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Wards Pastry

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730 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3721
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Spriingfield, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wards has been there forever and I have been getting their cinnamon buns there since I was a kid. You really can't get better.

Thank CardyDog
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love the custard (as opposed to the cream) filled donuts. Special order cakes have been fantastic. Cookies are pretty, well, cookie-cutter. Other pastries are good, and things sell out fast in the summer. The pocket-books and snowflakes are perfect for beach sandwiches, and the cinnamon bread on Thursdays will have you drooling with the sweet aroma, but I wish... More 

Thank juliat842
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wards has the best bear claws anywhere. The cookie jar display is worth going to see. The baked goods stay fresh for a long time.

Thank Leigh B
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in yesterday while wandering around town. Bought these gorgeous rolls, snowflake rolls? Cloud rolls? I forget the name, but they're delicious! My husband is from Ireland and he said Wards rolls are exactly like their "bap" rolls back home. Such a nice surprise! We also bought monkey bread, and a scrapple pie- which we haven't tried yet. The woman... More 

Thank L K
Sewell, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

wonderful little bakery on Asbury Ave in downtown Ocean City NJ, if your vacationing in OC and you have a sweet tooth , this shop is worth a stop in!

Thank Jeff s
Downingtown, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We've been loyal customers of Wards for over 40 years and they continue to please us on every visit. Try the Chop Suey pastry, it is delicious and if you don't get them early you might not get them at all that day. Ward's also made our wedding cake and besides being beautiful, it was a taste treat. This Summer... More 

Thank 1020OceanAve
Ocean City, New Jersey
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This bakery only, donuts and pastries are of excellent quality, always fresh, filled with jelly and just good pastry in general. Cant go wrong and people are nice that wait on u.

Thank Joseph A W
Northfield, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Doughnuts and pastries are Ok. A little too doughy and not enough taste, but if you're in the area, go for it. If you're willing to drive or walk (which is worth it)just a short few blocks go to Mallons at 13th & Bay. Just had a little issue with our Grandson the other day. He's 3 years old and... More 

Thank ReadyforKW
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

The pastries were of poor quality. I did not like the taste. Very flaky and dry donuts. The lemonade was a disgusting fake yellow powder and tasted terrible.

1 Thank Lexi S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Have been going to Wards Pastry for more than 30 years. BEST Butter Cookies!! The ones with the Cherry are my favorites, then the Almond and finally the ones topped with non-pareils. Buy a pound or two and enjoy! Their Danish Pastry is also very good, and on summer weekends, better get there early if you want their cream donuts.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Address: 730 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3721
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: 609-399-1260

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?