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1009 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3707 (Bella Vista / Queen Village)
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

All standard Italian cakes,cookies, pastries are delicious but the "beautiful" comes in the 2nd display case with all their creations. Have to see(and eat) to believe. Ive tasted many and it is hard to pick one over the other but I will for the sake of this rating I suggest my favorite 3: the Peach(when u see it you'll know... More

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Middletown, Delaware
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85 reviews 85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Born in Philly and having visited the city many times since I moved I do enjoy hitting the old establishments I remembered from my childhood. Isgro’s, like so many other places in the city seem to be losing their touch. I find most of the old places don’t care anymore. This place has some very good pastries, but service can... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

This was my 3rd time here and all 3 times I was treated poorly and rudely by the old women behind the counter. This last time I was yelled at for asking a simple question about their cannollis. Just because you and your business are over 100 years old doesn't give you the right to treat your customers with disrepect... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Can you smell Heaven? Yes you can at 10th and Christian St. in Philadelphia. I've been coming to Isgro's since I was a kid visiting my grandmother in Philadelphia. I don't get back very often anymore so this is a very serious pilgrimage for me. You absolutely can smell the pastries half a block away. Their display case is gorgeous... More

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133 reviews 133 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

No joke. We were walking through the neighborhood with our Philly host and I smelled baked goods! When I turned around, I saw the Italian flag sign and we bolted for the bakery. The display case was like staring at an art masterpiece, with perfectly-crafted pastries, cookies, and cannoli. Now, it has been my experience that baked goods often look... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The pastries were good. Not over sweet, just right. Cannolis were one of the best I have ever ate. Few problems... The price was not on the tag, so I wasn't sure till lady said how much total it was (of course, I could ask and sure she could tell me before, I believe). Could not find parking -- My... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We got the cannolis - mascarpone and chocolate (regular, not mousse) and both were subpar. The mascarpone was made up of some mascarpone cream at the ends but filled in center with whipped cream. For the price they charge it should be all mascarpone. The chocolate was horrendous- did not have any chocolate flavor - tasted like water and cornstarch.... More

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Paoli, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The line was out the door on St Joseph's Day for the St Joseph's zeppole. Loved the ricotta and the marscapone best. Could not leave without the best ricotta cannoli in all of Philadelphia. Filled to order, no soggy shells. 4 cannoli and 4 zeppole $35. A bit of a splurge but, hurry in for the limited time zeppole.

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175 reviews 175 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Isgro knocks the ball out of the park with it's pastries. Cookies, cupcakes, layer cakes, Italian Rum Cakes....I could go on and on. We just went to get a rum cake for a birthday party and left with all sorts of goodies. We were there on a Saturday, busy as usual, and everything we bought is now gone, and it's... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

If your a cakeaholic or a Biscotti Addict then here is the place you need to avoid... there should be a big warning sign outside. DANGER DELICIOUS CAKES AHEAD. i can understand why people become frustrated with service delays and busy shops.because this ain't no supermarket. This is old world traditional shop and you know you just gotta wait. Or... More

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Additional Information about Isgro Pastries

Address: 1009 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3707
Phone Number: 215-923-3092
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
Cuisine: Bakery

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