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595 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3324
609-597-7802
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best baked bread!

Best fresh baked bread daily and friendly atmosphere. The only thing I don't like is that it's hard to get to in the summer with the tourist traffic.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
deliciousdeb703
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Newark, New Jersey
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Newark, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Best fresh baked bread daily and friendly atmosphere. The only thing I don't like is that it's hard to get to in the summer with the tourist traffic.

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Manahawkin, New Jersey, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The breads are outstanding, especially the 7 grain and rye. Pecan Coffee cake and crumb cake are equally delicious. Come early on the week ends and also get lunch!!

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

While I don't frequent the bakery often I am always satisfied by the quality of the products and the pleasantness of the staff. One time I asked for the asiago bread which was not available; however, they took my order and I had it the next day. It is outstanding. Always receive complements when I bring the cakes and/or pastry... More 

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Best apple crumb pie ever!!!! Always consistent. I bring one with me whenever I go to someone's house for dinner. Everybody raves about it.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The best bakery in manahawkin. They have amazing wedding cakes and cakes for parties. They are reasonably priced and always look beautiful as well.

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Manahawkin, New Jersey, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

1st, you have to try the "cheese Melt away" it is heaven!!!! Then you have to try anything else!!! It is all good...I've never been let down in 17 years!!!!

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Barnegat, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Bakeries, like barbers, beauticians and beer, are very personal choices. As a recent transplant in Ocean County, the process of finding favorites is often tedious. Happily, I've found my baker and only by accident. Simply wonderful.

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Big Apple has been around for a while, and used to be excellent. Unfortunately the last two times I went I was disappointed. The shopping plaza is getting really run down and even the supermarket doesn't have a lot of business. Maybe that is why their selection has gotten smaller and not as fresh...Ether way it makes me upset because... More 

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NJ
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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We have shopped at Big Apple Bakery for years. Anything they make in the store is great! Key Lime Pie, rugelach are my favorites. My husband was there yesterday, and there was a sign that they're selling after 28 years. I sure hope the new owner doesn't change a thing!

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

A wrong turn landed us at the Big Apple Bakery. We indulged in fresh semolina bread, lemon ricotta cupcakes, cookies, and took some frozen ravioli back to the vacation rental. We were so impressed that we bought a cooler and stocked up on treats (the homemade gnocchi is to die for) to take home to our families after vacation.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 595 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3324
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin
  • Phone Number: 609-597-7802
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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