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Rao's Bakery Dowlen

Rao's Bakery Dowlen Rao’s Bakery was founded in 1941 by Johnny Rao. Johnny Rao and family opened the bakery at its pre

Rao's Bakery is a very unique concept, which includes a full-service bakery, deli, specialty coffee drinks and Gelateria

Operating as usual

It's Mardi Gras, y'all! Need something for the spread for your Mardi Gras soirée? Our cookies make the perfect addition.
01/16/2023

It's Mardi Gras, y'all! Need something for the spread for your Mardi Gras soirée? Our cookies make the perfect addition.

01/13/2023

Valentines has hit the Rao’s stores! Pick up something for your Valentine at any of our locations (items may vary at each location)

Our gelato is cherrific! 🍒 what’s your favorite flavor we have in the case?
01/09/2023

Our gelato is cherrific! 🍒 what’s your favorite flavor we have in the case?

01/06/2023

Hosting a networking event, birthday party, or business meeting? Our party room at the Dowlen location is the perfect space!

For more information, please call the Dowlen location.

Do you know the Rao's origin story? Rao's Bakery was founded in 1941 by Johnny Rao. Johnny Rao and family opened the bak...
01/04/2023

Do you know the Rao's origin story?

Rao's Bakery was founded in 1941 by Johnny Rao. Johnny Rao and family opened the bakery at its present location, the corner of 10th and Calder in Beaumont, Texas. The bakery was known for its Italian cream cakes, cookies, and cream puffs. Through the years Rao's had several different owners, but its doors never closed.

What is your favorite Rao's memory?

A Muffaletta - the Italian sandwich that is unknown in Italy. It was actually created in New Orleans!It all started with...
01/03/2023

A Muffaletta - the Italian sandwich that is unknown in Italy. It was actually created in New Orleans!

It all started with the bread from which it takes its name, muffuletto being a traditional Sicilian bread and the sandwich was built from there.

Wishing everyone a happy and healthy 2023!
12/31/2022

Wishing everyone a happy and healthy 2023!

Have Rao's without ever leaving home! Grab a bag of our House Blend at the register next time you stop by to visit us ☕️
12/30/2022

Have Rao's without ever leaving home! Grab a bag of our House Blend at the register next time you stop by to visit us ☕️

Kick off 2023 with a sweet treat from Rao's! Whether it's a tray of cookies, baby cakes, full sized cakes, or muffins fo...
12/29/2022

Kick off 2023 with a sweet treat from Rao's! Whether it's a tray of cookies, baby cakes, full sized cakes, or muffins for New Years Day, let us give you a sweet start to a new year!

Start your morning off right with breakfast from Rao's! Enjoy a breakfast wrap over coffee or grab it to-go.
12/27/2022

Start your morning off right with breakfast from Rao's! Enjoy a breakfast wrap over coffee or grab it to-go.

Wishing everyone a safe, merry and warm holiday weekend from the Rao's team!
12/23/2022

Wishing everyone a safe, merry and warm holiday weekend from the Rao's team!

12/22/2022
12/22/2022

In order to give our employees more time to rest and warm up to create more goodies for you, we will open at 8am tomorrow and Saturday! Remember we are fully stocked with Christmas gifts for anyone on your list.

Stressed about the winter storm? Turn that word around and you have what Rao’s does best- desserts! Stock up before you ...
12/20/2022

Stressed about the winter storm? Turn that word around and you have what Rao’s does best- desserts! Stock up before you bundle up this weekend.

Our delicious cookies make great last minute stocking stuffers or gifts for anyone on your list!
12/20/2022

Our delicious cookies make great last minute stocking stuffers or gifts for anyone on your list!

12/19/2022

Our second Gingerbread House Building Class kicks off today at 2, there’s still a few spots and it’s not too late to register!!

