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Lilly Mae's Cinnamon Rolls

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700 Cannery Row Ste H, Monterey, CA 93940-1036
(831) 646-1765
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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

The cinnamon aroma drifting out onto the street draws you into this little shop. Service was ok, bit slow but get the impression staff is mostly young kids on school break doing their best. Cinnamon rolls are heated in microwave. They were OK.

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Thank SteveandSonya
Dallas, Texas
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We wandered into this shop while we were exploring Cannery Row. I guess when you go into a cinnamon roll shop, you should stick to cinnamon rolls. My husband ordered a jalapeño cheese pretzel. The young lady assisting us popped it in microwave, but not for long enough. As he began eating, he discovered it was still cold in the... More 

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Thank Robbin V
Redding, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

These cinnamon rolls are amazing! The no frills shop, had a good assortment. The pecan cinnamon roll was delicious!

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Thank jeni g
California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

My husband was dying to try the cinnamon roll because it had to many great ads everywhere. Unfortunately, it was just okay at best. He said he must be spoiled by the Cinnabon cinnamon rolls because this one could not compare. Maybe some of their other items are better, but you can skip the cinnamon roll...

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Thank MariaBCalifornia
Council Bluffs, IA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were so excited to find a bakery with gluten free items...and they did not disappoint. Both the cinnamon roll and the M&M cookie were terrific! I'm sure regular items are great, too...but with a child with a recent Celiac diagnosis, this little bakery was a true find!

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Thank LoveBNMommy
Wisconsin
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Grab a delicious cinnamon roll and you're in great shape. The hot chocolate was so watered down/tasteless I couldn't finish it.

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Thank TheTravelingPotato
Manila, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

The cinnamon rolls (ordered 1 apple and 1 pecan) were crumbly and not appetizing. The ones from Cinnabon are much much better. Service is good tough.

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Thank lovetripsdd
Nipomo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We were looking for some breakfast before we went to the aquarium and seen a sign for breakfast sandwich , got two and coffee and were very satisfied. Prices were a little high but not bad considered the location.

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Lenexa, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

While the rest of my family went on a search for bagel/lox, I headed to Lilly Mae's. I had spotted the sweet gooey rolls the day prior and had my mind made up before going to be the night before. Sugar plums were replaced with sweet icing covered cinnamon rolls in my dreams & they didn't disappoint. I had the... More 

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Thank JayhawkJim
Mildura, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

From Australia we had heard of the famous cinnamon rolls but not familiar with them. We found them quite pricey but he best in taste that rated a gold star amongst us was the Apple Cinnamon, to be fair give it a go, you wont be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Cannery Row Ste H, Monterey, CA 93940-1036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: (831) 646-1765

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?