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San Juan Bakery & Grocery

319 3rd, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045
831-623-4570
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Cuisines: Bakery
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- Mar 30, 2014
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Livermore, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Extremely friendly staff, wide selection of breads and pastries, and great location is what you get. The prices are right and there is great pride taken in the pastries; you can tell. The donuts are a treat! You can sit down and enjoy your items at one of the few tables. Try the extra big and fluffy donut holes.

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San Juan Bautista, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

the San Juan Bakery is unique with its old world brick oven. For years it has made the famous Casa Rosa Rolls, and various melt in your mouth breads and pastries. When the ownership changed in the last decade, however, the quality went downhill and the shop is not inviting. There is so much un-used space, doesn't have the cozy... More

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Get there EARLY they have the best doughnuts EVER and their loaves of "Poundcake" bread are to DIE for. (Take extras home to freeze!

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San Luis Obispo, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Which is the day we went through town this last time around. However, we have purchased baked goods from them a number of times and their bread is noteworthy.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

No words except WOW WOW WOW wedding cookies AND Brownie Bread !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Trying to find a way to take with us on our winter in AZ

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Houston, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Nice counter service at a real bakery; good cookies and tarts for snacks; a wide selection of sweet breakfast breads for the next morning....very nice treat!

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San Jose, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

stop here on every visit to san juan. nice place for a turnover or cookies. they have so many different types of breads on the shelf, hard to pick. never been dissapointed with the food here. nice people in store working. good place to pick up a pastry and then get a cup of coffee.

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Salinas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The new owners have renewed our visits to the bakery! The treats are tasty & the breads delightful! I enjoy the international flavor of the breads & the tender crust of the turnovers. The date bar cookies are a must try!

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Central California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

The bakery is now reopened under new ownership. They have reincorporated most of the original recipes. Fresh hot danish and fresh brewed coffee were wonderful. We picked up a couple of ham and cheese croissants, which along with . a couple of apricot turnovers. The only mistake was that we should have purchased more! The rest of the trip was... More

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Monterey, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Awesome pastries and donuts! They have a great selection of flavors, ordered a pumpkin, a berry, and an apricot turnover and they were all so delicious. Also bought some jalepeno and chees rolls to take home!!

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