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The Alternative Baker

407 Main St, Pob 22, Rosendale, NY 12472
+1 845-658-3355
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
1 Jul 2017
“Sorry to say, but...”
13 Feb 2017
“Wonderful custom-baked cake & a very sweet baker!”
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407 Main St, Pob 22, Rosendale, NY 12472
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

I used to love this place and the delicious baked goods, and I was a long term customer when I lived in the area. I ordered cakes for special occasions and was always very happy. But the last time I went in the summer of...More

2  Thank Kiki S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Essell made a custom cake for my husband's birthday. He was very gracious talking to me on the phone and helped me to select just the right cake. My husband is a pretty picky consumer of baked goods and he LOVED the cake. Everyone in...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Who would expect to find such tasty, creative mastery in sleepy little Rosendale. Worth going out of your way.

Thank ValleyFor
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after staying in town for the night. Ordered breakfast sandwiches and coffee. Baker seemed occupied with a cake and was not very pleasant to deal with

1  Thank Brad D
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Local spot know for morning treats as well as fresh bread. Offers alternative and local products. Also has coffee and some seating.

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Stopped in hoping for a fresh breakfast pastry or muffin, disappointed that the muffin was hard and dry, pretty much inedible. Not sure what they are the alternative to, but there isn't much of a selection with just two small cases, a couple of plates...More

1  Thank eats0utal0t123
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were enjoying our breakfast when this couple walked in to the bakery to place an order, the minute they said good morning the baker started yelling at them that their business was not welcome there. They obviously had no clue what was going on...More

2  Thank Maharani-ha
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Love this place and stop in nearly every time I have some time in Rosendale. Plenty of delicious baked goods and some vegan options too. My favorite are the focaccias - once my wife bought me one to take on a flight and it was...More

Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Out for a drive we came across The Alternative Baker in Rosendale, NY. We decided to stop in for a snack. It was a cute place with some mismatched tables and a counter for sitting. Lots of things including sandwiches to choose from. Everything is...More

Thank zeke905
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Cookies compare unfavorably to store bought. Coffee tepid and weak from a dispenser. Cakes looked small and unattractive.

2  Thank George A
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Seating, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 19:15
07:00 - 19:15
07:00 - 19:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Main St, Pob 22, Rosendale, NY 12472
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rosendale
  • Phone Number: +1 845-658-3355
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