Love your buns: Downtown Bakery and Creamery

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A fortuitous trip to Healdsburg for an optical check-up (and the ensuing blurry vision that made driving hazardous at best for the next hour) led my sniffer to an oldy-but-goodie breakfast stop at Downtown Bakery and Creamery (308 Center St # A  Healdsburg, 431-2719).

If you haven’t stopped in lately for a sticky bun, there’s no doubt in my mind that the flaky, crispy, buns of goodness are the best in Sonoma County. If not the planet. While you’re there, check out the spiced donut muffin (part donut, part muffin, all delicious) and pick up some of their slice-and-bake refrigerator cookie dough for the holidays.

Downtown Bakery and Creamery: 308 Center St # A  Healdsburg, (707) 431-2719

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7 Responses

  1. Constance December 8, 2011 at 8:07 am #

    It’s my absolute favorite in SoCo. The fruit pockets taste like something Grandmother made and the brownies? Well, they are to die for. They would be my last meal request! LOL

  2. Christina Panza December 4, 2011 at 12:24 pm #

    Love this place. Even better than the sticky buns is their bread. And they serve breakfast some days (weekends) and have this amazing dish with polenta and greens. Wish I could go more often.

  3. Brad December 3, 2011 at 2:32 am #

    The secret to these sticky buns: arrive within an hour of opening (6AM weekdays & 7AM weekends) – it’s early but worth it – when the sticky buns are warm out of the oven, they melt in your mouth!

    Also, has the best coffee in Sonoma County (from Mr. Espresso) – to counteract the early am blues.

  4. julie bell December 2, 2011 at 9:51 am #

    great and great prices, too.

  5. Mike Camacho December 2, 2011 at 7:53 am #

    Lucky to have this place so close. As a fan of pastry shops, this place is ‘top flight’

  6. Rachael December 1, 2011 at 3:27 pm #

    I love love love those stick buns. A trip to Hbg isn’t complete without them.

    • Rachael December 1, 2011 at 3:27 pm #


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