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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 1,796 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
Baltimore, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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
25 helpful votes 25 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

While they seemed to be short staffed for a Friday night, the staff were nice, professional, and provided insight into what to order for someone out of town.

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Poulsbo, Washington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

One of the waiters at another restaurant in Little Italy suggested we skip their desserts and head for Vaccaro's - according to him voted best bakery in the country. We didn't get the full experience since we took our food to go, but what we sampled we loved: cannoli and gelato. The shop is open late and is a busy... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I've been coming to Vaccaro's for years. Their pastries and coffee are similar to great NY haunts like Vienero's or Ferrara. The coffee drinks are great, and go well with home made biscotti or pastries.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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134 reviews 134 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Although you're in the Italian section, its's not as authentic as you'd hope. The stocked bar has a few italian staples, but the staff never even heard of Apperol to makena happy hour spritzer. The espresso was served at the typical too hot american temperature. The ricotta cheesecake is a little too strong on the lemon flavor, but its a... 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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