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Where to Get Fresh Bread in Hoboken, Jersey City, + Beyond

by Danielle Lynch
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Fresh bread is a highly-coveted delicacy in Hudson County. Out of towners and once locals hail to Hoboken and Jersey City as local residents also do regularly — to delight in the freshly-baked bread that can be found here. Hoboken and Jersey City have quite a few hidden gem bakeries that still make their own fresh bread, each one with something unique and special to offer customers. Plus, many restaurants and eateries in the area get their bread and baked goods from one of these bakeries. And if it’s good enough for some famous local spots and Frank Sinatra, then you know it’s good in our book. Read on to learn more about local bakeries to get fresh bread in Hoboken + Jersey City.

Losurdo Brothers Delicatessen + Bread Bakery {410 2nd Street, Hoboken} 

This locally owned family deli and bakery has been serving the Hoboken community since 1975. Danny, Nick, and a few other helping hands make the bread every morning between 2:00AM- 5:00AM — talk about dedication! They bring old school traditions from Altamura Italy, home of the best bread in the world. The Losurdo family is always baking Italian bread, French bread, whole wheat, multigrain, Panella, and of course, their homemade focaccia, which is available exclusively on Saturdays. During Easter time, they also bake the traditional Easter Bread. 

Dom’s Bakery {506 Grand Street, Hoboken} 

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Dom’s has quite a unique story: Opening in another location in 1979 {on 5th between Jefferson + Adams} and then moving to the current location in 1988 when Dom and Flo Castelitto bought 506 Grand, which used to be a well-known bakery in the early 1900s. Dom and his crew begin baking bread every day at 4:00AM, and his Napolitano roots are evident in the recipe and make the bread extra scrumptious. Bread is not the only delicacy offered here, as they also make their own focaccia, pepperoni, and sausage stuffed bread, homemade sauce, sfogliatella, and even Easter Breads. You’ll see Dom’s all over Hoboken as their goods are used in kitchens throughout Hoboken at places like Lisa’s, Vito’s, and Augustino’s, just to name a few. 

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Antique Bar + Bakery {122 Willow Avenue, Hoboken}

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It’s known around town that Sinatra used to frequent Antique Bakery back in the day {see below for the Jersey City location that moved over two years ago}. The Sinatras loved the bread here so much that they came here regularly, as Antique Bakery was their go-to spot for baked goods. Ol’ Blue Eyes would have it sent to him by the suitcase-full, and referred to the bread as “Hoboken Sticks.” Antique’s slew of baked goods can still be seen in the window of this downtown gem, but the OG bakery moved to Jersey City {leaving its recipes behind with the bar — so that you can still get fresh bread}. This century-old spot not only bakes their own bread but also serves as a fully functioning bar and restaurant.

Prato Bakery {201 Washington Street, Hoboken + 371 4th Street, Jersey City} 


It’s no surprise that this Italian bakery has become a hit on Washington Street {and has a second original location in Jersey City}. On the menu at Prato Bakery are quite a few delicious Tuscan-style baked goods like focaccia, ciabatta, schiacciata {a type of Italian flat bread}, and much more. Also available are some sweet treats like cantucci {a sweet Tuscan biscuit — you *must* get the chocolate chip}, Pan di Ramerino {soft bread with rosemary + raisins}, Nutella Focaccine, and more. This authentic Italian bakery is a lovely surprise, with big flavor packed into a small space. 

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Las Chicas Bakery {4707 Bergenline Avenue, Union City + 7553 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen}

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{Photo credit: @laschicasbakery}

With such an extensive selection of baked goods, it’s no wonder why Las Chicas is well-loved by all who enter. The bakery boasts fresh bread, pastries, cakes, and more in both their Union City and North Bergen locations. Their selection of pan and bizcochos {bread and pastries} has deeply-rooted cultural ties to their ancestors and brings the flavors and delights of their Uruguayan and Armenian families. 

Choc O Pain {157 1st Street, Hoboken; 1500 Hudson Street, Hoboken; 530 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City; 330 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City}

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{Photo credit: @chocopainbakery}

Choc o Pain is famed for its sweet French treats and, you guessed it, bread. Here, you can stop by to pick up a baguette for the road, a croissant, or one of many different French pastries {hello petit Kouign!}. Needless to say, a trip to Choc O Pain is guaranteed to be delicious.

Bread and Salt {435 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City}

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{Photo credit: @breadandsaltbakery}

Although known for its famed pizzas with accolades from the New York Times and Daily Meal, Bread and Salt also sells Italian bread — think semola rimacinata and more. Stop by for a slice or a loaf of bread to take home after a long day {because there’s nothing more indulgent than carbs}.

Pecoraro Antique Bakery {279 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}

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Stop by for fresh bread, leave with a delicious sandwich — and a lot of carb-loving history. Not to be confused with the aforementioned Antique Bar + Bakery, Pecoraro Antique Bakery is a Newark Avenue hidden gem selling fresh breads, delicious sandwiches, and more — and the original Antique Bakery, that used to be located in Hoboken and moved to Jersey City.

Whether it’s fresh bread, pastries, or something else, these bakeries are tried, true, and well-known for their art in baking. Stop by any of these places for a unique experience that will leave you in carbo-loading heaven.

Have you been to any of these locations? Tell us all about your experience in the comments below!

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