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Swissbakers

££ - £££
Swiss, German, Cafe, European
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32 Lincoln St, Reading, MA 01867-3143
+1 781-942-1199
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 05:30 - 14:00
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Boston
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Pastries are wonderful and the breads even better. Small place. Nice location, especially for commuters taking the train into Boston. Have always found the staff pleasant and helpful.

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Thank Ron H
Reading, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I LOVE this place! I lived in Germany for years and loved going to the local backerei to get fresh bread and baked goods. I cannot emphasize how fresh and delicious Swiss Bakers products are!!! if you haven't gone here, make this your next stop!!!

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Thank Olivia H
Miami, Florida
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111 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good coffee. Decent pretzel rolls. Soft but not as soft s the Pennsylvania Dutch ones in Reading Terminal (Philadelphia). Not as good variety as the one on Western Avenue but it is conveniently located on the Reading train stop.

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Thank TousPourUn
Michigan
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

My lunch salad was interesting. Of the two choices of dressing, I chose the Italian, which seemed to consist of turmeric and curried vinegar/oil. It had a very 1950's flavor... But my Caprese sandwich was very filling and my dessert was so delicious that I took another home for later. The rhubarb custard tart was perfect in every way...and the... More 

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Thank Elspeth
Wilmington, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

I was so relieved to see another review mention the owner, Thomas. What an arrogant man! I had bought a Berliner for my son, who took one bite and mentioned how oily it was. The owner heard him as we were sitting in the uncomfortably close seats inside the establishment, and he proceeded to give my son a speech about... More 

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Thank Lona446
Danvers, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Our parent company is from Switzerland and we have used them twice for breakfast and lunch. always delivered fresh to our office and our bosses say it tastes like home. would highly recommend them.

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Thank Beth C
Niskayuna
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Great Swiss bakery in the Reading, MA train station. Perfect for picking up a snack for the train ride or just stopping in for a treat. They offer a wide selection of baked goods along. Then shop is small, but offers a couple of booths & counter stools. The staff is friendly & courteous. Parking is available right in font... More 

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Thank 995Traveler47
Reading, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This little spot of Swiss Heaven is right at the Reading train station. A must visit for a ride into the city, but also a great place to pick up pastries for home or work. They offer a variety of unusual pastries and they are wonderful. The people are really nice as well and parking is easy

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Thank Paul C
Reading, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Swiss Bakers has delicious food and great service. We went into get sandwiches for a road trip and they were very helpful and reasonable.

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Thank Joannejk
Reading, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

The atmosphere is always upbeat, cheerful staff and delicious food. We haven't had a bad thing yet. The pretzel products are great. Berliners delicious. Seeded Pajazzo bread is so authentic and Chocolate Weggli are a favorite! It is nice to have such a good bakery in town.

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Thank Anonymous11235

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, German, Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
05:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 14:00
Thursday
05:30 - 14:00
Friday
05:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Lincoln St, Reading, MA 01867-3143
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 781-942-1199

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