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Widoff's Modern Bakery - CLOSED

129 Water St, Worcester, MA 01604-5039
+1 508-752-7200
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Aug 22, 2016
“Sad its Gone”
Feb 19, 2015
“Old Fashioned and Delicious ”
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129 Water St, Worcester, MA 01604-5039
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Was shocked to arrive from CT to find it forever closed. The best rye in Worcester. No other local bakery comes close. Crispy exterior, well flavored moist inside. Is greatly missed, and a shame when it closed.

Thank music1959
Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Just across the street from Weintraub's Jewish Deli is Widoff's Modern Bakery...the name reads modern...but this bakery is all that is great and delicious about old fashioned. They have the best of everything you remember as a child and then some great new items. First...More

Thank BeeMelissa
Reviewed September 14, 2014

I'm 65 years old and I remember coming here when I was kid. It was a different time and Water St. was a different place back then. There were a couple of choices on the street but my Dad always took me there. The rye...More

Thank RandR1948
Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

Easy to find, but my advice is not to travel there at morning rush hour ! Plenty of out front parking- very helpful staff that identified and described the rolls and breads of the day - of course I devoured a roll (Bulkie) in the...More

2  Thank 1lacrosse
Reviewed October 3, 2013

They even added flowers to this 7-layer anniversary cake! We will soon be ordering another cake. Thank you for making our family celebrations a little more special.

1  Thank la404
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Go for the rye bread and bulkies! Pastry items are okay, but the bread is the best around! My family has been coming here for bread and rolls for decades!

Thank bd9902
Reviewed April 10, 2013

Awesome cupcakes, bulkie rolls, pastries, cakes, etc.., the list goes on & on. The bulkie rolls are freshly made & they taste & smell SO GOOD !!

Thank Robert B
Reviewed April 3, 2013

I ordered a 7-layer cake from Widoff's bakery. It had 7 layers white cake, a mocha butter cream frosting between the layers and covering the cake, and it was coated in dark chocolate ganache. It was $25 but it was huge!! Easily could feed 12-15...More

Thank la404
Reviewed February 11, 2013

This hiden gem in Kelly Square is worth the byzantine traffic pattern that is downtown Worcester. If you want the best bread in town, get there early; it seems to sell out every day. A certain go to for celebratory cakes, cookies and pies, but...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed February 6, 2012

My great-great uncle and his brother worked here about 60 years ago and he used to bring home tons of baked goods for my family. Everbody loved them! Many of the people who worked there in the 40's were immigrants from Eastern Europe, so it...More

1  Thank Deweylou
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Open Hours
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  • Address: 129 Water St, Worcester, MA 01604-5039
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-752-7200
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