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Gilberts Bakery

Ludlam, Florida

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Gilberts Bakery

Ludlam, Florida

(116)

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Gabriel Carrazana

29 August 2019

Great pastelitos

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Martha P Gonzalez

23 August 2019

As always, our favorite bakery in town.

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Nilda

23 August 2019

One of the best bakeries in Miami. They have pasteries, over 10 different kinds of croquetas, sandwiches of all sizes, fresh juices, coffee/cafe, and gourmet cakes. Just be prepared to pay higher than average price. More...

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Brian Welch

24 July 2019

The food was good. The dessert was fantastic. Might be best dessert in the airport. However, not enough people behind the counter and tad pricey for the food. But I would return.

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Anthony G.

20 July 2019

My family and I ate at Gilbert's Bakery over a week ago before our family vacation to Boston/Cape Cod/Maine. We were stuck in the airport for hours and would have an entire day of flying because of a huge mistake on the part of Delta. My family and I were pretty upset, tired and hungry and our day has just started a few hours before. We came to Gilbert's for the following reasons:1) Terminals H and J have terrible food options in regards to amount, quality and variety.2) We were hungry3) We needed some comfort food.As such my family bought cafe con leches, Cuban toast, croquettes and a number of deserts. The meal was for the most part very satisfying. The cafe con leche and toast certainly hit the spot, the desserts were yummy, the croquettes though were a little off. Regardless it was a good meal, and if you are in these terminals Gilbert's is probably your best bet for a good one.I would like to say though, the ladies (and I wish I had gotten their names) who were manning the bakery were especially good. They quickly got our large order prepared and all the while listened patiently to me and my family gripe about what Delta had done to us. They didn't have to do that and they were especially nice and made sure we got the most bang for our buck for the pathetic $15 voucher Delta gave to us for their mistake. More...

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Stepha Abbott

30 June 2019

I went here the day after bon appetit rated then the number one bakery in america. Best cheese and ham croissant I have ever had. Each bite was like an explosion of chewy oil. More...

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Big ass gorilla

30 June 2019

Very nice bakery with great staff. The coffee and pastries were very yummy, can’t wait to go back!

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Maricela Alfonso

31 May 2019

Todo excelente,la calidad de los dulces es única.

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Alyssa Olson

17 May 2019

Loved this place from the first taste. Certainly worth going back to. The place has a nice atmosphere.

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Miguel Pierce

17 May 2019

Don't worry if it's busy, it is worth the wait. The service was friendly and sociable. Kinda of like a cafe in Phoenix that I enjoyed.

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Courtney Perez

17 May 2019

Got there near seven, it wasn't very crowded. Next time I'll be back with my relatives. The bill was good for what you get. Similar to a cafe in Las Vegas I loved. More...

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Ibis Morejon

30 April 2019

DELICIOUS PASTRIES, CROQUETTES, CAKES....TO BRAKE ANY DIET WITHOUT GUILT. GREAT SERVICE!

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Ivy Miranda

30 April 2019

I love their croquetas not so much anything else.

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Sharline S.

25 April 2019

Delicious coffee, great customer service, all pastries are fresh. Nice place in Redbird Center. Love it.

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Teri Kristine P.

22 April 2019

Gilbert's Bakery made our family's Easter that much more special. Both of my sons have food allergies, and Gilberts Bakery was able to accommodate all their allergies. They were both able to have egg fee pastelitos and croquettes worry free. Their customer service was beyond excellent from the minute I contacted them regarding the food allergies. Maria did an amazing job making our day extra special! More...

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Gabrièle G.

9 April 2019

4 "airport food" stars - the ham and cheese quiche is really tasty and a great value for the cost (less than $5). They also have tasty Cuban coffee. If you need breakfast in terminal H, this is a good option. More...

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Christopher Martellino

7 April 2019

Best on the go airport food I've had in a while. I've been traveling since Dec 1st. It's March 15th. That's something

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Frank Moya

31 March 2019

One of my favor bakery!

