Some of the baked goods at the original Boosalis Baking & Cafe. The business has relocated to Cross Pointe Center.
Photo: Photo by Ron Alvey
Photo: Photo by Ron Alvey

Local bakery named among top 30 in the country

The people have spoken and Boosalis Baking and Café is ranked among the best in the country — again.

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Yelp, the crowd-sourced business directory, has released ratings of the top 30 bakeries in America. Boosalis Baking and Café, located in the Cross Pointe Shopping Center in Centerville, has been ranked 25 out of 30 on Yelp’s list. 

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Matt Boosalis, founder of Boosalis Baking & Cafe.

Here’s how Yelp describes the methodology behind the rankings: “This is an all-time list of the best bakeries in the U.S. according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the bakeries category, then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews. We included only two businesses per state for geographic diversity.” 

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This is just the latest recognition the business has received. Last fall, it was named “Best Coffee Shop in Ohio” by USA Today. 

The bakery opened in 2008 on Ohio 741 in Miami Twp. and operated there until 2014. It moved that year to its current location at 175 E. Alex Bell Road, across from Doubleday’s Grill and Tavern.

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