We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Essencia Bakery

4 N 3rd St, Yakima, WA 98901-2703
+1 509-575-5570
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (13 reviews)
“pastry” (7 reviews)
“sandwich” (8 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Cafe, European
4 N 3rd St, Yakima, WA 98901-2703
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (67)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place in the morning for coffee and excellent pastries, but don’t bother to stop by in the afternoon. Everything is sold out!

Thank Grammy2222
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

A friend and I went in today and there was a line which was not a problem of course. My problem is that the two girls working were very lethargic, a very bland attitude toward customers as well, and the girl doing coffee was especially...More

Thank 152,601
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We were out trick or treating when we discovered this gem. The staff was friendly, it had a great atmosphere, and good lord at the peanut butter cookies. My toddler ordered a chocolate cupcake and was distraught that his cupcake didn't have a green pirate...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Everything they make is unique and delicious, including the rich brewed coffee and lattes. It's everything you'd expect from a bakery/deli with a French twist. You can't go wrong for breakfast or lunch. Get there early....they run out!

Thank Landlord G
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Great stop for a cappuccino or latte and a delicious pastry! Hard to choose, croissants, plain, almond, chocolate and fruit flavored danishes as well as desserts. Treat yourself!

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Why do I love this place? Most people think bakery and donuts and bread come to mind. This gem of a bakery where everything is hand made from scratch. From artisan breads to the deserts and pastries that you don't typically find anywhere else, they...More

Thank Sherry5170
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Not a choice I've ever been offered before but went first class and chose CERAMIC namely a mug ! Recommended by hotel and just round the next corner. Great pastries and friendly service.

Thank David P
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by to grab breakfast on our way home from Yakima. Not a huge selection in the case, but we found exactly what we wanted nonetheless. They have beautiful fresh baked breads and baguettes, along with a selection of cookies, scones and croissants. Nice selection...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I love this place! Great food, fresh ingredients, wonderful baked goods, and bonus: they have a vegan soup everyday! The people are so friendly - Miguel, Jasmin, and Yvonne are just terrific! They have amazing specialty items for holidays - the tiny bear almond cookies...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I love to go into this bakery on Sunday mornings after going to the Farmers Market. The only thing I don't like is that they run out of things, the lines are long and you have to wait for service but the food is very...More

Thank pamelaw303
Nearby HotelsSee all 24 hotels in Yakima
Best Western Plus Vintage Valley Inn
352 reviews
27.81 km away
Oxford Suites Yakima
832 reviews
1.79 km away
Best Western Plus Ellensburg Hotel
698 reviews
42.21 km away
Best Western Plus Grapevine Inn
303 reviews
51.67 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cowiche Canyon - Kitchen & Icehouse
504 reviews
.10 km away
Second Street Grill
370 reviews
.17 km away
5 North
8 reviews
.33 km away
Carousel French Cuisine
126 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kana Winery
40 reviews
.13 km away
Yakima Convention Center
36 reviews
.57 km away
Yakima Valley Visitors Center
31 reviews
1.22 km away
Gilbert Cellars
41 reviews
.34 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Essencia Bakery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 N 3rd St, Yakima, WA 98901-2703
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Yakima
  • Phone Number: +1 509-575-5570
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing