Let’s be honest, there’s nothing as tasty as a fresh and warm pretzel sprinkled with salt or cinnamon, or any topping you prefer. It’s easy to grab a box of frozen pretzels at the grocery store, or even treat yourself to one when shopping at the mall (you know there is always a pretzel place there!) When you’re on the hunt for a gourmet type pretzel, there are a few spots in America that specialize in pretzels alone. Check it out!

The Redhead, New York City

We baked ’em, you ate ’em

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The Redhead is a perfectly relaxed bar in East Village offering the absolute best pretzels in town. Founder, Meg Grace, uses on the best ingredients to create a malty and deeply burnished soft pretzel. We aren’t going to lie, once you dip it in the Kentucky-style beer cheese, you’ll be in love at first bite!

Miller’s Twists, Philadelphia

$5 for a milkshake and the pretzel of your dreams? Yes please

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If you haven’t yet heard of Miller’s Twists, you’re in for a treat – and you’ve surely been missing out! Ever since 2009, Miller’s Twists is famous for their buttery pretzels and their pretzels roll-ups, which include include anything from pretzel dogs to their popular Cheese Steak Pretzels.

Bay Street Biergarten, Charleston

As is Charleston couldn’t get anymore perfect, why not add a spot to get a delicious soft pretzel? There is no denying that these are some of the best in the country. They are known for their “Haus Made Pretzel” that is made with German beer and brown sugar. They are lightly brushed with butter before being served, and are incredibly delicious!

Dinkel’s Bakery, Chicago

Chicago is famous for many things, and Dinkel’s is certainly one of them! Since 1922, Dinkel’s Bakery has been serving incredible sweets like doughnuts and cupcakes, but their mouth-watering pretzels prove that their salty game is also on point! Their traditional German-style pretzels offer the perfect combination of crispy and soft, with so much flavor you won’t be able to eat just one!

Are you a soft pretzel fan? Where is your favorite spot? Tell us about it in the comments below!