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Pavel's Backerei

219 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3318
831-643-2636
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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English first
Pacific Grove, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I stop at Pavel's as often as possible. The bread is fabulous. The Danish is perfect, not too sweet with real fruit.

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California
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161 reviews 161 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The bread and sweet stuff starts coming out at 7 A.M. Get there early to get a hot loaf a bread. The cinnamon rolls are the best I've ever eaten and the chocolate croissants are yummy!

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NC Smokies
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband was not as enthralled as I since he is more into heavy sweets-- this is divine French baking...the chocolate croissant is fabulous and enough for two people. They do have good coffee, but we bought our coffee at Starbucks, then headed for Pavel's every morning we visited PG. The almond bear claw was delicious, the cream cheese filled... More

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Walnut Creek, California, USA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

OMG this place is toooooooooo fabulous for words. The size of the baked item just means that it is bigger AND better. What a surprise treat. The line moves quickly, refills on coffee are free, the staff are very friendly and eager to serve you quickly. We were so disappointed to find their weren't open when we arrived there on... More

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Carlsbad, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Delicious pastries! Went there 3 of 4 mornings. It was that good. We even grabbed sandwiches to go on the last day as we we heading back down to Southern California

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Dublin, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I teach Baking and Pastry and this bakery is amazing. Don't expect a glamorous seating area or fancy interior, but the goods are wonderful!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

That was a recommendation from a previous guest via Trip Advisor so we thought...let's check it out. Not taking the time to check what time they opened, we took an early morning stroll in that direction. We arrived at the door fifteen minutes till 7....they open at 7am. One lady in line...says she's never been there, but has heard it... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stumbled upon this bakery our first day in Pacific Grove. We arrived shortly before closing time and there were literally 3 loaves of bread and a half of a chocolate cake left. The chocolate babka cake was moist like a pudding cake due to the ganache baked right in. Yum! We came back the next morning to a line... More

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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This local gem has fresh breads rolls and breakfast goods is wonderful But the bake goods can sell out so make this an early stop. Everything is fresh.

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Pacific Grove, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is one of those places you can find by following your nose...the scent of fresh bread and pastry is intoxicating. One weekends you can also spot it by the long lines. Once in the door you will be distracted by the displays that always temp you to buy something more than you planned. People in line are happy to... More

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Additional Information about Pavel's Backerei

Address: 219 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3318
Phone Number: 831-643-2636
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove

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