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Jim's Bagel & Bake Shoppe

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34 Railroad Avenue, Gloucester, MA
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05:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 05:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 05:00 - 19:00
Sat 05:00 - 18:00
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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155 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank KitKat_1955
Gloucester
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank nanagrace
Bolton
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Sharkiteuthis
Gloucester
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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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133 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Don W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2013

What a bakery! Delicious donuts, bagels and cream cheese. I haven't tried the sweets, but the cakes and cupcakes look amazing. The prices are really low, and the staff is warm and friendly. I love how you can watch them bake while you enjoy your food!

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Thank Kaitlyn E
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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406 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2012

I love Jim's! They have the best, freshest and most varied bagels on Cape Ann without a doubt. I went there last Friday and picked up some blueberry, Asiago, wheat cinnamon and spinach bagels. Most were warm as they were freshly made. They offer a variety of home-made spreads. I like the tomato spread with fresh chunks of tomato. Those... More 

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Thank quiet_wave
Essex, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2012

Located right across from the Gloucester train station, Jim's Bagel offers some decent fresh bagels (sadly no egg bagels) & delicious donuts, excellent cakes & other freshly baked goods, a variety of freshly brewed coffees, yummy cream cheese blends, & some decent sandwiches (all of which we've had). Service is Super S-L-O-OOO-W & they sometimes make blatant mistakes w/the orders,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 15:00
Monday
05:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 19:00
Thursday
05:00 - 19:00
Friday
05:00 - 19:00
Saturday
05:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Railroad Avenue, Gloucester, MA
  • 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?