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La Gemma

2323 S 17th St, Wilmington, NC 28401-7901
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good0%
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  • Poor23%
  • Terrible15%
2 Apr 2016
“Outstanding Grain Pie & Italian Pastries ”
21 Nov 2015
“Best Desserts Ever!”
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2323 S 17th St, Wilmington, NC 28401-7901
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We bought a Grain Pie, sometimes called easter Pie. It was nearly as good as my wife's Italian grandmother's homemade Grain Pies. It was very nice & creamy, although the powdered sugar on top was a bit too sweet, but the orange zest gave it...More

Thank GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Everything is made from scratch! The taste is amazing! They also visit the Wilmington Farmer's Market. There is so much to choose from. I wish I had bought more. I can't wait to go back.

Thank Jill K
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I have had many items from this bakery over the years, both from the store front on 17th Street and from the Farmer's Market downtown. Most have been wonderful and sophisticated in taste and texture. The last visit we bought a pastry with layers of...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

First impressions mean alot and this first impression was sooo good! We had a vanilla creme puff pastry. The layers were crisp and delicate, the creme was light, very flavorful with the PERFECT amount of sweetness. So glad y'all were at the Farmer's Market! Can't...More

Thank Jmfunderburk
Reviewed 20 March 2015

I wanted to bring dessert to a friend's house, and didn't have time to prepare something from scratch. I chose a selection of pastries, all of which looked wonderful. Our friends were wowed by the beautiful and delicious treats they got to pick from. These...More

Thank LoisNCNY
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

Went it yesterday to try it out. Made a large purchase and the fillings were good but the puff pastries and eclairs were too dry.... Disappointing. Save your money and make Italian pastries and desserts yourself at home.

Thank Jewel91056
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Recently sold to new owners, so the food may not be like it used to be. We stopped to get some pastries but they were closed during the sale period. Just be aware that there are new owners and things are going to be different.

Thank corey g
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Let me start by saying that I have been a fan of La Gemma since they opened in Wilmington. Not anymore. I have been disappointed with the items that I have purchased during the last THREE visits. You may ask, why did i keep going...More

Thank CapeFearEater
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Everything is made in small batches, so get on Facebook so you know what highlights are in the case each day. They also do special orders just how you like it!

Thank AutumnLeave
Reviewed 4 February 2014

La Gemma has been taken over by new owners and are doing such a great job with this little Italian bakery. The have the neatest innovative little treats! I have been by on a few occasions and everything I have tried has been delicious! Make...More

Thank sydrox
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  • Address: 2323 S 17th St, Wilmington, NC 28401-7901
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
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