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Lyndell's Bakery

720 Broadway, Ball Square, Somerville, MA 02144-2142
+1 617-625-1793
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (16 reviews)
“moon pie” (4 reviews)
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720 Broadway, Ball Square, Somerville, MA 02144-2142
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can remember when Somerville and Medford were full of fantastic, homemade Italian Bakery's. Alot have come and gone but Lyndell's is stil going strong. Just got a cake here for my father in law last week and he loved it. I could eat a...More

Thank bostonshovel
Reviewed 26 April 2017

this bakery has been around forever. it's the original and has a huge following. lots of nice baked goods.

Thank marybeth02140
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Lyndell's is THE BEST bakery around!! The half moons and mocha cakes are a must try! We always stop here to pick up goodies before a family function or visiting a friend. So good!

Thank Mandyb543
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I had tried Lyndell's at work, but this was my first time in the store. Bought a few donuts, a party and a moon pie. All were very good and reasonably priced. Great place. Fair warning, busy intersection and parking is tough.

Thank Brad F
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Went into the bakery to pick up something sweet after lunch. The bakery doesn't look like much from the outside but you walk in the door and your eye immediately goes to the big cases of pastry. I have never seen so many versions of...More

Thank Mmutsy
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing but great baked goods in a neighborhood bakery over 100 years old! Always worth the stop... never disappointed!

Thank Dori W
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I'm 65 years old and I've been going there since I was a kid, my Mother my younger brother and I would stop in on our walk back from church on Sunday mornings, it's probably the reason I would go to church in the first...More

Thank timferg2016
Reviewed 26 April 2016

For more than 40 years, Lyndell's has consistently offered some of the best cakes and pastries anywhere. They are not fancy, but they are classic. I've been getting special ocassion cakes here for decades even though it is an hour from my house. Long live...More

Thank bklyn56
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Excellent baking just like Ma used to bake - except better (sorry, Ma). Old school things like pies, cookies, pastries, and cakes. Don't expect chi-chi, expect lines for good, honest food. My go-to place for bread, rolls, and for bringing a little something when I...More

Thank P B
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Stopped here with my wife (who is a baker, and very discerning) and were pleasantly surprised. Doesn't look like much from the outside but everything she tried she raved about...and that never happens!

Thank Alan H
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Average prices
US$20
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:45
Monday
10:00 - 14:45
Tuesday
10:00 - 14:45
Wednesday
10:00 - 14:45
Thursday
10:00 - 14:45
Friday
10:00 - 14:45
Saturday
11:00 - 14:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Broadway, Ball Square, Somerville, MA 02144-2142
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-625-1793
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