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A&J King Artisan Bakers, LLC

48 Central Street, Salem, MA
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Ranked #1 of 217 Restaurants in Salem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bakery
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boston, Ma
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Fabulous breads, great muffins, scones, cookies and the BEST sticky buns and cinnamon buns!! Brisk lunch business can make it hard to find a seat so go early!!

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Newbury Old Town, Massachusetts, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Peabody Essex Museum in Salem is one of the leading museums in the country. Besides history of the Shipping China Trade, they have an rebuilt Chinese Home, large exhibits designed for children, and roving Modern Art/Photography. A must do! A few blocks is A&J King Bakers which has a wonderful cafe with great coffee, sandwiches and oh yes, yummy deserts.... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went to A&J Artisian Bakers on the recommendation of a store clerk in Marblehead. We decided to stop for breakfast treats. It was a little difficult to find but well worth the effort and is close to the majority of the Salem Witch sites. Staff was friendly and patient as we struggled to decide from the many options. In the... More

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michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful bread and pastries the way your grandmother might have made them if she and your grandfather ran a French Bakery.

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North Carolina Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The sticky buns- a must. Quick service. The baked goods are the real deal. Cheese Danish was delish, and the cookies are very rich! Would definitely recommend as part of the Salem experience.

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Melbourne, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The sourdough bread here is excellent! We also had a scone, a cream filled strawberry pastry and one of the best sticky buns I have ever had!! All freshly made with the freshest local ingredients. Definitely worth it to visit here!

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Salem, Massachusetts
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213 reviews 213 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

As a local, I go here often, for baguettes, pain a levain, muffins, scones and more. It's the real deal. Not cheap, but high quality, consistently. A real treasure for Salem. Usually I do take-out, as the seating area is a bit small and cramped. But some folks love that about it too!

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Saratoga Springs
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We always stop at A & J when in Salem and often journey to Salem just to go there. A & J offers a variety of bake products and judged by the crowd it appeals to everyone. I love to toast in the AM and MUST have artisanal breads with my entrees. A & J satisfies both demands. Their Walnut... More

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I love love love this bakery! From the breads to the pastries to the coffee, you will be delighted at every step of the way with A & J. I love A & J because they pride themselves on unprocessed, homemade baked goods and bread - which is a rare thing in this time. This place also reminds me a... More

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Crown Point, Indiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

While going to do laundry. Figured stop and get coffee and other items from bakery. End up getting coffee cake. The food and coffee were absolutely delicious do not hesitate stopping and getting some.

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