15 Places to Bite into a Pastry in Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi is filled with fabulous locations for in-house made treats! Whether it's a quick-fix for your sweet tooth or a last minute Christmas gift, these Corpus Christi bakeries and shops are your one-stop shops for pastries.
Located in the Northwest District, S & J Bakery proves that everything is indeed bigger in Texas. The bakery specializes in giant kolaches properly named Hogs in a Blanket and have the biggest cinnamon rolls you have ever seen! 9802 Leopard St.
Hester’s Café started out with one location off of Six Points opened by high school sweethearts Jason and Hester Rodriguez, and now have several locations in Corpus Christi. Aside from amazing the food and coffee, there is a huge variety of pastries and baked goods! Quality ingredients creatively put together steal the show at Hester’s Café. 3812 S. Alameda St.
Give the gift of beautifully crafted and locally-made gourmet French macarons baked from scratch! Moonlight Macarons will have your swooning over flavors like Fruity Pebbles, Cookie Butter, Coffee, Birthday Cake and more. Moonlight Macaroons serve up the festive treats at local hotspots such as Green Light Coffee and 8te. Check out the Moonlight Macarons Facebook page for delivery options, too!
Cafe Calypso always has something new to choose from when it comes to pastries! Enjoy the sounds of folk music, classic rock, jazz and bluegrass at this local coffee shop located inside Half-Priced Books. Pick out a favorite book and enjoy the freshly-made pastries this cafe has to offer. 5425 S. Padre Island Dr.
Eclectix Coffee Bar and Heirloom Bakery
New to the Southside of Corpus Christi, Eclectix Coffee Bar and Heirloom Bakery is your quick stop to grab a tasty pastry. Take advantage of the drive-thru or lounge inside with a tasty coffee, kombucha or even Texas-made beer and wine to compliment your delicious treat.
JB’s German Bakery & Café offers the high-quality breads and pastries made from scratch using Authentic German traditions and recipes. Juergen Kazenmayer worked as a baker for more than 30 years in Germany before he and wife Brigitte decided to come to Corpus Christi and open JB’s German Bakery & Cafe. Their 2-ton wood-burning oven imported from Germany distinguish JB’s from all other pastry spots. Locals flock to Padre Island to get a taste of the sweet and savory pastries, so good they opened a shop dedicated to strudels on the Southside of Corpus Christi called Strudel Mania. 15137 S. Padre Island Dr.
Treat yourself to the delicious pastries at Nuevo Cafe. Based in Corpus Christi, this cafe is the perfect spot for your pastry needs. Nuevo Cafe is a must-try, unique and authentic experience. It displays art from local artists and is famous for the warm and delicious poblano soup. The pastries are always fresh and ready to go! 1124 Ayers St.
Ara's Euro Fusion has an abundance of baked goods right when you walk through the door. 6917 S. Staples St
100 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Dave Makes Yummy Stuff is every gluten-free lover's dream! Dave Makes Yummy Stuff offers a wonderful, melt-in-your-mouth experience with each bite. Flavors include Chai Spice, Orange Chipotle, Chocolate and many others. Whether you live a gluten-free lifestyle or not, you will definitely love these pastries. You can find Dave Makes Yummy Stuff every Wednesday at the Downtown Farmers' Market.
Downtown is the soul of any city. Urbana wants to feed that soul. This small market is home to delicious lunch options amazing goodies and treats! Pastries here are baked both in-house as well as brought from Hamlin Pharmacy, K & J Donuts and more. 424 N. Chaparral St.
Bonn A-Petit, a healthy lunch option, can be described as a gourmet convenience store, with amazing pastries that are ready to take to-go! With a southern French twist, Bonn A-Petit brings tasty pastries to the table. 4301 S Alameda St
Fillingood Bakery is sure to leave you, well, feeling good. With a huge variety of pastries and noms there's no limit to what goes on your plate! Will you be choosing sweet or savory? 3819 S. Alameda St.
Fed By Bread exists in Corpus Christi to bake and sell homemade bread and support projects serving orphans and vulnerable children in Sub-Saharan Africa. Fed By Bread makes bread and treats that taste wonderful. And, you can even place orders online. To get the hands-on experience, visit Eleanor's Coffee Bar + Market where Fed By Bread serves up some tasty treats to pair with specialty drip coffee.
If you're looking for an adorable atmosphere to nom on fresh-baked pastries, get to Czech-Mex Bakery & Cafe. Cakes may be the specialty, but with this comes many home-baked sweets and treats to choose from! Bonus: All bread is made in-house. 711 N. Carancahua St.
Where to get decadent, rich dessert, you ask? Look no further than Small Planet Delicatessen & Bakery located on the south side of Corpus Christi. Small Planet is a local favorite for Texas-sized sandwiches paired with great desserts. 5625 Saratoga Blvd. Suite 117
3829 Crosstown Expy.
Break bread with family by getting to the pan dulce MECCA at La Michoacana Bakery! Locals flock to this popular Tex-Mex spot in the early a.m. to fill a tray with a variety of Mexican sweet bread. Make out like a bandit with pounds of sweet treats for friends and family made by local bakers without breaking the bank. Pastries are sold for as little as the change in your pocket with flavors as big as you can imagine. 3829 Crosstown Expressway
Now go and forget that New Year's resolution for now! After all, when on vacation in Corpus Christi, there's no better way to treat yourself.