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JaCiva's Bakery

Portland , OR

LOCATION

3 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97215 US

PHONE

503-234-8115

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Gracie
Wedding:
9/19/2010
4.3/5.0
JaCiva's made a beautiful cake for me at very reasonable prices. The cake was delivered on time and in mint condition!
JaCiva's made a beautiful cake for me at very reasonable prices. The cake was delivered on time and in mint condition!
JaCiva's made a beautiful cake for me at very reasonable prices. The cake was delivered on time and in mint condition! Read less
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abarclay
Wedding:
8/7/2010
5.0/5.0
WOW!! AMAZING CAKE!!! We have been using JaCiva's bakery for 20 years, and have never had a bad experience! So, it was easy to choose a wedding cake from them, and it was beautiful!! People commented that it was one of the most lovely cakes they had ever seen. And then they tasted it... and loved it even more! We had people going back for seconds and thirds just to taste all the flavors of each tier. I would highly recommend this bakery... you get excellent cake for a reasonable price, and they are so kind and easy to work with! We also used them to create our candies for the gift boxes, which came out perfect as well! This is a small, local business still owned by the same ma and pop that started it years ago, and deserves support to keep on making delicious desserts!!!
WOW!! AMAZING CAKE!!! We have been using JaCiva's bakery for 20 years, and have never had a bad experience! So, it was Read more...
WOW!! AMAZING CAKE!!! We have been using JaCiva's bakery for 20 years, and have never had a bad experience! So, it was easy to choose a wedding cake from them, and it was beautiful!! People commented that it was one of the most lovely cakes they had ever seen. And then they tasted it... and loved it even more! We had people going back for seconds and thirds just to taste all the flavors of each tier. I would highly recommend this bakery... you get excellent cake for a reasonable price, and they are so kind and easy to work with! We also used them to create our candies for the gift boxes, which came out perfect as well! This is a small, local business still owned by the same ma and pop that started it years ago, and deserves support to keep on making delicious desserts!!! Read less
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Kathy
Wedding:
7/24/2010
5.0/5.0
The cake turned out beautifully. We had given the bakery a challenge with the color of the butter cream. They came though with flying colors.

The tiers were perfectly off-set and decorated with white chocolate calla lilies.

I would only make one recommendation for future brides. The bottom tier was "Pink Champagne". The taste was incredible. However, if you plan to have this flavor, make sure that the cake is cut shortly after arrival....and hot weather is not a friend to this flavor.

It was basically a loss.....it was simply too warm in the room and the cake had been out too long. The other layers (poppyseed and white) held up fine. The Pink Champagne is simply too delicate to wait that long and get as warm as it did.
The cake turned out beautifully. We had given the bakery a challenge with the color of the butter cream. They came though Read more...
The cake turned out beautifully. We had given the bakery a challenge with the color of the butter cream. They came though with flying colors.

The tiers were perfectly off-set and decorated with white chocolate calla lilies.

I would only make one recommendation for future brides. The bottom tier was "Pink Champagne". The taste was incredible. However, if you plan to have this flavor, make sure that the cake is cut shortly after arrival....and hot weather is not a friend to this flavor.

