Heller's Bakery

★★★★★
Mount Pleasant institution offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, but the sweets are the big draw: homemade pound cakes, fresh donuts, pastries and cupcakes.
  • 3221 Mount Pleasant St NW

    Washington, DC 20010

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  • 202-265-1169

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Sun-Mon 7 am-3 pm, Tue-Sat 7 am-8 pm

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I am really amazed that these guys are here in the city. I can always go here and they will have a fresh batch of loaves on the rack ready for their customers.

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I am really amazed that these guys are here in the city. I can always go here and they will have a fresh batch of loaves on the rack ready for their customers.

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While they don't win top marks on anything, everything they do ranges from adequate to great. Bagels are good, and you can get cheap day-olds as well. Donuts are better than most, and the apple fritters are huge. Seasonal cookies and pies

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While they don't win top marks on anything, everything they do ranges from adequate to great. Bagels are good, and you can get cheap day-olds as well. Donuts are better than most, and the apple fritters are huge. Seasonal cookies and pies

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Frankly, I only get the donuts. I only get them when they are freshly made and they are killer. Massive, sugary, and fried. So bad for you so they are clearly awesome.\r
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Seriously if you dont like sweet donuts do not get these. They

3
★★★★★

Frankly, I only get the donuts. I only get them when they are freshly made and they are killer. Massive, sugary, and fried. So bad for you so they are clearly awesome.\r
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Seriously if you dont like sweet donuts do not get these. They

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All i got to say is this place is ridonkulous! Turkey bacon crossaint...silly!

3
★★★★★

All i got to say is this place is ridonkulous! Turkey bacon crossaint...silly!

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Five Stars for Heller's Cake Donut (and only the cake donut).\r
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I'm a self confessed donut addict--so trust me I've tried most of the other donuts in the case. The others can be flabby, stale, and bland and just too big to be

3
★★★★★

Five Stars for Heller's Cake Donut (and only the cake donut).\r
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I'm a self confessed donut addict--so trust me I've tried most of the other donuts in the case. The others can be flabby, stale, and bland and just too big to be

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Only had the doughnuts... but the best doughnuts I've ever had. Light and fluffy on the inside with a little bit of crisp on the outside. Nice amount of frosting (glaze and chocolate).

3
★★★★★

Only had the doughnuts... but the best doughnuts I've ever had. Light and fluffy on the inside with a little bit of crisp on the outside. Nice amount of frosting (glaze and chocolate).

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Went there yesterday morning for a little morning bite and a cup of coffee. I had a regular house coffee and a egg, cheese, and turkey bagel. The coffee was really excellent and my breakfast bagel was awesome. Not too cruncy, or big, or

3
★★★★★

Went there yesterday morning for a little morning bite and a cup of coffee. I had a regular house coffee and a egg, cheese, and turkey bagel. The coffee was really excellent and my breakfast bagel was awesome. Not too cruncy, or big, or

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We have gone to Hellers for several years, their lunch offering are surprisingly good, gyros and chicken salad are especially yummy and their salads are very good too.\r
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Their cookies are just so-so, but they make a really good

3
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We have gone to Hellers for several years, their lunch offering are surprisingly good, gyros and chicken salad are especially yummy and their salads are very good too.\r
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Their cookies are just so-so, but they make a really good

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Hellers, I will never forget you. I have not had a chance to visit you since 2008, but if I ever make it back to D.C. you will be my first stop.\r
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The bagels. Specifically the everything bagel. Perfectly seasoned. 5 stars.\r
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The

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★★★★★

Hellers, I will never forget you. I have not had a chance to visit you since 2008, but if I ever make it back to D.C. you will be my first stop.\r
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The bagels. Specifically the everything bagel. Perfectly seasoned. 5 stars.\r
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The neighborhood bakery that DC so desperately needs. A touch of blue-collar and a touch of bourge cafe house, this joint provides ample variety and good all around baking.\r
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1. Croissants - highly recommended - choc. , almond and

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★★★★★

The neighborhood bakery that DC so desperately needs. A touch of blue-collar and a touch of bourge cafe house, this joint provides ample variety and good all around baking.\r
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1. Croissants - highly recommended - choc. , almond and

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Croissant sandwiches with sausage are best!

