+
Markets & Stores

Carlock's Bakery | Los Osos - SLO County

Melanie Wong | Jul 31, 201712:54 PM    

Passing through Los Osos last month, I stopped by Carlock's Bakery.

Some older posts here lament that it has fallen off since the original owner retired. Looking at the displays, I'd have to agree that there's not much that looks that appetizing or special. But I'll note that checking the website today to write this post, it has been relaunched with an updated design. So perhaps the actual bakery is in for a re-do too.

However, one exception that caught my eye was the German Bierocks aka runzas. A rare bird in our part of the world and more common in the Midwest, it's interesting that I've stumbled upon them twice this summer in California and I can't help but wonder who else has been serving them up anonymously. A bready wrapper filled with ground beef, onion and cabbage, this one had a creamier mouthfeel from some thickener or perhaps even dairy. Not bad.

I also thought that the cinnamon rolls looked good. After a disappointing experience at Pismo's Old West, I've been seeking them out at neighboring towns and discovered that SLOCo seems to be cinnamon roll central. This was a very nice one with a tender Danish-like dough, lots of raisins, moderate cinnamon and a some soft icing. I'd get this again.

What else is good here?

Carlock's Bakery
1024 Los Osos Valley Rd
Los Osos, CA 93402
(805) 528-1845
Mon - Sat 6 AM - 6 PM
Closed on Sundays

Carlock's Bakery

Full service bakery serving Los Osos and the San Luis Obispo Central Coast.

www.carlocksbakery.com
Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

More from Chowhound

How to Stick to Healthy Eating Resolutions for the New Year
Guides

How to Stick to Healthy Eating Resolutions for the New Year

by Brianne Garrett | New year, new me. It’s a popular mantra that we all tell ourselves going into a new year—vowing that...

5 Plant-Based Swaps for the Carbs You Crave
Guides

5 Plant-Based Swaps for the Carbs You Crave

by Gretchen Lidicker | Trying to cut carbohydrates? There are plenty of great plant-based substitutes for your favorite carbs...

13 Easy Ingredient Swaps for Healthier Cooking
Guides

13 Easy Ingredient Swaps for Healthier Cooking

by Dan McKay and Jen Wheeler | These easy, healthy ingredient swaps are proof that eating healthy doesn't have to be a chore. Even...

9 Easy Low Sugar Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day Off Right
Recipe Round-Ups

9 Easy Low Sugar Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day Off Right

by Gretchen Lidicker | If you want to eat less sugar, finding no-sugar and low sugar breakfast recipes that are both easy...

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.