Bien Cuit Bakery

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86 Very Good

A small coffee shop and bakery with local, artisanal touches that turns out some of the best breads and pastries in the city.

120 Smith St., Brooklyn, NY, 11201

718-852-0200

http://biencuit.com/

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The lowdown

This ace bakery offers a daily assortment of appealing sandwiches, quiches, and tartines, plus some of the best breads and pastries the city has to offer. Don’t miss the super-crusty, extended-fermentation baguette or the seasonal specials, like the spectacular, sweet yet hearty burnt-honey-and-apricot loaf.

What you need to know

Insider Tips When it’s warm, the bakery’s back patio is an excellent spot to enjoy some coffee outside.

Recommended DishesCroissants; baguettes.

DrinksNo Alcohol

Noise LevelHushed