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Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Little Italy
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222 Albemarle St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4232
+1 410-685-4905
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Any restaurant that has a dessert called "Death By Chocolate" has to be good. They even sell the cannoli shells and the custard separately, so you can go home and teach your kids how to fill cannolis and start a great family tradition. The food is actually quite good, but then you won't have enough room for dessert. Tough decision.... More 

Thank Vic C
Baltimore, Maryland
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located in Little Italy, a short walk from the Inner Harbor waterfront area, this is a Baltimore gem. An Italian pastry shop with a takeout counter, there are often lines out the door in the summer to sit or take out a delicious order of home made gelato.There is a small eat in are and three or four tables out... More 

Thank Kate0768
Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found it difficult to decide what to get when we stopped by, already full from a pasta lunch down the street. In the end, we narrowed it down to over $50 in cookies 😬. Our favorites were the ricotta and cannoli cookies, but we also enjoyed a few varieties of biscotti, lemon, and francy cookies. My husband also loved... More 

Thank Linda L
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried gelato and tiramisu. Seemed like a bunch of kids were working there. Several worked hard and were very helpful, others seemed to be playing on their phones.

Thank Raksehgal2874
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in before heading to a show. The eclairs are huge and delicious. Can definitely share. The cannoli is fantastic. The service was great and very helpful. Will certainly be making this a regular stop.

Thank bmorris1929
Baltimore, MD
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The coffee is ok, and the cannoli, which should be wonderful, is just average. the filling is rather dry and bland, sadly. but some of the other pastries are tasty.

Thank dancedancedance
Arnold, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like real home made fresh bake goods this is the place. We always go for a treat after diner in little Italy. They have a Connolly an cream that are pcs. of the pastry and them filling in a bowl its great . There gelato is great made fresh everyday an always new flavors. We will be back... More 

Thank frank l
Titusville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our nephew and our niece both advised us to check out this shop for their cannolis (sp). We should have done that. We got sucked in by all the wonderful ice cream treats. They were wonderful but we each ordered our own and that was a big mistake. The portions are enough for 4 people to share. We felt bad... More 

Thank Debbie B
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great pastry shop. Very friendly staff. A huge selection of sweets. Free coffee and mini cannoli for uniformed soldiers or if you have a military ID. The cannoli are very good and they fill them after you order them. We had many different items and they were all very good.

Thank Jennifer M
Rogers, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Baltimore for the Army/Navy game and had Friday morning to kill. We were looking for a local bakery shop for something to eat. We did not want a chain like Dunkin Donuts. Stumbled across this place. Wow is all I can say. We were a little overwhelmed with the selection as everything looked good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Italian, Cafe
Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Albemarle St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4232
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 410-685-4905
Our family owned and operated business has been around for two generations and 59 years. Today we continue our family traditions in our corner Pastry Shop with the same old world recipes my Daddy brought over with him from Italia. Stop into on of our 4 shops for some treats in Little Italy, Belair, Canton, and Hunt Valley.

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