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“Great bread”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Bay Bread Co

Bay Bread Co
Ranked #2 of 7 Bakeries in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Family owned bakery cafe. All natural, from scratch, freshly baked 40+ different varieties of artisan breads baked daily. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches, soup and salad. Espresso Bar up in the Roost. Stop in to see an old fashioned bakery work in progress. Staff waits on you as they multitask baking fresh cookies, scones, biscotti, granola, etc. From our families to yours, naturally. Beautiful view of West Bay up in the Roost or from inside the bakery.
Empire, MI
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great bread”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

We get almost all of our bread from Bay Bread. Especially recommend their sourdough. Nice, chewy crusts with a tang. They also have a great little sandwich place upstairs. Friendly staff.

Visited August 2013
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Panama City, Florida
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1,264 reviews
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“Awesome carryout breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2013

We grabbed cinamon rolls, sticky buns, scones, loaf of berry bread and some coffee with no complaints. Just about all their food is laid out before you so you can see exactly what they have. Friendly service. They have ample seating above the sales area. Open M-F 7-6 Sat 7-5.

  • Visited August 2013
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Traverse City, Michigan
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great food - Need friendly staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

Recently called to place a lunch order for later this week. The employee who answered the phone had a voice of utter indifference. No "one moment please" just "hang on" and no "thank you" (I said that), just an "uh huh".

Their food is delicious however.

  • Visited August 2013
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Columbus, Ohio
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great baked goods and sandwiches.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

THE FOOD
The Biscotti is really really good. The scones are pretty good too. The hot Italian sandwich is good, but not at all hot. But the one that the whole family is now addicted to is their Veggie sandwich with Hummus and Cream Cheese.

THE SERVICE
They totally forgot about our sandwich order. But apologized profusely and even comped us on the sandwiches. They really do get super busy, with a line nearly out the door - they need to just put in a process to check they did not miss something.

THE ATMOSPHERE
Very nice and quaint...clean too.

Actually this was the best food memory of our trip. Highly recommended and will repeat.

Visited July 2013
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Wheaton, Illinois
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107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great scones!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2013

The scones at Bay Bread are fantastic. We returned morning after morning to get fresh scones. The sticky buns and cinnamon rolls are excellent. They also sell wonderful savory breads and snacks. The Italian Breakfast sandwich was delicious. Highly recommended!

Visited July 2013
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