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Giancarlo Fine European Pastries

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117 Austin Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-3904
+1 540-885-8919
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Staunton, Virginia
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

One of his cakes I could not stop eating it was so fantastic! Friendliest folks. Kind and loving. They even make pizza dough!

Thank Stephen P
Charlottesville, Virginia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Found this out of the way place on Trip Advisor, and it was worth it! We were warmly greeted by the owners, and soon were chatting as if we were old friends. It was so interesting listening to Giancarlo and his love of creating great desserts. We had the cannoli, croissants, éclair and a apple pastry, All great, but the... More 

Thank Leslie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

It's an honor and privilege to know this Italian pastry chef who works in a traditional way. All of Giancarlo's creations are completely unique. Only open on weekends stop by this quaint little shop and speak to the chef and his lovely wife in person or order a custom cake or pastry for your special event. Nothing better than Guancarlo's... More 

Thank Blackcatexpress
Staunton, Virginia
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Love this place. Some of the best chocolate you will ever fine. You need to look him up on the internet as his hours are I believe only Friday and Saturday. His business is in his home and is difficult to find. It is worth the effort. Try to get their for the Holidays and he makes up some really... More 

Thank Putbrese
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

My mom is a huge dessert snob. She is the type of person who will gladly skip dinner if it means having the perfect chocolate mousse cake of French pastry. So, when I decided to take her and my dad to Staunton for a birthday weekend, I started to look around for good pastry shops in the area. Giancario's came... More 

Thank julez9
Lexington, Virginia
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

It's all in the quality ingredients, which can be tasted with every bite. This is a tiny bakery, tucked into a residential neighborhood and accessible via the alley behind the owner's house. Be sure to take home one of everything: you won't be able to pick a favorite! They are open only on Friday and Saturday, but do special orders... More 

1 Thank marchhare355
Brunswick, Maine
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

An absolute treasure, tucked away in a residential neighborhood. The pastries are to die for. Giancarlo bakes with love!

2 Thank Howard S
Staunton, Virginia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

The place to go for desserts. Everything here is full of flavor but not too sweet. This is a place where the treats taste as good as they look. Giancarlo and Jane work hard to make each customer happy.

2 Thank Purplepix9
Staunton, VA
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Giancarlo never disappoints! His pastries and cakes are not only gorgeous, but they are soooo delectable! He's so sweet as well😘.

2 Thank antiquerStaunton_VA
Jackson Heights, New York
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Big city quality in a beautiful little city. A jewel of a find! European pastries with flare in a charming country setting. Super nice chef sharing his craft with some very lucky and happy patrons. Grazie Maestro.


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  • Address: 117 Austin Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-3904
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-885-8919

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?