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Sonia Castaneda

31 March 2019

Awesome food and service.

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Gilda Morejon

31 March 2019

Goodies there are awesome.

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Ivan Alvarez

28 February 2019

Great pastries cakes coffe. Amazing place. A must for coffee and pastry

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juan mejicano

28 February 2019

Good food

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Emma Lopez

31 January 2019

Great place, lot's of goodies. Great customer service.

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Carlos Corbo

31 January 2019

Very nice place.

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margarita walter

31 December 2018

the food was awesome

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Michael Rego

31 December 2018

Best bakery in Miami! Everything is delicious! Staff is very friendly and helpful! Can't wait to go back!

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Marialys Amador

31 December 2018

realme te me encanta el lugar; los kake son muy buenos, realmente me gusta todo

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BARBARA Garcia

31 December 2018

Todo es exquisito

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Pedro Lopez Casanova

31 December 2018

Preparan ricos pasteles, dulces y cakes

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susana briceno

30 November 2018

Excelente servicio y calidad. La trabajadora Yoslaine es excelente, cuando vayan pregunten por ella.

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Nathalie Amat

13 September 2018

They're the best! Love their Cuban-deliciousness

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Natalie Rosa

13 September 2018

Most beautiful cakes ever!! And they are soooooo delicious!!

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Regina Alvarez

13 September 2018

Everything is as delicious as they are beautiful!

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Miguel Savinon

13 September 2018

Everything is awesome! My favorite are the croquetas!

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Tom Jelke

13 September 2018

My dream is to be accidentally locked inside there overnight.

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David Enrique Cantón

13 September 2018

The best bakery in Miami!

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Maria Cid Rivera

13 September 2018

One of the best!!! Their sweets are too die for!! :)

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Maggie Pena

13 September 2018

This is by far the best bakery in Miami. The prices are a bit high but well worth it. Its like the old adage you get what you pay for...

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Lina Pinilla

13 September 2018

This is a hidden gem by Jackson's Memorial Hospital. Currently having only Burger King and Subway as an option, Gilbert's bakery is fantastic. Great home made soup, salads and everyone is super kind and polite!!! More...

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André França

13 September 2018

Foi a melhor recepção de um lanche delicioso , simples o que eu pedi, voltando a Miami eu vou outra vez.

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Maria Fernandez

13 September 2018

I love their Bocadito's Franceses and their Pasteles Menencier!!

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Raquel de la Calle

13 September 2018

Una dulceria excelente en calidad y presentacion. Es mi preferida para las ocasiones especiales! Gracias Gilberts por dejarnos tan satisfechos!!!

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Arlette Garofolin

13 September 2018

Excellent place to eat anything. Todo es delicioso que no se que elejir. Pastelitos de carne, pastel de guava o mango, un cortadito,.... Choices, choices to make. I wish they open a bakery in New York..... More...

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Javier Restrepo

7 September 2018

Pastelito

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Celia Casado

7 September 2018

Excellent!

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fishy doc

7 August 2018

Great food, international taste.Manager very attentive and creative.Vegetarian options. Pastry is European standard.Very good fresh pressed juice ( tangerine !!)Very fast.Good food!!!

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Johnny Casella

31 July 2018

Nice neighborhood bakery, next to mills, a bit pricey gourmet style

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Frederick Baptista

31 July 2018

Todo lo que ofrecen es de excelente calidad y muy buena presentación!!!

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Robert Rivera

31 July 2018

Gilbert’s has been among my favorite pastry’s and coffee places in Miami for 20+ years now.Is a must go place in Miami. Cortadito with evaporated milk is the highlight. If you have not visited Gilbert’s, you have not experienced Miami. More...

