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720 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2142
617-625-8423
Today
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 2:45 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:45 pm

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent bakery

We were visiting Cambridge this past weekend from the southeast (the land of many good things but one of them is not bakeries). I love how this is a neighborhood bakery. We love the cannoli, almond cookie with chocolate, cream puffs, macaroons. The bakery does a version of black & white cookies I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Dancyz
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We were visiting Cambridge this past weekend from the southeast (the land of many good things but one of them is not bakeries). I love how this is a neighborhood bakery. We love the cannoli, almond cookie with chocolate, cream puffs, macaroons. The bakery does a version of black & white cookies I haven't seen elsewhere--fluffy cake that is more... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Great selection of all kinds of pastries. Friendly, attentive, helpful staff. Parked on the street, though it was a Sunday morning - early - so I'm not sure how accessible this place would be on a work day. Got a dozen doughnuts and a half-moon cookie. The doughnuts are easily the best I've had in MA. Cooked perfectly; the chocolate... More 

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Somerville, MA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I absolutely love this place. First and foremost the baked goods are outstanding. I especially love the black and white cookies, which are coated in so much frosting you will feel like you are eating frosting with a side of cake. The prices are extremely fair and maybe even on the low-end compared to other bakeries. Staff is super friendly.... More 

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San Diego, California
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109 reviews 109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Lyndell's has been at this location as long as I can remember and then some. They make everything from bread to cookies to cupcakes and cakes to Boston Cream Pie, regular pies, eclairs, cannolis, half moons, and tons of other stuff, even donuts. This place has it all. They now also serve lattes and espresso drinks. My favorites are the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I had never been there and decided to stop in for coffee and cookies. The coffee was bad and I was shocked at how dry the cookies were. I also found the owner to be abrupt and a bit rude. Clearly favoring her friends and regulars. I'm afraid this place is not at the level of Petsi's! I'm so surprised... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I have been going to the Somerville location for years. On a regular basis I go on Saturday Mornings to buy donuts for the crew that comes to my house for coffee and donuts every Sat. There are any where from 6 to 9 people and we all agree that the donuts from Lyndell's Bakery are some of the best... More 

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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76 reviews 76 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Cakes, black and white cookies, donuts, breads. Everything is fresh and tasty. Don't forget to pull a number once your inside the door.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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138 reviews 138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This review is based solely on the numerous cakes and cupcakes I have had from here... I know they sell a variety of cookies but I haven't tried them. The frosting on the cake is SO sugary. I like sweet stuff but this is overwhelmingly so. The cake itself could be a little moister, and the frosting is just overpowering.... More 

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Jackson, New Hampshire
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

The best mocha cakes ever!!! My husband drives 6 hours round trip every year to get me Lyndell's mocha cakes for my birthday!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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75 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

My latte is my morning ritual and it has to be done right. I was driving by and saw Lyndells so I thought I can give it a shot. I have ordered a latte. It was very heavy and tasted like there was no milk in it. Their pastry section was very large, I might give another try to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 720 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2142
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 617-625-8423

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Bakery
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 2:45 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:45 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:45 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:45 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 2:45 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?