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Florentine Pastry Shop

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667 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501-2403
315-724-8032
Today
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Exceptional Cannoli

We were heading to Albany to surprise my parents and asked a local where to get the best Italian Pastry and were given Florentine and another bakery. I am so very glad we chose Florentine because the cannoli were beyond delicious. They sized the cannoli just right at 3 - 4 bites. Additionally... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
TheRealTravelerBill
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New York City
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New York City
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We were heading to Albany to surprise my parents and asked a local where to get the best Italian Pastry and were given Florentine and another bakery. I am so very glad we chose Florentine because the cannoli were beyond delicious. They sized the cannoli just right at 3 - 4 bites. Additionally they had the crispest pastry shell we'd... More 

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Pittsford, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Went to Florentine bakery for the first time. Ordered a variety of pastries Rum babba, Tiramisu, cream puffs. The quality and value exceeded that of higher priced, large city bakeries. Will definitely be back.

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Utica, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

BEST PASTRIES on earth. Pusties, cannoli and the works. Cappucino, Expresso in a real Euro coffee house atmosphere. My former ladyfriend Rima Badalians packed her car's trunk with Florentine goodies and brought them to NYC to her family there...who said the Utica products spoiled them forever..and that NYC could not compete . It's just East of O'Scugnizzo's on Bleecker Street... More 

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Utica
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Many people boost about the Italian Pastries in Boston,s North End or Little Italy in NYC but we have the best for a lot less money in Utica, NY!!! I can,t spell all the names of the goodies but they are wonderful. The " pusties" are filled with many pudding favorites with the good crust. The lobster tail are crispy... More 

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Clinton, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Love this Italian pastry shop! Stopped in after running Falling Leaves race to refuel:)...had the most incredible pumpkin pustie. I've never had anything like it...it was unbelievably deliciouos...husband had 1/2 moon cookie...light and fluffy..best in the area by far. Waitresses are lovely and very sweet. I wouldn't hesitate to enjoy some treats at this top notch shop.

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Utica, NY
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329 reviews 329 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Wonderful and delicious cookies, cakes, and pastries. One of the very few bakeries I have found outside of NYC with excellent pastry. Cannoli cake is fantastic.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I have been going to this bakery since I was a kid. Hands down the best pastry I have had outside of NYC and Italy. The lemon pasties are fantastic and the lobster tails will make you want to slap your mother. If you are in Utica, you must go here!

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Gilford, New Hampshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Pastries you will never forget, take some home for later. i have gone there since i was a little kid and the same people that owned it then still own it today so the taste has not changed.

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Tucson, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I worked at the Florentine in high school, and filled about 8 million cannoli during that time! i have tried them all over the US, and none can compare with the ones at the Florentine.

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Utica, New York
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282 reviews 282 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Whether you go to the old Florentine's on Bleecker Street or the new one in New Hartford, you'll enjoy the experience. Back in the early 70s, my father would send us care packages from Utica with Florentine's pastries included -- shipped express to Ohio. It was worth the price! Still is. The Bleecker Street pastry shop is classic... the one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 667 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501-2403
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: 315-724-8032

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery, Italian, Café
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?