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Lazaro De Los Arcos

31 July 2018

Los mejores pasteles de carne

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Patricia Awapara

31 July 2018

Unique and delicious approach to the classic croquettes!!!! It was my first time at Gilbert’s. I was surprised with all the vegetarian and even vegan choices. I tried several style croquettes: asparagus was mild in taste, not very flavorful - spinach tasted very much like spinach. The Romero croquette was the winner. Full of flavor, a bit spicy with a touch of almonds. The service was fast, and friendly. They even cooked additional croquettes for me. Location was Nice and clean! My hubby ordered a sweet little dessert, and cortadito with evaporated milk. He enjoyed it very much. More...

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Mowgly Schwarzwildhirsch

31 July 2018

Buen cafe

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Alex Aramos

31 July 2018

Awesome bakery and service is always great!

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samy tapia.

31 July 2018

Fabulous. Place. Desserts. Pastries. Pastelitos.

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Terry Reveles

31 July 2018

Professional and friendly service. A wide variety of exceptional pastries, sandwiches, cakes and coffee. Something to satisfy every taste bud!

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David Cummings

31 July 2018

Good pastries.

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Milagros Maldonado, LMHC

31 July 2018

Love their vegan pastelitos!

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Annie B.

11 June 2018

Good Cuban coffee in terminal J/H. Get the cortadito with sugar. Plus the ham croquettas were toasty and the ladies at the counter were really friendly. By airport standards this place is great- especially if you are craving yummy Cuban food and La Carreta is in a different terminal. More...

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Mette Hobden

7 June 2018

We were really happy to find several vegan options & staff were super friendly

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Esben Vidstid

7 June 2018

Excellent place for a last Cuban sandwich before departure, and a friendly staff too.

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Allyson R.

24 February 2018

I'm glad I stopped by!  The food was a treat, and the ladies at the restaurant were a delight! Be sure to grab a meal here- you'll be happy you did!

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Mark V.

27 January 2018

This bakery is located in the food court between Terminals J and H.  I was super surprised to find food here that was so tasty. We ordered Chicken Empanadas and Spinach Quiche.  I cannot express how good these are. Tell them to make it very hot. This is 5 star food. I wish I could take the business to my town.  Awesome Yum!!! More...

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Lisa M.

21 November 2017

This is a nice bakery. Nothing fancy. There is a nice meat-like option alternative. Employees usually don't speak English so sometimes it is hard to communicate.

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Mariana K.

20 September 2017

This five-star review is exclusively for the VEGAN PASTELITO DE CARNE. This is the best I've had in Miami by far, and I tell all my vegan and vegetarian friends to visit Gilbert's for this reason. The filling is delicious, the pastelitos are cheap, and I so appreciate a vegan option here. Keep them coming! Next up: vegan croquetas or pastelitos de guayaba More...

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Robert Olmedo

31 July 2017

Great tasting pastries and fantastic staff

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Roberto Miki

31 July 2017

Nice bakery. Good pastelitos.

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Reshma Naidoo

31 July 2017

They make great pastellitos.

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Jenny Carmona

31 July 2017

Croquettes and empanadas were amazing! Tastes fresh and not like plastic we normally get in most places

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Sebastian Pannocchia

7 June 2017

A diferencia de laayoria! A mi me resultó super rico y económico

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Luis Guevara

7 June 2017

Cuban sandwich and coffee was excellent, customer service is 100%

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Samantha L.

24 May 2017

They have a vegan pastelito de carne that is to die for!! You have to get them early because they're usually sold out. I seriously end up eating about 5 of them every time I go. Even my mom and boyfriend who aren't vegan think they're really good! More...

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Tania O.

26 April 2017

Thank god for Gilberts Baker! I called several bakeries for a cake for my mothers 90th birthday and all I got was rudeness and very overpriced quotes with no assistance. When I called Gilberts they were kind, helpful, and i was able to place the order for the cake right away. I long for the days when all businesses used to conduct themselves like this. With some pride and customer service. I highly recommend Gilberts not only for their wonderful service but they have the most delicious cakes, pastries and savory goods. If you find yourself in Miami, dont miss this gem! More...

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Jamilet L.

