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“Best sandwich in SC”
Review of Bread Gallery

Bread Gallery
Ranked #106 of 220 Restaurants in San Clemente
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

Love this place for sandwiches or salads. The wait is really long 20min, but well worth it. Give them a call ahead of time so they can make your sandwich. Hours are limited and not open on the weekends, but make the trip there for fresh sandwich with amazing ingredients!!!

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Reviewed October 3, 2013

All the fanfare and glowing reviews? Only to get to the place to try their highly praised soft pretzels and other goodies, and find that their display at 10:30 AM, only had 3 pastries aligned. Inquired about the highly praised pretzels and was told they had none. This place looked so sadly empty, I had a flashback to the time I went to 85c in Irvine, where the line and the activity of that much better bakery was amazing. I can understand why locals would want to protect locals by writing great reviews, as a matter of fact that is the reason I went by, but the visit was simply put: disastrous.
No inventory, no clientele but lonely foolish me, and the announcement that the main baker was not working that day due to unexpected circumstances. So I wasted a good trip to a bakery that had absolutely no redeeming qualities. Purchased a couple of breads (what else was I supposed to do at that stage?), and the bread was okay, nothing to challenge a place like 85c, which was my original destination but decided to patronize this much publicized bakery, by reputable publications, no less!
No, this is not the oasis of quality baked goods, is just a very small, no selection whatsoever kind of place. Hope the owner get well soon. Maybe he should take a trip to serious bakeries one day, and even buy one of their decidedly many offerings, as opposed to a bakery where there were only less than a handful pastries at hand, and remembering the main baker was not around, surely left overs from previous days.
5 Stars? What a joke, more like a generous 3 Stars.

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2  Thank Luke17
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

I found this place by accident. I was checking out the Costa Mesa’s Farmer’s MKT and sampled their bead. As soon as I sampled the “New bread” I was sold. It had the best crust that I have had in the area. The baker is German and their shop is in San Clemente, CA. I have tried the following breads:
New bread, My favorite and the owner’s favorite bread. Whole Grain Dark Rye Sourdough with a delicious hard crust.
Whole Grain Baguette, it was nice and had a sweet taste to it
Whole Grain Oat Bread was good
Kamut was very interesting and nutty
Spelt, very nice bread, but on the pricy side at almost $8
Chocolate bread with almond, I sampled it and the chocolate was still warm and delicious. I just wished they made that bread with whole grain flour.

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1  Thank lovetobeinparis
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Reviewed July 27, 2013

The bread I have tried here was very good. Didn't try the sandwiches. My Dad had a breakfast pastry and loved it. I would recommend this bakery.

2  Thank Highdesert2010
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Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile
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