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730 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3721
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English first
Ocean City, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

The best place in OC for pastry but a must try is the buttercake. The fried cinnamon bun, crumb cake etc. Its all the best!

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west chester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

If you haven't tried them, you're missing out! Great donuts, pastries and bagels. Unfortunately, everybody knows about them and the lines can get quite long in the morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We stopped at Wards this morning after hearing of it and reading some reviews. I guess I should tell you I stopped one day at closing time and had to come back the next day. We looked and listened and choose two pastries. We sat at a small table for two by the front door I listened to Becky instructing... More 

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Houston, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

They have excellent gingerbread & nice cookies. Have gotten trays of cookies for parties here & everyone loves them & they disappear! Good coffee too & excellent breakfast breads.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

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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186 reviews 186 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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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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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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Address: 730 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3721
Phone Number: 609-399-1260
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean City

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