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Made From Scratch. Crafted With Passion.

If you’re looking for amazing donuts and pastries, a hearty meal, or simply a great cup of coffee and good conversation, welcome to Raphael’s.

Raphael’s is a family-owned bakery and restaurant proudly serving the Bemidji, MN area since 1990. Our recipes have been handed down from generation to generation, created to bring a smile to your face and joy to your taste buds.

Pies, pastries, breads, donuts, decorated cakes – breakfast, lunch and our infamous wild rice soup.
It’s time to make a stop in downtown Bemidji.

Best of Bemidji

Thank You Bemidji!

Thank you to our local customers, and to our great staff!

Voted #1 Bakery

Voted #1 Lunch

Voted #1 Waitress

Testimonials

"Our family has been enjoying Raphael's breads and other baked goods for 19 years. Always fresh and great tasting, I have no favorites. I am especially impressed that they give back to the community through supporting events and fundraisers."

- Susan H.

"I am not from the area (I live near Nashville, TN) but the company I work for is in Bemidji. For the last few years I’ve been periodically ordering (via phone) sweets for the company office staff. Raphael’s has always done a great job on my orders for cookies, donuts, cakes and they do a great job of preparing and delivering the goodies for me. The ownership and staff are absolutely awesome, and my colleagues love the treats!"

- Pedro G.

“I have been a fan and customer of Raphael’s Bakery for over 20 years.  From baked goods to delicious lunches, their food gets high marks in my book.  To top off that home town feeling, all the staff are friendly and accommodating.”

- Kathy S.

"Raphael’s has a great selection for lunch specials, and they make the best Reuben Sandwiches!

You can never go wrong with their cup of soup and half sandwich of your choice for a quick, inexpensive and homemade lunch."

- Christine P.

"I recently purchased some hotdog buns and I can honestly say they were the best I have ever had.  They were so fresh, light and tasty."

- Tracy W.

Raphael’s donuts are the best. Once you’ve tried them, you’ll never go anywhere else!”

-Kirin P.

"Raphael’s Bakery is a must for the Bemidji area. They have the best breads and desserts, plus a wonderful breakfast and lunch menu. The food is fantastic and the service is great!"

- Holly H.

"I contacted Raphael's Bakery for my daughter's birthday. She was traveling through Bemidji, Hawkin and the Team helped me get birthday cupcakes to her hotel and assisted me in making her birthday special from miles away! The yummy cupcakes and surprise was a hit! I can't praise them enough."
- Michelle C.