Doughnut Plant is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

1. Doughnut Plant

9.4
220 W 23rd St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Donut Shop · Chelsea · 604 tips and reviews

Chris M.Chris Mahdik: Triple chocolate cake donut is amazing! Chocolately but not too heavy.

Nick F.Nick Fusco: They gave me a complimentary carrot cake doughnut just to see if I liked it. The staff is very friendly and the doughnuts are amazing.

Ben K.Ben Kessler (@kessler): Can't go wrong with any of the peanut butter glazed donuts. Especially blackberry jelly and banana cream filled.

Doughnut Plant is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

2. Doughnut Plant

9.4
379 Grand St (at Norfolk St), New York, NY
Donut Shop · Lower East Side · 416 tips and reviews

Lea F.Lea Futuro: Their doughnuts are amazing-try hazelnut! Their chai is also very yummy; a bit sweet with doughnuts, but satisfying nevertheless. They are also very friendly! Read more.

Marisa C.Marisa Cacchione Creagh: I've been coming here for years! What a GREAT place for really fresh, different types of donuts! Get there early if you have some favs, they sellout quick!

Desirable 4.Desirable 4you: It was my first time there. So many flavors, hard time choosing . A very nice lady told me the Dulce De Leche doughnut was delicious. Had it with a hot latte, & enjoyed it! Will go back

Dough is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

3. Dough

9.3
14 W 19th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Donut Shop · Flatiron District · 284 tips and reviews

Kinjil M.Kinjil Mathur: where to begin? Donuts are big, soft and delicious! Earl grey chocolate donut has some a delightful spice. Seasonal pumpkin donuts are the best thing there.

Keith K.Keith Kaplan: I would say this is probably the best donut shop in NY. There are a variety of flavors and hit the spot every time you take a bite. My personal favorite is the original glazed and coconut donuts.

Danielle W.Danielle Whited: Donuts here are amazing! Maybe the best I've had. The dulce de leche was delicious, definitely our favorite. But all of the others we tried were also great.

Ladurée is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

4. Ladurée

9.3
864 Madison Ave (btwn E 70th & E 71st St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Upper East Side · 256 tips and reviews

TeresaTeresa: So happy that Ladurée finally opened a shop in the US! I love their fruit flavored macarons. You can't go wrong with the raspberry or lemon macarons.

Social News NetworkSocial News Network: Best macaroons outside of Paris? YES! Try pistachio, coffee, rose but don't miss out on their seasonal flavors...just break down & get a box for a variety! It lives up to the hype & is worth the line.

Reem A.Reem A: Love the Rose macarons and earl grey tea.

Veniero’s Pasticceria & Caffe is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

5. Veniero’s Pasticceria & Caffe

9.2
342 E 11th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · East Village · 291 tips and reviews

Sebastian C.Sebastian Cocchi: CANNOLI! Fresh, tasty. Amazing pastry store! Open late!

Patrick H.Patrick Hayes: The chocolate covered cannoli is the best, but get a small one and save room to try something else too

Sarah P.Sarah P: EVERYTHING is good here! But the best are the cheesecake, carrot cake, and the cannolis.

La Bella Ferrara is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

6. La Bella Ferrara

9.1
110 Mulberry St (btwn Canal & Hester St), New York, NY
Bakery · Little Italy · 83 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Best cannoli in the city!

Avi F.Avi Flamholz: Everyone talks up the cannoli (which are fantastic) but I'll take a fresh warm almond biscotti any morning. Buy them by the pound. Great little place with really friendly service.

Giovanni F.Giovanni F: Best cannoli's I had in little italy, add cappucino :-)

Lafayette is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

7. Lafayette

9.1
380 Lafayette St (btwn Great Jones & E 4th St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · NoHo · 360 tips and reviews

Alex R.Alex Rainert: Amazing French pastries, breads and baked goods, great atmosphere and solid lunch/brunch options including this brisket burger w/ crispy fries. Prices aren't low but the experience lives up to them.

Angela H.Angela Hum: The banana coconut chocolate croissant (from the bakery in the front) is my new favorite pastry!! If you're looking for a small treat, it's a must have!

MischaMischa: Pastries are amazing, everyone writes about the almond croissant but the danish du jour is the best. Croque madame is awesome for brunch.

Breads Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

8. Breads Bakery

9.5
18 E 16th St (btwn Union Sq W & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Union Square · 273 tips and reviews

Joanne Y.Joanne Yun: Friendly staff and amazing quality coffee and breads (burekas, croissants...) They have morning specials - coffee + pastry is $6 or $7 depending on the pastry.

kate k.kate kudish: Best customer service, hands down. This place is fantastic - cant go wrong with anything but almond croissant and frittata sandwich are amazing.

