There are 687 bakeries in Chicago. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.
From savory pies with flaky crusts to soft cakes with buttercream frosting, these bakeries do it all. Whether it’s a special occasion, or you just need a Tuesday pick-me-up, you’ll want to savor every last bite of these scrumptious baked goods.
PLEASANT HOUSE BAKERY
Pleasant House whips up delectable savory pies and sweet treats using produce from their own farm. Family owned and operated, this cozy gem is a great spot for lunch or a snack, and is even BYOB! Don’t miss out on the tasty creations of Pleasant House Bakery.
We Love Their: Steak and Ale Pie, Treacle Tart
Swedish Bakery has been serving the Chicago community incredible European-style cakes and pastries for over 80 years. They use unique, natural ingredients to craft their confections, and serve a great cup of coffee to boot. They’re a household name in Chicago, and it’s no wonder why.
We Love Their: Marzipan, Princess Torte
SWEET MANDY B’S
Sweet Mandy B’s will lure you in with myriad mouthwatering, innovative sweet treats and have you coming back for more. They’re famous for their custom cakes—if you can dream it, they can make it. Whether it’s for a special occasion or just a Tuesday pick-me-up, Sweet Mandy B’s is sure to please.
We Love Their: Custom Cakes, Whoopie Pies, S’mores