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Eldo Cake House

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36 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111-2013
617-350-7977
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6:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have the most fabulously creative cakes ..... ever!! This bakery has been in Chinatown for years .... and we've been shopping here since they opened. Great cakes and goodies. Don't think you're going to get overly sweet confections. You're going to get great Chinese bakes!!

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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not often that I get to sample some original Chinese bakery items but stopped into the Eldo Cake House and enjoyed their egg custard, the pineapple bun, and a coconut-encrusted that was fantastic. Wish we had more time to have sampled more of their product.

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Thank Kieran1515
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

someone had told me to try this bakery for birthday cakes,, once i did i was hooked.. the fruit in cake is fresh and the cake is light and soft,, great cakes you won't go wrong.

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Thank pbruno33
Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful mango-covered birthday cake. Pleased my Chinese friends!! Longevity steamed buns also simply beautiful.

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Thank DavidHastingsMBA
Boston, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

great sponge cakes with fruit. wife's favorite place for cakes in boston, a must get when we are in boston. the ones with strawberries. other Chinese pastries are great also. the cakes are so good my son and daughter had their wedding cake from them. both their spouse who are non Asian and their friends(non Asians) love the cakes too.

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Thank nhvacabadfood
Boston, Massachusetts
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Love their fruit topped birthday cakes and desserts. Prices are reasonable compared to an American style bakery. Their fresh baked breads are always very good. Nice place to go if you can make a decision...so many choices!

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Thank Lillian M
Newton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Ordered a mixed fruit 10 inch cake - it was fresh& beautifully decorated. I did call my order in they reserve it by your phone number I had no issues. It was ready for mw to pick up. I also got a box of 8 pastries - custard/egg tarts, pineapple rolls, and some chocolate cake. All were excellent. The cake... More 

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Thank Jenfren10
Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I will never purchase anything from this barkery. The cashier gave me a terrible treatment. The cashier won't let me pre-order my birthday cake the night before because I look like a child. I am 20 years old. I always ordered my birthday cake from this barkery every year.

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Thank derek c
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I grew up with Eldo and still go back 30 years later! Like other reviewers said, the cake is light and not too sugary, but definitely delicious. I give is 4 bubbles, because I have had better in Chinese meccas like Vancouver B.C. and Hong Kong. Definitely, the best in the Boston area though!

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Thank Porkachop
Peabody, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I stopped by here to get one of their traditional Chinese cakes, which I was first introduced to while on a trip in China. Glad I came here! Their cakes are very light with an understated sweetness and just the right amount of strawberry inside and on top. If you find typical cakes from the grocery store to be way... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Breakfast
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111-2013
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 617-350-7977

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
A small area rich in Chinese cultural influences, visit Boston’s Chinatown for some great Asian cuisine and small, authentic bakeries. Enter through the iconic Chinatown gate and stroll down Beach, Tyler, and Kneeland streets to explore the compact area. Rest your feet from walking and grab a bite at one of the many restaurants around Chinatown. From traditional Chinese to Vietnamese to Malaysian, there is a wide range of Asian food available, within easy access of South Station. At night, Chinatown becomes a late night food destination after the bars close.