Dempsey Bakery

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 76 ratings
$Dedicated Gluten-Free Facility, Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu + 17 more

323 S Cross St, Little Rock, AR 72201 Directions

(501) 375-2257
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    5 ratingJuly 23, 2017

    Dedicated gluten free and can accommodate many food allergies! Beautiful cakes and baked goods, grab & go freezer, lunch available. We really enjoy Dempsey Bakery.

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    5 ratingJuly 03, 2017

    We took our Celiac daughter two days in a row. So nice to have a place she didn't have to worry. We just got cookies for her the first day and then the next day or whole family and friends ate there! It was great food. Friendly staff. Highly recommend.

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    5 ratingJune 17, 2017

    Delicious! Great selection and very friendly staff. We were so happy to find this place on a road trip!

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    5 ratingMarch 31, 2017

    Fantastic bakery. Wonderful variety of items that taste great and great service

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    5 ratingMarch 23, 2017

    Fantastic Strawberry cheesecake! Great bakery!

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    5 ratingJanuary 20, 2017

    It was so nice to eat somewhere and not have to worry about getting sick! Amazing food and a fabulous choice of dessert.

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    5 ratingNovember 25, 2016

    Safest place in town to grab a bite. Diverse menu and food is wonderful!

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    5 ratingNovember 18, 2016

    Had the turkey melt and the lava cake. Yum!

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    5 ratingNovember 11, 2016

    By far one of the best parts of relocating to Little Rock (yes, there are many, this one is just really high on a very long list). Finding gluten free, vegan food is a rare gift - I'm so thankful to the folks at Dempsey who seem to just think of everything!

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    5 ratingSeptember 14, 2016

    Wonderful! I go there at least once per week. Pretty expensive for just a sandwich, but peace of mind is worth it.

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    5 ratingSeptember 02, 2016

    Never disappoints! Everything is great! I feel like Paula and the others there are our extended family!

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    5 ratingAugust 13, 2016

    "The best GF hotdog bun EVER!!!" 10yo GF son. :-) makes me a happy momma.

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    5 ratingMarch 24, 2016

    Food taste great, and a very friendly staff! love the lemon desserts

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    5 ratingMarch 21, 2016

    The ladies were exceptionally helpful. we called ahead looking for bread and they saved their last half loaf of everything bread for us. we had chocolate dipped chocolate chip cookies for my gf boys, which were divine and worth every penny. my sister and I split a slice of coconut like roulade, which i felt was overpriced, but also delicious. we haven't tried the bread yet, but it looks amazing and the slices are huge - like normal huge! I would definitely stop in again.

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    5 ratingMarch 19, 2016

    So glad we stopped here on our way through Little Rock! Delicious GF, SF, NF, EF, and DF breads and desserts. We especially enjoyed the Italian dinner rolls and Jai dipped cookies!

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    5 ratingMarch 17, 2016

    Great place that we stopped at coming through Little Rock.

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    5 ratingMarch 11, 2016

    Amazing food, helpful and knowledgable staff, friendly to many allergies.

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    5 ratingMarch 08, 2016

    They even fix a to go box for me that is freezer ready so that I can enjoy Dempsey's at home!

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    5 ratingFebruary 24, 2016

    Love this place!! You can get a wonderful lunch, an actual sandwich on greet bread. The cracker bread is so good you'll want it even if you don't have to eat gluten free. And the desserts are amazing. The milk cake is by favorite but the cookies are scrumptious too.

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    5 ratingJanuary 26, 2016

    My favorite place in Little Rock! I can eat anything there! I got a little teary when I got there. It is amazing. The owner came and chatted with us. She's a sweetheart. I love to support businesses like her's. I will be back and I will order goods. Gluten free bread isn't always tasty, but the bread there ROCKS! BROWNIES! Yes! Yum! Cookies, cheesecake, & more. Awesome! Delicious food and wonderful people.

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    5 ratingJanuary 08, 2016

    delicious and super friendly

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    5 ratingJanuary 08, 2016

    This place has wonderful food and Paula is very sweet and helpful. Lots of samples so you know what you are getting. Love it.

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    5 ratingOctober 13, 2015

    My sister-n -law ordered me some cookies & cake from the bakery & it was great so we planned a trip to Little Rock to visit the bakery. It was well worth it! Paula & staff are very knowledgeable about food allergies in baked goods and are willing to discuss them with you. I could not believe all of the variety of baked goods. I bought many items after trying her samples.

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    5 ratingOctober 12, 2015

    We are from Boston and visited Little Rock over the weekend. We were so lucky to find Dempsey's. This is hands down the best gluten free bakery we have been to. My son has a wheat, dairy and nut allergy, so he was in hog heaven (pun intended). Paula and her staff are incredibly knowledgeable and kind. One was even kind enough to tell me about this website/app, which I had never heard of before! Thank you Paula!! All best, Ellie, Brian, Dylan and Lyndon

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    5 ratingSeptember 13, 2015

    Awesome! Cookies and creme cheesecake, hot milk cake and key lime pie! now if they could just remove the calories!

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    5 ratingSeptember 11, 2015

    FANTASTIC! The service was exceptional, didn't feel like I was a bother being celiac. What a treat it was to be able to order lunch and dessert both gluten free. My fiancé and I were driving through Arkansas and saw the reviews for Dempsey's so we decided to stop. We loaded up on all kinds of breads, cookies, dumpling mixes and cracker bread! So yummy! It's a must-go if you're in the area or around Little Rock!

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    5 ratingAugust 29, 2015

    I Can't say enough good things about this place, I just wish there were more around the country.

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    5 ratingJune 27, 2015

    Any time you can find a dedicated GF bakery you have to check it out. I'm not from Little Rock, but I make sure to stock up on Dempsey pitas, pizza crust, and baguettes and other sweet goodies when I come to visit. They ship too!

