Here’s Where to Score Irish Soda Bread in Westchester County

Green beer? Check. Corned beef and cabbage? Check. For dessert, pick up a scrumptious loaf of local Irish soda bread for the perfect St. Patrick's Day meal.

Whether everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day is debatable, but one thing is certain: Irish soda bread is pleasing no matter how you slice it. Room temp, toasted, with or without raisins, dusted with powdered sugar, or crusty and plain on top, this little piece of Ireland goes down easy, and it makes no difference from whence your people came. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite places to pick up a loaf of Irish soda bread in Westchester. May the road rise to meet you on your quest for the perfect loaf, and may your soda bread be crispy outside, soft inside, and your butter thick and melty.

Bella’s Bake Shop

69 S Moger Ave, Mount Kisco; 914.864.0311

Bursting with the traditional dried fruit and that Irish dense-yet-tender crumb, this soda bread is dusted with powdered sugar before it expands in the oven. To get your hands on this beauty, pre-order by phone.

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Baked by Susan

379 S Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson; 914.862.0874

Served by the slice or the loaf, this Irish soda bread is made fresh from scratch daily without caraway seeds and with lots of raisins and a little sugar.


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Delite Bake Shop

773 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers; 914.965.4690

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In the baking business for more than 80 years, this perennially popular neighborhood shop serves Irish soda bread as a seasonal staple that has kept customers happy, satisfied, and returning for decades. It’s light, it’s fluffy, and it’s made both with and without raisins.


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Homestyle Desserts Bakery

24 South Water St, Peekskill; 914.737.4659

At Homestyle, presentation is just as important as taste. Made with black raisins for the look and golden raisins for the sweet taste, this Irish soda bread will surely satisfy both your taste buds and your Instagram feed.

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LMNOP Bakery

25 Katonah Ave, Katonah; 914.603.5420

Believing that heirloom recipes (passed down through generations through neighbors) are “just the best,” bread baker extraordinaire Anne Mayhew of Katonah crafts this hunk o’ goodness into a loaf that’s rich with flavor and tender from buttermilk, butter, eggs, freshly milled whole wheat, currants, and caraway. This Irish soda bread is available daily through St. Patrick’s Day, and the bakers are also trying a mini-scone size.


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The Kneaded Bread

181 N Main St, Port Chester; 914.937.9489

Loading its bread with caraway seeds and just a little bit of sugar, The Kneaded Bread chooses savory over sweet. Made with traditional currants and without raisins, the soda bread is praised for its moist, dense texture and top-notch crust. It’s available the whole month of March.


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Related: Where to Eat Irish Food on St. Patrick’s Day in Westchester

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