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With locations in West Seattle and Capitol Hill, a warm loaf is never too far off thanks to this hip bakery.(Courtesy: Bakery Nouveau)

Fresh Out Of The Oven: Seattle's Best Loaves

What's the greatest thing since sliced bread? These bakeries versions of it! Head over to these five bakeries for the freshest, most butter ready loaves in town.

Bakery Nouveau
With locations in West Seattle and Capitol Hill, a warm loaf is never too far off thanks to this hip bakery. From traditional sourdoughs like miche and pave au levain to rye varieties like sunflower and Finnish, there's plenty of room to try something new here.

Golden Wheat Bakery
This quaint Madrona bakery has all the makings of a tried and true classic. If you're able to nab the seasonal challah, don't snooze. This bakery fully embraces international flair with a menu that is truly internationally inspired. Be sure to nab a horchata latte while you're at it, you won't regret it.

Tall Grass Bakery
Tall Grass specializes in organic hand crafted bread. Find it at farmers markets all across the Seattle area or just pop into their brick and mortar and check out the smells yourself. Whether you're into French compagnon, a hand formed traditional French bread to hominy and pumpernickel bread, you'll find all the essentials and more here. For a list of all the markets you'll find this delectable bread at, click here.

Macrina Bakery
Seattle's highly regarded Macrina has cafes in SoDo, Kent, McGraw and Belltown. What does the bread menu look like here? Think brioche, apricot nut, rustic potato and a curiously named monkey bread, which touts buttery brioche pieces rolled with cinnamic sugar and tart green apples. Get your cheese ready, y'all!

Le Panier Bakery
You've probably walked past Le Panier in Pike Place Market - it's the spot with the perpetual line. As much as lines sucks, let's be real-- they are almost always certainly an indicator that whatever is being pedaled must be good. Stop by on a weekday earlier in the day for your best bet avoiding the craziness. Le Panier is open from 7am to 6pm daily.