When Don Pasquale Egidio left Mulberry Street in New York in 1912 to settle in the Belmont section of the Bronx to open Pasticeria Egidio, he certainly had no idea that what he began would outlast two world wars, the Great Depression, the Beetles, the Russian Revolution and Ebbet's Field!
Today, Egidio Pastry Shop, proudly continues to offer over 75 years of uninterrupted tradition in the making of the finest dulciary products.
Sweets prepared at Egidio's still shine with a special luster of distinction and creativity united by one commmon thread: quality! Natural and wholesome ingredients ... based on the authentic old recipes.
Our lastest line of Egidio Gourmet Coffee and Egidio Espresso Italiano follow our distinguished tradition.
Egidio Pastry Shop's services include custom-designed cakes for special celebrations. Customers count on Egidio's not only for our classic favorites, but for our beautiful custom designed cakses to celebrate wedddings, birthday parties, retirement parties and many other celebrations.
If you have an idea for an upcoming occasion, speak with one of our experienced decorators. We will make sure your cake makes an impression for your next celebration.
One of the first things you will see when you walk into our store are showcases full of Italian pastries, reminiscent of the pastries you would find in the different regions of Italy.
We carry a full line of regular sized, miniature and sugar-free pastries. Our selection includes crispy cannoli filled with ricotta, handmade sfogliatelle, napoleons, rum baba, pasticiotti, lobster tails, fruit tarts, cassatini and so much more.
Come in and enjoy the "Egidio Favorites" along with specialty coffees and espressos. We have a lovely cafe area where you can appreciate the view of 187th Street in the Litte Italy of the Bronx.
"When I need a cake for a birthday or in need of a cappucino, Egidio is my place. They always welcome me with the kind faces and serve me the freshest and most delicious pastries. It really is a piece of Italy in the Bronx."
"I enjoy giving the best and freshest pastries to my customers. We make all our pastries from scratch, with authentic Italian recipes. Come give us a try, believe me you won't regret it!"