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29 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5730
+1 978-283-5295
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cannoli” (29 reviews)
“sandwiches” (42 reviews)
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8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
29 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5730
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Reviewed today

By some process of alchemy, a small section of Italy was transported from Europe and wound up on a delightful street in Gloucester...bread and rolls that qualify for sainthood, and filled with all manner of delights. And did I mention outrageous baked goods as well?...More

Thank MWitz
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ever since my visit, I have been searching for a comparable lobster tail elsewhere and have been sorely disappointed. The cannoli are great too!

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great local spot when visiting Gloucester ! Homemade Bread and Sauce and many different cookies ! I ended up with the Nor’easter a meatless wonder ! My sub was on Homemade bread with sun-dried tomatoes, olive salad , provolone cheese, lettuce ,...More

Thank beatlefan227
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Virgilio’s on our way home from visiting Rockport. My husband got an Italian coldcut sub and I got a Nor’Easter on a roll. We were both beyond pleased. The service was good, the prices were reasonable and the food was delicious.

Thank CrystalN320
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Two reasons why we make the 2.5 hour drive to Gloucester: Fresh fish and Virgilio’s Bakery! Everything in the place is made with love, from the huge variety of breads to the Italian Cookies! Everything is fresh and delicious! The staff is always so friendly...More

Thank LoriAllen
Reviewed May 6, 2018

I went in to this Italian bakery for a sub. While I waited a short time I found a specialty pasta and San Marzano tomatoes, fresh baked bread and some yummy pastries. Already went back for more.. more of the Italian products and another St...More

Thank 993janetg
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Real Italian delis are a joy. Virgilio's has the makings for some great sandwiches, but don't forget the pizza - and, as they say "the bread makes the sandwich" so try their fresh baked breads. My favorite is the fresh cannolis.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed February 26, 2018

We happened upon this gem as we were driving by, and made a point to go back before we left town. SO glad we did! Friendly service, yummy bread and pastries at reasonable prices!

Thank Travelinggirl2018
Reviewed December 8, 2017

We have been going to this bakery/sub shop/grocery for years to get the best Italian sub anywhere. The are famous for their St. Joe's, a crusty roll chock full of Italian cold cuts, cheese, lettuce and tomato with hot peppers if you want. It's a...More

Thank Lynne K
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Great bread filled with meat and cheese, the real thing. One could easily feed two. We ate outside, it was a nice sunny day. We were hungry after a very productive whale watch. The locals seemed to like the place as well. We'll go again...More

Thank Brad E
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5730
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-283-5295
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