It was basically a loss.....it was simply too warm in the room and the cake had been out too long. The other layers (poppyseed and white) held up fine. The Pink Champagne is simply too delicate to wait that long and get as warm as it did. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
2.1/5.0
not so great. dry samples. didn't choose them.
not so great. dry samples. didn't choose them.
not so great. dry samples. didn't choose them. Read less
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ElizabethGomez
Wedding:
12/12/2009
5.0/5.0
JaCiva's has an excellent reputation in Portland, Oregon. After planning my recent wedding, I understand why. Jaciva's offers not only cakes, but their professional advice. They have a knack for customer service and are flexible. My sales rep Tami was extremely professional and willing to work with my vision and last minute ideas. They have everything displayed in their showroom, they have their flavors available on hand for tastings, and their price lists are easy to read and understand. They offer delivery and set up to your venue (for a fee). This was one of our easiest and most favorite wedding planning experiences.
JaCiva's has an excellent reputation in Portland, Oregon. After planning my recent wedding, I understand why. Jaciva's Read more...
JaCiva's has an excellent reputation in Portland, Oregon. After planning my recent wedding, I understand why. Jaciva's offers not only cakes, but their professional advice. They have a knack for customer service and are flexible. My sales rep Tami was extremely professional and willing to work with my vision and last minute ideas. They have everything displayed in their showroom, they have their flavors available on hand for tastings, and their price lists are easy to read and understand. They offer delivery and set up to your venue (for a fee). This was one of our easiest and most favorite wedding planning experiences. Read less
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Katherine
Wedding:
8/2/2009
5.0/5.0
My Mom and I were able to try all of the cakes ahead of time. They created the most beautiful cake for my husband and I, and all I did was bring them a photograph of one of their cakes I loved from a bridal show. It tasted great too! Fabulous!! I would hire them again in an instant!
My Mom and I were able to try all of the cakes ahead of time. They created the most beautiful cake for my husband and I, Read more...
My Mom and I were able to try all of the cakes ahead of time. They created the most beautiful cake for my husband and I, and all I did was bring them a photograph of one of their cakes I loved from a bridal show. It tasted great too! Fabulous!! I would hire them again in an instant! Read less
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Erica
Wedding:
7/19/2009
5.0/5.0
Our cake was AMAZING and truely the most beautiful cake I've seen. We had a different flavor for each of our 4 tiers... Each flavor was incredible. All our guests loved it. JaCivas also provided us with some custom made wedding cookies with thank you chocolates in a cute little bag as our favors. The cookies were out of this world as well as the choc. Everyone keeps commenting on them.
Our cake was AMAZING and truely the most beautiful cake I've seen. We had a different flavor for each of our 4 tiers... Read more...
Our cake was AMAZING and truely the most beautiful cake I've seen. We had a different flavor for each of our 4 tiers... Each flavor was incredible. All our guests loved it. JaCivas also provided us with some custom made wedding cookies with thank you chocolates in a cute little bag as our favors. The cookies were out of this world as well as the choc. Everyone keeps commenting on them. Read less
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NICOLE S.
Wedding:
7/11/2009
5.0/5.0
Our cake was absolutely beautiful and tasted amazing!
Our cake was absolutely beautiful and tasted amazing!
Our cake was absolutely beautiful and tasted amazing! Read less
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amariedesign
Wedding:
6/6/2009
5.0/5.0
My husband and I had an idea for a cake, but it was out of our budget. So we tried to simplify the design to get it into our price range -- and then the lady who was helping us asked us if we were only doing that to save money. We of course said yes, and then she told us to not no bother because she was going to make us our dream cake for our budget because we deserve to have our dream cake. It was so awesome!
My husband and I had an idea for a cake, but it was out of our budget. So we tried to simplify the design to get it into Read more...
My husband and I had an idea for a cake, but it was out of our budget. So we tried to simplify the design to get it into our price range -- and then the lady who was helping us asked us if we were only doing that to save money. We of course said yes, and then she told us to not no bother because she was going to make us our dream cake for our budget because we deserve to have our dream cake. It was so awesome! Read less
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david&susan
Wedding:
4/18/2009
5.0/5.0
My Wife and I would like to thank you for everything you did to make our wedding beautiful, memorable, and delicious! We had interaction with almost every employee during the year run-up to our wedding and find it hard to express in words how wonderful every single person was. Our wedding cake and cookie wedding favors were delicious and beautiful, undeniable proof of why you are Portland's best bakery. Susan and I tip our hats and can't wait to come out again to say hello and sample everything in the shop!
My Wife and I would like to thank you for everything you did to make our wedding beautiful, memorable, and delicious! We Read more...
My Wife and I would like to thank you for everything you did to make our wedding beautiful, memorable, and delicious! We had interaction with almost every employee during the year run-up to our wedding and find it hard to express in words how wonderful every single person was. Our wedding cake and cookie wedding favors were delicious and beautiful, undeniable proof of why you are Portland's best bakery. Susan and I tip our hats and can't wait to come out again to say hello and sample everything in the shop! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Favors & Gifts
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