7 January 2017

First time at this particular location. Great service, ladies were very nice and pleasant. My cortadito  was right on point. Highly recommend this bakery.

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Alexa C.

5 January 2017

We came to this bakery to get a custom cake of my brother in laws face printed on a cake. As if it wasn't funny enough, we did a design of "The New Most Interesting Man in the World" which cracked everyone up. Not only did they do an amazing job, they were friendly and kinda worked last minute on this to make sure it was done on time. No other bakery could have pulled it off like they did! Aside from the custom cake, this place is a Miami staple. Everyone knows Gilbert's! It's always a struggle to find that best pastelito in Miami but I'm pretty sure you won't be disappointed stopping here for a quick Cuban treat. I personally love the Miami style of Cuban bakeries everywhere but this spot is special. It's in a frou frou spot so if the prices went up, that's life! Just enjoy your croqueta & move on with life More...

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Kristin S.

30 December 2016

Vanilla latte is pretty good. It is very sweet so if you aren't a fan of coffee tasting that sweet you might not like it. Cappuccino is pretty good as well. They out cinnamon and sugar on it if you want. More...

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Cami F.

24 December 2016

This is a very nice place for a quick cuban snack. Good coffee, good cakes and desserts. Maybe some of the desserts are a little higher in price than other cuban bakeries but they are good. The ladies who work here are quick and nice. Even on Christmas eve! More...

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Julio H.

17 December 2016

This is the most misunderstood bakery in all of Miami. Maybe the problem is that they belong in the 1800's and they haven't realized they live in the 21st century. On top of that, they are located in coffee fueled Miami. The fast pace of the city and the absence of time at Gilbert's creates a lot of friction and frustration. All the pastries, cakes, and trays with sandwiches and hors d'oeuvres are beautifully made, and very reminiscent of baroque art, which is the theme here. I come for the pastelitos of guava and cheese, the trays for parties, and a cubano or a media noche. All this I wash down with a cafe con leche. I stick to this religiously, as this is all I like at Gilbert's.When you come here, you need to remember that time will stand still. Allocate plenty of time and don't be in a rush.The staff here is really pleasant and helpful, but this is like a restaurant without a front house. It does not run smoothly, and lots of fine tuning is necessary. But the food is really good.I particularly recommend the media noche. If you think that a media noche is just another Miami sandwich, you need to order one here. It is the best media noche in the city, hands down. It will absolutely make you a fan of this bakery.Then again, if you think that you can come in, order and go on your merry way, forget about it. You will be stuck here for a while. You have been warned. Then again, excellent trays for parties. Sorry, you can't win this one. More...

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Emma P.

25 November 2016

Nothing like an authentic Cuban coffee and guava pastry. These people really know what they are doing at 6:00 am in the morning. Must visit and must try it all. Can't go wrong here More...

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Wendy H.

16 October 2016

I have not had coffee anywhere close to this quality since I left Italy 10 years ago.  The Cortadito is AMAZING, Sooo good.  The cashier described it to me as "the whiskey of coffee", and she was right, so strong, yet so smooth.  I am a new fan of Cuban coffee! As a side note, the salad Nicoise was also very good, cold and refreshing! More...

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Li Fan

31 July 2016

Delicious food, friendly staff. Only wish they would communicate in English a little better.

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mahara montano

31 July 2016

Very good

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Melanie Wahl

31 July 2016

Loved the meat pastelitos. Guava. Croquette Jamon. Cortadito. :)

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Jasmine Zamora

31 July 2016

Very amazing!

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Edelmira A.

9 July 2016

The best cortadito in Miami, terminal j, prepaid in the  morning for the manager,  great attention for the staff . Thanks so much. If  you  want  to take  a great coffe go  to outside terminal j, before check point. More...

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Aaron A.

27 May 2016

So amazing!!' Empanadas are amazing so cheap so much flavor. Great service. Great hot beverages. Great beautiful sandwiches !!! Came here every morning for a week straight !!!! More...

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Maria P.

