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Great Basin Bakery

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Reviewed 7 March 2020 via mobile

Everyone goes for the fancy famous place, but if you really want great bread, cinnamon rolls, cookies this is really the place in Bishop to visit. They make great salads and excellent bagels. In fact if it is a bagel you are hankering for this...is the only place in town to get them. Not that you can’t get them elsewhere, just that this place has the best. They make great bagels with cream cheese and lox. Ask for the cream cheese to be slathered on generously or they’ll put it on like a coating of butter. They have a wide variety and if you are fortunate you will find the day olds stuff on a shelf near the register for a substantially reduced price. Their cowboy cookies are craved by most everyone in town, but too rich to eat a bunch. It’s a small place with ridiculously few parking spaces but well worth the hassle. Bathrooms require a walk through the kitchen, it’s an old building, but they are clean and decent.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 27 December 2019 via mobile

Great place lots of goodies for breakfast including real bagels and delicious cinnamon rolls and great sandwiches for lunch. The Mt Tom Turkey is awesome

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 11 December 2019 via mobile

Great Basin Bakery is my absolute go to bakery for bagels, lunch, croissants, cookies (my favorite are the cowgirl cookies) and holiday rolls and pies. Best in Bishop!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 16 October 2019

This place has delicious real bagels that can be difficult to find, especially around the South East Bay near San Francisco. Generally most bagel shops including some chains and grocery stores steam their bagels instead of boiling them which makes them large and fluffy. I...have adapted a term for them - "rolls with holes". This are not real bagels. Real bagels are boiled in water often containing malt syrup, before baking and have a twist in them which gives them the real bagel size, flavor and texture. This place makes real bagels that have excellent texture and flavor.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 5 October 2019

We stopped here for breakfast before our long drive to Las Vegas! We ordered an almond croissant and a sausage and egg bagel with cheese. Both were delicious and reasonably priced, the staff were friendly and we would highly recommend if you are in the...area!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

While the majority hit Schat’s Bakery on their way out of town from Mammoth, Great Basin is the place to be. I have been to both and I have to say I much rather go to Great Basin any day as it’s not crowded, easy...parking and they have better sandwiches. We got sandwiches, cookies, bread and cinnamon rolls and nothing went to waste. Get there early because they do run out of baked items.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 9 September 2019

It was a surprise. We came in near closing after coming down from 7 days in the high Sierra. We had the "end of the day leavings" and they were better than the big-name bakery up the road. The Almond Spice scone was perfect, not...too sweet or too spiced. The cheese chili bagel was still soft and very flavorful And the service - even close to closing was very friendly. We'll be back.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 18 August 2019

Great Basin has great cookies (Sierra Mud are my favorite but the Lavender Shortbread are also great), pre-made breakfast sandwiches, house made sourdough, bagels, and sandwiches made to order on the spot. The location is small and leaves something to be desired in the way...of aesthetics but the baked goods are some of the best on the East Side. I don't miss a chance to eat at Great Basin Bakery whenever passing through Bishop.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

This was our second visit to the bakery. The takeout baked goods are outstanding and the sandwiches excellent. During our second visit we decided to eat in. That was a mistake. The service was not very good. Our order was lost and it took a...long time to get our food. Nevertheless the sandwiches were delicious.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

Breakfast sandwich was good quality, tasty and filling. We ordered sandwiches to take away for lunch and some of their delicious cookies - everything was delicious, fresh and good value.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Yes, Great Basin Bakery offers takeaway services.

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Great Basin Bakery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5