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Giovanni's Bakery

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456 New Britain Ave, Newington, CT 06111
(860) 667-4033
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7:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Yum yum yum...they bread is to die for. The cakes are the best. Great service! They are always bending over backwards to make you feel at home.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
West Hartford
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West Hartford
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Yum yum yum...they bread is to die for. The cakes are the best. Great service! They are always bending over backwards to make you feel at home.

Thank xtremejudy
new england
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106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We have gone here for years, especially for birthday cakes. Their cakes are always yummy and the price reasonable. We have also bought pastries, bread and cookies and they are all great. Try their cannoli.

Thank businesscard
Bountiful, Utah
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125 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I stopped in to Giovanni's while in Connecticut on travel. This is an EXCELLENT bakery. After trying a couple of their cookies, I purchased a few to take home for family to try also.

Thank foto_monkey
Newington, Connecticut, United States
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

I went in and had a special request for my mom's birthday. Spoke to the owner he said bring in a picture and we will make it happen. I did and when I went there it was done and mom was amazed it was delicious. My whole family enjoyed the Napoleon cake.

Thank Sharon F
Dallas, Texas
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116 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Don't go anywhere else!! Just don't! Best canoli, best cakes, best everything!! They don't skimp or over charge. You always know what you are going to get when you go there and they are the only bakery my family uses.

4 Thank Joe G
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I chose Giovanni's bakery for our sons baptism because we had them make our wedding cake a few years back. As always the cake was amazing! By the end of the event what little was left over was being fought over by guests to bring it home. Everyone was so helpful in helping us decide as to... More 

2 Thank giaabruzzi
Farmington, Connecticut
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Having lived in the south end of Hartford's Little Italy for several years, I have sampled every Franklin Avenue's bakery fare. NONE can compare to the cakes, cannolis, bread, pizza, and pies from Giovanni's in Newington, CT. The goods taste homemade and are always fresh. We head for Giovanni's for all of our special occasion treats. LOVE the cappuccino cake!... More 

3 Thank traveler06032
Newington, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I just love Giovanni's cannoli's!!! My whole family from NYC say that they never tasted better cannolis anywhere else, so when I go and visit on holidays it's a must on the desert table. Besides the cannoli's and all of there other yummy stuff I also love their GELATO my favorite flavor is NUTELLA/RICOTTA it's to die for, but if... More 

2 Thank Milos2008
Newington, Connecticut
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

When it comes to Italian fruit cakes, nobody makes them like Giovanni's! The strawberries and peaches are always plentiful and the whipped creme frosting is not too sweet and always fresh and tasty!

Thank Catperson1
Farmington, Connecticut
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Love their stuffed breads and cakes....nice people too!

1 Thank LBT17

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 456 New Britain Ave, Newington, CT 06111
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newington
  • Phone Number: (860) 667-4033


Open Hours
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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