What is the difference between Bakery and Cafe?

The difference between bakery and cafe

is that "bakery" is a shop in which bread is baked and/or sold and "cafe" is alternative form of café.




  • A shop in which bread (and often other baked goods such as cakes) is baked and/or sold.
  • The trade of a baker.
  • The actual goods produced in a bakery such as doughnuts, long johns, bismarcks, sugar and glazed twisters, cinnamon rolls, eclairs, etc.


  • bakehouse

Related terms

  • bake
  • baker


  • Alternative form of café
  • (South Africa) A convenience store, originally one that sold coffee and similar basic items.