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Pavel's Backerei

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$$ - $$$
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219 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3318
+1 831-643-2636
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Calgary
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Weird place. They only make one cake - a pink Champagne cake that they used many bottles of pink champagne. I wanted to ask if it was really Champagne or maybe a Cremant or a Cava but kept my yap shut! The cake was good but was looking for more choice as we were there in the afternoon. They had... More 

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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pavel's was a real find located off Lighthouse on Forrest. It opens at 7:00 am but be early as they sell out fast. We ordered two sandwiches (Cubano & BLAT) which we took to Point Lobos for our picnic lunch. When we returned to Pacific Grove at 1:45 pm we thought we would stop and pick up a couple loafs... More 

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Yankton, South Dakota
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing! Danish and croissants were still warm as we enjoyed them at Lover's Point. Can't wait to finish what we bought.

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Thank Guy L
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I heard they get busy so I arrived at 7:10am. I had an apple danish (crispy on the outside, chewy inside) with some coffee. Dark, strong, smooth organic roast drop coffee is self serve out of a pump thermal carafe.. It was great coffee! Looked like the other carafe was decaf. I also bought a breakfast brioche to go. Multigrain... More 

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Thank deborah m
Green Valley, Arizona
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Wonderful bakery items -- most of them bigger than average. It's difficult to select just one. They all look delicious. I loved the apple tart. Buy a loaf of Farmer's Bread.

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Thank Jeffrey W
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This place is a treat! Awesome choices! So many wonderful baked goods. Cash only. Love the Brochen (farmers bread with a poached egg inside, fruit danish, cinnamon roll. Great service. Cash only.

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Thank Karen F
New Orleans, Louisiana
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We bought sandwiches to take to Point Lobos State Park. Great food and people. Highly recommend the cookies!

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Thank Calibogue15
Los Altos, California
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We fell in love with this little bakery off Lighthouse. We got some chocolate chunk, thumbprint, and peanut butter cookies the first day we were in town and ventured back on Day 2 to get some more! Price is very reasonable as well. Also tried their earthy, nutty sweet country bread -- for get what it is called, but it... More 

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Thank Jasmine A
Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Open from 7 till they sell out, Tuesday thru Saturday. Huge croissants and other very fine pastries. Lots of regular customers.

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Thank michaelslc2016
Fairview, Texas, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Every thing here is yummy, but do not miss the croissant ! Favor / texture are spot on. And they are huge ! You might need to split!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3318
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-643-2636

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