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Allan's Quality Bakery

1109 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225 40.660669 -73.95057
at Maple St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
888-602-5526 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($) Budget
  • Type: Gourmet Marketplace
  • Products & Services: Bakeries / Specialty Cakes
Photo by Dave Ratzlow

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Tue-Sat, 7:30am-8:30pm; Sun, 7:30am-6pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

2, 5 at Sterling St.; B, Q, S at Prospect Park

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Product Guide


  • Bakeries / Specialty Cakes


The after-church crowd every Sunday testifies that this traditional Caribbean bakery has been satisfying homesick West Indians with carrot cakes, fruit pastries, and fresh-baked rolls since the 1970s. Suited up parents and girls in glossy Mary Janes line up in front of the long, narrow shop for take-home treats: currant rolls so hot from the oven they steam up the display case, and bricks of chewy bread pudding wrapped in waxed paper. A separate, more hectic counter fields custom orders, usually for the fruity, slightly sour Black Cake. Neighborhood joes duck in for crispy beef patties on weekdays when there’s room to read the reggae party flyers papering the walls.