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Wards Pastry

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730 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3721
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South Jersey Shore
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This bakery is an Ocean City institution! It's been on Asbury Avenue for years. Owner Walt is one hard working baker! He has a great staff year round. This is an old-fashioned bakery where you take a number while gawking into the glass front bakery cases filled with all types of goodies. While in line, check out the owner's collection... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The butter cake is amazing. I'd eat a whole one for breakfast if it wasn't so unhealthy. Also, the donuts and cinnamon buns were great too. The staff was friendly and even remembered a few days later that my 2-year old daughter loves the powdered donuts when we stopped back in later in the week. Definitely looking forward to stopping... More 

Thank VegasT24
Ocean City, New Jersey
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

I love the smell of a good bakery....when you walk in you want one of everything! The taste of their donuts, cookies, pies, breads do not disappoint!!! Best boston cream! I love their butter cookies, Whenever I need a treat to bring along, these cookies are always a hit and everyone wants more. It's the real deal!!!

Thank deb r
Wilmington, Delaware
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98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Chop Suey for BREAKFAST! You bet. A new find for me at Wards Pastry in Ocean City, NJ. A fresh tea biscuit, topped with frosting, and full of raisins and other dried fruits. Just when I thought a tea biscuit couldn't get any better. Wards Pastry has been on Asbury Avenue forever and hopefully with continue to be an Ocean... More 

Thank generalnansi
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Great stop for cinnamon buns, donuts, sticky buns which make a great Sunday morning breakfast. They also make cakes that look delicious although I haven't had one.

Thank rainydaywoman2013
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

I was never in this store before, I saw on the news about the Scrapple Pie and I wanted to try it. The pie was ok but the donuts were very good. I thought the prices were high.

Thank Susan C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

If you like light fluffy donuts then Wards Pastry is for you. Every year we can't wait to go to Wards for their Chocolate donuts. The other items are also delicious, from danishes, cookies, to cakes, but for us it's the chocolate donuts. We just love them.

Thank pjmwjr58
Spriingfield, PA
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

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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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 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
Location and Contact Information
  • 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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?