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Sclafani Italian Bakery

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49 Washington St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3532
+1 978-283-6622
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

buy eat rave repeat. The bread is to die for, as are the cannolis. Lots of variety to choose from, too. Authentic home food

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Thank JamyMadeja
Boston
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

In my opinion this is the tastiest and most satisfying bread in town, even on the North Shore. It's crusty on the outside ,soft but not airy on the inside with just enough yeasts flavor. Supermarkets in Gloucester even carry it and if you go around 10:00 in the morning, you can get it when it's still warm. No preservatives,... More 

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Thank magentarose
Gloucester
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

I wish I could go here more often. I also wish it wasn't so worn out. Nice people but on a very busy crowded street.

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Thank nanagrace
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

My girlfriend and I were late getting into town for whale watching, and looking for a quick bite. We stumbled onto Sclafani's (literally - we were starving!) and wow, what an amazing sandwich. My friend had prosciutto with homemade mozzerella and I had turkey - both on great bread, and served big. Even so, I ate my whole sandwich! They... More 

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Thank Donna N
Yuma, Arizona
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532 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Been looking to stop in and pick up some bakery items. Boy they had a little of everything. Got a whole box of pastries with a loaf of bread.

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Thank 2013TravelinFool
Kensington, Maryland
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We love Sclafani's. We never make a trip to Gloucester without at least one stop for their salami, cheese and AMAZING bread. This time we added some black olives -- so good, I can't wait to go back. See you in the summer.

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Thank Mary L
Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
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18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

The breads here are phenomenal and you just can't beat the deli sandwiches (for price and quantity). My usual is the large Italian sub with the works which normally takes two days to finish! The only drawback is finding parking since parking on this section of Washington Street is very limited.

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North Carolina
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18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

Whenever I get to my hometown, Gloucester, I stock up on Italian bread to bring back to NC. You can freeze it and it will stay awhile, great for toast later! Personally my favorite place for Italian bread.

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Thank robsarge
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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318 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 November 2012

Sclafani's Bakery is a must visit for anyone coming to the Gloucester area. They sell the most delicious bread. Everyone raves about it, and you will be hooked once you taste it! I like to pop in once every few months and get one of their delicious sandwiches. I recommend calling in advance as the place is packed around lunchtime... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2012

Anytime I'm in downtown Gloucester, I stop by Sclafani's to pick up a loaf of Italian bread. It's always warm and smells so good I have to put it in the back seat of the car so it makes it home!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Washington St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3532
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-283-6622

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