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Bean Counter Cake & Pastry Shop

288 Boston Tpke, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
(508) 754-0505
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Ranked #24 of 80 Restaurants in Shrewsbury
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- Mar 22, 2013
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013 via mobile

I've searched far and wide for delicious vegan cupcakes, and The Bean Counter definitely comes in first! Try the chocolate cupcake with vanilla frosting - I promise the vegan cupcake is even better than the non-vegan! Not much space/ambiance for hanging out here, so best to grab your delectable treats on the go!

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

This place has, hands down, the best pastry in central MA. Also, fabulous coffee. A nice place to meet someone for brunch or coffee because it is out of the way and quiet (despite being on Route 9). Only drawback is that it's on the eastbound side, and if you're on the westbound side you'll need to figure out how... More

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Holden, MA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

The drinks and food are fine here--no better than at other places. But the one thing that strikes me about this place is the lack of friendliness from the staff. They act like you are bothering them when you place their order, and there is never a smile. It's unfortunate because it makes the place not welcoming and makes it... More

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Love their coffee! And they have wonderful delicious desserts. Unbelievable desserts :)

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Worcester, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

I have been dealing with Alice Lombardi in a commercial as well as a retail customer for nearly 15 years. I have never recieved anything less than the best service and quality of cakes and desserts in 25 years of restaurant employment. I have served her cakes, pies , and mini pastries to some of the finest restaurants in the... More

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

My family stopped in a few times after church for a quick treat. I liked the muffins, but never cared for the cakes - the frostings all have a funny, heavy aftertaste. Anyhow, one morning my young son got a decorated cupcake and noticed it was completely moldy on the bottom after he started eating it. We quietly and politely... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011 via mobile

We always get the "snowflake" cake. Light moist and refreshing. We've gotten them about a billion times. Got a special cake for my daughters first birthday with cherry blossoms and glitter. Beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2008

The best "Berry Brulee" an Fruit tart.

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