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Gerardo's Italian Bakery

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307 W Boylston St, West Boylston, MA 01583-2339
508-835-2200
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Bakery

Not just an Italian bakery, but those items are the best around - and I've been to the North End Boston

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
catimom
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Not just an Italian bakery, but those items are the best around - and I've been to the North End Boston

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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Gerardo's is a bakery that tempts you with its smells the moment that you walk in. They have a huge variety of items in their case but they specialize in Italian goodies of all kinds. They have cakes, canolis, cookies, and petit fours all the way to fresh bread and dipping sauce. They have multiple tables inside so you can... More 

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worcester, ma
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I really love some of the desserts! For me those are well worth it. I've been to ths bakery any times and probably will be many more. I love the cannoli dip and riccota squares. The cakes however are pretty hit or miss. We've had the chocolate cannoli cake and it was amazing. Had it again and it was terrible.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The owner of Gerardo's verbalized that his wedding cakes were the "cheapest", but this really showed through in the taste. The wedding cake icing tasted similar to artificial whip cream, which was disappointing and strange because their pastries are usually great. Before my meeting with the shop owner, Gerardo, I saw him jokingly raise the back of his hand to... More 

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Groton, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I like the dessert I got; double chocolate. I also got some cannoli (great but not excellent). I also bought some cookies and there were delicious. The place it self, is a beautiful place to have a dessert. The only thing I didn't like is some of the employees. Some of those girls think they are in a "Public Market"... More 

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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great selection, great service, excellent baked goods. Sometimes you will find you will wait in line, but it is worth the wait. The baked goods are excellent and always fresh. The Italian cookies are amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

I have been visiting this bakery for several years and everything by far exceeds my expectations! The cannolis' are fantastic and the flour less chocolate cake is a bonus treat for my dear friend who must have gluten free desserts. My favorite is the mile high chocolate cake and the chocolate dipped almond cookies and macaroons!!! Visit Ollie's for dinner... More 

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Boston
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

One of the few times I decided to call and complain about the cake I bought and the owner called me back to argue that his cake was perfect. Both my daughter,on her Bday, and I had stomach issues from the cake.Owner said he would give money back then changed his mind and said he'd give us and a cake.... More 

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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

All of the pastries from Gerardo's Bakery are wonderful. Their "lobster tails" pastry is excellent, as well as cakes and tortes. I also enjoy the fact that you can stop by for a free coffee, to enjoy with your favorite dessert.

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Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Bakery is not so good. Been disappointed with the quality of their products many times. Stopped going there a while ago. I'm Italian and I think I know good Italian pastry when I see it and I don't see it at Gerardo's. Many of my family and friends don't care for it either. Not terrible, but, you can do a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 307 W Boylston St, West Boylston, MA 01583-2339
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  West Boylston
  • Phone Number: 508-835-2200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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