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The Alternative Baker

407 Main St, Pob 22, Rosendale, NY 12472
+1 845-658-3355
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
Jul 7, 2018
“dont waste your money”
Jun 12, 2018
“Rude Service”
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
407 Main St, Pob 22, Rosendale, NY 12472
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

dirty store, nice kid works there, jerk of a owner, told my wife that he heard her and English was his first language. he can kiss my Italian @@@

1  Thank johngrimapt
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited the bakery the owner was exceptionally rude when asked for an additional napkin. He asked if we saw any on table? When we replied no, he stated well they are right there in front of you. He walked over saw they were not...More

1  Thank mk6928
Reviewed July 1, 2017

I used to love this place and the delicious baked goods, and I was a long term customer when I lived in the area. I ordered cakes for special occasions and was always very happy. But the last time I went in the summer of...More

3  Thank Kiki S
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Essell made a custom cake for my husband's birthday. He was very gracious talking to me on the phone and helped me to select just the right cake. My husband is a pretty picky consumer of baked goods and he LOVED the cake. Everyone in...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Who would expect to find such tasty, creative mastery in sleepy little Rosendale. Worth going out of your way.

Thank ValleyFor
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after staying in town for the night. Ordered breakfast sandwiches and coffee. Baker seemed occupied with a cake and was not very pleasant to deal with

2  Thank Brad D
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Local spot know for morning treats as well as fresh bread. Offers alternative and local products. Also has coffee and some seating.

Thank Ann B
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Stopped in hoping for a fresh breakfast pastry or muffin, disappointed that the muffin was hard and dry, pretty much inedible. Not sure what they are the alternative to, but there isn't much of a selection with just two small cases, a couple of plates...More

1  Thank eats0utal0t123
Reviewed September 15, 2016

We were enjoying our breakfast when this couple walked in to the bakery to place an order, the minute they said good morning the baker started yelling at them that their business was not welcome there. They obviously had no clue what was going on...More

3  Thank Maharani-ha
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Love this place and stop in nearly every time I have some time in Rosendale. Plenty of delicious baked goods and some vegan options too. My favorite are the focaccias - once my wife bought me one to take on a flight and it was...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:15 PM
7:00 AM - 7:15 PM
7:00 AM - 7:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Main St, Pob 22, Rosendale, NY 12472
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rosendale
  • Phone Number: +1 845-658-3355
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