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The Baking Grounds

4360 S Lee St, Buford, GA 30518-3027
+1 678-765-6690
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake” (25 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4360 S Lee St, Buford, GA 30518-3027
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you need a cake, this is the place. They are the best in Buford. Delicious, moist cakes. I’ve been to local competitors and here for cakes several times and they are the best. My favorite is the pound cake with buttercream. Also love the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cindyj330
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very nice place. It had a friendly staff and quick service for our coffee that we ordered. The desserts look amazing

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank JerBob
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Breakfast was LARGE portions but okay. Lots of locals seemed to come here, and they looked like they went straight to the bakery counter...that might be the "good" stuff!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lcrkcr
Reviewed November 26, 2018

We found this place for lunch. We have never been disappointed. We have purchased many cakes for family events. They have always been fantastic. If you start buying snacks then you will have difficulty stopping, they are always good. They have a good breakfast too!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Another great meal. Had the Log Cabin breakfast with EVERYTHING. Of course, they have the BEST pancakes in Ga. Service was out standing. Just like a family.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank James M
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The food is yummy here! From soups to sandwiches, everything is wonderful! The service is great, and prices are reasonable. The baked goods are divine! I have special ordered a graduation cake, and it was perfect!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BoardingPass23176
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The service was great! I had a burger and it was a bit small, but perfect for me. The prices are very reasonable. They have beautiful pastries inside! I also had a latte and it was perfect!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FeliciaBarrette
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

The Baking Grounds is one my go to places for lunch good menu, good food and great service. It’s quaint atmosphere is just perfect for chitchat with friends. Plus if you’re so inclined you can pick up a goodies to take home.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 61pato
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Ok, let me preface this whole review in saying, Baking Grounds is NOT a terrible place to eat! They moved to a new location last year, and their lunches are great; however, in comparison to another restaurant down the street as top of the TA...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mgriz
lornemccaslin, Owner at The Baking Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hello, First let us say that we appreciate you taking the time to review us. Having said that, it is a little strange that you say so much good, then only a 2 star review. We understand that you think our bakery items are "too...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

This family owned bakery has the best cake on the planet! It's delightfully moist and the fillings are to die for😋mmmm!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Rebecca D
TheBakingGrounds, Owner at The Baking Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words and 5 Star Review!!! It means so much to us here at The Baking Grounds!

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Questions & Answers
June 16, 2018|
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Response from lornemccaslin | Property representative |
Most definitely! No stairs, easy in and out.
September 29, 2016|
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Response from TheBakingGrounds | Property representative |
We have a full line of breakfast items. From eggs, biscuits and gravy, to croissant egg cheese ant bacon sandwiches. A daily special for lunch and breakfast, and a different soup as well.
September 28, 2016|
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Response from Joan P | Reviewed this property |
I was also a customer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4360 S Lee St, Buford, GA 30518-3027
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Buford
  • Phone Number: +1 678-765-6690
  • E-mail
Now located at 4360 South Lee Street, Buford GA. Right Between Community Bank & The Funeral Home! More Parking, more menu items, now teaming with UberEats for you to get The Baking Grounds great food delivered! The Baking Grounds Bakery Cafe, Home of I Do Cake is a real, old fashioned specialty cake boutique which has been creating unique wedding cakes, anniversary cakes, grooms cakes for over 50 years. A family tradition since 1958, we want to be your first choice for specialty wedding cake, grooms cakes, anniversary cakes. With over 80 years of combined experience, The Baking Grounds Bake Cafe, Home of I Do Cake, provides specialty 3D cakes, wedding cake, grooms cake and more for your special events. Our cakes are baked from scratch, fresh from the oven, from our family to yours... We also offer a full breakfast & lunch menu with all kinds of soups, sandwiches, daily specials, gourmet coffee and espresso drinks!
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