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Calandra's Bakery

234 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, NJ 07006-5101
+1 973-226-8889
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cookies” (15 reviews)
“bread” (49 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
234 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, NJ 07006-5101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This plz e is one of my favorite stops when I visit family and friends in the area. Their breads and goodies are outstanding.

Thank SMGleb
Reviewed 15 October 2017

we live up the hill from the Italian Village, although the bread is second to none, we have gotten stale cake and pastries many times, as some friends also have.

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Never a disappointment! Great pastries and cakes! Not mentioning the Italian bread, got to have them!!

Thank jkcarr3
Reviewed 5 October 2017

An old establishment bakery which originated in Newark, NJ. All types of Italian breads, pastries and pies. Also has an Italian Deli Deli with all types of Italian cold cuts, salad sandwich's and hot dish's. Large parking area.

Thank 884tonyl
Reviewed 2 October 2017

So fun! we only tried the gelato but it was so fun. They've decked out the place in Italianate decor - we're talking fake grapes on arbors, renaissance style statues in the front, and a copy of Mantegna's ducal palace dome fresco on the ceiling....More

Thank edunaway
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This location os no different than their others. Fresh bread and delicious pastries. In a time where good independent bakeries are more and more rare, Calandra's remains devoted to old school baking.

Thank TonyK300
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to this bakery for 2 years and every day I go in I can't help but take deep breaths and inhale the smell of all the cakes and other yummy baked good. I love red velvet cake and this is the...More

Thank vallowe111
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The restaurant was built a few years ago, right across the house where 22nd US President Grover Cleveland was born. The restaurant is built in Italy Rome style. It has a Deli market, bakery store and the restaurant. The restaurant has 2 parts, dining and...More

1  Thank nj08859
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The Italian Village is one of 3 Calandra's restaurants. All are great. This one is new and fancy, with a large dining room, large bar/dining area and outside tables. For appetizer I had a large dish of sauteed spinach (had to take some home). For...More

2  Thank Steven L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

You can get warm tasty bread here all day long! I would eat all of it the same day as it gets stale.

Thank SLE27
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Kathy C
25 November 2017|
Response from Anthony P | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry, I’m just a customer that reviewed the bakery, i can’t help you with ordering
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, NJ 07006-5101 (Formerly Il Vecchio Cafe)
    (Bloomfield Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Caldwell
  • Phone Number: +1 973-226-8889
  • E-mail
The Calandra Family welcomes you to "Calandras Italian Village". The Calandras passion for their Italian heritage and the importance of family values and traditions is evident throughout the "Villaggio Italiano.” Experience the old world atmosphere with European charm. Calandras il Vecchio Café where you and your family can enjoy homemade pastas, panini sandwiches, burgers, entrees and salads as well as pizza, flatbreads and calzones made with natural whole grain ingredients on our stone deck wood burning oven.
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