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“Great local bakery!”
Review of The Able Baker

The Able Baker
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Maplewood
Certificate of Excellence
Description: The Able Baker specializes in cakes, cookies, pies, and breakfast sweets. Custom cakes and custom cookies are made based on a customer's requests and needs. We brew La Colombe coffee and pull La Colombe espresso drinks from a beautiful La Marzocco GB/5. And we steep Steven Smith Teamaker's excellent teas and tisanes.
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Description: The Able Baker specializes in cakes, cookies, pies, and breakfast sweets. Custom cakes and custom cookies are made based on a customer's requests and needs. We brew La Colombe coffee and pull La Colombe espresso drinks from a beautiful La Marzocco GB/5. And we steep Steven Smith Teamaker's excellent teas and tisanes.
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The Able Baker is a terrific local Maplewood landmark. The pastry is very good. There are no low calorie options due to the copious amounts of butter used in all the goodies. There are many gluten free options as well as nut free options (although nuts are used in the bakery).

My one negative is that the Julie-o's (their version of Oreos) are very hard. I haven't ordered them in a while due to this.

Coffee is great... Nice espressos and cappuccinos. Iced coffees are great as well.

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Good if you like relatively heavy baked goods like cranberry scones or shortbread. The baked goods are quality, although we bought cupcakes this winter and icing was impenetrable. They may have reformulated this. Counter service, and cheeriness varies.

Thank fourinnj
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

This bakery is sooooo good. Especially impressed with the delicious gluten free items. Pies are the best!

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Thank WestchesterP2
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Seriously, they make the best scones you will ever have. Get cranberry ginger (I get it too much). Better yet, they have the best coffee maker machine and service for miles. Service - they couldn't be nicer, more low key, friendlier or more sincere - not great if you're running for a train and there's a line :) but then again, that's not their fault :). It is (1) a classic coffee and baked goods place with (2) a super step up in the quality of baked goods, coffee and people in (3) the nicest village in the tri-state area - Maplewood, NJ!

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Thank Denis C
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent pies, scones and everything else!
Tables outside are pleasant and comfortable.
Locals often meet here for breakfast.

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Thank SusanStock2014
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