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A&J King Artisan Bakers

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48 Central St, Salem, MA 01970-3627
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a small bakery and was very busy when I went. Nonetheless, I purchased a few rolls which I planned on using for sandwiches that week and a special of the month (garlic snape, goat cheese, tomato tart). The special was delicious!! Unfortunately the rolls were hard as rocks within a few hours of me getting home so I... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boss sings high praises to this bakery, so I got curious and went there myself (took my mom with me, too). We got a lemon Danish, an apricot pastry, a pain au chocolat, and a brownie. And a cappuccino - I'm not a coffee drinker but I do like trying cappuccinos and lattes. AJ King's cappuccino was smooth and... More 

Thank Natalia C
San Antonio, Texas
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This little gem in Salem pumps out amazing baked goods. They make the most delicious scones I have ever eaten (other than the ones I bake!) Everything we get here is divine. My only complaint is that they do not offer refills on beverages.

Thank LASGarcia
Tel Aviv, Israel
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If one is looking for artisan breads and pastry--look no more!! They are the best!!! There is a small cafe on site,which fills up quickly. I have truly enjoyed their Cranberry-Walnut bread baked only on Wednesdays, their scones are the best ...as is everything in this establishment. I only wish they could expand their small eating area as I know... More 

Thank 22jerry36
Cary, North Carolina
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little place. The quality of the food is excellent and the service generally pretty good. Its a small dining area that I'm sure can get overwhelmed at times.

Thank Perry H
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They will even make 1/2 sandwhiches for you!! I got a caprese sandwhich that was out of this world!! Employees were awesome as well!!

Thank Creinhardt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

cute little bakery/coffee shop. Small and I didn't know it was there til someone asked to meet there. Definitely popular with the locals.

Thank Heidi B
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I've been to this wonderful cafe / bakery so many times, and it never disappoints! I'm not a coffee drinker, so I can't comment on that, but if you're into croissants, danish, cookies, cakes, brownies, et al, then welcome to heaven... and you don't have to travel to Paris! Did I mention the home-made loaves of bread in many shapes... More 

Thank gymrat375
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

I have been a customer since they opened. Everything from their hand made artisan breads, cookies, muffins, sticky buns to their beverages are yummy! You can sit down at one of their tables, enjoy your food and drink and feel very much at home.

Thank 1SweetTravels
Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I've been to Salem twice (visiting from California) and was recommended to visit A&J by a local Salem resident. Both times I have been I have not been disappointed. Their pastries are superior to any I have ever had. Their service is fast and friendly. Even if there is a crowd, they get your your treat quickly. Parking can sometimes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Central St, Salem, MA 01970-3627
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 9787444881

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