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The Pursuit of Pastry

709 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2125
+1 860-391-8687
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Jul 6, 2017
“Droolworthy Cakes and Pastries”
Jan 18, 2017
“Best Scones”
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709 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2125
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

Every time we have ordered a cake from PoP, we have not been disappointed. This is our go-to place for special birthday cakes.

Thank MalamuteCT
Reviewed January 18, 2017

I have a passion for Scones, and I try them everywhere. These are by far the best around. My family and I have had other things as well and everything is excellent. A great addition to our little town.

Thank Judy D
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Coconut cake is a tradition in my family and the memories were all brought back to life ...with the most delicious cake ...my son purchased the toasted tiered coconut cake for a special woman in his life.. LOVE at first bite.. Thoughtful, delicious and artfully...More

Thank eliisawinkel
Reviewed July 31, 2016

I've been a regular customer for years - I keep coming back for the bread. Everything looks delicious & is too tempting. Always well displayed and fresh. Often you can see batches as they are being made or baked.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Owner is chef and she is always there. Even though the other bakers/chefs can help I like that she is there and takes care of my special orders. We orderl items for all holidays from them in addition to our frequent visits. I believe they...More

Thank fridaycouple
JillP227, Owner at The Pursuit of Pastry, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. I'm happy to report I have been working on a cardamom bun and I would love your feedback. Please call the store and I'll make a batch for you! Jill

Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

I am a regular visitor to the bakery. My favorite item on the menu is the chocolate bomb: there are small individual sized ones and a larger cake version. Large one makes the best birthday cake ever! Mousse texture is perfect. Sublime! Owner is chef...More

Thank Jeananast1
Reviewed February 15, 2016

great spot for a midafternoon snack while shopping in the area. Baked goodies were very good. Will be back for breads and more during the summer. Comfortable area to snack and relax with a good cup of coffee.

Thank rotarymike
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Our favorite bakery! We love their breads, and the sugar coated baked donuts are yummy. If you love chocolate, try their chocolate bomb cake. We visit this bakery often because everything is always fresh and the staff is so friendly.

Thank Claudia S
Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

I travel from Boston to Old Saybrook, CT every week. Frequently I stop at Pursuit of Pastry for a fresh cup of coffee and a couple of cookies to go before I head home to Boston. The coffee is always fresh and the cookies are...More

Thank SoccerFolks
Reviewed August 4, 2015

Try the chocolate bomb cake it's so good it's got to be evil Decadent chocolate mousse so filling I heard the "chef" came from the closed Vanderbrooke's bakery on Main St

1  Thank Kim N
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Restaurant features
Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2125
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-391-8687
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