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Big Apple Bakery

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595 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3324
+1 609-597-7802
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Forked River, New Jersey
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered Irish Soda Bread for St Patrick's day here. Very tasty. From crumb cake to rye bread to whatever your craving is this bakery is your go to.

1 Thank Barbara B
Barnegat, New Jersey
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

This bakery has the best Italian bread. Their rye bread is also great!!! Their cheesecake crumb cake is delicious! Very small bakery but worth a trip. We have recommended to many.

Thank LeoLorraine
Manahawkin, New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Every year it is all about the Stollen. I gift this tasty treat to neighbors and family to enjoy for their holiday events.

Thank GSP6367
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2017

This bakery is under new management in the last year or so. I don't eat too many sweets so I am not a true bakery enthusiast. I like bakeries for their bread. Their rye bread is excellent. Their rolls are great too! A very nice selection of cakes and pastries and even so good looking sandwiches. I should try a... More 

Thank Mike17534
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Our family has always enjoyed anything from the BAB- great quality, family run, local gem. Their Seasonal Babkas are terrific and Tiramisu, Cheese horns, bread are consistently great/year round. Thank you

1 Thank mmktg
Beach Haven, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Best Rye Bread ever!!!! The best Tiramisu cake. Honestly everything there is so good you wont be disappointed. A very helpful staff as well.

1 Thank patti ann m
St. Augustine, Florida
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123 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We tried the Big Apple Bakery today and tried 3 different pastries - they were very good and fresh. We will try more later this week and let you know if it's consistent - we sure hope so - it's about time we found a really good bakery!!!!!

1 Thank XNY
Manahawkin, New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

For the last few years, this is my 'go to' for Holiday giving. The holiday streusel is the best and enjoyed.

1 Thank GSP6367
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great baked goods. We bought fresh rolls and pastries. Both were delicious. We stopped by and bought some items to take home with us.

1 Thank Grapegirl2016
Little Egg Harbor
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124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I like to go here and buy an assortment from every case. There is something classy about cookies delivered in a plain white box.

1 Thank StNu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3324
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin
  • Phone Number: +1 609-597-7802

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?