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Rao's Bakery

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2596 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, TX 77701
409.212.7777
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Takeout

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  • 50
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  • 6
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hits the spot

Rao's has been a local favorite forever. We especially enjoy going there for coffee and a pastry. Their cookies are off the chart. They have gelato as well. You can't go wrong with Rao's.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Renee S
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Warren, Texas, United States
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Warren, Texas, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Rao's has been a local favorite forever. We especially enjoy going there for coffee and a pastry. Their cookies are off the chart. They have gelato as well. You can't go wrong with Rao's.

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Thank Renee S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

The croissants are consistently good and probably the best item on the menu. The gelato is a real disappointment. Almost everything looks wonderful, but the taste leaves much to desired.

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Thank A6896TNclaireh
Houston, Texas
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I went to Raos with great hopes, but found their offerings, (mostly cookies and cakes), were bland and way too sugary. The artistry with the baking is quite good, just wished it tasted as good as it looked.

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128 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Rao's is my favorite bakery. Nice environment. Everything you order is delicious. My favorite fruit tart.

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Thank Óscar Y
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Great place to make a pit stop. On the weekends we ride our bikes downtown on the Calder bike lane and we love to stop here for a quick snack on our way back home. The muffins are best.

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Thank Tj C
Port Arthur, Texas
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We enjoy their coffee, however twice we have gotten gelato or a pastry with refrigerator flavor. The food was well prepared and would have been good if the fridg

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Thank J L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Took one star off because not all locations have an actual deli. I wasted a lunch break trying to get a sandwich at the wrong location. That said, the bakery food is beautiful, super fresh, reasonably priced and delicious. I do wish that they would stop putting maraschino cherries on their canolis - not only is it inauthentic, those things... More 

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Thank Stephanie M
Beaumont, Texas
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Always a good choice. A very large selection of breakfast items and they are delicious. Always fresh and large portion.

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Thank Maffu123
Beaumont, Texas
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great atmosphere. This is a great place to have coffee, great sandwiches . Then between the gelato, cookies and all the desserts it is magnifico

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Thank Robert P
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Came into this nice place for a cup of coffee and it turned out to be one of the best desserts I've ever had. Great italian coffee and a wonderful cheesecake. Nice variety of pastries and pies. Will definitely come back for more.

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Thank ingedino

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2596 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, TX 77701
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Beaumont
  • Phone Number: 409.212.7777
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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