The Baked Bear Ice Cream Shop to Open in La Cantera

Tuesday 21st, May 2019 / 15:46 Written by
The Baked Bear Ice Cream Shop to Open in La Cantera

Opening Their First San Antonio Location this Summer in The Shops of La Cantera is The Baked Bear

Custom Ice Cream Sandwich Shop brings its sweet treats to San Antonio with third location in Texas.

The Baked Bear, a San Diego, California-based ice cream shop well known for its monstrous ice cream sandwiches and original recipes, is excited to announce the opening of its first-ever San Antonio location, coming to The Shops at La Cantera this summer.

Located in San Antonio’s top luxury shopping district, the menu will feature hand churned ice cream scoops, customizable ice cream sandwiches made with fresh-baked cookies and brownies, fun toppings and more. In addition to popular baked goods – all made from scratch – flavors from the super premium Baked Bear craft ice cream collection range from Blackberry Crumble to Toasted S’mores. The San Antonio location will also offer rotating, seasonal flavors and a Cookie of the Month. The Baked Bear offers a mix and match style for guests to find their favorite combination with the option of rolling ice cream sandwiches through colorful toppings, resulting in its Instagram-worthy reputation.   

The Baked Bear La Cantera
Photo Credit: The Baked Bear

“We are thrilled to join San Antonio and continue growing our fanbase in Texas,” said local owner Kenny Alford. “Summer is the perfect time to open, giving locals and visitors a chance to come in and cool down with our exquisite treats.” 

The Baked Bear concept was started by childhood friends, Rob Robbins and Shane Stanger, who left their careers to follow their true passion: serving up inventive sweets in their hometown of San Diego, California. The Baked Bear quickly became a phenomenon, known for high quality desserts and recognized by Forbesand Business Insider. The favorite shop has now grown to 24 current locations in eight states, with Texas locations in Austin and El Paso. The Baked Bear sought San Antonio as its third Texas location due to its growing population.

“We have been extremely excited to open in San Antonio for some time now, but finding the right local partners out there was the key,” said Shane Stanger, Baked Bear Co-Founder. “With Kenny and his team, we will provide a unique and fun experience, while we serve the people of San Antonio our homemade cookies and craft ice cream, we can’t wait!”

The Baked Bear La Cantera
Photo Credit: The Baked Bear

The La Cantera store is 970 square feet. The Baked Bear team worked with local broker, John Haag, to occupy the space and will be operated by local owner Kenny Alford. The Baked Bear will be located at 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, Suite LS3320 San Antonio, TX 78256.

The exact opening date and hours of operation will be announced soon. For more information on The Baked Bear, please visit: and follow along on Instagram at @TheBakedBear.


Childhood friends, Rob Robbins and Shane Stanger, left their careers to follow their true passion: serving up inventive sweets in their hometown of San Diego, California. At the Baked Bear they assemble monstrous ice cream sandwiches that have won the hearts of locals and drawn accolades from Forbes, Eater, Thrillist, and more. Original-recipe ice cream sits at the heart of each one of Rob and Shane’s sandwiches, which are held together by fresh-baked cookies and brownies. The Baked Bear has over a dozen original-recipe cookies and ice cream flavors, giving guests a chance to mix and match to find their favorite combination. Before they’re served, the sandwiched can be rolled through toppings ranging from Fruity Pebbles to Oreo crumble, giving them an Instagram-worthy touch. The Baked Bear has 25 locations across the U.S. with the addition of it’s latest shop in San Antonio, Texas. For more information, please visit:


The Shops at La Cantera is an award-winning open-air shopping center located within the La Cantera District of San Antonio. Distinguished by its unique design, this San Antonio mall boasts an impressive assortment of high-end retailers and dining choices, including a variety of upscale restaurants. Discover all there is to enjoy at The Shops at La Cantera, the top luxury San Antonio shopping destination. 

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