24 April 2016

Professional and friendly service. A wide variety of exceptional pastries, sandwiches, cakes and coffee. Something to satisfy every tastebud! I'm a big fan of their volobanes de pollo, they are to die for! Their classic bocadito spread alone or in their bocadito bite size sandwiches are a must to try! Love this Miami icon bakery! More...

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Marilyn S.

14 March 2016

This coment is about the complement  of mr fausto, i was looking at his page and You make that in every places , i was there with food stamps of Air France is fair and tell the truth because they were already eleven and offered to sell us to carry not lie, I remember his last words were that you were convicted and had no police afraid of them were very decent to you that the threatened, his family looked embarrassed by their behavior. Is very funny.

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Rosie P.

5 March 2016

Have loved this bakery for years!! All exquisite!My only complaint is that I went this morning (Saturday)and they only had 2 employees working!!! Long wait.Weekends should have additional employees..... More...

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Athenais A.

10 January 2016

I was so sad to find out that the Gilbert's on 32nd Avenue and Coral Way is now permanently closed! What's up with that?  :( That being said, I came here to get my pastelito de queso y guayaba fix while I'm town a couple of weeks ago, because no matter what, there is not a single Cuban bakery that makes them better. Maybe it's in the way they shape the dough?  I also really like their croquetas de bacalao, their pastica sandwiches and their sandwichones. The ladies are always nice and it's all very reasonably priced. More...

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alienware

31 July 2015

Excellent bakery

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Daniel R.

4 April 2015

Nice higher class cuban bakery, cafe con leche is good and staff are super friendly. Crosiant with ham and cheese was good, they have pastelitos and sandwiches, but they are smaller than the usual sizes, but pretty good bakery, only a few tables outside.

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Miles C.

19 January 2015

Gilbert's take this industry to a higher stratosphere. I've never seen a food business be as consistently creative and "fresh" as Gilbert's. They work very hard to ensure that they remain at the top of the "food chain". This company is a gem! More...

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Laura F.

24 December 2014

delicious food and great customer service.Gave my dad a whole platter of goodies from there to help convert him to loving miami more. :D

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John C.

15 December 2014

Good quick service, and great cuban bakery food, always a joy in the morning for some pastelitos, tostada, and cafe con leche!

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Carol M.

17 October 2014

Excellent bakery and very nice service. As soon as you come in they greet you nicely with a "buenos días" (good morning) and "ya estamos con usted" (we'll be with you shortly). All in a genuine manner. Then there are the displays, there is a wide variety of pastelitos, pastries, appetizers ready to go and all look great. I had an empanada with a café con leche and it was delicious, will definitely comeback. More...

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Lupe M.

17 October 2014

Nice bakery!! Love their Empanadas and Pasteles but most of all I love the display, it is clean,  well organized  and look delicious !I liked it and will return again

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Michelle Lewis

31 July 2014

Excellent

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Emilia Rodriguez

31 July 2014

Best bakery in Miami

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katherine hernandez

31 July 2014

Best bakery I've been too

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Keith P.

10 July 2014

Hi Gilbert,Nice pastries.Friendly servers.Nice display of foods.Good job!Kind regards,Keith P.

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Cetrice Perez

7 June 2014

Great desserts!

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Jin N.

25 February 2014

I never guessed that this spot at an airport terminal would actually taste good. I figured since there's so much Argentian/Cuban influence out in Miami, it's worth a shot. The cheese pastillo was good, the ham croquette was also delicious. Meat pie was also good as well. I'd definitely eat here again when I'm at the airport. More...

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Tom K.

