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Alexandra's Bread

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265 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6006
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a snack after walking around Gloucester, and saw this bakery. We got there just in time to snag the last chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin cookies in the shop. You can tell when baked goods are made with quality fresh ingredients, and these were. Too bad we got the last ones--one bite as we left the... More 

Thank Kathy49NJ
Baldwinsville, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

We first loved their baguettes. But during our last visit to Gloucester we discovered their "Olive Branches" (a loaf with black olives) and their "Green Devils" (with green olives and peppers). Whoa! these are wonderful. However, if you would like to have them be sure to call in advance or be there when they open. My wife also loved their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

Bread is a central part of my diet. There are a number of good bread sources in town but this may be the best bread in Gloucester.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

Alexandra's Bread is a wonderful local treasure. Not only are the breads and baked goods delicious and fresh they carry lots of cool gifts, both savory and not. Well worth a visit! Whenever at gathering and anything from Alexandra's shows up on the table it is gone within minutes!!!

Thank PadraigiNineill
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

A very unassuming store front is left behind as soon as you walk in the door and smell the fresh baked goods! Not only is the aroma mouth watering, the freshness of their product is even better. We frequently buy cobbles for a dinner party and invariably get comments about how good they are. Well worth the trip, but I... More 

Thank robert s
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

Best breads on Cape Ann and beyond. The olive twig bread and baguettes are exceptional. The rye bread (Fridays only) is just amazing. The scones and cookies are a wonderful treat. The owners are warm and friendly, the service is great! Can't say enough.

Thank John T
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Most excellent quality ... but the quantity is VERY limited. You can show up some mornings and there's nothing for sale. So, it's best to order a day in advance for pickup at your designated time. This is a small bakery operated by a husband and wife team that is an artisan lifestyle choice ... so, there are shutdown periods... More 

Thank Bob H
Rockport, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Every visit is a treat, do not wait to go late in the day, all the goodies are few! Try the scones a fab bread!

Thank Rockportoceangal
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015

Delicious bread, scones, oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies. Alexandra's doesn't have a huge selection but what they offer is made fresh, and when they are sold out, they close. In addition to the lovely food offerings they have they also have a unique shop of wonderful and unique gift items- some preserves, tea towels, and other fun and charming things... More 

Thank oceanrower2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2015

A very small bakery run by two people who are always busy getting their products out for sale. I was there about 8:30am and the baking was still underway. Spicy olive loaves were just going into the oven and cobble bread was just coming out. There were some breads. cookies and scones already for sale. I bought an olive stick... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Open Hours
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6006
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: 978-281-3064

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?