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Wellesley Bakery and Cafe

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542 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02482-6409
+1 781-235-1171
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Boston
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Good selection of muffins (Blueberry, Cranberry, Pear/Ginger, Carrot) for $1.75. Good scones. Excellent soups. Soup & sandwich combos are very good.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Very well liked for soup and take out.it is a small place on busy Route 16, there is parking lot next to WellesleyBakery and cafe

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Westport, Connecticut
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I've been visiting Wellesley Bakery and Cafe for two years now and they are the best in the area for lunch. Everything is homemade and fresh. The atmosphere is a bit lacking but they are also very good for takeout. One of my favorites is their tangy salad dressing (salads have great portions for an inexpensive price). Muffins are also... More 

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Thank krx23
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

I drop in here often for their California rollup (my favorite) or the chicken salad rollup. And a nice big fat chocolate chip cookie to finish it off. Anyone I have taken here has loved the food. It doesn't look like much - a green door tucked into a recessed opening just 2 doors up from the library. Hard to... More 

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Thank Swampmimi
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

For breakfast or lunch: delicious pastries, salads and sandwiches in a simple, friendly setting!! Don't miss this gem.

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Thank happytarheel
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

I'm a longtime loyal customer and I've eaten more than my fair share of their carrot muffins. The croissants are the best around and in the winter the soups are a mainstay of my lunch menu. Particularly recommend the lemon rice soup, almond croissants, veggie wraps.

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Thank Margaret L
Westwood, MA
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68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Delicious homemade bread used on sandwiches. Every thing is so tasty you will want to eat lunch here every day for a year to sample all of the different soups, salads, and sandwiches.

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Thank Mlyn429
Natick, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

A surprise, this is a very popular and loved place.Parking a little tricky but is possible. right next to Wellesley Bakery and CAfe there is public metered parking, interesting shops for browsing The cafe is owned by a Vietnamese family.

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Thank beebalm2013
Boston
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298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

Family run with great soups, quiches, salades and sandwiches, always fresh and satisfying. Light enough to temp you to try some of the fine bakery desserts and scones. Also a favorite for regulars and we alternate with the half sandwich/quiche and salad or soup in summer and winter.

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Thank tremm298
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

Tucked in a little store front where Wellesley Square just begins after the public library, Wellesley Bakery is a jewel in the rough...kind of! Wellesley Center has so many...almost ostentatious...shops which caters to very well-to-do customers, but there are no bells and whistles to this bakery - only healthy and delicious muffins, scones, croissants, sandwiches, quiche, soup and salads made... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 542 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02482-6409
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
  • Phone Number: +1 781-235-1171

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