Amy S.Amy Shackelford: As someone who works here and has tried everything, my favs are almond croissants, babka, and cereal bread. If you're there for lunch: go for the avocado sand. Delicious and high quality!

Takahachi Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

9. Takahachi Bakery

9.3
25 Murray St (at Church St), New York, NY
Bakery · Tribeca · 186 tips and reviews

Rachel H.Rachel Haot: Some of the freshest, most delicious food near City Hall. Try the homemade tofu or tuna tataki salads, Midori juice and one of the unusual macarons - like goma or matcha.

Nancy K.Nancy Kang: Love this Japanese bakery/deli! Healthy, fresh, unique selection of sandwiches, salads & of course, pastries. Sitting area in back can seat 25+, u can view the cook staff at work thru huge window.

Michelle R.Michelle R: Delicious, clean, welcoming, friendly. Everything's great. Try the salmon ginger sandwich, juice, and macarons.

Maison Kayser is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

10. Maison Kayser

9.1
1294 3rd Ave (at E 74th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Upper East Side · 148 tips and reviews

SJ8544123 L.SJ8544123 L: smoked salmon platter is so good but my favorite dish is croque madame♡ don't forget to try their coffee n chocolate croissant!

Gabriel E.Gabriel Evans: Delicious French pastries. Obviously the chocolate croissant is a must, but the Yuzu pastry is also good!

Jackson HarrisJackson Harris: French coffee and breads here are their specialty. They also have some great things to eat like eggs and freshly made croissants

Flex Mussels is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

11. Flex Mussels

9.3
174 E 82nd St (btw Lexington & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Upper East Side · 165 tips and reviews

NearSay NYCNearSay NYC: A seafood lovers heaven, Flex makes the N-Siders list for the most amazing mussels in NYC! We suggest trying Thai, Bombay, Provencal & South Pacific pot! Save room for the salted caramel doughnut!

Jessica P.Jessica Peters: Bombay is one of the best mussel dishes I've had at a seafood restaurant. If you're looking to try something new, I highly recommend. Salted caramel donuts are also a must.

Mariah B.Mariah Boyd: the South Pacific is a perfect way to get the Thai flavor and still have a white wine base. Lobster roll, truffle fries and donuts are a must. Choco and meyer lemon donuts are tops.

Flex Mussels is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

12. Flex Mussels

9.2
154 W 13th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · West Village · 156 tips and reviews

Jennifer N.Jennifer Nyp: Salmon tartare and oysters are to die for; Italiano mussels and donuts are all amazing!

Emily C.Emily Charlton: Delicious. Can't go wrong with an order of the Portuguese and the Thai. And if you have room, the de donuts are delicious!

Lauren M.Lauren Mac: They know how to do broth here. Get the truffle fries and donuts for dessert! Flavors mixed well, and look for the fun instructions on the hallway wall too.

Amy's Bread is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

13. Amy's Bread

9.3
672 9th Ave (btwn W 46th & W 47th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Hell's Kitchen · 238 tips and reviews

EricaErica: My friend is obsessed with the carrot cake which is deliciously buttery. I am a fan of the apple cider donuts!

Sharon C.Sharon Chen: Delicious Italian country bread and pain au chocolat. Service is also great, their workers are knowledgeable about the breads and very friendly! !

QQ T.QQ T: You really can't go wrong w anything here. A few of my favorites: chocolate cherry roll, low fat applesauce doughnut, breakfast biscuit sandwich, & white bean pumpkin seed avocado salad (forgot name)

Dominique Ansel Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

14. Dominique Ansel Kitchen

9.2
137 7th Ave S (btwn Charles St & W 10th St), New York, NY
Bakery · West Village · 112 tips and reviews

Christine H.Christine Hayner: The avocado edamame brioche was delicious! Like a French guacamole. Lavender croissant also yummy! Burrata ice cream was great but melted really fast

ZZubinZZubin: Loved the savory garlic bread croissant. Averagely loved the DKA ice cream sandwich. Must return to eat much more

natalie k.natalie kay: croque monsieur & prosciutto boursin croissants are delicious!

Balthazar is one of The 15 Best Places for Pastries in New York City.

15. Balthazar

9.3
80 Spring St (at Crosby St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · SoHo · 951 tips and reviews

Halstead PropertyHalstead Property: The almond croissant is a great treat for breakfast or afternoon w/ the right amount of almond paste and flaky, buttery but dense dough w/ almond slivers covering the pastry

Josephine S.Josephine Son: My favorite butter scones in the city! Yumma!

From The World B.From The World Blog: Amazing breakfast options, like scrambled eggs in puffy pastry, eggs en cocotte or red fruit waffles. At lunch and dinner, everything is also perfect.