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265 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6006
978-281-3064
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Best Chocolate Chip/Walnut cookies EVER!!!!!!!!!

I have been going to Alexandra's Bread since they opened almost 20 years ago, every single they make is OUTSTANDING!! I had a French man say to me once that the only legit French Baguette he had ever had in the USA was from Alexandra's. Their cobble bread loafs and buns are phenomenal, their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Boston, MA
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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I have been going to Alexandra's Bread since they opened almost 20 years ago, every single they make is OUTSTANDING!! I had a French man say to me once that the only legit French Baguette he had ever had in the USA was from Alexandra's. Their cobble bread loafs and buns are phenomenal, their chocolate biscotti with walnuts is amazingly... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Alexandra's is an absolute must stop for those who love exquisite bread, cobbles, cranberry scones and cookies. Pack a few with thermos of coffee, hike to beach for breakfast or lunch. Life is complete. Get there early bc they sell out !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Adorable quaint shop selling, the best handmade scones, cookies, and amazing bread you will ever taste. Their products sell out daily. Anyone who visits our home requests a visit to this shop.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Peter says they have the best scones in town. When we are having company, we go there for bread, rolls etc. A husband and wife team arrive early to create and bake all the baked goods for the day. You have to arrive early, they sell out almost every day.

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Beverly, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband considers himself a brownie aficionado. He's sampled brownies from bakeries and home kitchens everywhere. When he finally had a brownie from Alexandra's, he knew he'd tasted brownie nirvana. I think that holds true for all of their offerings. Shopping here is an experience, and I wonder why they've never been featured on Chronicle or similar shows. Not only... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a local bakery that makes enough to sell all of their product everyday. The bread is the old fashioned style heavy bread. The schones are to kill for.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Alexandra's has a number of fabulous, non-food items for sale. Salt cellars, handbags, licorice--a very nice selection of temptations. But the big temptation is the spicy olive bread. I took one home on a Friday and as a result went back on Saturday for another. They had already sold out Saturday's run! I will return.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Run by a young couple who have dedicated their life to making fresh French bread every week. Either get there early of place and order because their bread sells out quickly.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

They make the best scones, cookies and bread ever. Super friendly service and this family owned business is a treasure in Gloucester. You can skip the beaches but don't skip the scones or you will be disappointed.

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Holden, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

They said the cranberry scones were unbeatable. They said the olive bread was delicious. They were right. When staying in Gloucester it is our family's tradition to have breakfast on the beach at least once. After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, we decided to pick up some morning goodies at Alexandra's. We were not disappointed. Best. Scones. Ever.

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Additional Information about Alexandra's Bread

Address: 265 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6006
Phone Number: 978-281-3064
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
Open Hours:
Tuesday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: Pub

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  • Address: 265 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6006
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: 978-281-3064

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Tuesday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm

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