Guide to the Best South Bay Bakeries
Guide to the Best South Bay Bakeries

Guide to The Best Locally Owned Bakeries in the South Bay of Los Angeles

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Guide to the Best South Bay Bakeries

Looking for a delicious treat? South Bay locals know that the best local bakeries are found right in their own backyard! In this blog post, we’re going to list some of the best locally owned bakeries in the South Bay of Los Angeles. From buttery croissants and tarts to cinnamon rolls and cupcakes, these bakeries have something for everyone! So whether you’re looking for a new place to take your kids or just want to indulge in a sweet treat, be sure to check out our list! We surveyed our Facebook group to find out everyone’s favorite local bakeries and came up with this incredible list!

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Guide to The Best Locally Owned Bakeries in the South Bay of Los Angeles

Bakeries in Redondo Beach

Sweet Wheat

French brothers who are bakers and business owners with a passion for fine bread. They made the decision to start an actual French artisan bakery. They returned with the best flour we could obtain from the French fields after traveling to Paris to master the craft at the École de Boulangerie et de Pâtisserie de Paris. Now, a genuine and delectable French bakery and bistro experience is available thanks to the launch of their very first Sweet Wheat Bakery location in Redondo Beach.

Krust Bakery & Cafe

They are really committed to providing high-quality meals that leaves you satisfied. They give things substance. For instance, they utilize actual eggs, peel onions, and caramelize them themselves while making quiches. They use Tahitian Grade A Vanilla Beans to manufacture the syrup for their vanilla lattes. They make their own simple syrup as well. Before creating gugelhulpf, they let the figs soak in the rum for many days. They remove the leaves from fresh rosemary before making fresh rosemary sourdough. There are countless examples, and they take great satisfaction in doing so!

Kirari West Bake Shop

They give food to consumers some thought! They take their role as specialists in food preparation and service very seriously.

They choose ingredients with integrity. They make an effort to serve cuisine made with healthy, delectable, and fresh ingredients. Our whole flour line is GMO-free.

​”Non-gluten cooking”
The entirety of the food and merchandise available at their restaurant is gluten-free. As a result, there is no chance of gluten contamination in our facilities.

They choose chosen environmentally friendly takeout containers with care. We primarily employ materials that are compostable, biodegradable, and recyclable.

​Little French Bakery

In Redondo Beach’s Riviera Village, Little French Bakery is an authentic French bakery, patisserie, and sandwich shop. They are committed to giving each visitor a genuine French experience that will satisfy their taste senses. In order to produce our fresh, competitively priced, culinary items, they only employ the best ingredients and conventional, non-mechanized techniques. They promise that guests will leave the family-run business with a favorable, lasting impression after experiencing everything from croissants to sweets and everything in between.


They have a commitment to quality. They take great delight in being able to supply their area with fresh items. You don’t have to be concerned about purchasing anything that is stale because everything is created and sold the same day!

Little Z’s Cakery

A bake shop that specializes in kids’ birthday cakes.  Custom cakes, cupcakes and other baked treats.

Bakeries in Hermosa Beach

Sugar Dayne 

Known for lovingly baked sugar cookies. Always accepting special requests. Private parties and Cookie lessons are also available.

​Hermosa Pie & Cake Co.

They prepare all of their pie dough by hand using water, sea salt, butter, and flour, and are well-known for their fresh pies. They make every effort to assure that the fruit that goes into your pie originates from small, privately owned farms and only utilize fresh, IQF fruit from the United States.

Bakeries in Manhattan Beach

Beckers Bakery and Deli

In the heart of Manhattan Beach, there is a family-run bakery called Beckers Bakery and Deli.

Harry Becker founded the company in 1942, and they still produce their famous cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and sandwiches in the original Manhattan Beach location. ​

Lido Bakery

Initially established in 2003, Lido Bakery. Since then, consumers from all over Southern California have flocked to the bakery for its mouthwatering cakes, cookies, and unique pastries. A wide variety of baked items are available, all of which are expertly made using the purest natural ingredients.

Bakeries in Torrance

Torrance Bakery

The Torrance Bakery’s doors were first opened to the public on October 18, 1984, by the Rossberg family. They set out to provide the residents of South Bay with the freshest, most delectable cakes and pastries in town, despite having just 1200 square feet of space and 7 committed staff members. The residents of South Bay took a particular like to the bakery since, over time, the bakery developed into a city favorite and continued to expand in order to provide its clients with the greatest goods and services. With 78 staff, two locations totaling 14,000 square feet, a separate showroom for wedding cakes, and a sandwich shop, Torrance Bakery now provides services throughout the South Bay.

King’s Hawaiian Bakery and Restaurant  

In 1950, creator Robert Taira of The King’s Hawaiian tradition launched his first bakery in Hilo, Hawaii. After experiencing years of success, Robert relocated his family’s business to Honolulu and established the first bakery-restaurant there, which quickly gained enormous popularity. Additionally, both locals and visitors were very interested in Robert’s distinctive Portuguese sweet bread. This was dubbed King’s Hawaiian Bread over time.

Sugar Free Shack (Torrance) 

The Sugar Free Shack’s mission is to offer superior dessert selections that are made with high-quality “super food” ingredients and are also sugar free. They consider it a job well done if sweets can taste delicious and offer the health advantages of diverse super foods.

Pinwheel French Café & Bakery

Sisters Sophie and Caroline’s dream has come true thanks to Pinwheel Café & Bakery. This dynamic team is excited to share their love of cuisine with the community. They were both born and bred in France, a country with a thriving and rich food culture. You will undoubtedly sense the excitement and love that went into developing this unique café, whether you stop by for breakfast, lunch, a quick cup of coffee, or to pick up some baked goodies. A bientôt!

Bakeries in El Segundo

Smoky Hollow Baking Co. 

In El Segundo, California, there is a custom-order bakery called Smoky Hollow Baking Company. They specialize in Cakes, Hand-Decorated Cookies, and Mini Sweets. Every occasion is worthy of celebration in the Hollow, and what would a party be without dessert? We thus have the ideal mixture of butter & sugar to make it great, whether you’re marrying the love of your life or you’ve just turned One and need a cake to eat with your hands.

The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino – Temporarily Closed

European-inspired modern California cuisine, delectable freshly baked goodies, specialty coffee drinks, creative cocktails, and an extensive wine list are all available.
Seasonal, local, farm-fresh foods are featured in our menu.

Bakeries in Lomita

3 Little Cupcakes Cafe 

3 Little Cupcakes is a dessert café with a focus on delectable desserts, handcrafted cakes for all occasions, and cupcakes.

The Trim Tart

Bakeshop specializing in fabulous gluten-free, vegan or traditional pastry. Cake decorator. Events/catering.

Bakeries in San Pedro


On both sides of the Vincent Thomas, you’ll find freshly baked sourdough bread and seasonally inspired french-ish pastries!

In addition to its original shop in San Pedro, California, Colossus also has outlets in the owner’s hometown of Long Beach, California (open bakery production space). They strive to make mindfully created bread and pastries utilizing herbs, fruit, and vegetables from our area, drawing inspiration from the seasons and regional agriculture. Out of the Long Beach location, our chef Jeff Paletz (also a native of Long Beach) has created a bread-centric cafe menu that emphasizes our fresh breads and also features vegetables from the farmer’s market in an open fast casual setting with a full view of the baking process.

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