3
★★★★★

Croissant sandwiches with sausage are best!

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I got a delicious breakfast sandwich here last weekend. My chai latte was a bit too sweet, but I still gulped it down. I've also had a good lemon poppy seed muffin here.

3
★★★★★

I got a delicious breakfast sandwich here last weekend. My chai latte was a bit too sweet, but I still gulped it down. I've also had a good lemon poppy seed muffin here.

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Apple turnover is well worth a trek through the snow!

3
★★★★★

Apple turnover is well worth a trek through the snow!

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Best Boston Cream Donuts in the city, good bagel selection. The coffee could be better but its a small price to pay for an otherwise solid menu.

3
★★★★★

Best Boston Cream Donuts in the city, good bagel selection. The coffee could be better but its a small price to pay for an otherwise solid menu.

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I have gained three pounds just from their ridiculously good donuts. The coconut is okay but the glazed! My Gods, the GLAZED. Heller's makes the only chocolate donut I'll eat, too. *Homer drool noise*

3
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I have gained three pounds just from their ridiculously good donuts. The coconut is okay but the glazed! My Gods, the GLAZED. Heller's makes the only chocolate donut I'll eat, too. *Homer drool noise*

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Their pastries are heavenly. I have an incredible sweet tooth and their glazed donut was one of the best I've ever had. pecan pastry was delightful as well. I placed an order for a tres leches cake with under 24 hours notice and they

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Their pastries are heavenly. I have an incredible sweet tooth and their glazed donut was one of the best I've ever had. pecan pastry was delightful as well. I placed an order for a tres leches cake with under 24 hours notice and they

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Croissant Egg and Cheddar. Haven't found anyone in the district who does it better (and I'm a breakfast sandwich addict, so believe me, I've tried).

3
★★★★★

Croissant Egg and Cheddar. Haven't found anyone in the district who does it better (and I'm a breakfast sandwich addict, so believe me, I've tried).

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Good donuts, history (est 1928) and a nice neighborhood feel. Heller's hits the spots. Sometimes their service is a little spotty but I'm willing to overlook it.

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★★★★★

Good donuts, history (est 1928) and a nice neighborhood feel. Heller's hits the spots. Sometimes their service is a little spotty but I'm willing to overlook it.

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Scored both the Bravo Just Desserts and ExELLENt badges here...if the delicious food and friendly staff aren't reason enough for you to check out this independent gem, do it for the badges!

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★★★★★

Scored both the Bravo Just Desserts and ExELLENt badges here...if the delicious food and friendly staff aren't reason enough for you to check out this independent gem, do it for the badges!

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Bought our wedding cake from here ... back in the 90s. Great place. Classic.

3
★★★★★

Bought our wedding cake from here ... back in the 90s. Great place. Classic.

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Amazing breakfast sandwiches and donuts! Definitely get a croissant!

3
★★★★★

Amazing breakfast sandwiches and donuts! Definitely get a croissant!

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Insanely delicious chai tea latte. More spicy than sweet, perfect.

3
★★★★★

Insanely delicious chai tea latte. More spicy than sweet, perfect.

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The donuts are superb. I agree: get the coconut.

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★★★★★

The donuts are superb. I agree: get the coconut.

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Great local coffee shop. Service can be a little slow later in the day, but the coffee and bagels are always great. Nice quiet place to hang out and get some work done.

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★★★★★

Great local coffee shop. Service can be a little slow later in the day, but the coffee and bagels are always great. Nice quiet place to hang out and get some work done.

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Sausage, egg, & cheese on croissant is better than homemade!

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★★★★★

Sausage, egg, & cheese on croissant is better than homemade!

 

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