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Where to Buy Bread in Springfield, MO

The bread aisle at most grocery stores is a barren place these days. Don’t worry, though. Local restaurants and bakeries are selling loaves of their own fresh bread—and let’s be honest, that sounds way better than WonderBread anyway.

By Katie Pollock Estes

Mar 23 2020 at 9:56 p.m.

Loaf of sliced rustic fresh bread on a wooden cutting board
Courtesy ShutterstockWhen blank grocery shelves make your PB&J dreams seem like an impossibility, local bakeries and restaurants step in to save the day.

The Artisan’s Oven

206 E. Commercial St., Springfield, 417-885-5030
Offering: Full loaves of bread and breakfast and lunch meals via carryout and delivery.
Must-Try Loaf: Olive bread

Aviary Cafe

2144 E. Republic Road, Suite E120, Springfield, 417-866-6378
Offering: Full loaves, baguettes and carryout meals
Must-Try Loaf: Classic white bread


3305 S. Campbell Ave., Springfield, 417-890-0399
Offering: Full loaves and sweets (cookies, muffins, etc.) for curbside pickup
Must-Try Loaf: French peasant bread

European Café

207 Park Central East, Springfield, 417-986-4646
Offering: multiple groceries by request, including loaves of bread
Must-Try: pick-up a baking kit while you’re there and you’ll be making your own loaves in no time!

Farmers Market of the Ozarks

2144 E. Republic Road, Springfield
Offering: Drive-through farmers market including local baked good vendors
Must-Try Loaf: Rye bread from Blue Heron Farm

Neighbor’s Mill Bakery & Cafe

1435 E. Independence St., Suite 110, Springfield, 417-720-4162
Offering: Full loaves and carryout meals
Must-Try Loaf: Neighbor’s Best seed-studded loaves

Panera Bread

Five Springfield stores, locations.panerabread.com
OfferingFull loaves and carryout meals
Must-Try Loaf: Fluffy, flavorful tomato basil bread

Supreme Kringle Bakery

3314 S. National Ave., Springfield, 417-881-5226
Offering: White and wheat loaves plus cinnamon and white dinner rolls
Must-Try Loaf: the sweet cinnamon pan rolls 

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