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Potito's Pastries

1315 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4719
+1 413-726-8648
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
7 Oct 2015
“Great Cannoli!”
13 May 2015
“Solid old-fashioned bakery in Center City”
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1315 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4719
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Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Stopped in on way to an appointment. Had a cannoli which was really good. Stop in and check them out. Thinking about what to bring home to the kids!

Thank Dougmg
Reviewed 14 May 2015

The doughnuts are excellent, almost as good as Beiler's in Reading Terminal Market, and they sell this thing called a 'pecan diamond' which tastes like a cross between a pecan pie and baklava. I found the recipe in the South Philly Review - cookie dough,...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2015

We stumbled upon this small bakery while walking Walnut Street. Sinatra being piped to the sidewalk, I had to stop. Cakes being created on the one side, pastries & cookies on the other. I really wanted anisette biscotti but the only had "fancy" favors, no...More

Thank MillersChild
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

The "Italian hot chocolate" is nothing but Hershey's syrup and cornstarch, mixed in front of you. You'll get a better cup at Starbucks. Any real Italian would be ashamed to use Hershey's choc syrup! The pastries are stale by the end of the day and...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We watched the Foxnews morning show which this place showcased a Turkey cake that was very nice and given the size of the peices they sliced very large to say the least, however the actual product that is made for resail is 1/3 the size...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 6 November 2014

It's a tried and true South Philly bakery that has a 'center city' location right at the corner of Walnut and Juniper streets with wifi and plenty of tables and chairs, so we've never had to wait for a seat. It's a great place to...More

Thank pachachuck
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We popped into Potito's twice whilst staying at the Holiday Inn Express close by. The coffee and cakes are excellent, even if not everyone is to my taste. The shortbreadie things with raspberry filling reminded me of jammie dodgers! Good jammie dodgers. This is a...More

Thank ConsultantNomad
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Italian pastries are my weakness. I knew I would break down eventually when I was in Philadelphia for a conference. This location was next door to my hotel and I tortured myself for a couple of days walking by the windows slowly several times each...More

Thank peselinger
Reviewed 24 March 2013

This was our first visit to Potito's Pastries on Walnut Street. We went to this location expecting to find a different dessert place we have gone to in the past. We had a very nice experience. I ordered a decaffeinated cafe au lait with a...More

Thank Gloria H
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Potito's was not at this location our last visit. What a nice surprise! An authenic Italian bakery. They have a wonderful display of cookies, cakes and pastries to choose from. We enjoyed stopping in (more than once), and having a coffee, zepoli, and cannoli. (one...More

Thank teresa p
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  • Address: 1315 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4719
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 413-726-8648
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