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“Amaaaaaazing desserts!!!!!”

Karen Donatelli Bakery and Cafe
Ranked #5 of 27 Bakeries in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$10
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 31 May 2014

We were walking down the street after dinner and found this place by accident. We were shocked by the number of desserts they had available. They were all beautiful & enticing so we were excited to see that they had mini versions of most items -so we tried 4 different desserts... ALL were soo delicious, obviously made by someone who cared. In addition to trying 4 mini desserts in house, we actually bought some eclairs to go too!

We ended up meeting Karen, not even realizing she was the owner. She was so kind and spoke with such love in her voice. We were so impressed by her, her staff, and her food. Now a DEFINITE stop every time we are in Asheville!

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Reviewed 27 May 2014

If I were a Jelly Fish I could live at Donatelli's and never feel bloated from eating too much. As a human, it is a more complicated issue. There are so many good things to choose from. I want them all... but alas, I am not a Jelly Fish.

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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Went in to grab pastry. Good. Beautiful display of chocolates and pastries. Kitchen looked so clean. Pretty place.

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Reviewed 22 April 2014

This is our favorite bakery in Asheville for pastries (yes there are other really good options) - it is a great experience going in - you can see the craftspeople doing their thing in the kitchen and see the wonderful creations in the display counters. Order a pastry and a Cappuccino (actually very good also) sit by the window and enjoy life. I consider them artisan pastries.

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Reviewed 15 April 2014

It was April, it wasn't supposed to be snowing in Ashville but the icy wind drove us to this cake store. In the centre of lovely Ashville this was just delight. From being able to see the fresh pastries being made, to the wonderful selection of cakes and tarts and then of course the very helpful assistants who made the coffee.

This place oozes charm and kindness and is the place either to indulge, to wile away time or just to enjoy watching ashville go by. Excellent and what a place to discover

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