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Baldanza's Bakery in Beachwood, closed for good?

Jerseygirl111 Nov 12, 2013 01:54 PM

A month or two ago we were in there for bread and the display cases were empty. They said they lost their baker but were still selling bread. Now when I drive past it looks closed up. I thought they had contracts with local sub shops/pizza places/schools and that would've kept them going. No local bakeries left. Sad.

Anyone hear anything?

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    BorgataRay Jan 29, 2014 09:45 AM

    They are renovating right now, Mr Baldanza is renting to new tenants. From what I heard bakery and more deli items to be served!

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    1. re: BorgataRay
      Jerseygirl111 Jan 29, 2014 06:02 PM

      Hooray! Good news. I must agree that place needed some updating.

      If the Italian bread is good, they will come!

      I am dying for a good roasted pepper/fresh mozzerella sandwich.

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      Jerseygirl111 Jan 7, 2014 05:01 PM

      There seems to be some signs of life. The other day when I drove past, the dumpsters were loaded up with ripped out drywall and lights were on inside. Here's hoping!

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        DownNeckBetty Nov 15, 2013 02:29 AM

        I loved the rye and marble rye bread.

        1. Njchicaa Nov 13, 2013 09:31 AM

          It's been closed and boarded up with "no trespassing" signs for several weeks. I haven't heard anything about why.

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            Jerseygirl111 Nov 14, 2013 12:10 AM

            Too bad. I was hoping it was temporary. I'm guessing LaScala is going to get alot more business this holiday season.

            Thanks Njchicaa.

            1. re: Jerseygirl111
              Tapas52 Nov 14, 2013 09:03 AM

              Ill miss it.....used to love to sit there with a coffee and delicious danishes......sad

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