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phoenikia Sep 16, 2008 10:58 PM

Could anyone recommend a great bakery or pastry shop in Napa that has a sitting area and serves good coffee? Or a coffee shop that serves amazing pastries?

I like the sounds of the pastries at Lucy's Panaderia. Are there any tables/seats, or is it a traditional bakery where everything is to go?

Thanks for any of your comments.

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    kresge86 Sep 17, 2008 02:36 PM

    I recently tried Buttercream Bakery for breakfast, and didn't think too much of the food. I grew up in Napa with Buttercream, and thought their cakes were quite good (especially the champagne cake), but breakfast was only slightly better than Denny's. Also, I don't recall the coffee being particularly good. On the other hand, the atmosphere/decor was great - totally kitschy with old wood "BC" initials on the backs of the bar stools.

    1. maria lorraine Sep 17, 2008 11:15 AM

      ABC --- Alexis Baking Company.

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        phoenikia Sep 17, 2008 02:16 PM

        Thanks maria lorraine!

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        phoenikia Sep 17, 2008 10:25 AM

        Thanks for your suggestions, Carrie 218 & bajajohn. I checked out both Sweetie Pies and Buttercream's websites, and they look great. Maybe I'll get a chance to try both.

        1. Carrie 218 Sep 17, 2008 09:52 AM

          I'm a fan of Sweetie Pies and their Morning Buns...

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            LAWoman Sep 17, 2008 03:45 PM

            Second the vote for Sweetie Pies!!

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            bajajohn Sep 17, 2008 07:57 AM

            The oldest bakery in Napa is Buttercream Bakery. The have a coffee shop inside with tables. They are located near the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson. Hope this helps. John

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