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Lakota Bakery

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1375 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476-4101
+1 781-646-0121
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08:30 - 20:00
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Hours:
Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue - Fri 08:30 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have never tasted better or richer cookies than Lakota Bakery. Their lace cookies drizzled in chocolate are memorable and addictive although one or two are very satisfying. This bakery is not your average place. The owner is very generous to events in town.

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Thank Karen R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot go here very often, because I would raise my cholesterol greatly. All their cookies are fabulous, buttery, not too sweet, melt in your mouth. My faves are the mocha sandwich and the crescents, but the are all to die for!

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Thank HeathHow
Lexington, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

You will not be disappointed by ANY of the cookies. Each one is scrumptious. A bit expensive, but worth it. If you are in the mood for a special treat, or are going to a special occasion, you will definitely be pleased.

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Thank hamseyshasha
lexington, ma
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have yet to taste anything from the Lakota Bakery that wasn't delicious--especially treats dipped in dark chocolate. The taste is enhanced by the opportunity to watch the goodies being made through the window when the storefront is closed. Everything has a melt-in-your-mouth quality that is absolutely heavenly.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lakota is the best place in the world, I think, to buy cookies. They use the finest ingredients, have a terrific selection of kinds of cookies, and excel in making a fine and very tasty cookie. These cookies are special, not like anything you'd find in the store or even another bakery.

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Thank FivelMaya
Arlington, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lakota is one of Arlington's little gems. The cookies, as well as other pastries, are spectacular, the service equal to the product. The Florentines have become famous because they were featured in an America's Test Kitchen segment, and they deserve the rave. This is an excellent place to pick up a box of treats when visiting, or just to munch... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Barbara and Lakota Bakery are celebrating their 25th anniversary. They make amazing cookies. Her secret is more butter and less sugar. She is also a great businesswoman who takes great care of her staff.

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Thank Lynn B
Arlington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Fabulous cookies and some of the best brownies in the area, both with nuts and without. Large variety of cookies.

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Thank C7841RGmelanies
Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is my go-to when I need to bring something a little (a lot) indulgent to a friend or neighbor. These cookies are simply the most amazing, delicious things around. Favorites include: Butter Walnut, Raspberry Linzer, Apricot Linzer, and the Coconut Macaroons. Worth the trip and worth the calories!

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Thank Christina H
Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

They have the best cookies and bars. They are kind of expensive. I bring them to people when I visit often. I buy them for friends or family when they have a loss. Everyone is always thankful. The price that work there are kind. The nurses Mt. Auburn appreciated them.

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Thank Sandra B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 20:00
Thursday
08:30 - 20:00
Friday
08:30 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476-4101
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-646-0121

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