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First Pics: Amigos Bakery opens at near 12th and Wolf

A bakery called Amigos has opened in a little corner storefront that used to be another bakery.

amigo's bakery 12th street (2)

The new shop, owned by Alberto Sandoval, opened last weekend at 2327 S. 12th St. with a limited selection of pastries made in house. Available now are cupcakes, muffins, biscotti, cookies and other items, plus chocolate-covered bananas and strawberries and Mexican specialties like ricos panes.

Sandoval said he’ll soon have tiramisu, cannoli and other Italian delights. Maybe that’s a nod to the location’s past as Criniti’s Italian Pastries?

amigo's bakery 12th street (3)

amigo's bakery 12th street (4)

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He and his wife, Isabella, also make chocolate and will be accepting orders for specialty cakes.

That's Sandoval with his wife, and like a dope we didn't get her name.

Alberto and Isabella Sandoval

You can find them on Facebook here. Hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. Phone: 215-462-7320

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4 Responses to First Pics: Amigos Bakery opens at near 12th and Wolf

  1. joe April 10, 2014 at 11:18 am #

    Facebook link not working

    • ProvWitout April 11, 2014 at 2:04 pm #

      Facebook is evil anyway…

  2. Jillian April 10, 2014 at 2:30 pm #

    Alberto was so nice when I went in. I can’t wait to see what he comes out with! I love having a bakery one block from my house.

  3. ProvWitout April 11, 2014 at 2:09 pm #

    I checked it out! This place is so cool! They’re such nice people! And they have great stuff! I miss the days when there was an honest to goodness bakery on every corner… Being in my early 30′s, I grew up here when most of them were closing except for the big name places… Potito’s, Varallo’s, Isgro’s, Termini’s… But there used to be almost as many bakeries as there were cheesesteak shops! Good for them! I wish them well! And I plan on trying to come by regularly… I hope they have some good cookie trays around Christmas time!!!

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