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Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop

222 Albemarle St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4338 (Little Italy)
(410) 685-4905
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Ranked #28 of 1,800 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
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Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Little Italy
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Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

How anyone can go to Baltimore and not stop at Vaccaros is mind boggling!! The sweet aromas as you walk in are so inviting! The display cases are more than tempting...I wanted one of each, but I'd have to walk a treadmill for 10 years for my noshing!! We settled for some Gelato cups and a humongous piece of Napolean,... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

No matter what your favorite Italian desert treat, it is here in style. I get the Napoleon, but the cannoli fills the display cases, the cookies and other treats abound. I suggest eating half your dinner and a doggie bag, the walk over to Vaccaro's. There will be a line, but they serve fast and it is worth the wait.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Vaccaro's is consistent in being overpriced and underwhelming. The cookie selection is narrow and the cookie quality is only ok. I have also had more than one order botched by inattentive salespeople. While it is nice when a local restaurant or shop is popular, it is also off putting when the place is constantly unkempt looking from so much tourist... More

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Myerstown, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I am not really the biggest fan of dessert, but visited Vaccaro's with a family group on a Saturday mid-afternoon. We had planned to have dinner later, but after our dessert at Vaccaro's, no one was hungry the rest of the day. Large portions are the order of the day - you may want to share with someone. From Cannoli... More

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Thorofare, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Go hungy, very hungry! The hot chocolate was a dessert in itself. The eclair was the size of a medium sandwich & was delicious but entirely too big. Perfect for a family of 4 to share. The gelato was also delicious as well as the pizelles we got to go!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Stopped at the Little Italy stop on the water taxi and found our way to Vaccaro's. We sat in the small area with tables ad our waitress was patient as we compiled our platters of cookies from the expansive selection. I had a hot Mochaccino that was delicious and my brother in law had a huge iced Frappuccino. Not exactly... More

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Cape May, New Jersey
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128 reviews 128 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A friend told me about this place, so I decided to give it a try on a Friday evening before the outdoor movie started. I had a Latte and a chocolate covered Cannoli. Both were really good! It wasn't cheap, but was definitely worth it! I will return on my next trip for sure!

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Enola, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We came here for cannolis and they are awesome! The original kind is my favorite. They also have very good Italian cookies. Definitely check this place out if you love Italian desserts!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I visited here while in Little Italy. They place was packed and the line was out the door! The dessert was average. It was a nice way to end the evening at Little Italy. Be aware that parking in this area is very tricky! Overall not a bad experience.

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Fairbanks, AK
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Being a native New Yorker, I've had my share of delicious Italian pastries and Vaccaro's could stand with the best of them! We had the Cannoli and Coconut Napoleon and both were outstanding. The cannoli cream has a cinnamon flavor to it, not something I'm use to as most of the cannoli's in NY have an orange flavor, but it... More

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