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1391 Sloane Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3111
216-712-6599
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Description: Conveniently located on the corner of Sloane and Detroit on the...
Conveniently located on the corner of Sloane and Detroit on the Lakewood/Rocky River border, Blackbird Baking Company specializes in European style hearth-baked breads such as French baguettes, ciabatta, focaccia, and a variety of levains; also famous for our rustic pastries such as croissants, sticky buns and scones. As a compliment to our baked goods we offer coffee, tea, and a traditional espresso menu. Everything made on-site, by hand and from scratch, and baked fresh every day. Lots of seating and free Wi-Fi! Locally owned and operated.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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Get there early for the best baked goods in the Lakewood area!!! Great service and they have outdoor seating! They are also across the street from the Cleveland Metro Parks if you want better scenery :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2014
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Lakewood, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Get there early for the best baked goods in the Lakewood area!!! Great service and they have outdoor seating! They are also across the street from the Cleveland Metro Parks if you want better scenery :)

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Atlanta, Georgia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

It's hard for me to drive by without stopping in for a cookie. The most delicious salted chocolate chip cookie! Also their oatmeal cranberry cookie can't be beat. Delicious fresh focaccia breads! Try the olive & goat cheese kind! Excellent breads and fantastic pastries. Definitely worth a stop :)

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Grove City
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great coffee and outstanding bakery items. Everything is fresh baked and the smell of baking bread and pastries is enough to lure you in for hours at a time. One of my favorite morning coffee spots!

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New York City
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150 reviews 150 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Everything I've had here had been excellent. The breads are fresh and diverse. The cookies are amazing; the chocolate chip is the best I've ever had. The tarts are amazing. You won't be disappointed.

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Lakewood, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Blackbird bakery is an excellent bakery. All of the baked goods are fresh and made with care. The French breads are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. The chocolate chip cookies are delicious. I highly recommend this bakery if you cannot make to France on a weekly basis.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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217 reviews 217 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I love croissants. The croissants do not even come close to bakeries in France or good ones in america. I've been here repeatedly so the croissants are not bad enough for me to not stop in every few months. But they definitely are not memorable and not worth coming by more than once every few months.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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48 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The apricot croissants and raspberry shortbread are the best you will ever eat!!!! I visit this bakery weekly and feel like I am eating baked goods in Paris. They are simply fabulous! Blackbird even makes dog biscuits, which are pricey, but cannot be resisted for my faithful friend. The only caveat: Once you visit, you will be hooked.

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Lakewood, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The butter is practically oozing out of the pastries and cookies. The crust on the breads is perfect. Authentic baguettes and wonderful ciabatta bread. Delicious challah too! The coffee is wonderful also. It is a dangerous place at the end of the day....happy hour with everything 1/2 off!!! I visit this place far too often!!!!

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Thank you for the lovely review, Beth! More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Haven't ever had anything here that wasn't delicious. The French epi is crispy and great with butter, jam, or in its own. They have a good selection of artisan breads too. Tasty croissants remind me of Paris. They also have the BEST chocolate chip cookies in town. My wife and I go weekly.

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Miami, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Excellent sticky buns. Delicious bakery overall, right around the corner in Lakewood and near Fairview Park, also Rocky River.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1391 Sloane Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3111
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: 216-712-6599

Description

Conveniently located on the corner of Sloane and Detroit on the Lakewood/Rocky River border, Blackbird Baking Company specializes in European style hearth-baked breads such as French baguettes, ciabatta, focaccia, and a variety of levains; also famous for our rustic pastries such as croissants, sticky buns and scones. As a compliment to our baked goods we offer coffee, tea, and a traditional espresso menu. Everything made on-site, by hand and from scratch, and baked fresh every day. Lots of seating and free Wi-Fi! Locally owned and operated.

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