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Paradise Bakery & Cafe

320 S Galena St, Aspen, CO 81611-1818
+1 970-925-7585
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cookies” (105 reviews)
“gelato” (37 reviews)
“ice cream” (109 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
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LOCATION
320 S Galena St, Aspen, CO 81611-1818
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Paradise Bakery is a must when visiting Aspen. The cookies, muffins and gelato are fresh and delicious. The staff is highly efficient so don't let the long line discourage you; it moves quickly. We skipped restaurant dessert and went to the bakery for coffee and...More

Thank RussianBallerina
tamaracvet, Manager at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you for your review and your kind words! We are proud to make everything on premises, fresh every day and we're glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Two couples visiting Aspen, CO. A downtown institution - Paradise Bakery. I had a small Gelato each time for two visits - which is hand served in the specific size container that you purchase. Wonderful taste! Highly recommend!

Thank Richard R
tamaracvet, Manager at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you Richard for your review and your kind words! We are looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Pit stopped a couple times during my visit to Aspen. First time was for the gelato which I got the butter pecan and didn't like much. Off flavor, but went back for their lemon poppy seed muffin after sampling the first trip. I'd go back...More

Thank Ally B
tamaracvet, Manager at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review and your feedback! Have you tried our cappuccino toffee crunch gelato or our chocolate fudge brownie gelato? Or the other 22 options? I hope you can give us a chance in helping you find your favorite flavor, our samples are...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Tried Paradise Bakery and Cafe when we were in town for a meeting last year. We had breakfast that time, spectacular muffins (Mandarin orange and raspberry bran) with lattes. This time we tried cappuccinos and the same muffins, and they fully did justice to our...More

Thank Vonda G
tamaracvet, Manager at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you Vonda for your review and your kind words! We are happy you enjoyed our muffins and our espresso drinks! Please take us in consideration for dessert too! Our brownies and homemade gelato are out of this world! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 12 August 2017

At night, Paradise is known for their ice cream. The line extends out the door for hours, but the wait is only about 10 minutes. They have a nice variety of ice creams and sorbets. Prices are reasonable, particularly for Aspen. At night, individuals from...More

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tamaracvet, Manager at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review and your kind words! I recommend you try our breakfast options as well! From the perfect flaky croissants, to bagel sandwiches and burritos, we have some yummy choices! Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We went to this bakery expressly to have the Fudge Brownie. It lived up to expectations. We went back another day and I had the fudge brownie again but others in the group tried other options. Everyone pretty much liked their selections. I can't say...More

Thank Alamills
tamaracvet, Manager at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review and your kind words! For next time, I recommend a scoop of mint chocolate flake on top of that slightly warm fudge brownie! It's the perfect dessert!

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We went to this ice cream shop two times while we were in Aspen. After you order your ice cream, both nights had some local kids playing violins, flutes and clarinets right outside the ice cream shop. It made for a fun atmosphere and people...More

Thank dilly4j
tamaracvet, Manager at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review and your kind words! We are happy you enjoyed our gelato options and we are looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

While the bakery is very good and the lines are very long (even in the summer) there are no table and chairs available anywhere

Thank JB5445
tamaracvet, Manager at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review and your feedback! Yes, unfortunately we don't have the space for a sit-down cafe. The good news is there are plenty of chairs and benches outside perfect for people watching and enjoying the view of Aspen Mountain!

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the gluten free lemon poppy seed muffin and gluten free chocolate chip cookie. It was a Saturday night so the line was crazy and the ordering process was a bit chaotic. But the treats were yummy and it was neat to be serenaded...More

Thank Micmacmocha
tamaracvet, Manager at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review and your feedback! We are looking forward to your next visit! Try the morning glory muffin next time, it's gluten-free and dairy-free option with carrots, raisins, apples, almonds, coconut and a touch of magic!

Reviewed 25 July 2017

This bakery can be a little crowded during peak hours, but is worth the wait for the interesting diversity of tastes in their muffins ... from savory to classical blueberry and more.

Thank HC Peter S
tamaracvet, Manager at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for your review and your kind words! Our muffins are amazing, so are the cookies in 10+1 flavors! Have you tried the oatmeal chocolate chip chippers fresh out of the oven? Oh mine, they're to die for!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 S Galena St, Aspen, CO 81611-1818
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-925-7585
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