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Gerardo's II Italian Bakery

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232 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581-2811
+1 508-366-1845
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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

I bought few pieces of so called layered cakes in different floors , when I got home and served them to my guests , I realized they were previously frozen , so l called the bakery to let them know and they said yes we freeze our cakes, which is not fresh so I'm not going to go back there... More 

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Thank 911fish
Ashland, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Needed cookies and didn't have time to bake some so I stopped in. Ended up getting some other items as well, I was pleasantly surprised by how good the whoopie pie was. So often they are too dry or too sweet. This was just right. Looking forward to trying a cake from here.

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Thank Colleen D
Massachusetts
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Typical Italian bakery with a tantalizing display case whose taste usually matches the appearance. The sweets are hit or miss however, many with that "looks SO much better than it tastes" syndrome and shortening finish in your mouth. The exception seems to be their eclairs which are very good. The options are the regular, caramel and coffee-all three are delicious.... More 

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Thank NsMommy
Boston, Massachusetts
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1,757 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Picked up a box of assorted cookies to bring to a friend's house. They fit the bill nicely and were enjoyed by all... in the old world Italian class of cookie... nice, not too flashy. I like them as they taste very good... not too sweet. Friendly service.

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Thank WINEandTRAVEL
Boston, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Gerardo's on Route 9 in Westborough carries the fine European pastries and other bakery items that this local chain has become known for. The quality at Gerardo's is extremely good and this location is very convenient. The fairly recent renovation of the building made a big difference too as the parking lot, although small, is better defined and the... More 

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Thank Kathryn978
Northborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I stopped in for a hostess gift. They have bite size everything...cheesecakes, brownies, cakes, cannolis, cookies and it is all good. We also got a slice of pizza and it was cold and still good. The have full size cakes and breads too. It isn't cheap, but for a special occasion it's a treat.

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Thank cvencile
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Every couple of years I stop in here to try a few things. I'm sure if you try a ton of things some items will become your favorites. But I think that the pastries are just ok, some are very good... haven't found the wow item that I would expect I'd find in a place like this. Tried some creme... More 

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Thank WINEandTRAVEL
Northborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

Cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and basically everything they serve is excellent. Cakes to order are probably twice the cost of grocery store cakes, but they are three times as good. You decide......

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Westborough, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Super hermit cookies. I brought them to the hospital to my dad after his surgery. The nurses and staff loved them!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

First of all, don't go to Gerardo's new Italian Bakery (aka "European Bakery") hungry. This is STRICTLY for after meal treats. From cannoli's to fruit tarts to incredible cookies and cakes, the glass case that runs the width of this remarkable store tempts the eye, stimulates the salivary glands and can short circuit your purchasing judgement. Prepare to be impressed.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:00
Thursday
08:00 - 19:00
Friday
08:00 - 19:00
Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581-2811
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Westborough
  • Phone Number: +1 508-366-1845
Description
Founded in 1993, Gerardo's Italian Bakery is the dream and passion of Gerardo Sarli. In the bakery business for 30 years, Gerardo learned the craft as an apprentice to old time master bakers. Eventually he mastered everything from breads, to pastries, to elaborate wedding cakes. At that point his mom said, "now you know it all, why not make it your own and open your own bakery." So, armed with some great ideas and some of her recipes from Italy, Gerardo's Italian Bakery was born. Gerardo decided to focus on product quality and customer satisfaction and that has been his goal ever since. His wedding cakes have been voted "Best of New England" by brides in The Knot magazine for 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. Most brides commented not only on the great designs and amazing flavor of the cakes but also on the reasonable price.

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