The original version of this article was published on February 12, 2018.

Fettisdagen (Fat Tuesday) is right around the corner, and if you’re anything like us, your cravings for a Swedish semla are through the roof. If you’re wondering where to satisfy said cravings – we’ve mapped out places ALL OVER THE U.S., where you can enjoy one!

If you prefer to make your own, you can find a recipe with three different ways of making the semla HERE. If you want to catch up on the history of it, read our article about it HERE. Did you, for example, know that a Swedish King once died after eating 14 semlor? Not a bad way to go!





Do you know of a place that serves semlor that we haven’t listed in this guide, please let us know by commenting below.

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Arizona

A Little Taste of Sweden

A little taste of Sweden doesn’t have a physical location but semlor can be ordered by giving them a call or visiting their website. They are also having a Semla event with the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in Phoenix, AZ. More info about the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2174226219461543/

Phone number: (480) 254-2388
Website: www.alittletasteofsweden.com

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San Francisco/Bay Area, California

Pläj

Address: 333 Fulton St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Website: http://plajrestaurant.com/




 

Ibsen’s Kakes

Ibsen’s Kakes does not have a storefront, but can be contacted through their website or social media for orders.

Website: https://www.ibsenskakes.com/

 

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Los Angeles, CA 

Olson’s Deli

Address: 5660 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019
Website: http://olsonsdeli.com/

 




 

 

Swedcakes

Swedcakes does not have a physical location, although she does provide many of the bakery’s in L.A. with her semlor. You can order semlor from Swedcakes by contacting her directly on the website: http://www.swedcakes.com/




 

Il Café DTLA
Address: 855 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90003
Website: http://ilcaffe.se/

 

Berolina Bakery

Address: 3421 Ocean View Blvd, Glendale, CA 91208
Website: http://www.berolinabakery.com/



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Henderson, NV

Saga Pastry + Sandwich

Address: 10345 S Eastern Ave #100, Henderson, NV 89052
Website: https://sagapastry.com/

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Chicago, IL

Bennison’s Bakery

Address: 1000 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201
Website: http://www.bennisonscakes.com/

 

Tre Kronor

Address: 3258 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
Website: http://www.trekronorrestaurant.com/




Lost Larson

Address: 5318 N. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60640
Website: https://www.lostlarson.com/

 

The Swedish American Museum 

The Swedish American Museum in Chicago will in honor of Fat Tuesday be having a Semla pop-up. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/360215227920295/

Address: 5211 N Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60640
Website: www.swedishamericanmuseum.org

 

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New York City, NY

Fika NYC



Address (6 locations):
41 W 58th Street 10019 New York
155 7th Avenue 10011 New York
66 Pearl Street 10004 New York
824 Tenth Avenue 10019 New York
450 Washington Street, New York, NY 10013
611 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022

Website: https://www.fikanyc.com/





Smörgås Chef

 

Address: 58 Park Ave, New York, NY 10016
Website: http://www.smorgas.com/

 

Konditori

Address (8 locations in NY):
135 William Street, New York, NY 10038
167 N 7th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
696 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238
240 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215
186 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
182 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002
687 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222
114 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Website: http://www.konditori.com/

 

The Swedish Church in New York

Address: 5 E 48th St, New York, NY 10017
Website: https://www.svenskakyrkan.se/newyork

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Minnesota

Minneapolis

American Swedish Institute – FIKA the café at ASI

Image borrowed from American Swedish Institute

 

Address: 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis MN 55407
Website: https://www.asimn.org/visit/fika-cafe

 

Anoka

Swedish Crown Bakery

Fari and Eva Sabet, the founders of Swedish Crown Bakery. Image borrowed from Swedish Crown Bakery.

Address: 530 W Main Street, Anoka, MN 55303
Website: http://swedishcrownbakery.com/

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Massachusetts

Worcester

Crown Bakery & Café 

Address: 133 Gold Star Blvd, Worcester, MA 01606
Phone: (508) 852-0746

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Florida

PALM BEACH 

Johans Joe

Picture borrowed from palmbeachpost.com

Address: 401 S Dixie Highway Ste. 3, West Palm Beach, Fl 33401
Website: https://www.johansjoe.com/




Polar Bakery

Address: 5817 S Congress Ave, Lantana, Florida 33462
Website: http://www.polarbakery.com

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Seattle, WA

Byen Bakery

Address: 15 Nickerson St, Seattle, WA 98109
Website: https://www.byenbakeri.com/

 

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Dallas, TX

Swedish Sisters Bakery 

Just like a few others on the list, Swedish Sisters Bakery don’t have a storefront but do take orders.

Phone number: (214) 328-8109
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Swedish-Sisters-Bakery-548201428545291/

 

Washington, D.C.

Mikko Nordic Fine Foods

Address: 1636 R Street NW | Washington, DC, 20009
Website: https://www.chefmikko.com/

 

 



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