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Pastry House Hippo

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42130 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375-1833
+1 248-347-6408
09:00 - 19:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This bakery has Japanese style bread and pastries, and they are very good. It's usually packed on weekends, and the items go quickly. You definitely want to get there early to have the best selection of things. The sweetness of the cakes and such are geared towards Japanese palates, so they may not be sweet enough for others, but they're... More 

Thank pseudoengin
Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This bakery specializes in Japanese style pastry and baked goods. Super fluffy buns that are slightly sweet. Be aware that they use sweetened beans for many of their fillings which is very common in Japan, but may be odd to American tastes.

Thank jlockledge
Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Small place but busy in general. They close the store when all breads are gone for the day and it happens alot. So hurry up if you want to have some...

Thank Byeong L
Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

This place offers so many pastry options that it is hard to choose. They look nice, taste fresh and good and one has to watch out before one eats too many. There are food puffs as well. Good place to visit. All age groups will enjoy it.

Thank TrackL
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

I don't get here often but it is fun to stop in for a Japanese bakery item. The animal bakery items are so fun and unique. A great place to grab a fresh made sweet. Check their hours. They may be closed on Mondays. Kids love this place.

Thank c c
Monroe, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

We hosted a baby shower for a Japanese couple that just moved to the US. Pastry house was so helpful in selecting a cake and writing on it in Japanese. The strawberry shortcake was delicious!

Thank lleachman
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127 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2012

Awesome bakery shop in Novi. I thought I wouldn't be able to find japanese bakery and especially a good one in midwest. Clearly I was wrong. This place is so good. Their cakes and puffs are my favorite. Cream puffs reminded me of Bread Papa's in SanFran. This will be my a must stop whenever I go down to Detroit... More 

Thank JayTC
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

A fantastic bakery if you are looking for something different. It is hidden in a strip mall and well worth taking the time to discover. The baked goods are less marketed toward the Americanized palette that favors high fat and sugar content; they are more focused on lightness of the pastry and quality of the flavor. The prices are extremely... More 

Thank waverider681
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2011

The bakery treats are both delicious and artful, from the cute turtle, panda, and piggy shaped breads to the delectable varieties of cake. If you want a real treat, buy a loaf of their thickly-sliced bread and pop it in the toaster for an almost unbelievably crunchy, tasty treat!

Thank Rubidiumm
Novi, Mi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2010

All of the pastries at this bakery are very delicious. No pastry is a bad pick at this bakery. The staff is friendly and helpful. These sweet treats always make a great after dinner snack at an affordable price.

Thank Michell3

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42130 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375-1833
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: +1 248-347-6408

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