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Alvaro Bread & Pastry Shop

236 Peffer St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2112
717-238-1999
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English first
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

They make the best cannolis and Italian cookies. Just delicious and very fairly priced. They are always friendly and day to help you with a smile. I love this place.

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place is amazing!! I've never been there for lunch but they do dinner on Fridays and Saturdays and it's phenomenal. They have a very small menu but that just means everything they make is perfect. Their osso bucco is to die for. The meatballs, pasta with garlic and olive oil, chicken cordon bleu, all of it - amazing! It's... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great homemade Italian cuisine. My only disappointment is that their daily menu is never the same as they have on their website. But it's owned by a great family, and I love that the entire family is engaged in this business. The food is fantastic!

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Central Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The most incredible, authentic Italian food you will ever have. I do not know where to even begin with their food. Their pizza slices are the size of a small pizza and SO delicious. Yes, I seriously mean that ONE slice is the size of a small pizza and it could be a meal all in its entirety. I'm very... More

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Camp Hill
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244 reviews 244 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

By being small the food can be good-mama makes it. But by being small it is sometimes hard to get a seat in this tiny gem in Harrisburg. The food is reasonable. The eggplant is fantastic. The bread is good. The pasta is good. I cannot wait to go back.

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Richland, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Simply the best food I've eaten in my life! You enter to the smells of fresh bread and pastries. Then you're overwhelmed by the aroma of the best Italian food you're ever going to eat (at least in Pennsylvania). Service is friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. The restaurant is clean with a romantic city atmosphere. The food, ah the food, fresh... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I have been visiting the Alvaro family since they opened. I don't order eggplant in restaurants because it is usually fried, greasy or covered with tomato sauce. One day I asked Salvatore for the eggplant rollatini recipe and he said...first I start with homemade breadcrumbs. So I tried it and the eggplant dishes are exceptional. I love their variety of... More

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Pennsylvania
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126 reviews 126 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This small eatery in midtown Harrisburg doesn't look like much from the outside, but the food is excellent. The breads are wonderful and the various Italian offerings are, too. Eat-in or take out, this place is worth a visit.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Alvaro's is only open for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Reservations are a must, since seating is very limited. It is BYOB. Alvaro's is basically a scratch Italian bakery, specializing in breads and cookies, and serving a limited menu of homemade Italian pasta. Tables are tightly spaced in the customer service area of the bakery.We had entrees of stuffed... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We have been here a number of times and for many reasons. It could be to pick up cookies have some gelato or lunch. We have always found the food to be very good and reasonable priced. Cookies of Christmas is a must, it reminds me of a family friend from the Bronx that would make Christmas treats each year.

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Additional Information about Alvaro Bread & Pastry Shop

Address: 236 Peffer St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2112
Phone Number: 717-238-1999
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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