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“Wonderful sandwiches and amazing desserts” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Short & Sweet Bakery & Cafe

Short & Sweet Bakery & Cafe
Ranked #3 of 5 Bakeries in Hilo
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Tulalip, WA
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wonderful sandwiches and amazing desserts”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Had a lovely lunch at Short & Sweet, the owner Maria is delightful and her staff warm and attentive. Had a great BLTA sandwich on fabulous fresh focaccia bread and topped it off with an amazing Lillikoi bar, what a treat and so unique to Hawaii. I would definitely return again and again

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Patty R
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Sweet Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

After a bad experience with accommodation, this place was an awesome retreat. The guy who served us was fantastic and upon hearing our story was apologetic and very helpful. This place is highly recommended for service and food - sweet and savoury options and good coffee. We went back for seconds a few days later despite it being out of our way.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Shell_Si
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Hilo, Hawaii
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great bread and sandwiches.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Bake their own breads, Cranberry and Macadamia Nut Bread contains whole nuts. Delicious toasted. Sandwiches are a little pricey, but bread is individually baked like foccacia and made fresh.

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank PASH3
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Hilo, HI
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Amazing find in a small town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Delicate french pastries, fantastic salads and even gluten free cookies or creme brule! Something for everyone who has a sweet tooth, unless you are vegan!

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank MaryruthInHilo
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Somerset, Massachusetts
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105 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Breakfast, lunch, treats - YUM”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

What a great place for breakfast or lunch! Bread is fresh, food is local, the staff is friendly, coffee is good, and free wi-fi too! Service is sometimes fast, sometimes very slow, so be patient. They "hand craft" each sandwich.
A very reasonably priced option for a casual breakfast sandwich, or to pick up a few treats to have later.
We ate here several times for breakfast or lunch, when we didn't want a 'sit-down' restaurant meal. I highly recommend it.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Makai7
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