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Gencarelli's Bakery

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317 Valley Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470-3952
+1 973-872-0500
06:00 - 18:00
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Wayne, New Jersey
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191 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best place (probably only) place in Wayne to get great Italian pastries, breads and cakes. Always fresh, always tasty. not cheap. If you want to eat breakfast like the Italians do, grab a coffee and a sweet treat and eat on the run

Thank Steven L
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious pastries the cannoli was fresh and creamy. Great variety. The line went quickly since they were well staffed.

Thank TamandBobby
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

They have great bread and decent pastries. The only problem is a couple of times we have gotten pastries that were not fresh enough - the texture of crunchy items were giveaways - but other times they've been fresh and they're great. The problem is that you don't know what you're getting until you eat it! They have a good... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Lobster Tail is really beyond compare. Must try in my opinion. All pastry is fantastic in this store in my honest opinion. I was travelling in NY and stopped by for breakfast. I would definitely go again when I travel to NY again.

Thank albrecht0820
Wayne, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 November 2016

They sell stale pastries! Their Italian bread is salty. Prices are expensive and so not worth it. Drive a few extra minutes and drive to Calandra's in Fairfield.

Thank carly0420
Fremont, California
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

European bakery in Wayne, NJ became my favorite haunt. You name any specialty baked goodie, they will have it and not just one or two choices but several. What impressed me most was the fineness and quality of their products all displayed in 5 foot tall refrigerated cases wrapped around the huge store on three sides. The Flaky Pastry Log... More 

Thank Dinerwhoknows
Wayne, New Jersey
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

So great to have a bakery so close that is a sure thing. I have never had anything I didn't love from Gencarelli's. But the absolute favorite is definitely the pignoli cookies!

Thank NJBeachLover54
New York City, New York
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This local bakery has a great number of pastries and reasonably priced cakes that are worth the sometimes long wait on Holidays.

Thank luxonly15
New Jersey
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146 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Covienent bakery in town. Vist often and desserts are always good. They have a good veriety of cakes that have been fresh and have never been disapointed.

Thank hanshi
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99 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Happy to have the bakery in my town. Get bread every weekend here and get desert for parties often. The thing I don't like is that they dont have semolina bread so have to by Calandra`s. They should also better organize holiday purchases. Christmas Eve am and afternoon is HORRIBLE. Need a bread only line and way to pre order... More 

Thank Barbara B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 Valley Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470-3952
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 973-872-0500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?