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“The best peach danishes EVER!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pavel's Backerei

Pavel's Backerei
219 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3318
831-643-2636
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert, Bakeries
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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“The best peach danishes EVER!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had some friends and family visiting so we picked out an assortment of items which were all delectable. Each of us got to taste a little of everything and the peach danish was the last thing that everyone saved for last thinking it would be an ordinary danish. To our surprise it was the most amazing peach danish EVER! Every single one of us made a face of delight as soon as we bit into it. The moral to the story is, don't every expect ordinary at Pavel's!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Incredible edibles!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

OMG! Really to die for baked goods. From breads to pastries to donuts. It's a small place with plenty of varieties to choose from but they have limited quantities of what they are selling. So get there early by 8:00am for the best selection and buy more than you will want because everything is so good. I wanted one of everything and I should have done so, no kidding! Closed on Sundays & Mondays, cash only. Run don't walk to this bakery!!!!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Redding, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“The best Bakery Ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

You have to get there early. The line goes out the door of locals purchasing their favorite pastry or bread. Yes, the donut is the size of a dinner plate for $2. Yes , the bearclaws are one of the best I've ever eaten in my life. Yes, the sourdough baguettes are one of the most delicious I've had anywhere. But there is more. You are not just handed these items - each is wrapped in paper and then placed in a box if it is a pastry. There is coffee available as well. There are little tables both inside and out that you can sit and enjoy your pastries and breads. I love this place. But get there early because they sell out early. And they are closed on Sunday and Monday.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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st louis
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“paradise bakery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Go here and eat. We always get a fresh turkey sandwich on their whole grain rolls. I bought a loaf of whole grain bread to take back to the midwest with me. The coconut macaroon with a dark chocolate bottom is simply divine. The bakery case will make your mouth water.

Visited April 2014
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Seaside, California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Two Words - Chocolate Bombolini”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

There's not much to add to the reviews. A small bakery with just a few tables inside and out and usually a line out the door. There are no words to describe the Chocolate Bombolini. Also highly recommend the Persian Bombolini. Yes, the donut is the size of a dinner plate. And yes, the prices are unbelievably cheap. Good coffee, too. No better place to start the day with a takeout and then off to the ocean. Hope to try their bread sometime as it looks delicious.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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