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Alexandra's Bread

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265 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6006
978-281-3064
Sunday
Closed
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Tue - Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Baldwinsville, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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!!!

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Thank PadraigiNineill
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank robert s
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank John T
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Bob H
Rockport, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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!

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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USA
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank arc319
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Make sure you get there early. I got there about one o'clock and was SOL. Bought some homemade biscotti. Owner was very nice. Will try again. The biscotti was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout
Open Hours
Tuesday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?