Bakeries in Bainbridge Island

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Fat Ducks Deli and Bakery: A User’s Guide

Soups and Sandwiches | Locally Baked Bagels | Bagel Dawgs | Housemade Bagel Chips | Caffe Appassionato Coffee

Sample Menu

  • Bagel: 9-grain, poppyseed, bacon cheddar chive, or cinnamon raisin
  • Cream cheese: jalapeno, berry, sundried tomato, garlic, or bacon horseradish
  • Sandwich: triple duck club with turkey, bacon, ham, Swiss cheese, lettuce, and tomato
  • Beverage: cappuccino, hot chocolate, soda, or juice

A Bit About Bagel Dawgs: One of the more popular items is the Bagel Dawg, which is exactly what it sounds like: a hot dog in a bagel. To create this unique mashup between two universally beloved items, cooks wind bagel dough into a corkscrew shape around a juicy hot dog. Once in the oven, the dough achieve a grooved, bun-like texture for a hot and hearty handheld meal.

While You’re Waiting

  • Strike up Jaclyn in conversation. As the proprietor, she can be found in the restaurant any time the doors are open, and often well after as she bakes and preps for the following day. She may keep the doors open after closing time for just this reason, and has earned a reputation as a sweet, kind, and caring business owner.

Inside Tips

  • Though they’re not listed on the online menu, be sure to order a side of bagel chips with your sandwich. Jaclyn makes these fan-favorites fresh in house.
  • If you’re a picky eater, don’t fret—Fat Ducks has you covered. Just create your own meticulously arranged masterpiece by ordering from the “build your own” portion of the menu.

While You’re in the Neighborhood
Before: Prime your appetite by going for an early morning stroll through Ravenna Park, just two blocks to the north.
After: Visit the hippos, penguins, cheetahs, and lemurs at Woodland Park Zoo (601 N. 59th Street).

5509 University Way NE

Fresh Flours: A User's Guide

Breakfast Pastries | Stumptown Coffee | Japanese Desserts | Sandwiches and Salads | Two Locations

Sample Menu

  • Coffee: cappuccino
  • Breakfast: bagel with housemade smoked-salmon spread
  • Lunch: turkey-chèvre croissant sandwich with roasted-pepper-garlic spread
  • Snack: green-tea macaron

While You're Waiting: Stroll through the onsite art gallery, which showcases rotating exhibits of local artists' work.

Seattle Vendors

  • Coffee: Stumptown Coffee Roasters for the beans, Synesso for the equipment
  • Tea: Three Tree Tea, Morning Glory Chai, Ito En, SerendipiTea
  • Bagels: Blazing Bagels
  • Sandwiches and salads: Molly's
  • Wagashi (Phinney location only): Tokara

Vocab Lesson
Mochi: a sweet, squishy rice-based cake that can be molded into a variety of shapes.
Wagashi: a traditional Japanese dessert, roughly the shape of a macaron, designed to be as visually beautiful as it is delicious. Wagashi are often comprised of mochi, bean paste, or fruits.

While You're in the Neighborhood
Phinney location: Take a stroll through the Woodland Park Zoo (5500 Phinney Avenue N.). Don’t forget to go for a spin on its restored 1918 carousel.
Ballard location: If it's a Sunday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., pick up local goods at the Ballard Sunday Farmers Market (Ballard Avenue NW, between Vernon Place NW and 22nd Avenue NW), which slings produce, meat, and more year-round.

6015 Phinney Ave N

The Crumpet Shop: A User’s Guide

Sweet and Savory Crumpets | Organic Scones | Fresh Loose-Leaf Teas | Chai Cooked In-House | Cozy Atmosphere

Sample Dishes

  • Savory crumpet: wild smoked salmon with cream cheese and cucumber
  • Sweet crumpet: ricotta, walnuts, and honey
  • Scone: plain organic scone topped with housemade lemon curd
  • Tea: the shop’s Crumpet Shop blend

Where to Sit: Find a seat near the front of the store for prime views of bakers making fresh crumpets on the other side of a large window.

When to Go: Swing by on Friday, when the kitchen prepares its popular cream of potato leek soup for lunch.

Fun Fact: The shop likes giving their crumpets whimsical nicknames. If you come up with one, submit it for consideration on their Facebook page.

Vocab Lesson
Crumpet: a traditional British baked good that resembles an english muffin but has a chewier, spongier consistency and a porous top.

While You’re in the Neighborhood
Before: Watch artisans create cheese from scratch at Beecher’s Handmade Cheese (1600 Pike Place).
After: Make your way to Ye Olde Curiousity Shop (1001 Alaskan Way), where you can ogle at fleas in dresses and shrunken heads.

1503 1st Ave

Volunteer Park Cafe: A User’s Guide

Rustic Comfort Cuisine | Local, Seasonal Ingredients | Vegetables Grown Onsite | Freshly Baked Pastries | Communal Tables

Sample Menu

  • Appetizer: mini four-cheese mac and cheese
  • Small plate: folded pizza with chevre, roasted eggplant, and tomato confit
  • Entree: slow-roasted beef brisket with creamy polenta and greens

When to Go: Reserve a spot at one of the monthly Sunday suppers, when the chef prepares a three-course menu designed to showcase the best seasonal ingredients available.

While You’re Waiting

  • Drool over the collection of freshly baked pastries in the dessert case. If you see any chocolate-toffee bread pudding, grab some. It’s one of the regulars’ favorites.
  • Check out the backyard garden, where staffers grow some of the restaurant’s produce and herbs. You might even see one of Volunteer’s chickens strolling around.

Awards and Accolades

  • Seattle Met called waking up at the café one of the Top 30 Seattle Restaurant Experiences You Must Have Before You Die.
  • Seattle magazine calls Volunteer’s figgy maple scone “utter perfection.”

1501 17th Ave E

From its humble origins as a small, old-fashioned ice-cream parlor operating out of a renovated gas station in Burlington, Vermont, Ben and Jerry's now delights taste buds in locations across the U.S. and 25 countries. Their brand easily attracted customers??homemade ice cream churned from wholesome, high quality ingredients and blended into creative flavors. Some of their popular scoops include Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey, and Chocolate Fudge Brownie.

7900 East Green Lake Dr N Ste 104

For the owner of PinkaBella Cupcakes, baking comes second nature??she's been doing it since before she could reach the kitchen counter. Since the first PinkaBella opened, the cupcake chain has expanded to five locations locally. Their mouth-watering flavors include caramel macchiato, irish creme, and bananas foster.

1820 Queen Anne Ave N