12/18/2022
Do you want a cheesecake? Or maybe you want just a regular cake? Can't decide? We present... the Cheesecaken! Layers of ...
12/16/2022

Do you want a cheesecake? Or maybe you want just a regular cake? Can't decide? We present... the Cheesecaken!

Layers of delicious cheesecake and cake that will wow your friends and family at your holiday get togethers this year.

Looking to learn how to make the best Gingerbread house in town? We'll be holding Gingerbread House classes at the Dowle...
12/15/2022
Gingerbread House Class - Rao's Bakery

Looking to learn how to make the best Gingerbread house in town? We'll be holding Gingerbread House classes at the Dowlen location ONLY Monday the 19th and Tuesday the 20th.

Click the link to register!

We are offering our FIRST gingerbread house building class! Our bakers will prepare the gingerbread and icing, a decorator will instruct and assist the children in assembling their masterpiece! This […]

Looking for an extra sweet touch to your holiday party or gathering?  Try one of our delicious cakes.
12/14/2022
Christmas Cake Orders - Rao's Bakery

Looking for an extra sweet touch to your holiday party or gathering? Try one of our delicious cakes.

The Cheesecaken is our Christmas version of the PieCaken! It features a layer of red velvet cake and cheesecake!

12/13/2022

Christmas baby cakes have arrived at Rao’s! They’ll make your heart grow three sizes ❤️

He’s a mean one, Mr. Grinch. Or in this case, tasty!
12/10/2022

He’s a mean one, Mr. Grinch. Or in this case, tasty!

12/08/2022

Christmas has arrived at Rao’s! Grab a gift for everyone on your list.

*items may vary per store.

Is your child having a class Christmas party this year? What about your office party? Let us be a part of the fun! A box...
12/06/2022

Is your child having a class Christmas party this year? What about your office party? Let us be a part of the fun!

A box of muffins, a tray of cookies, or even cupcakes from Rao's are the perfect addition to any holiday party this season. Give us a call to place your order.

We had quite the turnout for our day with Barista Burmaster at the Calder location. Thank you to everyone who came to su...
12/05/2022

We had quite the turnout for our day with Barista Burmaster at the Calder location. Thank you to everyone who came to support and share your favorite memories over the past 39 years.

If you weren’t able to make it out, check out Channel 12 news tonight at 6pm!

We hope you still have room after your Thanksgiving feast! Our sandwiches will leave you stuffed.
11/28/2022

We hope you still have room after your Thanksgiving feast! Our sandwiches will leave you stuffed.

Happy Thanksgiving from the Rao’s family!
11/24/2022

Happy Thanksgiving from the Rao’s family!

11/23/2022

⭐️ ⭐️ REMINDER ⭐️ ⭐️

🥧 even if you didn’t pre-order your pies, all locations have plenty for our walk up customers 🥧

11/17/2022

Perfect for any gathering, Arancini di Riso, or Sicilian Rice Balls are delicious, crispy, deep fried rice balls that are stuffed with chili meat. Coated in a crunchy breadcrumb, rice balls can be refrigerated prior to cooking for 3-4 days. Order today for your celebrations! *Please note when ordering online you will be able to pick up REFRIGERATED rice balls, they will still need to be fried.*
These will only be available for pickup from our Calder location.
https://raosbakery.com/thanksgiving-riceball-pre-order/

Meet Yajira Flores! She is our October Employee of the Month at our Nederland/Mid-county location. She is an outstanding...
11/16/2022

Meet Yajira Flores! She is our October Employee of the Month at our Nederland/Mid-county location. She is an outstanding barista, greets all of our customers with a smile, and always is willing to help anyone get the job. Thank you for all of your hard work.

The Tortorice family was very sad to learn that our cousin, Ronnie Maceo, passed yesterday. We have such great memories ...
11/14/2022
The Texas Bucket List – Maceo Spice and Import Company in Galveston

The Tortorice family was very sad to learn that our cousin, Ronnie Maceo, passed yesterday. We have such great memories of Ronnie and all of his stories he shared with us over the years. We have especially enjoyed these last few years working with our Galveston cousins Ronnie, Concetta and the Maceo Spice and Import Company team. We will keep all of the Maceo’s in our prayers and will be thinking about Ronnie every time we enjoy a Muffeletta.

