Open 8-2 Thurs - Tues (Closed Weds)

2/6/22 :: Bywater Bakery King Cake Festival
Benefiting the New Orleans Musicians Clinic!!!

Deacon John      Al "Carnival Time" Johnson      John Boutte      Herlin Riley      Sunpie Barns
Soul Brass Band      David Torkanowski      Josh Paxton      Washboard Chaz
...and many more special guests.


King Cakes now available for order!

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Recent Press by USA Today

They were 'starved for community.' How this New Orleans bakery kept its neighborhood connected


Bywater Bakery: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Cakes & Coffee in the heart of Bywater, New Orleans!

Nestled at the corner of Dauphine and Independence, c'mon and join us at the Bakery for a rotating selection of delicious handmade food for Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch.


Our Bakery + Restaurant + Cafe also features:

Bywater Restaurant Photo - Breakfast and Brunch Go Cup

Breakfast Joy

Brunch offerings including fresh pastries (like croissants and muffins), delicious hot or iced Coast Roast coffee, and a variety of Go-Cups from Bacon & Egg to Shrimp & Grits to Yogurt, Granola & fruit and more!

Lunch Sandwiches Salads Quiche Soups + at our Bywater Restaurant

Lunch Happiness

So many options, so little time!  From Sandwiches and Soups to Hand Pies, Quiches & Salads - we're always debuting new items.  We're also the only place in town featuring Ms. Linda Green's Ya-Ka-Mein!

Cakes  King, Chantilly, Coconut Cream, Chocolate

Cake Love

Chaya invented the Chantilly Cake, and we feature a number of different varieties!  Not to mention many other cakes of different types.  Chocolate Doberge anyone?  King Cake is also a specialty of ours... ;)

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& Specialty Cakes

Choose from 11 Signature Cakes or Build Your Dream Cake!

Fridays are


Bagels, Bagel Sandwiches, Schmears, Lox plates, Muffalettas, you name it!

9am - 2pm


About Our Bakery

Established in 2017, our bakery + restaurant + cafe is:





Simple food made with love!

Recent Press
An introduction to King Cakes

video compliments of fox 8

Bywater Bakery 5th Annual
King's Day King Cake Kick-Off 

- Originally aired: January 6th, 2021 @ 7pm cst. -