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A&J King Artisan Bakers

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48 Central St, Salem, MA 01970-3627
07:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Imagine walking into a place overflowing with the highest quality baked goods that look and taste so wonderful that they would have tempted Gandhi. That's just what you get at this truly artisan bakeshop. Add a friendly, knowledgeable staff and you get a culinary experience that is unmatched. You can't go wrong here. There are no bad choices. Just take... More 

Thank DuffyNC
Salem, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great pastry coffee breads. Eat in or out. Sandwiches for lunch. Very good friendly and efficient service.

Thank realtor24
Stoughton, Wisconsin
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stopped here at a recommendation of a friend who is a frequent customer to grab some baked goods........wish we had had time for lunch. Looks like a cozy and inviting place to hang out and dine well!! Great offering of sandwiches! Loved my scones......

Thank Kay R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I would love to go back and try everything. Picked up a few breakfast pastries to take back to my family at our hotel. The "gateaux basque" is a little slice of heaven. A perfectly sweet treat to counter a strong black coffee! 😄 I would expect the sandwiches would be great. Their bread couldn't just be beautiful and tempting.

Thank cpjrod510
Salem MA
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Many too-wonderful baked goods here, which thankfully do not have calorie amounts posted. The scones, the cinnamon rolls, the cookies . . . never had a bad one. And I have had a lot of them. Also good sandwiches for lunch, on their fab chewy breads. So glad they are in Salem.

Thank TheBigSuitcase
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stopped here on our way out of town. OMG! OMG! Delicate, buttery pastry. Chocolate croissant. Amazing! Local gem.

Thank Maureen M
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

5 starts for the apple cake and bread 3 stars for the sandwiches My husband and I stopped here for lunch while looking around Salem. I got the marinato sandwich and my husband got the roast beef sandwich. We both weren't that impressed with the sandwich. There wasn't enough cheese on either sandwich to cover the entire sandwich and the... More 

Thank Jvalliant
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We got breakfast here. Twice. Would have gladly eaten every meal here! The Koug Amman is to die for!!! The chocolate croissant. Yummmmm! My daughter does not even like cinnamon rolls and she loved the ones we bought here. I am a baker and trust me this place is SO worth the visit!!!

Thank Pmpb1
Salem, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A&J has some of the best bread on the North Shore, The roasted garlic is incredible and the english muffin bread is the best,. You will not be disappointed

Thank greypup501
Salem, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

You will not find better, or even close to better, olive bread and sticky buns! Down a small side street, but worth the hunt. You can eat it in or take out. My favorite twice a week stop!

Thank Russ A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Central St, Salem, MA 01970-3627
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 9787444881

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