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Published September 28th 2011
Since 1998, those in the know go to Sweet Melissa Patisserie for freshly baked goods, including their specialty cakes—all made from scratch. The Cobble Hill, Brooklyn location offers hungry patrons a variety of food items—perfect after boutique shopping along Court Street.

Sweet Melissa at 276 Court Street in Cobble Hill

Plates of various sizes and shapes in blues, white, yellows and burgundy hang against yellow walls, evoking the warm feelings of a country home.

Plates accent the walls

Seating options include wooden, cloth-free tables, or a booth with a padded burgundy backboard patterned with pots and cups for tea or coffee.

Wooden furnishings add to the ambiance

Warm tones and decor

Gaze upon press articles and Zagat survey results framed in wood—reminiscent of pictures of loved ones and precious moments in your own home.

Framed articles and reviews

On particularly pleasant days, head towards the back and snag a table in their outdoor garden.

Outdoor seating complemented by shades of green

Opt for garden seating on sunny days

Enjoy your sandwich, salad, soup or burger, while surrounded by florals and greenery, such as boxwood and pin oak. If breakfast fare is what you wish—croissants, fresh fruit salad, scones and oatmeal are available all day long.

Crisp salad greens accompany the smoked salmon platter

Don't forget to cap off your meal with a root beer float, which when mixed with the vanilla ice cream, offers the sweet ending to your visit.

A root beer float hits the spot

On your way out, stop by their latest sweet addition—the Cremerie in the front, and take a shake, sundae or a scoop of raspberry truffle ice cream to your next stop—perhaps, their Park Slope branch.

An array of ice cream and sorbet flavors for the sweet tooth
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Why? Enjoy handcrafted pastries, pies in historic Cobble Hill
When: Open daily. Store hours vary by location.
Where: 276 Court Street, Cobble Hill; 175 Seventh Ave, Park Slope
Cost: Varies
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