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Best Retail Bakery

Koko Tea Salon & Bakery

13.2% of 14,426 votes

We here at (614) have always playfully imagined a tea salon as some sort of new wave, tea-time barber shop. Needless to say, not only has Koko Tea Salon & Bakery updated our substandard lexicon, but they have blown us away with their delightful selection of homemade wedding cakes, colorful macaroons, and more. And with the launch of their downtown location last June, Koko has effectively withdrawn from suburban secrecy, planting themselves into the bellies of Columbus proper.

Multiple locations |

2 Resch’s Bakery 11.5%

3 Der Dutchman 10.6%



Travis Hoewischer

I've been working in journalism in central Ohio for more than a decade, and have been lucky enough to be a part of (614) Magazine since the very first issue. Proud to live in a city that still cares – and still reads.