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Catskills Heimishe Bakery

66 Pleasant St., Monticello, NY - (845) 796-4796
In the retail space adjoining a Citgo Ultra Power Food Mart, you will find a selection of exemplary kosher pastries and breads. Honey cake is dense and chock-a-block with nuts and raisins; taglach is a deliciously sticky mess of small beads of lightweight pastry dough encased in honey and all piled together with honeyed hazelnuts and pecans.
100% Approval Rating (3 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
onion roll
Caramel Apple
Teiglach
Challah Bread
Honey Cake

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (7)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Add Catskills Heimishe Bakery to the very short list of excellent bakeries attached to gas stations (the other one being Weikel's of La Grange, Texas). In the retail space adjoining a Citgo Ultra Power Food Mart, you will find a selection of exemplary kosher pastries ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

66 Pleasant St., Monticello, NY
(845) 796-4796

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
For the sweetest sweet tooth, teiglach traditionally is served on Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year.
"For the sweetest sweet tooth, teiglach traditionally is served on Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year."
Michael Stern





These loaves of egg-rich challah bread were still warm when we took their picture on a shelf by the Heimishe window. Challah is vaguely like brioche.
"These loaves of egg-rich challah bread were still warm when we took their picture on a shelf by the Heimishe window. Challah is vaguely like brioche."
Michael Stern


Isaac told us to be sure to come back when once the bakery was operating full steam. Breakfast and lunch are planned. For now, the pastries are lure enough.
"Isaac told us to be sure to come back when once the bakery was operating full steam. Breakfast and lunch are planned. For now, the pastries are lure enough."
Michael Stern


New York state is apple country. This caramel apple, although modest-sized, was crunchy and quite delicious.
"New York state is apple country. This caramel apple, although modest-sized, was crunchy and quite delicious."
Michael Stern


As of late September, the Heimishe Bakery hadn't yet posted a big sign outside. But it's easy to find, adjacent to the Citgo convenience store.
"As of late September, the Heimishe Bakery hadn't yet posted a big sign outside. But it's easy to find, adjacent to the Citgo convenience store."
Michael Stern


This dense, moist cake, studded with raisins and nuts, makes us yearn for a cup of strong coffee alongside.
"This dense, moist cake, studded with raisins and nuts, makes us yearn for a cup of strong coffee alongside."
Michael Stern


A Jewish bakery classic: raisin pumpernickle loaf
"A Jewish bakery classic: raisin pumpernickle loaf"
Michael Stern



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