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Perreca's Bakery

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33 N Jay St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1138
518-372-1875
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5:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 5:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 4:00 am - 4:30 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best bread - food okay

We often have Perreca's cater work events as it's close by. The food is always good. But the bread! Oh my the best italian bread ever! If you're stopping in for bread, be sure to get there early as they sell out quickly!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
BellaGinger
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Schodack, NY
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Schodack, NY
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194 reviews 194 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We often have Perreca's cater work events as it's close by. The food is always good. But the bread! Oh my the best italian bread ever! If you're stopping in for bread, be sure to get there early as they sell out quickly!

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Schenectady
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

They are well known for their italian bread throughout the area. They now have a great Italian restaurant right next store to their bakery. Their food is authentic and delicious!

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Glenville, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Maria P comes up with these ideas. Eggs in Purgatory consists of two eggs cooked in a spicy tomato sauce, served with a chunk of bread; HER BREAD! This place is always full of interesting people, enjoying good food. Better than pub grub, but not elegant. Considering its location on Jay Street in Little Italy, who would not expect that?... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I go to the bakery, not their next door sit down eatery. The bakery offers a variety of outstanding and fairly priced Italian goodies but the standouts, in my mind, are the bread and tomato pie. The bread is legendary and the rule of thumb for many loyal patrons is buy one or two to take home and one small... More 

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Latham, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We sought an early dinner after the matinee show at Proctor's. This was just the thing to warm us up on yet another cold winter day. Waitress was knowledgeable and attentive throughout. A special pre fixe menu- appetizer, soup/salad, entrée & dessert for $19.95; it was tempting. Instead we tried the artichoke appetizer and a salad to begin. Both were... More 

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Schenectady, NY
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I was here last week for breakfast at 12 noon-they wouldnt serve lunch to us. The food was good although it wasnt what I was hoping to eat but unfortunately the service was terrible. Had to wait to get syrup and butter and by the time it was finally received, the food was cold, The service was also very poor... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I've only been here for breakfast so I can't speak to the lunch/dinner food or service. Went with a friend and enjoy a delicious (and huge) cappuccino. We shared a piece of the fried dough which was just right. Large portion, so easily shared. It had just the right 'dough' consistency: not airy and empty but nice and dense. We... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Had lunch with friends recently, The food, service and value for the meal was excellent as always. I also like to go to the bakery connected to the restaurant for fresh homemade Italian bread, cold cuts, Homemade pizza, cookies. Never a disappointment.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Since Perecca's new chef arrived the food is much better. Previous the food was just fair and i would have given it maybe 3 stars but now it gets 4

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Malta, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My husband and I love to go to this little restaurant for breakfast after a morning row on the Mohawk. They serve authentic Italian food with their own fresh baked hard-crust Italian bread the family has been baking for over 80 years. The service is very good but this is not a fast-food restaurant so you have to wait for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 N Jay St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1138
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: 518-372-1875
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 am - 4:30 pm

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