’Tis the Season to eat, shop and be merry! This year, not only is the Shop Penn community bringing you the Fourth Annual SHOP PENN Days of Deals (Dec 4-15) featuring 12 days of sales and giveaways from our collection of eclectic stores and restaurants around campus, we are excited to announce the first-ever SHOP PENN Holiday Window Decorating Contest with shops throughout the district decorating their windows and adding to the festive cheer. Follow SHOP PENN on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter (@shopsatpenn) for more details.

Check out SHOP PENN PRESENTS to find the perfect gift to purchase locally for your holiday list.

Celebrate the season with a SHOP PENN PLAYLIST of Holiday Happenings around the district.


Metropolitan Bakery

Metropolitan is a unique combination of a retail bakery and full service café offering artisanal European style breads, bagels, rolls, pastries, and cakes along with an all-day menu of breakfast and lunch sandwiches, salads and soups.

In addition, fair trade coffee and espresso, fresh brewed teas, bottled drinks, and specialty spreads, yogurts, and vegan and vegetarian grocery items round out our offering to the West Philadelphia and the university populations surrounding us.

We are proud to showcase local artists curated by the University City Arts League on a rotating basis.

Handmade bread, pastries, and cakes since 1993
Payment Types
Cash, all major credit cards
Price Range
Catering available
Explore diners eating on a covered patio
It's the perfect time of year to relish a delicious meal al fresco with comfortable temperatures and beautiful scenery all around.
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Metropolitan Bakery

Metropolitan Bakery

Metropolitan Bakery


4013 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Store hours
Mon. - Fri., 7:30am–3pm
Saturday & Sunday, 8am–3pm