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29 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5730
+1 978-283-5295
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cannoli” (28 reviews)
“sandwiches” (41 reviews)
“bread” (54 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
29 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5730
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two reasons why we make the 2.5 hour drive to Gloucester: Fresh fish and Virgilio’s Bakery! Everything in the place is made with love, from the huge variety of breads to the Italian Cookies! Everything is fresh and delicious! The staff is always so friendly...More

Thank LoriAllen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went in to this Italian bakery for a sub. While I waited a short time I found a specialty pasta and San Marzano tomatoes, fresh baked bread and some yummy pastries. Already went back for more.. more of the Italian products and another St...More

Thank 993janetg
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Real Italian delis are a joy. Virgilio's has the makings for some great sandwiches, but don't forget the pizza - and, as they say "the bread makes the sandwich" so try their fresh baked breads. My favorite is the fresh cannolis.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We happened upon this gem as we were driving by, and made a point to go back before we left town. SO glad we did! Friendly service, yummy bread and pastries at reasonable prices!

Thank Travelinggirl2018
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We have been going to this bakery/sub shop/grocery for years to get the best Italian sub anywhere. The are famous for their St. Joe's, a crusty roll chock full of Italian cold cuts, cheese, lettuce and tomato with hot peppers if you want. It's a...More

Thank Lynne K
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Great bread filled with meat and cheese, the real thing. One could easily feed two. We ate outside, it was a nice sunny day. We were hungry after a very productive whale watch. The locals seemed to like the place as well. We'll go again...More

Thank Brad E
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Take out or eat there everthing perfect. Sandwitches, pastry, pizza, good good and great. Go there serveral time every summer A great return place

Thank John Z
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I stopped in to get some bread and cannoli for a friends house . Excellent and friendly service ! This place is busy always . Clearly the quality and name lives up to this town mainstay!

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Traditional old school bakery with deli service and pizza. We stopped in for sandwiches to take with us to the beach. The menu is extensive. The deli meat looked, smelled and tasted fresh and when served on fresh baked bread with a crispy crust and...More

Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Sandwich and store had otherb items like a trading post. Recommended for lunch and snaps like cookies

Thank tommiefal1
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast
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Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5730
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-283-5295
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