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Belgium Bakery: Belgian pastries in the heart of Cabarete

Updated: Aug 8, 2023

A selection of pastries from Belgium Bakery "Panaderia Clement" In Cabarete
Picture Credits: Cindy Van Dyck

Cabarete, a hidden gem on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, is known for its stunning beaches and vibrant atmosphere. But beyond its water sports and cultural fusion, there's a culinary gem you don't want to miss: Panaderia Clement, also known as Belgium Bakery.

You don't want to look back and think "I could've eaten that!"

Belgium Bakery, is a popular small coffee and pastry bar in Cabarete. Located on "Plaza Popular," on the town's main road, it is an essential breakfast spot for many locals and visiting tourists.

Address: Plaza Popular 2, Calle Principal, Cabarete.

From tiny Belgium to the Caribbean

With a rich history in Cabarete, Panaderia Clement was founded by Clement, a Belgian baker who brought his expertise and traditional recipes to the town. The bakery has earned a well-deserved reputation for its mouthwatering pastries, breads, and cakes, drawing in a diverse clientele.

One of the defining characteristics of Panaderia Clement is its commitment to European baking techniques. Every product is carefully crafted, following traditional Belgian recipes to ensure an authentic taste.

The result? A delicious assortment of fresh pastries, including croissants, pain au chocolat, Danish pastries and more. The bakery also offers a variety of breads, from crusty baguettes to hearty multigrain breads. And you can also come to Belgium Bakery for savory treats and chocolate creations such as Easter eggs, pralines and Christmas cakes (all depending on the season of course).

A selection of pictures from Belgium Bakery "Panaderia Clement" In Cabarete
Pictures Credits: Cindy Van Dyck

To take away or enjoy on the spot

The bakery itself provides a cozy and inviting atmosphere for customers to enjoy their treats. Step inside to find charming decor with a European flair, evoking a sense of home in a Belgian bakery.

So whether you choose to have breakfast inside, relax at one of the outdoor tables, or opt for takeout, Panaderia Clement ensures you can relish their delicious creations in various ways.

As you visit, keep in mind, of course, that Panaderia Clement has become a beloved establishment within the community of Cabarete. The bakery is known for its friendly staff that provides exceptional customer service. Locals and visitors often praise the quality of the baked goods and the warm hospitality that accompanies each visit. Therefore, it is not uncommon to see a line of customers eager to get their favorite pastries and breads.

A selection of pastries from Belgium Bakery "Panaderia Clement" In Cabarete
Pictures Credits: Cindy Van Dyck


When in Cabarete, a visit to Belgium Bakery is a must for those who want a taste of European baking expertise in the heart of the Dominican Republic. Check out other attractions through this page. Enjoy your visit as well as your pastries!

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