La Bonne Vie, inside the Grand America Hotel, offers exquisite desserts made with the finest ingredients. If you are looking for gorgeous pastries or dainty, flavorful macarons, look no further. Hint: use the entrance to the left of the main hotel doors to go straight to the bakery.
555 South Main Street
Les Madeleines serves truly stunning "travel-inspired" desserts and pastries. Their Kouing-aman, a buttery pastry from Brittany, has gained national recognition and has been featured twice on The Food Network. They also serve French macarons, cookies and a variety of pastries as well as savory sandwiches, wraps and pommes frites (French fries).
216 E. 500 S.
Schmidt's Pastry Cottage has four locations in the Salt Lake area serving a huge variety of baked goods, plus a lunch menu. They are famous for creative wedding, birthday and special occasion cakes. I would recommend their croissants, whether plain, flavored or as a sandwich. Their sugar cookies and lemon bars are customer favorites.
609 E. 2100 S.
5664 S. Redwood Rd.
2050 E. 6200 S.
1133 West South Jordan Parkway
The Sweet Tooth Fairy serves moist, flavorful cupcakes, unique cakebites, and other baked desserts in a cute, 50s-inspired atmosphere. The Sweet Tooth Fairy is a winner of the food Network's "Cupcake Wars."
Locations throughout Utah, including Salt Lake City, Draper, West Valley, Midvale and Murray.
Vosen's is a classic German style bakery serving fresh, crusty bread in a variety of flavor combinations. Rye breads are their specialty. It's a small shop, so call ahead if you want something specific. Vosen's products are also available at Pirate O's.
328 W. 200 S.