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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 #19 of 1,805 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Little Italy
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Alexandria, Virginia
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144 reviews 144 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

This place is always busy and my kids and I had just finished dinner at an Italian restaurant nearby. I've been here before many times and have always enjoyed it, and even in the winter, the place packs people in. Since two of my kids had gone to Italy, they wanted something authentic. My son got the cannoli which he... More 

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Top Contributor
171 reviews 171 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Having traveled all over the world, I am pleased I can attest that Vaccaro's stands among the best dessert shops, anywhere. My personal favorite is the eclair, but there are so many delicious desserts to choose from it's hard to settle on one. I used to grab a few cookies after work on a Friday to make the troubles of... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stopped in for dessert on a cold, wet Saturday. It is a great little restaurant with a ton of ambiance. You can get a light meal. But we were headed to HRC later so we just got dessert. I got The Capitano. My wife had the Mini Cannoli plate. The Capitano is rum cake with gelato and whipped cream topped... More 

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Silver Spring, MD
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126 reviews 126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The aromas alone will drive you to break every diet rule! Fresh baked Italian pastries and cookies; the world's best cannoli, filled as you order them, wonderful gelato and espresso. To heck with the diet, ENJOY!

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Baltimore, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Everyone in Baltimore knows it and its true. Its the best dessert in town, or any town. Just go ahead and skip dinner. It's always fun to watch first time visitors recieve their orders and realize they could feed 4 people from their plate, and swim inside the cappuccino mug! If you're a gelato fan, you haven't had better stuff... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The cannoli at Vaccaro's is everything one would expect of cannoli. Crisp pastry shell and lusciously silky cannoli filling. Cannoli are not pre-filled, but filled as the cannoli are ordered which maintains the crispness of the shell. During the holidays, there is a cannoli with a pumpkin cannoli cream filling and it is absolutely delicious.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Vaccaro's, it is like the 'Hotel California' you can check out, but never leave. The pastries are to die for. There are cases and cases of pastries and they are all fantastic. My wife found the place in a visit last August and was the first place we visited upon our return to the Baltimore. The awning on the building... More 

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Fairmont, WV
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I was there with my wife and me being of Italian decent as well as spending much time throughout Italy, I was extremely impressed by what all was offered at Vaccaro's and the quality. Everything I tried (tasted) was very much Italian. I will most definitely shop here again and let people know about Vaccaro's. The Service as well the... More 

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New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We ventured into this pastry shop on a Sunday night after dinner in Little Italy. This place was hopping! They do have tables to sit at in the shop, but they were all taken and people were constantly coming in and out. They have two or three cases of pastries and they also have cannoli shells that they will fill... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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118 reviews 118 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I bravely took a cousin from Sicily (his first trip to the United States) to Vaccaro's for lunch. I was thinking that this has to be the best test to have a true Sicilian eat here. Well, he and I were not disappointed! The food was great. We shared a huge muffaletta sandwich and an order of "Italian" potato salad... More 

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Additional Information about Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop

Address: 222 Albemarle St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4338
Phone Number: (410) 685-4905
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Little Italy
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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