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Kruta Bakery

300 Saint Louis Road, Collinsville, IL 62234
(618) 344-1115
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Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
Mon 6:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Henderson, Kentucky
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Collinsville is my home town and a visit isn't complete unless I go to Kruda bakery. It just gets better every time I go!!!!

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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97 reviews 97 reviews
26 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Kruta's Bakery is THE most authentic bakery you'll ever hope to find. It's a 2nd Generation business, with the heart and soul of the true American Dream. Every delightful delicacy that you find at Kruta Bakery offers a delicious reward. Our favorites include the Apple Horn, Apricot Comb and the newly returned, Napoleon!! The Gooey Butter Cake is indescribably amazing!... More 

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Edwardsville, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I have just moved to the Metro-East area and many people recommended this bakery. Having grown up in a town that prided itself on polish/italian/greek cuisine/pastry, I was skeptical that this could compare to the memories I had as a child. I was pleasantly surprised, however upon my visit to Kruta's, Upon entering the store, I was greeted by the... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We saw this place on Trip Advisor and had to check it out. We stayed in Fairview Heights for a couple of days but made it a point to drive over one morning for breakfast. They had a wide variety of regular and cake donuts, danishes, cookies and breads. WARNING, no chocolate plain donuts except on Saturdays is what the... More 

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Troy, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I don't like cake but this is the only cake I will eat. Very good. Icing is not to sweet and tastes great. This is where we buy all our cakes. Love it.

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Edwardsville, IL
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Stand-alone bakeries are getting harder and harder to find, but this one is a gem. There is a large selection of breads, cakes, cookies, and specialty items. Everything we've had has been incredibly good. Definitely worth a visit!

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Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
36 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Kruta's, is the place to go on the East Side for Gooey Butter Cake! Everything, I've ever had here has been great.

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Not sure why, but the wife loves the donut holes. Could be a nostalgia thing going back to her high school days, but none the less... I make the drive from O'Fallon, IL to grab some every so often. Cheescake is a little different and not as rich as what I'm used to - nice change of pace. NOT OPEN... More 

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We used to love Kruta's but it has really gone downhill. The last few times we've had birthday cakes from there they tasted like they had been frozen and rethawed to decorate, the cake was soooo dry you HAD to have ice cream to swallow it.

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Edwardsville, IL
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100 reviews 100 reviews
31 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Some of the best cakes, cookies and pastery around. It's best to go early as lines can be long, especially on weekends.

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