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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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“lunch” (31 reviews)
“cake” (25 reviews)
“oreos” (2 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4360 S Lee St, Buford, GA 30518-3027
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, large selection of pastries, and they sell white wedding cake by the slice!! The coffee is wonderful too.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank bethb76
lornemccaslin, General Manager at The Baking Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you so much! The 5 stars are appreciated! We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in with the wife on the way to the Talulah Gorge. Servers were pleasant. Place was clean. The baking treat options were numerous. Worth a trip for a good lunch.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank ryanfoles
lornemccaslin, Owner at The Baking Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Thanks so much!

Reviewed February 12, 2018

My wife and I were riding around looking for something new and different. We came across this place by accident. We had lunch and she had the sausage hash brown casserole and I had the club sandwich. Both were very good. We also bought some...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Craig A
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

We went with a group of friends and had a nice brunch one Sunday morning. Several of us could not resist one of their sweet treats.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank H9959PEmichaelp
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Buford is blessed to have this place for bakery treats, and breakfast/lunch meals. My kids eat there weekly, and frequently surprise me with a cupcake of the week. Very good!!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank DanceMomTDW
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Lured by the Baking Grounds cupcakes we had enjoyed many times at a friend's home, we stopped in at their new location in Buford to discover this bakery has so much more to offer than beautifully prepared confectionaries. We had breakfast that was beyond compare...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 10-FT-STOP
lornemccaslin, Owner at The Baking Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

Thank you so much for the kind review! We are a family business, my wife Malinda and I, with three of our daughters work hrer. The rest of our crew are just like family, with several who have been with us for years. Anyway, thank...More

Reviewed November 10, 2017

This is not just a bakery , it's a local favorite. They have soups , sandwiches and breakfasts. The cakes are beautiful and delicious. But the scones oh the scones, I could eat them all day they are so light. Then you have to try...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Rhonda R
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

We stoped in on a Saturday afternoon to pick up a few treats. We were very happy with the treats. We were confused about whether there was a line or ordering process. People who came in after us ordered and checked out before us.More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Olivia597603
TheBakingGrounds, Owner at The Baking Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Thanks for the kind words. We are sorry for any confusion as to ordering. Were you just buying goods from the display cases? There really is not set process for that. We have Three Registers, and hopefully the sales clerks are trying to wait on...More

Reviewed October 13, 2017

Had an enjoyable lunch with my daughter and granddaughter to celebrate my birthday. We decided to eat out on the patio. Our server was excellent, wish I could remember his name. I had the chicken salad sandwich on rosemary olive bread. It was out of...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank LilyPlatteCity
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Very good bakery goods and best chicken salad sandwich! Service has always been very good. I have also bought cakes and have never been disappointed.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank mountainfolks60
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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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