Acme Bakery & Coffee specializes in artisan breads and homemade marmalades

Acme Bakery & Coffee
Recently opened by the owners of The Federal, Acme delivers old-fashioned bakery ambience, and serves fresh artisan bread made of unbleached/unbromated flours and grains, homemade marmalades, and temptations such as pecan sticky buns and Meyer lemon tarts. 3451 NE First Ave., Miami, 786-507-5799; myacmebakery.com

Buena Vista Deli
Co-owners Claude Postel and Corentin Finot serve authentic French food in their charming Design District neighborhood café. Here, customers will find an array of artisan-crafted breads and pastries such as éclairs and Napoleons. The deli is famous among locals for its savory quiches and croissants. 4590 NE Second Ave., Miami, 305-576-3945; buenavistadeli.com

Chocolate Fashion
Pastry chef Georges Berger runs this genuine French pâtisserie, which boasts freshly baked baguettes, brioches, and croissants, as well as nine-inch tarts topped with delicious apricot or poached pear. Try the maracuja cake, with a dark cacao glaze top, passion fruit and chocolate mousse, and dark chocolate cake soaked in simple syrup. 248 Andalusia Ave., Coral Gables, 305-461-3200; chocolatefashiononline.com

Le Royal French Bakery
Nestled in a strip mall in South Miami, this tiny gem offers authentic French goods that are known to sell out by noon. With six different types of croissants from apple or almond to guava or ham and cheese, this shop offers something for everyone. Be sure to pair with a café au lait. 7370 SW 57th Ave., Miami, 305-665-6631

Lee & Marie’s Cakery Company
The brainchild of social entrepreneur and philanthropist Andrea Travaglia and award-winning pastry maestro Yannis Janssens, South Pointe’s new café/bakery creates everything from scratch using only farm-fresh ingredients. For a twist on bakery classics, try the Dutch-style salty-caramel apple pie, maple bacon and corn muffins, or espresso coffee pudding. 40 S. Pointe Dr., Miami Beach, 305-672-5167; leeandmaries.com

Solo
Revived under the direction of award-winning chefs, this coffee and cake shop at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach offers iconic pastries that double as true food art. Standouts include the Cinnamon Tatin fruit tart, Banana Split macaron, and Honey Moon chocolate praline. Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-674-4740

SweetCakes Edibles
With 10 alcohol-infused recipes, this new Midtown spot puts a twist on the traditional cupcake, and stays open late (1 a.m. Sunday–Wednesday, 4 a.m. Thursday–Saturday). Boozy treats include the Kahlua Cream and Mojito, while virgin cakes come in flavors like S’mores and Nutella. 3301 NE First Ave., Miami, 786-228-7944; sweetcakesedibles.com

Sweetness Bake Shop & Café
Having launched the first dessert truck in Miami almost two years ago, this family-run business in Kendall serves specialty cakes such as the Elvis Lives! (double chocolate cake, banana mousse, banana slices, peanut butter buttercream), and clever cupcakes like the Root Beer Float (root beer cake topped with vanilla buttercream, root beer drizzle, and a chocolate straw). 9549 Sunset Dr., Miami, 305-271- 7791; sweetnessbakeshop.net

Yiya’s Gourmet Cuban Bakery & Café
The modern yet homey environment that beckons customers here to enjoy traditional Cuban favorites might make this the hippest Cuban bakery north of Havana. Just ask Afrobeta’s Cuci Amador, Puerto Rican pop singer/actor Chayanne, and Spanish singer/songwriter Alejandro Sanz. Popular bites include the cheese croquette and the caramel flan. And don’t forget the cafecito. 646 NE 79th St., Miami, 305-754- 3337; yiyasbakery.com

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