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Lyndell's Bakery

720 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2142
617-625-8423
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Ranked #70 of 251 Restaurants in Somerville
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 2:45 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Dessert
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English first
San Diego, California
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109 reviews 109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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132 reviews 132 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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100 reviews 100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

When I was a girl growing up on Willow Ave. (many years ago), this was a great treat for us. And though the sizes are smaller (as with everything else), the quality is still second-to-none. BTW, we used to call them half-and-half cakes; they are now called half moon pies. Also love the Boston creme pies (pictured). Still delicious!

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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71 reviews 71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

This is a great place to get those puffy cakey cookies with chocolate and vanilla frosting, either called "Black and Whites" or "Half-Moons." Also, I am a custard pie lover - and theirs is really good.

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Medford, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

One of the best pastry shops around and there are many of them.This place is excellent,even a few of my friends who moved far up in NH still come here to get pastry from them.

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Additional Information about Lyndell's Bakery

Address: 720 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2142
Phone Number: 617-625-8423
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
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
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Bakery, Dessert

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