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Jim's Bagel & Bake Shoppe

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34 Railroad Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3547
05:00 - 19:00
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Sun 05:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 05:00 - 19:00
Sat 05:00 - 18:00
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Metuchen, New Jersey
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tasty place for bagels, muffins & cakes. The bagel are not like the ones at New York but they are still delicious. My favorite is the the Asiago cheese bagel. I made a sandwich with sliced turkey & avocado. It was delicious! I also recommend the veggie cream cheese. This is the only place that add fresh... More 

Thank Foodee
Nashville, Tennessee
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Bought a selection of pastries here for a family gathering. Simply wonderful, delicious. Very fresh. Quick and polite service.

Thank John M
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216 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Not the little tasteless circles that they sell at Dunkin's, the donuts at Jim's have some serious heft and plenty of glazing or frosting ... or both on the chocolate frosted on chocolate glazed beauty that made my Saturday morning a lot brighter. Try the butter crunch and the chocolate raised too. The bagels aren't exactly Montreal or NY quality,... More 

Thank StartSlowAndEaseOff
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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163 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

One of the reasons that I like Jim's so much is that the owner, Jim, is very generous in donating products to non-profits for fundraisers and other events. The donuts here are first class and the bagels are good. They offer sandwiches on bagels as well as muffins, cookies, cakes, and other bakeshop staples. It is mostly locals who go... More 

Thank cydney04106
North Vancouver, Canada
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167 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Okay this is not fine dining but a weathered little bakeshop. We stopped in while waiting for the train. Ordered a juice and a coconut cookie which was scrumptious. So good in fact we bought a few more to take with us and we are still talking about it. Surprized to see the "disgusting" review. as sure it was not... More 

Thank KitKat_1955
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Everything I have bought it is good but I especially like their berry berry muffin. Outrageously delicious! The doughnuts are terrific and the fruit squares are better.

Thank nanagrace
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

So you walking to this place and you can tell it's been around for a long time. It's a kind a place where I believe only the locals go. You walk inside and the reviews about it being disgusting or a little overwhelming although it's not as clean as a Dunkin' Donuts. What it lacks in decor and amenities it... More 

Thank Sharkiteuthis
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2014

This place is disgusting. I honestly don't even want to give it one star, but that isnt even an option. The board of health needs to pay a visit here. Everything is dirty, there are flies all over the place.The floors in front and behind the counters have layers of dirt. I've been to many other breakfast/bakeries/coffee shops and NONE... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
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136 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2013

I have been going to this donut and bake shop infrequently over the years. Their baked goods are excellent; especially, the lobster tails and the coconut donuts. However, in my last three visits, something strange is going on. When paying for my order, I feel like I am playing three card monte. The first incident is when I handed them... More 

Thank Don W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2013

I went into Jim's Bagel this summer because I was told by a former employee they have the best bagels in town. They did deliver. I got a honey cinnamon bagel with plain cream cheese and a 1/2 dozen canolis to go. It was delicious. How ever, the service was slow, the woman who waited on me, barely spoke any... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
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Open Hours
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Railroad Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3547
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester

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