14 December 2013

I'll fly Delta from Miami back to NYC just so I can have another chance to sample the goods at Gilbert's.Sure, I had breakfast about two hours ago but I couldn't rely on a pack of airline pretzels to keep me full for the 2.5 hour flight. Enter the food court area of Terminal S and specifically, Gilbert's Bakery.Display cases of tempting treats all presented their siren song but eventually I selected a cuban sandwich (warmed up) and a pineapple tart pastry.I received my bag that contained the goods and intended to save the items for the flight.This conviction lasted all of five seconds as I found a free table and ripped open the bag containing my airplane snack.At first I was a little disappointed that bot the sandwich and pastry were somewhat jammed into a small box but all was forgiven after the first bite of the cuban sandwich. What surprised me the most (in a very good way) was how soft the actual bread was compared to the panini-like harder breads I've had on cuban sandwiches in the north.I heartily approved with each bite of the bread. Moments later a similar epiphany of flavor burst into my mouth in the form of a pineapple tart. At the rate I was eating I briefly considered reenacting Tom Hanks' "The Terminal" and living here for awhile.I also appreciate the story behind Gilbert's, one of economic liberty trumping over collectivist communist aggression. Having their original business seized by the Cuban state of Castro, the family behind this bakery regrouped and relocated to the US. I'm glad to see they've prospered and that their hard work is rewarded. Take that Uncle Joe (Stalin) !So when I'm back in Terminal S I'll be sure to have another bite at Gilbert's and savor the sweet taste of freedom. More...

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Helen C.

13 November 2013

We recently used Gilbert's for our wedding favors of mini pies. They were fantastic! We did a mix of the mini apple and key-lime pies. All the guests loved them and we did as well. They made the process hassel free and they delivered the pies to the wedding location. We will use them again! More...

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Janel G.

27 July 2013

I ordered a paleo cake for a bridal shower......and it was GORGEOUS!  It was exactly as the bride wanted, the perfect color of frosting, which was the color of Tiffinay's blue, and they matched it perfectly.  It was a beach theme shower and I wanted a few starfish on it and they made it look classy and gorgeous.  The bride and groom said it was the most delicious cake they ever tasted! More...

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Tiffany B.

27 July 2013

I was dying for one last cafecito before leaving Miami, and another bite of key lime pie. This place was the answer I was looking for! Whether on your way in or out of the area, if you're in the Delta terminal it's worth a stop. More...

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Tere O.

2 July 2013

I was planning my best friend's 50th Birthday party and went to Gilbert's to order the Hors d'oeuvre and the cake. I wanted them to be different (not guava pastelitos or croquetas), classy, delicious, and well presented.  The lady that assisted me perfectly understood my dilemma.  Everything was above and beyond my expectations.  My guests and best friend all loved them and the cake was delicious.  I'm very pleased and would recommend Gilbert's to everyone.Thank you. More...

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Maria E.

20 June 2013

Best Engagement Cake Ever!!!I ordered an engagement cake for my daughter. I knew what I wanted but did not know what I wanted it to look like. The staff at Gilbert understood and made a delicious, elegant, beautiful double heart cake that was above and beyond my expectations. My daughter, fiancé and family all loved the cake. Thank you The staff at Gilbert's know what they are doing and are super friendly. More...

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Jon W.

17 December 2012

I was so happy to find this place at MIA this past Saturday morning.  I couldn't spend 4  hours in Miami without a Cubano, so I had one for breakfast here while waiting for my flight back to DCA via PHL.  The quality was outstanding (especially for an airport sandwich counter/deli).   The bread was fresh and so was the meat.  They had several other kinds of sandwiches here that were in the counter window that were made fresh as well.  I am sure I will grab a sandwich from here again when I am flying through in a couple weeks. More...

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Emma F.

24 November 2012

Why is everyone hating on this place?! I remember a few years ago this was THE place to get your pastries. The quality is no longer as good, hence my 4 vs 5 stars but it really is not less than 3 stars no matter how you look at it.My reason for coming here are likely the same as everyone else. I like their pastelitos de guayaba, pan Cubano and their croquettas. They have a ton of other great options but these are what I always get. Disclaimer: I haven't had their cakes or dessert. For me, it's about the pastelitos and the other "savory" dishes. More...

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Gaby S.

