Cozily nested in Fort Washington, Zakes Cakes & Cafe provides an elegant experience paired with delicious homemade food that is nothing short of impressive. The owners Marlene and Albert Zakes, and Joseph Mcfadden have become a cornerstone in the area, notorious for their baked goods and meals that remind everyone of home. Zakes has been around for thirty five years, and after moving to this location twenty two years ago, they have found their niche and have become a go-to for many of the locals in the area. The genuine atmosphere paired with the elevated dishes make it a must while in Fort Washington.Notorious for their cakes, Zakes elevates the pastry experience when it comes to quality as well as presentation. A highly regarded option, the Summer Shortcake, is a Vanilla Genoise filled with Whipped Cream and and an assortment of seasonal berries, keeping everything as fresh as possible. Another option, the Belgian Chocolate is comprised of a Light Chocolate Genoise, filled with several layers of Chocolate Mousse, then iced with Dark Chocolate Butter Cream to top it off. They also customize beautiful wedding cakes and have become a recommended staple to providing the best wedding celebratory cakes. Elevating the experience, Zakes offers top notch breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as a delicious Sunday brunch. All of their soups and breads are fresh, made in house to ensure the customer the utmost quality and consistency with each visit. For brunch, their Vietnamese Benedict is a signature option unique to Zakes, and cannot be found anywhere else. The dish is made with two Poached Eggs over a House Asian Pork and Shrimp Patty. For dinner they offer options like the Thai Flank Steak Salad, made with Tomatoes, Cucumber, Avocado, Crispy Shallots, and Chilli Lime Dressing. It is also encouraged to bring wine or champagne for the brunch and the staff will happily serve each guest. Coming in guarantees a warm, inviting experience in a french style country house, and it is simply too hard to pass up on. The restaurant immerses each patron into a homey vibe, and the food is an added bonus. There is a reason Zakes has been around for so long and that can be accredited to the full experience as a whole. Stopping in guarantees a memorable and satisfying visit, and will make each guest feel like they are at a home away from home.
444 S Bethlehem Pike
Fort Washington, PA 19043