04/08/2010Provided by Citysearch -
Get in the fast-moving line, quickly scan the dry-erase board for the menu and then place your order before the no-nonsense server chopping up freshly roasted turkey can snap her fingers at you. By your second visit to Bakeman's you'll be a pro.
The best sandwiches here are definitely the turkey: white or dark or both, cranberry and mayo and lettuce at your request. Other diner classics like meatloaf and egg salad don't disappoint. Neither do the 4 or 5 selections of soups and pies, or the daily specials like pot roast or beef stroganoff.
Yes, the lighting is fluorescent, the floor is nondescript tile, they only take cash and the owner will likely give you a hard time as he rings up your meal. But the ""Soup Nazi"" gimmick belies a friendly heart. Play along, tip him a dollar and he'll throw in a free chunk of cornbread with a wink.