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“A Hidden Gem”

St John's Monastery & Bakery
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Goldendale
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

If you're travelling through southern Washington on Highway 97, be sure to stop here. Now!
The gyros are delicious. The grilled pita with some hummus is great. The baklava may have you thinking of a religious conversion.

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Thank DohaWolf
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

This little bakery was recommended by my campground host. He was only wrong on one little detail - he told me they took all the calories out of the pastries. I tried the baklava and it was amazing - just oozing with honey and the pastry was so flaky! I also tried a sandwich for lunch. It was made from the pastry with a spinach and cheese filling. That too, was amazing. Though a bit pricy, it was well worth the stop. All of the employees were nuns dressed in full habit. What a treat!

Thank jstauf51
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Don't ever cross Satus Pass without stopping at this bakery, deli, and gift shop. It is operated by the sisters of the Greek Orthodox monastery, St. John the Forerunner. The sisters bake the pastries and breads, make the fabulous Greek and Mediterranean foods, as well as the chocolate truffles. They roast their own coffee beans. The latte was one of the smoothest I have ever had. Starbucks could learn from these women. I tried the galaktoboureko pastry. It is a vanilla custard wrapped in phyllo dough and sprinkled with powdered sugar. The flavor came through because it wasn't tooth-achingly sweet. I will definitely be going back for a meal or take-out food.

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Thank Carol_R99SO
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to stop for bakery and coffee. It has a small gift shop as well. The staff is great and helpful. It's an interesting place to say the least. Well worth a rest stop on your journey.

Thank Wandah F
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Who would think on a scenic rural drive you would come upon a true Greek bakery run by orthodox nuns. All home cooked fare - what are you waiting for??!!! Best dolmas (stuffed grape leaves) we've ever had.

Thank PelleasPhiladelphia
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