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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 #22 of 1,791 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
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 NEW

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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133 reviews 133 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Every time we are in Baltimore we have to stop here. The best gelato!!! And the best napoleon!!! We get an extra napoleon to take with us to FL. Wish we had a Viccaro's in Ft Lauderdale, although we have great french pastry shop here, and decent gelato shops. I like Viccaro's gelato and napoleon better than any Ive ever... More

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Manassas, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We always stop there when we are in town. In particular, get cannolis to go: the shells separate, and the filing in a separate container. (Usually you get them units of 6. So 6, 12, 18, or 24. If you don't fill the shells just before you eat them, the cannoli shells get soggy.) The pignoli cookies are terrific too.... More

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Top Contributor
192 reviews 192 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We are usually to full after eating at amiccis in Little Italy but stop at Vaccaro's to take some cannolis home. They are quite delicious, always fresh. My daughter also loves the turtle cheesecake. Try it for yourself

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Airdrie, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Recommended by the hotel we were staying at - wonderful Italian bakery and dessert shop. Very busy on the day we were there but that's usually a good indicator! All the baking looked delicious but we indulged in the gellato. Oh so good and the serving sizes are huge! Located just a block or two from the harbor walk, so... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is an amazing Italian desserts place. I have never seen such a vast array of cookies and desserts. Anyone with an appreciation for enjoying a little sweetness now and again must visit this place! I cannot conceive of anyone being disappointed here.

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Dallas, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Simply put, after that nice dinner at any of the places in Little Italy, skip the desert on their menu and head to Vaccaro's on the corner. Stop by this Italian pastry shop and prepare to be tempted. While I walked in saying I was not going to get anything…that thought and intention went out the window with I viewed... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Simply delicious fresh pastries with almost too many to choose from--we bought the house favorite--Cannoli's--yum yum yum! Went back next day and bought a dozen to bring home to Tennessee along with a dozen delicious cookies. Do not miss this treat when in Baltimore!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

This Italian eatery is the perfect ending for a busy day. From delicious gelato, to the perfect Belgian waffle with gelato on top, it is the best place for a great dessert. Pizzelle, biscotti, cappuccinos, espresso, and not to mention the plethora of pastries...it doesn't get any more Italian than this place in Baltimore! If you want that authentic Italian... More

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