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Great Harvest Bread Co

570 E Benson Blvd, Suite 22, Anchorage, AK 99503-4156
907-274-6332
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Ranked #5 of 687 Restaurants in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: Great Harvest Bread Co. has been Anchorage's whole grain headquarters since 1994. We offer a wide variety of whole grain breads, European rustic breads, sandwiches, and an assortment of sweets and cookies. We mill our hard red spring wheat from Montana into flour every day. Our fresh whole wheat flour offers phenomenal taste and has many nutritional benefits. From milling our own wheat into flour daily to creating the perfect sandwich, our passion for phenomenal baked goods is the reason for everything we do. Come in for a free slice of bread today and see how good whole grains can be!
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English first
Anchorage, Alaska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I visited this bakery in my hometown, on the recommendation to try the cinnamon chip. I fell in love! Nice, bustling clientele, lovely baking smells inside the store, a VERY cheap cup of drip for the wait ($1), and energetic staff add up to a delightful visit. I love stopping by the store for a treat of specialty bread.

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Bethel, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I love Great Harvest. There was one in MT where I lived and we always get the cinnamon swirl bread. Its like a cinnamon roll without the icing. Take a loaf or two of that home and use it to make french toast. Absolute heaven! The best french toast you will ever have! We also have tried many of their... More 

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Weatherford, Ok
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We love to stop by Harvest bread to sample their wide variety of interesting breads and to take our favorites home with us. We have never had a disappointing sample or loaf. Friendly, helpful staff. My son and I have a personal favorite: the Jalapeno Jack Cornbread.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

There are lots of bakeries around, but this Great Harvest is something special. Perhaps, because of the owners, it has become a local meeting place, and the venu has expanded to accommodate the large following. When you enter, you get that warm, happy feeling, and you want to stay for an unhurried visit.

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Severn, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The bread is good, but the overall atmosphere is dull. The payment/pickup process is odd and a bit confusing as you have to fill out a menu sheet and then go and order and basically repeat what you ordered. Could use some improvement... Overall it was good food and worth a stop if you like bread.

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Northwest USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A loaf of bread will run you close to $8.00 but the bread is delicious and the owners are the nicest people. Sandwiches are made to order with good quality ingredients; prices steep there too but you'd never know it from the lunchtime lines. Stop by for a free slice and you'll agree that this place bakes the best bread... More 

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Deerfield, New Hampshire
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160 reviews 160 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Ordered the veggie sandwich on multigrain, wow it was outstanding! There was a brisk business when I was there for lunch and they had it staffed for high customer service! The free sample of raisin white chocolate bread they offered was a nice finish to my lunch.

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salem, or
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

When ever I get to Anchorage I have to eat here. The sandwiches are excellent as of course they come on the most yummy of breads. It's super close to the Embassy hotel making it an even better choice for lunch as I can walk over!!

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Anchorage, Alaska
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We love the bread so much we will pay the rather hefty cost. The cinnamon chip bread is great toasted. The staff is very nice, helpful and wholesome!

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Palmer, Alaska
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Although I've lived in Alaska for almost twenty years, I had never gone into the Great Harvest Bread Company until the last few months. It has now become one of my favorite stops on my trip to Anchorage. When you walk in the door the aroma of all that freshly baked bread just instantly put you in a better mood!... More 

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Additional Information about Great Harvest Bread Co

Address: 570 E Benson Blvd, Suite 22, Anchorage, AK 99503-4156
Phone Number: 907-274-6332
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakery

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