Dulce's Bakery and Empanada Shop is a new Latin-style bakery located in Fairfax, VA near the intersection of Pickett Road and Main Street. We offer a variety of baked goods, from sweet to savory, and a kind and cozy environment for you to take a seat and enjoy yourself.
Our bakers and pastry chefs share a passion for traditionally prepared foods for those of you who appreciate fine baking. Grab a cup of coffee and a cheese empanada and see for yourself! Or...maybe two empanadas would be a better idea. :)
Take some time and browse our website for more information about our bakery and the products we create. Then drop us a line, or call us at 703-978-8021 with questions or to place an order.
Fresh from the oven...
At Dulce's Bakery and Empanada Shop, you'll find a full range of baked goods, from latin style breads and pastries to custom cakes and everything in between.
Our cupcakes will put a smile on your face and our salteñas will give you a warm, full feeling in your tummy. We have freshly-made pastries daily.
Come take a look at our delectable selection of baked goods!
News & Events
Photo by: Tracy A. Woodward for The Washington Post
Published: May 8, 2012
A decade after Teresa Hayes made 1,000 empanadas for a 1987 Washington street fair, her mother, a baker in Bolivia, shared pastry secrets with her daughter. Hayes spent the next nine years working in the bakery department at Wegmans in Fairfax, bringing her empanadas to company parties and hoping to have her own bakery some day.
“I was known as the empanada lady,” says Hayes. “Then my co-workers started ordering from me.”
On March 31, her dream came true: The 54-year-old Bolivian native and her son, Michael Hayes, opened a bakery and empanada shop in Fairfax called Dulce’s, after her nickname, which means “sweet.”
They have decorated the place with posters of empanadas, cakes and Bolivian villages. Chalkboards get updated as pastries emerge from ovens. There are a few tables, a dozen vinyl-backed chairs and a television. The colorful acrylic-painted front window attracts customers. Read more...
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Dulce's Bakery and Empanada Shop
3900-C Pickett Rd
Fairfax, VA 22031
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More than just pastries.
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