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CIA Bakery Cafe - CLOSED

312 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215-1261
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
24 Feb 2017
“Wish I had gotten here sooner!”
24 Mar 2014
“The CIA bakery closed at the end of 2013”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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312 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215-1261
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

I stopped by on our way out of town to see what they had. The croissants looked amazing, but I got a banana/white chocolate tart to go. It was just fabulous. I also talked to some of the CIA students working there, and it was...More

Thank BabsinTX
Reviewed 25 March 2014

I was disappointed they closed the CIA. It was one of my favorite stops for an afternoon treat. The pastries were always so beautifully created. The coffee was good too.

1  Thank RMW07
Reviewed 3 December 2013

I love it! It is a pricy place but the food and the coffee is great. Their pastries and baked goods are fantastic, especially the GUAVA-MANCHEGO EMPANADA. Try it.

Thank Alberto S
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Stopped in to peruse the goodies after lunch. A lot of neat looking deserts in the display case. I shared a "chocolate chocolate" mini cake with my wife and a guest. YUMMY!.

Thank highflight
Reviewed 23 October 2013

The CIA bakery is phenomenal! Best selection of pastries that both look and taste amazing. A must try!

Thank sandrageorge09
Reviewed 14 October 2013

That's all you need to know about the CIA Bakery Cafe. The turkey croissant sandwich I had for lunch was certainly tasty but it was pricey and the the presentation was that of a fast food restaurant, but the Cafe de Olla was worth the...More

Thank Caraduras
Reviewed 20 September 2013 via mobile

Stopped for a cold drink and air conditioning! It was worm and humid on the river taxi. Was not disappointed.

Thank Fran T
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Was really looking forward to my lunch here....was disappointed. I know it's a cafe, but pre-made turkey sandwich served wrapped in plastic?? Slightly better than what you could get running through an airport! A big miss for the CIA brand. Should have recognized a problem...More

Thank Al1929
Reviewed 14 August 2013

My husband and I were nearby and stopped to pick up some things for our breakfast the next morning! Awesome!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 10 May 2013

In my opinion, SA is a pretty difficult place to find a good pastry bakery. If its not La Madeline, I usually don't know where else to go to find French, Swiss or European style bakery items. CIA has given me some different and good...More

1  Thank BVS29
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  • Address: 312 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215-1261
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
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Located in the Pearl Brewery District
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