowd.

Micki B.Micki Balder: Chocolat croissant, canele, cappuccino, and amazingly delicious chocolate espresso cake. Many thumbs up

Donut Friend is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

8. Donut Friend

5107 York Blvd (at N Ave 51), Los Angeles, CA
Donut Shop · Highland Park · 74 tips and reviews

DailyCandyDailyCandy: No fair-weather fritters or twists here— each confection is made to order. Pick your donut, fill it up (w/ fruit, jam, Nutella, or even cheese), choose a glaze, and top it off (candy, nuts, bacon).

AvaAva: vanilla cake donut with cookie butter is the way to go! 🙌🍩

SJ8544123 L.SJ8544123 L: yummy donut sandwich place♡ its like subway for donuts (DIY) ;) i like their gorilla biscuit, bacon 182, walnut voodoo, n cro magnut♡

Amandine Patisserie Cafe Brentwood is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

9. Amandine Patisserie Cafe Brentwood

12225 Wilshire Blvd (btwn Amherst & Wellesley Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Bakery · Brentwood · 95 tips and reviews

Katie S.Katie Smyth: great coffee, fantastic pastries, delicious soups and omelettes. long wait in line when busy though, made more difficult by the fact that you seat yourself. food's really worth it though.

Morgan C.Morgan Cohn: Best pastries I've ever come into contact with! The croissant's dough is insanely good... Flakey, yet moist... Ahhh... Words could never do them justice!!! It's THAT good!

Barbara C.Barbara Caranto: Try the fraise Danish and croque Madame

Copenhagen Pastry is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

10. Copenhagen Pastry

11113 Washington Blvd (Washington Place), Culver City, CA
Bakery · West Los Angeles · 50 tips and reviews

Tessa S.Tessa Spycher: My pastry was delicious. I can't wait to come back and try more.

Jacque P.Jacque Perkins: I've had the Raspberry Danish, the Romkungle, and the Almond Mazarin and they were all really good in their own way (specifically the "pie crust" of the Mazarin and the puff pastry of the danish.

Keith J.Keith Johnson: Outside of Denmark you will not find more delicious and authentic pastries. This place is the real deal. A definite for those that love pastries. They rye bread is superb also.

Blue Star Donuts is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

11. Blue Star Donuts

1142 Abbot Kinney Blvd (at Aragon Ct), Los Angeles, CA
Donut Shop · Venice · 46 tips and reviews

Brooke L.Brooke Lonegan: Went to the opening celebration with 4 friends and got to try out 5 different donuts- all were incredible, but the consensus was that the Raspberry Rosemary donut with buttermilk dough was the winner!

Julia P.Julia Park: Everything. Just, everything. Best donut. Ever. They are definitely pricey (almost $4) but SO WORTH IT.

Marcia P.Marcia Peña: So many delicious flavor to choose from. A little pricey but for coming here so rarely, it's worth it. The rosé donut is my favorite.

Kettle Glazed Doughnuts is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

12. Kettle Glazed Doughnuts

6211 Franklin Ave (at Argyle Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Donut Shop · 40 tips and reviews

Ruthie E.Ruthie Edwards: Amazing cronuts with a custardy filling. Love the blueberry-lemon donut for breakfast.

Kast E.Kast Excelsior: The Original Croissant Style is filled with Vanilla Bean Pastry Creme and is UTTERLY AMAZING!!!!!!!!!

Michael K.Michael Kalec: Really great donuts. Unique.

Birdies is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

13. Birdies

314 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Fried Chicken Joint · South Park · 35 tips and reviews

Charles A.Charles Anderson: Fresh donuts every two hours in interesting flavors and most crispy fried chicken. Perfection

Peter S.Peter Streibig: go here for a solid start to your day. superb doughnuts, sublime coffee and delicious chicken. a cozy environment to help balance your day

Maria D.Maria Davila: The breakfast sandwich, birdie bites, cinnamon toast crunch donut, maple bacon donut is what we ordered and was delicious.

Huckleberry Cafe & Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

14. Huckleberry Cafe & Bakery

1014 Wilshire Blvd (at 10th Ct), Santa Monica, CA
Café · West Los Angeles · 247 tips and reviews

Christle A.Christle Arriola: The pastries, bread, and baked goods are great, as are the sandwiches, like the now-famous fried egg sandwich topped with arugula and a slab of bacon.

LAistLAist: Serves all sorts of egg sandwiches alongside items like the house-cured salmon platter, Green eggs & ham with La Quercia prosciutto, pesto & arugula on English muffin, and house made granola Read more.

Eve G.Eve Griffin: Really good pastries and bakery, the cookies were delicious! I had the Granola with Fresh Fruit & Greek Yoghurt - the portion is huge but this is America!

La Provence Patisserie & Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in Los Angeles.

15. La Provence Patisserie & Cafe

8950 W Olympic Blvd #110 (S La Peer Dr), Beverly Hills, CA
French Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 35 tips and reviews

Andrew S.Andrew Saleh: My sister usually buys me French macarons here (best in LA, possibly tied with Bottega Louie), but I might have a new addiction: the strawberry tart here is so divinely amazing.

Natasha S.Natasha S: Salted caramel macaroon is amazing

Adam B.Adam Bennett: Decent macaron for LA, great cupcakes, and delicious panino served with herbed French fries 😝