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Scialo Brothers Bakery

257 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1521 (Federal Hill)
(401) 421-0986
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English first
Mts of western NC
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446 reviews 446 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This bakery is a highlight of any vacation. The cases are just full of incredible looking treats. We finally decided on two: the Pistachio Cake and the Double Chocolate Cake. Both were perfectly made and not overly sweet. Delightful flavors without being overwhelming. The pricing is very fair for what you get. Do not miss this bakery while visiting the... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I have loved this bakery since I was a little girl!!! I no longer live in RI, but look forward to buying pastry every time I come back. They make the very best eclairs EVER!!!

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Massachusetts
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

This is a small bakery on Atwells Ave. Beautiful cakes on display in window. Cannoli's were very good. Filled to order. Shells light and crispy.

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Maine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Pastries were not really traditional for Italian bakery. Busy holiday weekend and festival so not much product left over. You can tell the staff focused on the regulars and did not care about us tourists. Disappointed

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Franklin, Tennessee
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1,228 reviews 1,228 reviews
829 restaurant reviews
414 helpful votes 414 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I am from RI and Italian. Also, I am an Italian citizen and have a home in Italy. The pastry at this bakery is god awful. I brought a friend from Toronto to the hill on our way back from business meetings in CT. We stopped in on our way to Boston to grab lunch and on the way by... More

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Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Just what you imagine a family owned italian bakery to be. The baked goods are mouthwatering to look at and even better when you eat them.

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Norfolk, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This rum cake with coconut is amazing. Also, I've never been disappointed with any of there pastries. Great people that work there.

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Orlando, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I really like the cannolis in this bakery , I crave them and when i fianally get one its always delish...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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126 reviews 126 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This is a great Italian bakery. Everything looks so good. We had the Fig bars and it was filled with generous portions of sweet figs. I also tried the Apricot coconut walnut strudel and that was good as well and rather large. Helpful and warm staff...a pleasure to shop there.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

I have been to Italy many times and I am very familiar with what authentic Italian pastries should taste like. So when I read the reviews for this place I assumed I would be getting top quality Italian sweets. I was let down. Pros: The bakery is cute with glass cases lined with cookies and pastries. The two young women... More

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