Patisserie 46 was named “Best Bakery in Minneapolis” (City Pages Best of 2013).
It’s rare that a bakery does sweets as well as it does breads, but that is the blessed situation at Patisserie 46 in southwest Minneapolis. Gaining a local reputation for classic French confection perfection (especially the millefeuille and eclairs) and national attention from magazines that list the bakery among the world’s best patisseries, Patisserie 46 makes it a smart move for restaurants like the Lynn on Bryant, Grand Central in St. Paul, and the Kenwood to serve its rich brioche buns, flaky almond croissants, and flourless chocolate tortes. Though its products have quickly spread to farmers’ markets and bakery cases all over town, the flagship store also serves crepes, soups, sweet and savory paninis (we love the one with bananas and chocolate), and pizza that defies the old adage that you should never order pizza at a non-pizza restaurant. Read the article.