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Gerardo's Italian Bakery

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307 W Boylston St, West Boylston, MA 01583-2339
5088353434
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gerardo's has the best Italian pastries in Worcester county. They have 2 stores, main store in West Boylston & a smaller store in Westborough. Always fresh and plentiful. Great cakes to special order, birthday, weddings, we've used them all. You will never go wrong shopping here.

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Thank dpags1
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stop here regularly on my way home from school. It's a nice little place to purchase fresh Italian pasteries, or to meet for coffee and desert. The bakery has everything from wedding cakes (special orders), cheesecake, canoli's, variety of breads, cookies and real Italian gelato to name a few! If you don't see something that you like, just ask!

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Thank Karen O
San Francisco, California
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not buy anything here, just looked around and I was very impressed with the place. They gave me a complimentary (free) cup of coffee. The pastries looked super and seemed reasonable in cost given the excellent appearance. I would recommend this bakery if you are looking for a treat especially for a special occasion. They have a wide... More 

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Thank singingsurf
Worcester, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gerardo's has the best canolli's! I love all pastries/cookies that I've bought from Gerardo's. I ordered a cake, which was on the pricey side, but it was unbelievable! It was the best cake I've ever had so it was worth paying more. Their chocolate cream pie is also delicious. I have never had a bad experience at Gerardo's.

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Thank spunky1978
West Boylston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Most products are very good. Sometimes if it's off season the Italian cookies seem stale or refrigerated

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Thank deborahjfogarty
Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We love Gerardo's. We often stop by for a treat and it is the only bakery cake I will buy. Never mind that the prices are very competitive, the customer service is always top notch, and they put a lot of care and thought into the decorating. I have never been disappointed by Gerardo's.

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Thank mrswiky
Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

But I disagree. I have had stale bread sticks more often than fresh and been told that they were just made that day. Their staff is not properly trained, their products are inconsistent, and there is never a manager around. Other bakeries take pride in their work and service, not this one!

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Thank fabienneM964
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

From the moment you approach the smell is intoxicating! I went in last December to get some Christmas cookies as my husband is Italian and enjoys them. My daughter came along with my Grand daughter so we sat for a small treat and cup of coffee. It was a wonderful life experience.

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Thank Heidi C
West Boylston, Massachusetts
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94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Not only can you get some delicious pastries and breads, but you can also get sandwiches. I have only tried the pastries and can attest to many calories and much exercise to not to gain weight. Italian delicacies are a specialty and they will make cakes and pastries for any occasion.

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Thank lefty117
Charlton MA
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Amazing bakery. You will not god disappointed. Tried the fruit squares, cakes and cookies. Love the hermits and Italian cookies the best.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Restaurant features
Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 W Boylston St, West Boylston, MA 01583-2339
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  West Boylston
  • Phone Number: 5088353434

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