Your Neighborhood Bakery

About Us

Breadsmith of Milwaukee is located on historic Downer Avenue near The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and offers a wide range of made-from-scratch artisan breads and sweets. Our bakery specializes in crusty, European-style breads such as French, Rustic Italian, and Ciabatta made from the highest quality ingredients. We also offer a wide range of specialty and dessert breads made with your favorite herbs, spices, fruits, and nuts. Breadsmith of Milwaukee on Downer Avenue serves the best bread on the east side of Milwaukee and is recognized as the original Breadsmith bakery.

We also invite you to learn more about our other area locations in Greenfield, Wauwatosa and Whitefish Bay.

Ready to place your Breadsmith order?

We make the finest bread
in the time-honored traditional way,
by hand without additives or preservatives,
using only the best ingredients.

Bread the way it was meant to be.


2632 N. Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211


Monday – Friday: 7:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday: Closed