Sugar Leaf Bakery & Cafe

Bakery | Eclectic
Memorable
One of the best
Michael Stern | August 07, 2019
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A beacon of grace and culinary style in the Grand Village Mall, Sugar Leaf Bakery & Cafe feels like a hidden gem. Decor is pretty tea-room/ladies lunch: hanging green plants everywhere, comfy upholstered chairs and rustic chandeliers, checked-tile floor and handsome polished wood pillars.

It began as a bakery, and baked goods still are front and center. You’ll have an opportunity to peruse some of what’s available as you wait in line to order lunch. Among the fruit cobblers, muffins, and cakes is a marvelous “campfire cookie.” A gloss on the traditional S’mores, it is chocolate and melted marshmallow, but not on a Graham cracker. It’s on a soft chocolate chip cookie.

Sandwiches come on house-made bread: tomato-basil bread for the BLT, dill bread for tuna salad, ancho chili bread for mesquite chicken and smoked gouda cheese. Even buns for hot dogs are baked right here.

Interesting made-to-order salads are a highlight. Roasted beets (not from a jar) crown a beautiful rustic salad that also includes thin slices of Brussels sprouts, greens, goat cheese, and nutty granola. A fig & apple harvest salad features candied walnuts and feta cheese and comes with sweet/tart cider vinaigrette.

Note that Sugar Leaf cookies are available by mail via the cafe website’s on-line store.

What to Eat
Sugar Leaf Bakery & Cafe, Campfire Cookie
Campfire Cookie
Must-Try
Campfire cookie is a reconfigured S'mores.
Sugar Leaf Bakery & Cafe, Rustic Beet Salad
Rustic Beet Salad
Must-Try
Rustic beet salad is sprinkled with nutty Granola.
Sugar Leaf Bakery & Cafe, Apple Fig Salad
Apple Fig Salad
Must-Try
Apple fig salad includes feta cheese.
Sugar Leaf Bakery & Cafe, Chicken Salad
Chicken Salad
Must-Try
Celery, apples & nuts add crunch to creamy chicken salad.
Directions and Hours
closed now
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Information
Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Website

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