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Magpies Bakery - CLOSED

224 Galena St., Valdez, AK 99686
907-461-3092
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Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: This local bakery is nestled in a little hill on the back side of Valdez, AK. Here you will find pastries and espresso served in a building that was built in 1902 and relocated after the 1964 earthquake. At Magpies Bakery you can satiate your sweet tooth, grab a breakfast sandwich to go, or simply hang about on your wireless internet while warming up on a rainy day with a cup of coffee, or a warm bowl of soup.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: This local bakery is nestled in a little hill on the back side of Valdez, AK. Here you will find pastries and espresso served in a building that was built in 1902 and relocated after the 1964 earthquake. At Magpies Bakery you can satiate your sweet tooth, grab a breakfast sandwich to go, or simply hang about on your wireless internet while warming up on a rainy day with a cup of coffee, or a warm bowl of soup.

16 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Magpies was a great! It's a really small bakery and can get very busy, but it was great for grabbing a pastry and coffee before we hit the road! She actually had a gluten free option for me which was great! My friend who was with me is a baker and she was fairly impressed. It's kind of hidden and... More

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CRACOVIE
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

...Very small place but nice atmosphere ... Not on the main road, need to look for their signs to find it....Great coffée and freshly bakery

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Townsville, Australia
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Left the wife shopping accross the road and went here for a break, the lady who owns and runs the bakery is very friendly and could not do enough for us. Well worth the visit.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

She makes everything there in an old converted two story house. Lovely. Freshly baked croissant sandwiches, espresso, coffee, and she filled us in on the whole city while she worked. If you want a nice place to spend a rainy afternoon, here's the spot.

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Valdez Alaska, USA
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

This is the best bakery in town. They even serve gluten free items. Super yummy and great coffee and lunch too.

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Valdez, Alaska
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

This adorable bakery is just missing the mark each time I go in. Everything on display looks amazing but the taste just doesn't reflect that. The girls that work the counter are quiet and not particularly friendly. It really is a shame and I want to like this place but the beautiful facility just doesn't make up for the bland... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

The chicken wrap was great but the manager was rude to her staff and customers. Won't be going back!

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Valdez, Alaska
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012 via mobile

Come early for the best selection (but not too early, Maggie is a new mom and sometimes her schedule varies). About 1 hour after opening is perfect. Sometimes he pastries are still cooling on the rack do if you don't see anything in the case just ask her what she had. Scones are good all day. The cinnamon rolls are... More

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South Bend, IN
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Owner was rude to her staff in front of guests. Breakfast sandwich was a piece of frozen microwaved sausage that tasted horrible on a bagel that was dried out and cold scrambled eggs that were microwaved as well and over melted chewy cheese. Decent coffee. Tasted like gas station food. Another patron said that their breakfast pastries were sold out... More

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Valdez, Alaska
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

For lunch i totally recommend the wraps from Maggys bakery! worth every penny!

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