Schenectady has a legendary reputation among foodies for having amazing bakeries. 

Let's start with this: there are so many amazing bakeries in the Electric City, it is really hard to whittle a list down that does not include them all. Everyone has their specialty, and if we did a different poll for this list every week - we would probably have a different top 5 every week!

So to determine the top 5 bakeries in Schenectady, we went to Yelp for their top 5 based on user experiences and reviews. And I gotta say - this is a great top 5! And whether you agree or disagree on this list, we can always agree on one thing: Schenectady is full of amazing bakeries and you can't ever go wrong with your personal favorite.

So let's get to it - here are the most mouth-watering bakeries in the Electric City!

Schenectady's 5 Best Bakeries [RANKED]

Schenectady is one of the prime foodie destination cities, not just in the Capital Region, but in New York state in general. And one of the food lanes the city is known for is great bakeries. We could go on and on and on about all the great ones in the Electric City, but these 5 right here are the best of the best according to Yelp users. So the next time you need a great birthday cake, a pie for dessert at that next dinner gathering, or maybe some of the best bread ever baked, these are the 5 must-visit bakeries in Schenectady.