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252 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2513
+1 781-592-1550
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88 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great bakery for on the run or to take home. Bagels are hefty but not heavy. Terrific pies and babka.

Thank lawyerm0m
Andover, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Christmas Morning 12.25.16 - Our dozen bagels, pre-ordered days ago, was NOT waiting for my brother to quickly pick-up this bright Christmas morning. Instead, he waited for nearly 30 minutes, and was yelled at by the owner because he questioned whether they had simply not filled the order or had they given our order to another customer? She topped it... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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277 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This is a tried and true neighborhood bakery. While they are best known for their bagels don't pass up any of their baked goods! The figure eights, cheese danish and turnovers are just a few of the flaky delights offered here! Great coffee and smiling staff.

Thank stephanie m
Swampscott, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Newman's Bakery is a fixture on the North Shore for fresh bagels every day, great coffee and delicious made to order egg sandwiches. Very friendly owners who work very hard to deliver fresh goodies every day. Highly recommended!

Thank Mollymaggie1
Swampscott MA
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've been going here since I was a little girl and 40? Years later ,the bagels and homemade cream cheeses are still the best around And are definitely worth the calories! I had the potato pancake for the first time and must say that it wasn't as good as I had expected .I usually make my own and these didn't... More 

Thank torygirl
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230 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We get to Swampscott once a yr and always look forward to Newman's - he bagels are fresh and NY style (do they import the water?), and they have this little egg sandwich thing that we both love. Also coffee that's strong and not foo-foo. And it's nice to see a family business in today's big box/franchise world. Stop here... More 

Thank Roger C
Dallas, Texas
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I love this place - old school real bakery located near the beach - great cakes, cookies and other bakeked goods - the bag,es are to die for and the service is outstanding

Thank davyinbigd
Swampscott, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

If you want the best bagels and the best staff, Newman's is the place. My kids always get treated like family by the staff. So great!!

Thank Joe D
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I have known the Newman family since I was a youngster. Joe Newman was a close acquaintance of my father's and I admired him for being an outstanding man. He lived an admirable life, and we all knew once he opened this bakery it would be a hit, which has been the case from day one.

Thank Maxene R
Swampscott, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Newman's has been here forever and their bagels are the best in the state! Smother with the cream cheese and lox or chives and carry them across the street to sit on the beach. Best brunch on the North Shore. Their pastries are also most delicious!

Thank Heidi W

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  • Address: 252 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2513
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swampscott
  • Phone Number: +1 781-592-1550

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