Here is a recent interview with Ronnie and our friends with The Texas Bucket List.

Galveston – With a name synonymous with Galveston history, The Maceo family keeps the family business alive and well, 100 years since it became so entrenched with island lore. “When I was growing up, the Maceo history, the past of Maceo’s on the island was something that they kind of wanted to...

Dip it real good 🍓 Our chocolate covered strawberries are the perfect treat for anyone!
11/14/2022

Dip it real good 🍓

Our chocolate covered strawberries are the perfect treat for anyone!

Thank you to our veterans! Tomorrow, have a cup of drip coffee and a muffin on us (one per customer)
11/10/2022

Thank you to our veterans! Tomorrow, have a cup of drip coffee and a muffin on us (one per customer)

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a treat from Rao’s! What’s your favorite item in the Rao’s case?
11/07/2022

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a treat from Rao’s! What’s your favorite item in the Rao’s case?

Life is short. Get the dessert.
11/04/2022

Life is short. Get the dessert.

Address

4440 Dowlen Road
Beaumont, TX
77706

Opening Hours

Monday 6am - 9pm
Tuesday 6am - 9pm
Wednesday 6am - 9pm
Thursday 6am - 9pm
Friday 6am - 10pm
Saturday 7am - 10pm
Sunday 7am - 9pm

Telephone

(409) 347-3400

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Wow, Rao's.... refusing to sell my friend a Trump cookie, but then selling the next guy 4 Biden cookies. 🤔 This is getting ridiculous.
Thanks for mask shaming me out of your store. Nice attitude to have .
Never going to raos bakery ever again.

Ok so we go to raos last night for dessert 3 of us have masks on 1 doesnt due to medical issues. Raos informs her she has to wear a mask or leave, she informs them she medically is unable to, they dont care. She asks for their information so she can call and complain later then exits the bakery. The other 3 of us get our desserts and join us outside. We eat talk have the fun we would've had inside outside. The manager that told my friend she had to wear mask then comes and informs us she called the cops telling them we were yelling at customers. This never happened and we were never asked to leave we were paying customers eating outside, but once she informed us of this we left.
I can NOT thank raos and the cake decorator who made our little girls "slime" birthday a reality! Due to Laura, it was a rough bday for her but Raos and a special decorator put a smile on our babys face❤ Thank you!!!!!!
Just wanted to thank you and your staff for upholding policies that work to keep actual high risk families safe at your establishments.

We know it can be hard when the obnoxious, loud, few, and far between entitled Karens go off.

So again, thank you for doing the right thing and offering reasonable accommodations instead of allowing a bully to put an actual ADA beneficiaries at risk.
Specifically told them not to close the box bc we knew it would break the cake. The girl boxing it up closed it all the way, and then opened it a little and taped it and said it’s fine. Now we have a broken cake... 😒
She loved her cake! Thank you! It was delicious as well as beautiful!
Quality of cakes and baked goods are a 1 on a scale of 1-10. Stop selling stale baked goods to customers! Fresh food and drink items is ALWAYS BEST! Show concern Rao's when customers bring to your attention poor quality whether it is your items sold or customer service. It REALLY DOES MATTER in the long run.
Unfortunately, due to the circumstances being what they are, my little sister had to cancel her wedding.
Thank you Rao's Bakery on Dowlen for making them a beautiful, fresh cake at the last minute.
It made their day feel more special.
This place is amazing. I’m coming back every time I am in Beaumont!
My Louisiana-born best friend, Dawn Young Hoagland, who now lives in Indiana was thrilled with her Voodoo King Cake I sent to her via Rao's Bakery. Thank you, Rao's!!! Y'all are the best!!!
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