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Gambino's Bakery is a wedding bakery based in Metairie, Louisiana. The bakery has been providing baked goods since 1949, when Joe Gambino founded the shop. Still using original recipes, the team upholds the Gambino's tradition, even as the company has expanded to five locations from Lafayette to Baton Rouge and the Greater New Orleans area. The experienced team helps each couple to craft a wedding cake design that matches their vision and taste, allowing them to turn ideas into reality. Couples can also choose a design from the wedding cake gallery or provide the bakery team with a picture of the cake that inspires them.

Services Offered
Gambino's Bakery uses fresh, local ingredients to create wedding cakes, as well as cake pops, cookies, croquembouche, cupcakes, pastries, grooms' cakes, and dessert buffets. The bakery also offers the following services:

  • Consultation
  • Custom design
  • Delivery
  • Setup
  • Private tastings
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for wedding cakes with buttercream frosting (per slice, without tax)?

$3.50

What is the starting price for fondant wedding cakes (per slice, without tax)?

$4.90

Which of the following are included in the cost of the cake?

Top Tier of the Cake

What is the starting price for cupcakes (per cupcake, without tax)?

$1.75

What services do your prices include?

Consultation
Custom Cake Design
Set Up
Tastings - Private

What types of desserts do you provide?

Cookies
Croquembouche
Cupcakes
Dessert Buffet
Groom's Cake
Pastries

What services do you provide?

Consultations
Custom Design
Delivery
Setup
Tastings - Private

What special ingredients do you use?

Local

Are you licensed by the state health department?

Yes
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96% Recommended by couples

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133 Reviews
M
Milagros Married on 05/13/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Where Dreams in Sugar Come True!

I recently had the immense pleasure of choosing Gambino's Bakery to create our wedding cake, and I cannot emphasize enough how absolutely thrilled we were with the exceptional artistry and deliciousness they delivered. From the moment we stepped foot into their bakery, we knew we were in for a treat, and they surpassed our wildest expectations in every way possible.

First and foremost, the level of craftsmanship that goes into every Gambino's creation is simply awe-inspiring. Our wedding cake was a masterpiece of beauty and elegance, meticulously designed with intricate details that reflected our unique vision. The bakery's talented team of artisans demonstrated an unparalleled attention to detail, ensuring that every fondant flower, every sugar embellishment, and every delicate brushstroke was flawless.

Beyond its stunning appearance, the taste of our wedding cake was nothing short of heavenly. Gambino's Bakery is renowned for its commitment to using only the finest, freshest ingredients, and it was evident in every mouthwatering bite. Each layer of cake was moist, tender, and bursting with flavors that danced on our tongues, leaving us and our guests craving more.

Working with Gambino's Bakery was an absolute joy from start to finish. Their friendly and attentive staff took the time to understand our vision, offering expert guidance and suggestions to ensure that our cake surpassed our wildest dreams. They listened to our preferences, accommodating our specific requests and going above and beyond to create a cake that truly represented our love story.

The professionalism and reliability demonstrated by Gambino's Bakery were truly remarkable. They delivered our wedding cake on time and flawlessly executed its setup, leaving us stress-free and able to fully enjoy our special day. It was evident that they take great pride in their work and genuinely care about their customers' satisfaction, which made the entire experience even more special.

Not only did Gambino's Bakery create a stunning wedding cake for us, but they also provided exceptional customer service throughout the entire process. They were responsive, patient, and understanding, ensuring that every detail was taken care of to perfection. Their commitment to excellence was evident in every interaction we had with them, further cementing our trust and confidence in their ability to deliver a truly memorable experience.

If you are in search of a bakery that will bring your sweetest dreams to life, look no further than Gambino's Bakery. Their unparalleled craftsmanship, delectable flavors, and outstanding customer service make them an absolute gem in the world of wedding cakes. We wholeheartedly recommend them to anyone looking for a bakery that will exceed their expectations and create a centerpiece that will leave a lasting impression.

Thank you, Gambino's Bakery, for crafting the wedding cake of our dreams. Your artistry and dedication made our day even more extraordinary, and we will forever cherish the memories of that delicious masterpiece.
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Casey C. Married on 10/28/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Easy to work with and the end product was just what we wanted!

My cake looked just like the picture I showed them! Not only was it pretty, but it tasted so good! I will definitely be going back to Gambino鈥檚!
Ashleigh
Ashleigh F. Married on 09/30/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent Service

Detail oriented and wonderful to work with, taste was delicious!
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Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements
RJBrown Photography LLC RJBrown Photography LLC Wedding Photographers

Literally every photo viewed of their work made my mouth water. I would recommend Gambino's Bakeries to all my clients. Their work is top notch.

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Gambino's Bakeries is wonderful! We have one in Lafayette, LA which provides not only wedding cakes, but custom creative cakes as well. Looking for a Groom's cake, try their Doberge cake with hand dipped strawberries - it's oh so good!

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Gambino's is a New Orleans institution. Their wedding cakes are beautiful and delicious.

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