Philadelphia, PA - A Cannoli is an Italian pastry consisting of tube-shaped shells of fried pastry dough, filled with a sweet, creamy filling usually containing ricotta. They range in size from 9 to 20 centimeters. In mainland Italy, they are commonly known as cannoli siciliani. - Wikipedia
Where to Find The Best Cannoli in Philadelphia
In Philadelphia, you can find cannolis everywhere, especially in South Philly. From old-school bakeries to legendary Italian spots cranking out a variety of cannolis. Check out our staff picks below for "The Best Philadelphia Bakeries to grab a Cannoli."
Frangelli's Bakery & Donuts
Since 1947, Frangelli's Bakery in South Philadelphia has cranked out fresh-made doughnuts and traditional pastries daily. Each morning, Serving up unique eats like cannoli cake & ice cream donuts. Located at 847 W Ritner St #3747, Philadelphia, PA
Varallo Brothers Bakery
Old-school bakery is known for making traditional Italian pastries, cookies, cannoli, and loaves of bread. The must-try Chocolate Ricotta Cannoli - Sweet, creamy chocolate ricotta cheese with a light, crispy eggshell. Located at 1639 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Termini Bros Bakery
Legendary Italian bakery whipping up cannoli, cakes, and cookies, plus other sweet treats. "Their Cannoli is a must-try. It has a crunchy crust and creamy cheese-taste filling, and I love it!" - Terri Larizzio. Located at 1523 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Venerable bake shop turning out cannoli, cakes, cookies, custards, tarts, and other Italian pastries. Selling a variety of cannolis, including Ricotta, Vanilla, Chocolate, Mascarpone, or Chocolate Mousse. A 2-min walk from Christopher Columbus Charter School. Located at 1009 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Old-school bakery with a brick oven churning out Italian bread, stromboli, pizza, cannoli, and hoagies. Some of the best cannolis in South Philly. The must-try is the Chocolate cannoli and the Ricotta cannoli. 1526 W Ritner St, Philadelphia, PA 19145
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