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Madonia Brothers Bakery

2348 Arthur Ave., The Bronx, NY 10458 40.854399 -73.888493
nr. 187th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-295-5573 Send to Phone

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    6 out of 10

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  • Type: Gourmet Marketplace
  • Products & Services: Bakeries / Specialty Cakes
Photo by Simon Peter Muñoz

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Hours

Mon-Sat, 6am-7pm; Sun, 7am-6pm

Nearby Subway Stops

4 at Fordham Rd.; B, D at Fordham Rd.

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Product Guide

Gourmet

  • Bakeries / Specialty Cakes

Profile

At this old family business, racks of cooling pane di casa and other loaves yield yeasty, cheesy, even meaty smells. The busy shop's variety breads are the bakery's calling cards: The modestly plump provolone loaf swirls with yolky fresh cheese; the flaky, ring-shaped lard bread is flecked with pork and black pepper. Other breads (tangy black olive, sweetish semolina) may beckon you back but you never know what you're going to get since the wares fly out of door. The bakers take their chances, too, trying out new breads like the jalapeño loaf, even if the neighborhood nonnas snub experimentation. With all due respect to the almond contucci cookies and the meringues, Madonia's cannoli—small, crunchy shells, piped fresh to order with dense, citron-laden semifreddo—could inspire a cult.

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