We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wards Pastry

730 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3721
+1 609-399-1260
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
730 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3721
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (56)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great doughnuts, reasonable prices, and helpful staff make this a great place. I wish I had discovered it before our last day at the beach!

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We stop into Wards whenever in town. Cookies are awesome. Donuts are wonderful. Their Butter Cakes are crazy good. One time while debating with my wife if we should buy one for a party, someone bought the last one out from under us. We followed...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This bakery is an Ocean City institution! It's been on Asbury Avenue for years. Owner Walt is one hard working baker! He has a great staff year round. This is an old-fashioned bakery where you take a number while gawking into the glass front bakery...More

Thank treasurespast
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The butter cake is amazing. I'd eat a whole one for breakfast if it wasn't so unhealthy. Also, the donuts and cinnamon buns were great too. The staff was friendly and even remembered a few days later that my 2-year old daughter loves the powdered...More

Thank VegasT24
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I love the smell of a good bakery....when you walk in you want one of everything! The taste of their donuts, cookies, pies, breads do not disappoint!!! Best boston cream! I love their butter cookies, Whenever I need a treat to bring along, these cookies...More

Thank deb r
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Chop Suey for BREAKFAST! You bet. A new find for me at Wards Pastry in Ocean City, NJ. A fresh tea biscuit, topped with frosting, and full of raisins and other dried fruits. Just when I thought a tea biscuit couldn't get any better. Wards...More

Thank generalnansi
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great stop for cinnamon buns, donuts, sticky buns which make a great Sunday morning breakfast. They also make cakes that look delicious although I haven't had one.

Thank rainydaywoman2013
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I was never in this store before, I saw on the news about the Scrapple Pie and I wanted to try it. The pie was ok but the donuts were very good. I thought the prices were high.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 30 August 2016

If you like light fluffy donuts then Wards Pastry is for you. Every year we can't wait to go to Wards for their Chocolate donuts. The other items are also delicious, from danishes, cookies, to cakes, but for us it's the chocolate donuts. We just...More

Thank pjmwjr58
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wards has been there forever and I have been getting their cinnamon buns there since I was a kid. You really can't get better.

Thank CardyDog
Nearby Restaurants
Jon & Patty's Coffee Bar & Bistro
281 reviews
.16 km away
Yianni's Cafe
192 reviews
.20 km away
Varsity Inn
177 reviews
.24 km away
Hobby Horse Ice Cream Parlor
108 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ocean City Boardwalk
1,432 reviews
.79 km away
Ocean City Beach
716 reviews
.41 km away
Playland's Castaway Cove
236 reviews
.69 km away
Gillian's Wonderland Pier
319 reviews
.77 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Michele M
13 October 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from generalnansi | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not yet!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3721
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-399-1260
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing