8 Best Bakeries in Tucson for Fresh Bread, Donuts, and Pastries

Tucson is a great place for sweets of all kinds, but if you’ve got a hankering for baked goods in particular, we can certainly point you in the right direction! From conchas to rice bean doughnuts, there’s something for everyone one of these 8 incredible bakeries in Tuscon. 

La Estrella Bakery 

5266 S 12th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85706

This family owned Mexican bakery has served Tucson for years and has been able to expand to three different locations around town because of its popularity. With an extensive menu that includes authentic Mexican pastries, doughnuts, cookies and other baked goods including tortillas, you can be sure you’ll find something delicious at La Estrella! 

Nadine’s Bakery 

4553 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85711

Our next bakery is located on Broadway and is not only a bakery, but a card shop. Nadine’s has a selection of cookies, breads, and pastries available daily. They also specialize in cakes for every occasion. From elegant wedding cakes to whimsical birthday cakes, Nadine’s Bakery can create beautiful desserts for your special day, whatever the occasion may be. 

Agave Pantry 

4752 E 3rd St, Tucson, AZ 85711

Our next pick is run by artist and baker extraordinaire, Shazieh Gorji. Her delicious and unique creations have been lauded by the Tucson community for many years for good reason. Agave Pantry offers organic and non-GMO handmade goods like amaretti in flavors like cardamom rose, lemon cherry, and saffron. They also have cakes, holiday specials, and caramels in unique flavors like earl gray and orange, among others. 

HeeMee Coffee + Bakery 

20 E Congress St #110, Tucson, AZ 85701

HeeMee Coffee + Bakery is an adorable spot on Congress that serves scrumptious Japanese and Korean inspired treats. Egg tarts, strawberry pistachio cookies, sweet rice red bean doughnuts, mocha bread and other yummy baked goods can be found on their menu. They also have a plethora of coffee drinks to pair with your pastries. Stop in for something sweet or savory as they have a lunch menu as well! 

LeCave’s Bakery 

3950 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711

If you want high quality baked goods from an establishment that has been serving Tucson since the 1930s, you can’t go wrong with LeCave’s. This bakery has a large assortment of doughnuts, cream horns, tres leches cups, empanadas, cookies, and even pies. Their original 6th Avenue location was relocated to 22nd Street and has a drive thru, so no need to leave your car if you don’t feel like it. 

Mendez Bakery and Tortilla 

1219 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85713

Our next bakery opened up in the former LeCave’s location on 6th Avenue in 2019. Since opening, they have been doing very well! Thriving, in fact.  Authentic Mexican pastries like conchas and a variety of empanadas can be found at this bakery that also has fresh handmade tortillas and other sweets like doughnuts, croissants, danishes, and more! 

La Baguette Parisienne

7851 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85710

Our next bakery has a variety of pastries and fresh bread you have to try! Their chocolate croissants and black and white cookies are very popular, and you can’t go wrong with fresh-baked baguettes. This cash-only establishment has been up and running since the ’80s, and we’re sure they’ll be around for decades to come. 

Village Bakehouse 

7882 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704

Last but not least, Village Bakehouse is a bakery and cafe on Oracle that has a variety of baked goods including pastries, cookies, cupcakes, muffins, and pies among other sweets. You can order stunning wedding cakes ahead of time as well. They also have coffee and a full breakfast and lunch menu if you’re craving more than sweets.