This authentic Parisian boulangerie has locations around the globe, including in NYC and Washington, D.C.; maison-kayser -usa.com.
The oldest pâtisserie on our list, it was established in Paris in 1862. It now has worldwide locations, among them NYC, L.A., Miami, and Washington, D.C.; laduree.us.
Opened in NYC in 2011 by a French software engineer turned pastry chef, this bakery quickly became known for authentic French baked goods; millefeuille-nyc.com.
Aux Merveilleux de Fred
This pâtisserie specializing in distinctive whipped cream– coated meringues (merveilleux) and brioche-style breads has locations in Europe and New York; auxmerveilleux.com.
Chef Thomas Keller’s famed bakery, known for artisanal breads and desserts, has U.S. locations in California, New York, and Las Vegas; thomaskeller.com.
Named in part for its original Wall Street clientele, this bakery has brought classic French pastry to Manhattan since 2002; financier patisserie.com.