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

1. Doughnut Plant

9.3
220 W 23rd St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Donut Shop · Chelsea · 627 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Best Oatmeal Doughnut: Toasted oatmeal and tiny flecks of cashews, plus sunflower seeds, cranberries, and apricot mix—it's a glorious sight. Read more.

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 · 425 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.

Richard K.Richard Kriheli: i've had their coconut creme and jelly donuts via Joe Coffee on the UWS. the donuts are the best i've ever had. simply amazing. can't wait to try the others.

Rene D.Rene Domenech: Not your mothers old fashion doughnuts, these are amazing and fresh daily with spectacular ingredients and seasonal flavors...do not miss out on visiting this place, you'll become a addict ,stop by.

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

3. Dough

9.2
14 W 19th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Donut Shop · Flatiron District · 299 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.

Brittany G.Brittany Goodwyn: The most amazingly delicious, moist doughnuts. Please try the hibiscus. I've been back twice since my first visit a month ago.

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 · 257 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.

Natalia G.Natalia Goreva: Rose petals and salted caramel macaroons are the best. Coffee ice-cream was really good too. Paris-themed displays are gorgeous! As to their no photo policy, we took a bunch of pics, they didn't mind!

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.

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 · 296 tips and reviews

Brittany L.Brittany L.: Try the tarts if you sit or get some cookies to go. Rainbow cookies are some of the best in the city!

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

Roberto B.Roberto Bua: Got the vanilla and chocolate cannoli, both excellent. Really authentic old school NYC bakery. Get the Rum Baba if you like your pastries really boozy.

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 · 88 tips and reviews

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.

Jess N.Jess Naldo: Amazing selection! Girls in the back were friendly and they had both rainbow cookies and cake! $4.50 for the extra long slice and easy to take around while strolling around Little Italy/Chinatown!

D C.D C🐧: I'm in love with the coffee here! Cannoli and biscotti and great

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 · 382 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!

MuskanMuskan: Love the brunch.. soft scrambled eggs and freshly baked Carrot muffins

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

8. Breads Bakery

9.4
18 E 16th St (btwn Union Sq W & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Union Square · 295 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.

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!

AnissaAnissa: Chocolate babka! (need I say more?) Actually all the pastries are awesome. I personally love the gouda cheese straws for a savory treat

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 · 191 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.

Fiona P.Fiona Peach: Can't go wrong with the tuna and tomato croissant or corn mayo bun. Great sandwiches and salads, too.

Jacques C.Jacques Chirac: The matcha crème brulée is nice and you can see the pastry chef make the caramel which is fun.

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 · 151 tips and reviews

Diane B.Diane B: Pink Praline Brioche was flavorless and a total waste of calories. But the almond croissant was amazing! Nice even spread of marzipan across the entire croissant. Fabulous! Cappuccino was perfection.

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!

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 · 169 tips and reviews

Matthew K.Matthew Kutnick: Bisque and Parma are favorites. Be sure to try the Old Bay Fries and Doughnuts also.

Magdolen K.Magdolen Kellel: Get the Parma mussels!! And don't forget to have the salted caramel donuts for dessert!!

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 · 160 tips and reviews

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.

Jess K.Jess Kono: Love this place! They have great hh until 7. Must get the Thai curry mussels and pj donuts

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

13. Amy's Bread

9.2
672 9th Ave (btwn W 46th & W 47th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Hell's Kitchen · 247 tips and reviews

Barrie S.Barrie Segal: some of the best bread in the city (they source to whole foods); you can get loaves, muffins, pastries, twists, pre-made sandwiches, some salads...around $8 for a sandwich

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)

Michelle V.Michelle Viau: The Fig And Hazelnut loaf, The olive loaf and brioche are amazing!

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

14. Balthazar

9.3
80 Spring St (at Crosby St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · SoHo · 995 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Best Nut-Topped Doughnut: Banana-Pecan Cake doughnut. The banana element is subtle but present; between the sweet, delicate crumbs and the toasty chopped pecans, it's an incredibly tasty specimen. Read more.

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

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.

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

15. Arcade Bakery

9.5
220 Church St (btwn Worth & Thomas St), New York, NY
Bakery · Tribeca · 74 tips and reviews

Kevin O.Kevin O'Neill: Wow. The pastries are the perfect mix of butter and crumbly goodness. The ham and cheese is a fave but don't neglect taking home a fresh loaf

Camilla C.Camilla C: EVERYTHING I've had here is good... EVERYTHING. Their croissants may be the best you'll find in NYC, as well as their pizzas, surprisingly.

Kevin S.Kevin Skobac: Arcade is hidden in the hall of an unexpected high rise. They release pastries on a schedule (small kitchen) & people plan around it. The different croissants & tarts were fantastic & worth trip back.