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Wards Pastry

730 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3721
609-399-1260
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Ranked #22 of 180 restaurants in Ocean City
Most recent review
- Jun 22, 2014
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English first
central pa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We have been going to Ward's as long as I can remember. My Dad used to go every Saturday morning to load up on doughnuts, cinnamon buns and cookies. Now that my husband and I are spending our summer vacations in a Ocean City, we have continued the tradition. We were in Ocean City looking at rentals and decided to... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Just go...if you didn't have a sweet tooth before...you'll find one:-) plenty to choose from! Sticky buns should be illegal!!!! Enjoy!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We only got coffee and cookies, but the cookies were excellent, sold by the pound, and cheap! I don't know why a lot of reviews say they are pricey, I thought the opposite, especially when everything else in OC is steep. All I know is I need to go back tomorrow!

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connecticut
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Run don't walk to get their sticky buns! We order dozens (to be sure they have them when we get there) and then bring them home and freeze them, cannot have enough. We've also tried other pastries and bread and those have been delicious too.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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188 reviews 188 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Never have been to Wards and decided to get donuts and pastry to take back to AC with us for the next morning. They didn't make morning... Their donuts hands down were the best we have ever had. Nothing like KK or Dunkin, or store bought. We have so many good bakeries in the Philly area but this place was... More

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Our shore visit is always punctuated by visiting wards at opening (7am) and the smell of goodies coming out of the ovens. The sticky buns with nuts are as much of our family tradition as any other. Lots of other goodies here as well.

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Graniteville, South Carolina, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I found Wards online and saw that they sold butter cake. I wanted to purchase some to take to my brother as butter cake is his all time favorite. I purchased three cakes which were very reasonably priced. I wish now I had purchased more. They were wonderful! We may have to make a special trip to Ocean City to... More

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Wasington Township
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Every year while visiting Ocean City one of our first stops was Wards Pastry. Was it for their tasty doughnuts, cakes or other baked goods no, it was for these delicious delights called Scoobies. They were a combination of peanut butter, cornflakes and some other secret ingredients, rolled into a ball and topped with chocolate....awesome. I have heard they were... More

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outside phila
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

We got a cake to celebrate my parent's wedding anniversary. It looked nice, not fancy but attractive. The cake was a white cake with white icing. The cake itself was a little dry but the icing was tasty.

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