Roll on Over to These Bakeries in Arlington, VA

Several baked goods at bakeries in Arlington

There’s something magical about walking into a bakery. The smell of yeast and sugar mix in the air. Lively chatter happens all around while settling on a handcrafted treat to pair with coffee. A place where communities break bread and come together. Hungry yet? Here are three locally-owned bakeries in Arlington, close to our apartments at 2001 Clarendon Blvd.

Brooklyn Bagel Bakery 

Brooklyn Bagel Bakery is just a two-minute walk from Clarendon Apartments, making it a good go-to for a morning jaunt. Make sure to bring cash with you and don’t be daunted by long lines ― they are fast and efficient, making sure everyone can get fresh, in-house, quality bagels on the go. They offer a huge variety of bagels, cream cheese, and sandwich options to suit anyone’s needs. Don’t forget to grab a coffee to wash it down. 

Heidelberg Pastry Shoppe 

Heidelberg Pastry Shoppe has made a permanent home in Arlington with their traditional, hearty German breads, and decadent pastries. A ten-minute drive from 2001 Clarendon Blvd, this bakery has cultivated a cozy and friendly atmosphere for its customers. Generations of families stop by for their assortment of bagels, chocolates, and pies. Not in the mood for a pastry? Heidelberg also offers an assortment of meats, cheeses, and sandwiches in their deli. If you’re in a hurry, they have online ordering for easy pick-up. Head to Heidelberg Pastry Shoppe for good pastries, good coffee, and a good time. 

Livin’ the Pie Life

Owned by two moms who believe in sustainability and locally sourced goods, Livin’ the Pie Life serves up some amazing pies. You only need to drive ten minutes to find this charming cafe. They have sweet pies, savory pies, pocket pies, and pot pies, all encased in a perfectly flaky and buttery crust. Other treats include cookies, scones, and cinnamon rolls. They cater to a variety of diets and will do their best to satisfy everyone’s needs. Check out their website to see what’s on the menu for the week, or place an order to enjoy a slice ―  or two ― at home. 

Beyond these delicious bakeries in Arlington, our community offers many attractions, like fresh farmers markets and fascinating museums. And if all this talk of baking bread filled you with a longing for home, please contact us and discover how cozy our community can be.

*** We understand now is not the best time to leave your home. However, we want to continue to highlight businesses in the area as something to look forward to. At this time, you can support local establishments by purchasing gift cards to be used later or enjoy takeout/delivery from local eateries. ***

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