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A&J King Artisan Bakers

48 Central St, Salem, MA 01970-3627
+1 978-744-4881
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sticky buns” (17 reviews)
“scones” (21 reviews)
“bread” (64 reviews)
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07:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
48 Central St, Salem, MA 01970-3627
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All I've ever gotten here was their various breads and every one of them was fantastic. Great staff. Excellent service. Lots of various pastries available as well. Whenever I'm in the neighborhood I always stop in for an epi or baguette.

Thank 271markm271
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Don't know why this place was rated so high. The pastry I came here for was hard and cold. I had the walnut sticky bun and Carmel latte. Latte was good, but the pastry was just not good. I was let down.

Thank Kimberly P
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This was by far the best artisan bakery I have ever gone to. Coffee was excellent would go back to Salem again just to have,a café au let and croissant!

Thank FrannyDe
Reviewed 25 September 2017

From the seasonal Apple Pound cake to breads everything looks and tastes great. All made right there, fresh and yummy. Seating is available.

Thank Vicky A
Reviewed 14 September 2017

At least I had to walk a few block from my hotel to work off the calories. This place is addictive! I could stop here everyday. Pastry and breads are perfection. Coffee is very good. Lively atmosphere. The locals all seem to return each day....More

Thank Linda948
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Cute and simple, the pastry's are delicious and the staff is super. If I lived local, this would be my choice for coffee runs or cafe lounging.

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The owners of this bakery/coffee shop met at The New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, Vermont. On their first Valentine's Day they exchanged gifts and found that each had chosen the same book for the other - "Artisan Baking Across America." The rest, as they...More

1  Thank Linda_in_Quincy
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I REALLY like a good cup of coffee. They nail it. Absolutely delicious. The blueberry muffin was not made with your basic run of the mill flour. It had real flavor, and was simply good quality ingredients combined with artisan skills. As a side note,...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We tried a blueberry galette, a scone and a pain au framboise, all delicious. Combine it with two fresh cappucini and you can agree to their slogan: "We just love to make and eat good food!" Try it yourself, it's a great choice.

Thank Tobias G
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The iced cold brew coffee here was excellent. None of that nasty watered down coffee flavor that you sometimes get from iced coffee; just rich, delicious, and flavorful. And the bakery items were incredible. I got a chocolate croissant and a chocolate chip cookie, and...More

Thank sargar69
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Questions & Answers
Andrea O
13 August 2015|
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Response from JW3031 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If AJ King cannot help you, Salem has a french bakery, Melita Fiore Patisserie on Washington Street. However, A J King is not limited and offers a wider variety of baked goods, include french items.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Central St, Salem, MA 01970-3627
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-4881
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