Who doesn't love walking through the doors of a fantastic bakery and being greeted by the aroma of freshly baked bread, the sight of perfectly frosted cakes, and the promise of indulging in sweet treats?

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It's not just about the pastries and cakes,  it's about the passion and love baked into every single confection that makes a bakery truly exceptional.  Each bite tells a story of skill, tradition, and commitment to quality that's unmatched anywhere else, and let's face it, there's always one bakery that "rises" above the rest.

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Yelp compiled a list of the 50 best bakeries in the United States to satisfy your sweet tooth. Tough assignment right? Yelp used data to compile this list through expert opinions of site reviewers referred to as "the Yelp Elite Squad."

"To ensure you discover the crème de la crème, we turned to the Yelp Elite Squad for their expert opinions, unveiling the top-rated bakery in every state. Dive into their recommendations and peruse the glowing reviews of these local gems", Yelp said. 


What Bakery Was Named the Best in Michigan?

According to Yelp's list of the "Best Bakery in Every State", the honor goes to the legendary Shatila Bakery in Dearborn. Founded by Riad Shatila in 1979, the bakery has become a staple for anyone in Michigan looking for authentic Mediterranean pastries and so much more.

I can completely attest to the fact that their Baklawa is the best you'll find anywhere, and they have additional locations in Dearborn Heights and West Bloomfield as well.

Check out the full list of the best bakeries in the country here. 

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