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    5 ratingJune 12, 2015

    I very seldom give 5 stars, but this bakery is outstanding. Everything I bought was great and the cinnamon rolls were the absolute best I have ever eaten. We will definitely be back.

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    5 ratingApril 23, 2015

    Great to eat in a certified GF restaurant. Wide selection of baked goods - both fresh and packaged to go. Samples are available to try, as well. My son is not a celiac but had had a sandwich and thought it tasted like a "normal" sandwich. Very friendly staff.

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    5 ratingApril 09, 2015

    Paula is wonderful and the Hot Milk Cake is one of the best things I've ever eaten.

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    5 ratingApril 01, 2015

    Located in little rock, Dempsey Bakery has an extensive and varied menu featuring items such as sandwiches, soups, breads, potpies, cakes, cookies, cheesecakes and more. they also offer dairy and egg free options as well as special order cakes.

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    5 ratingMarch 21, 2015

    Such a great place with the most lovely owner. I have been twice when I drive through on road trips between memphis and dallas- a great stop for a sandwich and soup for lunch! They also have sugar free options and SO many great allergen free items! (I'm dairy free, but lots of egg, soy, etc). The spice muffins and cookies are totally sugar free with no alternative sugars. The others have swerve sweetener, but great option!

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    5 ratingOctober 11, 2014

    ...best sweet roll in the galaxy, and it's GLUTEN FREE! (What a concept!)

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    5 ratingOctober 07, 2014

    The best I have had in a very long time. The owner has 2 grandchildren with various sensitives and cares deeply about her customers no matter the sensitivity. Made from scratch every day the bakery and lunch items are exceptional. I ordered the Caprese half sandwich and soup and for dessert a snicker doodle and Jai cookie. Here is why you order for delivery or stop by - I was from out of town and was running late for My plane the owner offered to take me to my hotel so I wouldn't miss my flight. Exceptional service, lunch and bakery items.

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    5 ratingAugust 28, 2014

    The entire restaurant offers a wide variety of gluten free food. There is also some nut free dairy free options. They have great samples they have cookies, breads, and the sandwiches are excellent. No gluten is used in the entire place!

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    5 ratingJuly 29, 2014

    Love this place. Pita bread, paleo friendly treats, and hot milk cake ( pound cake) is amazing. Everyone is sweet and knowledgable. Nut free, egg free, dairy free , and gluten free

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    5 ratingJuly 23, 2014

    What a blessing. We we're traveling from NC back home to Texas and I found this page with this app. We had lunch which was great! I took home some goodies which included a caramel chocolate cheesecake. It was Sooooo good. I just ate it ALL!! lol. I recommend this to everyone. celiac or not. They make sugar free, dairy free, and more. I will be taking advantage of their online ordering.

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    5 ratingJuly 18, 2014

    The best GF food that I've ever tasted! Friendly staff, excellent food, (especially the brownies), and I highly recommend it :) Can't wait to go back again, and again.....

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    5 ratingJune 26, 2014

    Excellent place. Had an amazing mufalata sandwich a and topped off with a sugar cookie. The bread was great. The people are great too. Huge thumbs up!

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    5 ratingJune 20, 2014

    Wonderful. Loved that I could have anything there. I did not leave hungry. Great people ! The lemon raspberry muffins mmmmm.

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    4 ratingApril 29, 2014

    Great bakery and tasty stuff. The woman working there was super friendly and really helpful. I was passing through town and was excited to eat lunch here since gf is hard to find in Little Rock but they only serve sandwiches till 2pm so get there early!

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    5 ratingApril 17, 2014

    Wonderful!!! So amazing! The sandwiches are fantastic and the bread is so good that it sticks to the roof of your mouth...like back in my gluten days...save room because the desserts will knock your socks off! Can't say enough but this family of six says -- thumbs up!

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    5 ratingFebruary 24, 2014

    I truly love there cookies. It's great having somewhere to buy food knowing that everything is gluten free.

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    5 ratingDecember 28, 2013

    I stopped here during a business trip and was greeted very warmly by the owner, who answered all of my questions, and I enjoyed a wonderful sandwich and soup in a safe, delicious and inviting setting. Highly recommend.

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    5 ratingNovember 19, 2013

    Friendly service, delicious sandwiches, breads and brownies. Mmmmmm.

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    5 ratingOctober 31, 2013

    This is BY FAR the greatest gluten free bakery I have ever been to. Everything in here is absolutely amazing!!! From lunch to bread, cakes and cookies. Absolutely obsessed!!!! www.glutenfreegirlms.com

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    5 ratingOctober 16, 2013

    Not to sound dramatic ;).. But I nearly cried walking into dempseys for the first time last week. It's the first place I've been where everything there is safe to eat.. And it tastes AMAZING! I had muffuletta and brownie- delicious! I took a load of bread home - it was the first good GF bread we've had. My only wish?? They'd open a location in NLR and expand hours ;)

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    5 ratingSeptember 05, 2013

    there baked goods are fabulous! who needs gluten when you have dempsey's bakery!

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    5 ratingAugust 02, 2013

    Loved it!! Must do if you're in Little Rock!

Gluten-Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Cheesecake
  • Cookies
  • Cupcakes
  • Dedicated Gluten-Free Facility
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Sandwiches
  • Soup

Categories

  • Bakery
  • Cafe
  • Dairy-Free
  • Egg-Free
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Nut-Free
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Soy-Free
  • Vegan Friendly
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10 am - 5 pm
Wednesday
10 am - 5 pm
Thursday
10 am - 5 pm
Friday
10 am - 5 pm
Saturday
9 am - 3 pm
Sunday
Closed
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