3 September 2011

I stop by here sometimes on my way to work and i can tell you that they are really good. Like another yelper said, they are a little slow so dont go here when your in a rush for work or anything. The croquettas (yum) are so good. They make mornings just a little better :) More...

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Alicia P.

6 April 2011

This place made me look forward to early morning meetings on Thursdays at work. Their croquetas, bocaditos, and cafe con leche put a smile on this snarky Cuban girl's face (I really don't do mornings very well, so this is a bold statement.) Service is a little slow but if you can stick through it, it's worth that precious little box of goodies you get to take with you. More...

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Monica S.

19 November 2010

I was talking to my Miami heartthrob today about how much I miss a good café con leche, a cortadito and my very favorite: the guava pastelito. When you're living completely across the country, where Cubans aren't commonplace, it's a little hard to locate my favorite treats!Growing up, my mom did a lot of shopping at Milam's and with Gilbert's right next door, I always knew she'd come home with pastelitos. Anyway, this isn't your Cuban cafeteria 5 cent treat, these pastelitos are a little more gourmet... and I love them. More...

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Kristen H.

23 October 2010

This place catered an event at my job and I figured, hey, pastelitos and such, I love 'em like everyone else, but I was not expecting to be wowed, but I seriously was!  The pastelitos were soft, not excessively flaky,and super flavorful!  I couldn't get enough of them!  We had the finger food size and they were a perfect size with the perfect amount of filling.  The bocaditos de pasta were really yummy and full of soft, fluffy, addictively flavorful goodness.  Some other bocaditos with a green and white cream were tasty, too.  On the desserts end, they had these super cute and dainty dessert minis, and I mean mini!  They were perfect for a finger food menu and packed with gigantic flavor!  I had some mango pie and a mini flan.  Both were super delicious!  I have never actually had traditional flan (my teacher made a delicious more cheesecake-y version), so I was glad I had my first experience with this one.  It was very good and had only a very very slight bit of eggy-ness, but overall, the caramel flavor was perfect, as was the texture.The downside--Well, I really wasn't a fan of the chicken pastelitos.  They used a different type of dough that was harder and drier like a shortbread and I wasn't a fan of their spin on this particular item.In terms of presentation, everything looked classy and they did some simple elegant touches with fruit flowers, romaine lettuce, and such.  Also, they arrived on time, which is also super important.  Overall, 4.5 stars.  Very very good!  Everyone at my job is Cuban, mostly first generation, and they love this place!  It is their go-to for catering.  Based on this experience, I was very pleased and the only small issues are the dough for the chicken pastelitos and the very slightest eggy taste in the mini flan.  I just can't believe that this is the place that I've been avoiding because of such terrible reviews.  I guess either they have gotten a lot better or the catering is just far superior to their common bakery stock.  Either way, I promise you that they are sure to wow on catering.And just an FYI, it's quite pricey from what I hear. More...

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Yeleny S.

9 October 2009

Gilbert's gives croquettes a bad name but their petit midnight sandwiches and chicken fricassee pie wedge are close to perfection. It's a bit pricier than your regular bakery but I find it delivers a better and fresher sandwich than other local Latin bakeries. The Spanish tortilla and stuffed potato are pretty good too. Do arrive early and take a number to be one of the first to indulge in the first fresh batch of goodies. More...

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Maria T.

13 May 2008

OMG...I don't really wake up early enough to make it here for breakfast but I had lunch there today and it was DELISH and CHEAP. For 8 bucks, I got two mini sandwiches with pimento spread (MY FAVE), three ham croquetas (they've MASTERED the creamy ham filling here), one teensy slice of chocolate cake (uber moist and gooey goodness) and a bottle of water. Talk about affordable.  My only complaint? I can't stand it when the staff don't speak English and give YOU 'tude for not speaking Spanish. Yes, before anyone goes crazy on me...I realize it's a Cuban bakery, but still. The lady who was helping me looked at me like I had 10 heads when I didn't know Spanish. Ugh.All in all, it also seems like the ideal place to order party platters from, too. More...

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