Citing data from Yelp, NewYorkUpstate has released its latest report of the municipalities that feature the best bakeries. Factors that determine ranking include number of reviews, star ranking and number of negative reviews.”
The report only includes locales from upstate - which is considered north of Westchester and Rockland counties - in the rankings.
Dottie Audrey's Bakery Kitchen - Tuxedo Park, Orange County - (first overall):
Dottie Audrey’s Bakery Kitchen on Route 17 in Tuxedo Park took top honors, with 243 reviews and a five-star ranking. According to its website, "Dottie and Audrey were special women who loved family, friends and great food served around a big table with loads of coffee and frequent belly laughs.
"Dottie Audrey’s seeks to honor these two women and women like them and represents the heart of the home - a well-loved and well-scrubbed kitchen. No styrofoam or plastic bags here. We live up to their examples by living an environmentally conscious lifestyle centered on artisanal, simple, tasty food that has been carefully curated, served in an inviting and nostalgic environment."
"Dottie Audrey's Bakery/Kitchen is that place where you want to travel great distance to and from to fill your belly and soul with food like your grandma would've served you at her house. I have been here a few times -- and each time left happier, Fuller, and ready to take on an adventure," one reviewer gushed. "I'm a BIG fan of the Pilgrim Sandwich: it's a Thanksgiving meal on a perfectly baked nut bread. Also - Their soups are hearty, the pastries are fresh and wholesome, and their Chai Latte warms your heart.
"Come for a visit and Enjoy a great meal with your family and friends. Great service. Great environment. Great food. Great prices."
Other Hudson Valley bakeries to make the cut include:
- Floyd & Bobo's Bakery & Snack Place - Liberty, Sullivan County - (fourth overall);
- Jones Farm & Country Store - Cornwall, Orange County - (13th);
- Wright's Farm - Gardiner, Ulster County - (31st).
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