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Presti’s Bakery & Cafe

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Italian, Donuts
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12101 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH 44106-6212
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4.5 of 5 stars
Worth the 20 miniute wait

Stopped in for lunch. Lasagna had a good flavor and sauce was tasty. Cannoli was very good and perfect to top off our meal!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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169 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch. Lasagna had a good flavor and sauce was tasty. Cannoli was very good and perfect to top off our meal!

Thank starbunker
Barrie, Canada
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in after a meal at Mia Bella and chose a selection of cookies and a canoli to share. The cookies were superb-choclate slice, linzers, chocolate chip slice, raspberry swirl-all amazing, fresh and great flavour. The canoli was in a class all of its own! The best I have had yet. I wish I had of gotten one traditional... More 

1 Thank WouldntULike2Know
Cleveland, Ohio
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you are planning on eating on the hill have desert here it is well worth it if they have it get the cassada cake it is the best as are there glazed doughnut and take a pastry home for breakfast

Thank karen h
Aiken SC
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hand filled canopies were out of theis world. They are filled right in front of you and you have the choice if you want them chocolate dipped.

1 Thank bja1945
Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch on a Saturday. Place was busy (waited 15 mins), but worth it. Ordered lasagna, peperoni bread, cannoli's and tiramisu. Lasagna was made with sausage and had good flavor, pep bread was good. Desserts were fabulous. Would definitely return.

Thank Craig H
Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Presti's used to make the best doughnuts in town. In their new , grand location, the pastries are mediocre. I haven't found anything to equal their past. What a loss to Little Italy.

Thank mxl6
Marietta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very excited to sample the italian pastries at Presti's on a recent trip to Cleveland. Just the idea of a Little Italy that might invoke the North End of Boston was enough to intrigue me. The atmosphere of Presti's is very similar to the bakeries of Boston's North End..the case of pastries, long lines of customers...but that is... More 

Thank luv4phood
Cleveland, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Presti's is in the heart of Cleveland's Little Italy district, which was settled by Italian sculptors and masons who came to work on buildings in the area. You'll find a mouthwatering variety of pastries, cookies, breads, & cakes on the bakery end. They also have a deli counter where you can get panning, stromboli, sandwiches and salads. If you have... More 

Thank KFred15
North Royalton, OH
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a nice afternoon a few Fridays ago after doing interviews at CWRU Dental School. A little shopping in LI then lunch at Presti's. Actually most any of the restaurants there are great places to go and Little Italy has a charm all its own.

Thank LMT
Cleveland, Ohio
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223 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great butter cookies, just wished that I lived closer. Errrr...maybe it's better that I don't :) as I would be going there every week.

Thank AroundAgain

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12101 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH 44106-6212
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: 216-421-3060

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Donuts

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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