Alessi Bakery is a true Tampa landmark dating back over a century to 1912, making it one of the few historic restaurant establishments in the area. Situated at 2909 W. Cypress Street Alessi, Bakery was first opened on Cherry Street by Nicolo Alessi. He arrived in Tampa from Italy over a hundred years ago, bringing his knowledge of baking and proud European heritage with him. Nicolo Alessi used to deliver the freshest Italian and Cuban bread on horse and wagon to his customers. Nicolo's son John Alessi, continued his father's tradition of baking, and he received numerous awards for his cake decorating. Those very same cake recipes have been perfected over the years and these cakes are well-known all over the Tampa Bay area for their personalized touch for weddings or any milestone event.
John's son Phil, was influenced by his father's love for the business. He loved helping and working around the bakery with his father. As Phil got older, his dream was to expand Alessi Bakery beyond Tampa Bay. He knew the products were not just good enough to sell locally, but good enough to supply wholesale products to companies nationally, and that they did! Later, a 100,000 square foot manufacturing facility was developed in Northwest Tampa, creating the same high quality baked goods and specialty items patrons have always loved.
Phil continued the father-son tradition, and brought his son, Phil Alessi Jr. to work side-by-side with him as the 4th generation Alessi to carry on the fami
We have a full service bakery including wedding cakes and specialty desserts.Our deli has hot soup and many delicious sandwiches ,along with indoor and outdoor dining. WE CATER TOO!!
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