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Best Canolis in L.A.?

ScottMcCabe May 17, 2007 07:54 PM

Who has the best canolis in LA? Any fantastic deli/bakery combos?

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  1. sarahvagaca RE: ScottMcCabe May 18, 2007 12:19 AM

    My boyfriend loves the cannolis at Martino's Bakery. http://www.martinosbakery.com/
    He is Italian and from NJ--that makes him an expert, right? : )

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      letynjery RE: sarahvagaca May 18, 2007 04:08 PM

      Take him to Sarno's on Sunset. It's caffe opera on one side and the other side is bakery that even Rocky would run a mile for. Hey that's amore.

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        Burger Boy RE: letynjery May 18, 2007 05:50 PM

        You talking about Sarno's on Vermont that has been gone for 7-10 years? If you are, then yes, they had the best canolli in the city. Now one must Try Eagle Rock Bakery, Claro's, Monte Carlo, Mario's or get some shells from Claro's and make your own filling! May Sarno's, Originally from Chicago, RIP !

      2. re: sarahvagaca
        Sam D. RE: sarahvagaca May 19, 2007 01:48 AM

        Sarah, thanks a LOT for the mention of Martino's and the link. I actually thought they had gone out of business when their previous location on Alameda was vacated.

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          Burger Boy RE: Sam D. May 19, 2007 06:29 AM

          Try the blueberry or cranberry tea cakes, very good.

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            sarahvagaca RE: Sam D. May 19, 2007 10:18 AM

            You're welcome!

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          alexfood RE: ScottMcCabe May 18, 2007 12:32 AM

          I'm no expert, but I loved the one I got at Vito's Pizza on La Cienega last week.

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            JeetJet RE: ScottMcCabe May 18, 2007 12:40 AM

            Go to Eagle Rock Bakery on Saturday morning about 11:30am. Have them fill your canoli as you like'em and get some of that fresh hot pizza bread as they carry it out from the oven.

            Eagle Rock Bakery (fresh baked Italian sandwich bread and top quality Italian meats and cheese, cookies, canoli, cakes)
            1726 Colorado Blvd.
            Los Angeles, CA 90041
            (323) 255-8224
            Mon-Sat - 8:00am-6:00pm, Sun - 9:30am-1:00pm

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              Jeryy RE: JeetJet May 19, 2007 11:41 PM

              Had some fabulous cannoli at Antica Pizzeria on Maxella in the Marina. Plus they have perhaps the best pizza in LA.


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                handlertaper RE: Jeryy May 20, 2007 10:06 AM

                I like them at Al Geloto

                806 S Robertson Blvd
                Los Angeles, CA 90035
                (310) 659-8069

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              paprkutr RE: ScottMcCabe May 20, 2007 10:24 AM

              Palermo Restaurant on North Vermont has good homemade cannolis, Tony makes them himself.

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