February 25, 2022

25 places to buy delicious paczki for Fat Tuesday in the Detroit area

The hedonistic holiday of Fat Tuesday in Detroit is one filled with tradition and glazed with Polish heritage: it's the time to eat paczki. When it comes time to celebrate, we line up outside Hamtramck bakeries, which annually stuff us silly with classic stuffed treats. Fat Tuesday, which falls on March 1 this year, is the perfect time to re-evaluate those pesky New Year's goals, but only after you indulge in a paczek from one — or several — of these local paczki pushers.

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Small’s Bar
10339 Conant St., Hamtramck; 313-873-1117; smallsbardetroit.com 
If you never thought to combine booze and paczki, don't worry because Small's Bar is returning with their Paczki Bombs, filled with flavored booze.
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Small’s Bar

10339 Conant St., Hamtramck; 313-873-1117; smallsbardetroit.com

If you never thought to combine booze and paczki, don't worry because Small's Bar is returning with their Paczki Bombs, filled with flavored booze.

Photo via Small’s Bar/Facebook
New Martha Washington Bakery
10335 Joseph Campau Ave, Hamtramck; 313-872-1988; facebook.com/NewMarthaWashingtonBakery 
Another Hamtramck must-stop paczki shop on Fat Tuesday. Established in 1925, New Martha Washington Bakery will offer an array of classic flavors, including chocolate cream raspberry, and prune.
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New Martha Washington Bakery

10335 Joseph Campau Ave, Hamtramck; 313-872-1988; facebook.com/NewMarthaWashingtonBakery

Another Hamtramck must-stop paczki shop on Fat Tuesday. Established in 1925, New Martha Washington Bakery will offer an array of classic flavors, including chocolate cream raspberry, and prune.

Photo via New Martha Washington Bakery/Facebook
 New Palace Bakery
9833 Joseph Campau Ave., Hamtramck; 313-875-1334; newpalacebakery.com 
New Palace Bakery might be one of Detroit's most beloved bakeries for all things packzi. If you want an authentic Detroit packzi experience, it's best to get in line here early—very early.
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New Palace Bakery

9833 Joseph Campau Ave., Hamtramck; 313-875-1334; newpalacebakery.com

New Palace Bakery might be one of Detroit's most beloved bakeries for all things packzi. If you want an authentic Detroit packzi experience, it's best to get in line here early—very early.

Photo via New Palace Bakery/Facebook
Yum Village
6500 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-334-6099; yumvillage.com
Yum Village is rolling out a new menu of traditional Polish paczki with Afro-Caribbean-inspired flavors. Those include Kuli Kuli (a sweet peanut cake) mixed with a dash of Suya (a spice rub with a kick used in barbecue), plantains, hibiscus, and sweet potato.
Photo courtesy of the Yum Village

Yum Village

6500 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-334-6099; yumvillage.com

Yum Village is rolling out a new menu of traditional Polish paczki with Afro-Caribbean-inspired flavors. Those include Kuli Kuli (a sweet peanut cake) mixed with a dash of Suya (a spice rub with a kick used in barbecue), plantains, hibiscus, and sweet potato.

Photo courtesy of the Yum Village
 Tony Cannoli Sweets & Eats
16125 West Rd., Woodhaven; 734-672-6018; tonycannolisweetsandeats.com 
This Italian bakery fuses an Italian classic with a Polish delight for Paczki Day with Tony Connoli's cannoli paczki, which are dusted with powdered sugar. Ah, the best of both worlds. 
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Tony Cannoli Sweets & Eats

16125 West Rd., Woodhaven; 734-672-6018; tonycannolisweetsandeats.com

This Italian bakery fuses an Italian classic with a Polish delight for Paczki Day with Tony Connoli's cannoli paczki, which are dusted with powdered sugar. Ah, the best of both worlds.

Photo via Tony Cannoli Sweets & Eats/Facebook
Blake Farms
17985 Armada Center Rd., Armada; 586-784-5343; blakefarms.com 
Blake Farms jumped into the packzi game last year, and this year, the Michigan's favorite cider mill is keeping the tradition going. Blake's will be offering four flavors: custard, lemon, apple, and strawberry.
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Blake Farms

17985 Armada Center Rd., Armada; 586-784-5343; blakefarms.com

Blake Farms jumped into the packzi game last year, and this year, the Michigan's favorite cider mill is keeping the tradition going. Blake's will be offering four flavors: custard, lemon, apple, and strawberry.

Photo via Blake Farms/Facebook
American Polish Cultural Center
2975 E. Maple Rd., Troy; 248-689-3636; americanpolishcenter.com 
. While we love pierogi and other Polish favorites, the center is offering a dizzying array of paczki packed with your choice of blueberry, apricot, custard, plum, raspberry, and strawberry.
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American Polish Cultural Center

2975 E. Maple Rd., Troy; 248-689-3636; americanpolishcenter.com

. While we love pierogi and other Polish favorites, the center is offering a dizzying array of paczki packed with your choice of blueberry, apricot, custard, plum, raspberry, and strawberry.

Photo via American Polish Cultural Center/Facebook
The Painted Lady Lounge
2930 Jacob St., Hamtramck; 313-874-2991; facebook.com/paintedlady.hamtramck 
Hope you like a hangover with your sweet tooth because the Painted Lady Lounge is, once again, unleashing their booze-infused paczki for Fat Tuesday.
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The Painted Lady Lounge

2930 Jacob St., Hamtramck; 313-874-2991; facebook.com/paintedlady.hamtramck

Hope you like a hangover with your sweet tooth because the Painted Lady Lounge is, once again, unleashing their booze-infused paczki for Fat Tuesday.

Photo via The Painted Lady Lounge/Facebook
Chene Modern Bakery
17041 W. Warren Ave., Detroit; 313-582-0700; chene-modern-bakery.edan.io 
Looking to get a head start on Paczki Day? This traditional Polish bakery already has their paczki available for purchase, including apricot, prune, blueberry, and caramel apple flavors.
Photo via Chene Modern Bakery/Facebook

Chene Modern Bakery

17041 W. Warren Ave., Detroit; 313-582-0700; chene-modern-bakery.edan.io

Looking to get a head start on Paczki Day? This traditional Polish bakery already has their paczki available for purchase, including apricot, prune, blueberry, and caramel apple flavors.

Photo via Chene Modern Bakery/Facebook
Washtenaw Dairy
602 S. Ashley St., Ann Arbor; 734-662-3244; washtenawdairy.com 
For more than 80 years, Washtenaw Dairy has been in the sweets game. This year they are offering prune, apple, custard, raspberry, lemon, and chocolate cream paczki.
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Washtenaw Dairy

602 S. Ashley St., Ann Arbor; 734-662-3244; washtenawdairy.com

For more than 80 years, Washtenaw Dairy has been in the sweets game. This year they are offering prune, apple, custard, raspberry, lemon, and chocolate cream paczki.

Photo via Washtenaw Dairy/Facebook