By Anastacia Uriegas
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The 10 Best

Kolache Shops

and family gatherings, today the kolache is adored nationwide. 

Once a baked treat found only at Czech weddings

first took on a new lease of life. Texas is what put it on the map, y’all.

And in Texas, it’s more than adored—it’s an icon. Texas is where it 

Czechoslovakia in the 1800s, they brought with them a peculiar round pastry.

When thousands of immigrants moved to the Lone Star State from 

kolache fix covered. Here are Austin’s top 10 spots to enjoy the Czech treat.

Whether you’re in the mood for sweet or savory, we’ve got your 

Airport Blvd

Mrs. Johnson’s Bakery

There are four savory options, including the popular sausage with melted American cheese and fresh cut jalapeños.

East Austin

Kerlin BBQ

Kerlin BBQ combines both BBQ and kolache to create a snack-time champion. Varieties include brisket and cheddar, available every Sunday. 


Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches

Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches spoils you for choice with a wide range of both sweet and savory gems, all for less than $4.

Pecan Springs-Springdale

SH Donuts

The sausage pig kolache is their stand out, made with buttery soft pastry and juicy pork sausage, and the owners are the friendliest bunch around.

Burnet Road

Austin Kolache & Koffee Shop

We love the sweet and smooth cream cheese version as well as those injected with lemon, strawberry, or blueberry compote. 

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