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Wards Pastry

730 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3721
609-399-1260
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Ranked #52 of 183 Restaurants in Ocean City
Most recent review
- Aug 27, 2014
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SJU
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209 reviews 209 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Friendly staff, quaint old bakery filled with cookie jar collection, but nothing fancy at all. What you go for is the BUTTER CAKE! This Philadelphia specialty is hard to find anymore, but this is the real thing. Gooey butter on a yeast dough - so sweet!. The donuts are great too, especially the Boston Crème - the jelly donuts are... More

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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Ward's has the BEST donuts! They are a bakery that offers coffee, fresh pastries, cookies and cakes. The staff is always friendly. Treat yourself to anything from Ward's! They are reasonable and worth the trip!!

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philadelphia, pa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

I'm not a regular at wards pastry, but I so go for specific items when I am in the area. Usually I get the cinnamon pockets. These are little squares of pastry filled with a cinnamon mixture that I have never found elsewhere. They are each about one bite full and they are delicious. Today I discovered a new item... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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99 reviews 99 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you are there before noon, the selection is fantastic. As the afternoon goes on, there is less and less of a selection. The wait staff behind the counter are always pleasant and helpful. The prices are good.

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Newark, Delaware
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81 reviews 81 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stopped by Wards a couple of times during this beach trip and found that the cases were not always full. Luckily, the sticky buns were just coming out of the oven and we were able to get some of those. We picked up some bagels that we were told were made elsewhere. Everything we got was good. The missing... More

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NJ
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177 reviews 177 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We go here occasionally and each time I think I will try something new and it will be better than the last time, but it never is. I'm not sure if it's that this bakery is right on Asbury Ave or the familiar name, but there are many other bakeries in Ocean City that we go to and always enjoy.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A mid-morning sweet snack at Ward's included an excellent chocolate croissant as well as some much anticipated bacon cinnamon buns. The bacon cinnamon buns were a disappointment - a little dry, not much bacon flavor. Stick to the donuts, cheese Danish and croissants. Get there early for eclairs.

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Wharton, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Wards Pastry never disappoints! These are quality, homemade pastries on site - not shipped in from some warehouse somewhere. In this day and age with so many 'trendy' bakeries popping up all over its nice to still find a quality family owned/run business producing delicious pastries! They have the BEST jelly donuts and bacon cinnamon rolls - but you really... More

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Newark, Delaware
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is another must stop for us on our Ocean City vacation. This is a cash only business so be prepared. Everything we have gotten from this place is fresh delicious and made with love and care.

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central pa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We have been coming to OC on vacation for 15 years and we stop at Wards almost daily for the fried cinnamon rolls, donuts and various pastries. Prices are very reasonable so you can try more!

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