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819 Henry St, Alton, IL 62002-3637
618-462-2922
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6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Community Bakery

Historical bakery with a long history of serving the community. Plenty of doughnuts in the morning while I struck out looking for croissants.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Bryan Y
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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143 reviews 143 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Historical bakery with a long history of serving the community. Plenty of doughnuts in the morning while I struck out looking for croissants.

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Illinois
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335 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

If you are looking for a great bakery with awesome goods, Duke's is the place to go. It is a family owned business that has been around for years and years and years. You can walk in and pick something from the cases or call ahead and order something special. They always do a nice job and have a great... More 

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Alton, Illinois
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33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Duke Bakery has been a staple in town since I was a kid. I still have the chocolate, chocolate birthday cake for my birthday every year. I love all of their cakes (fabulous carrot cake), pies, donuts, cookies (love the peanut butter and sugar) and pastries (amazing baklava and cream horns). Their sweets make any event special!!!

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great midwest
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114 reviews 114 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My family has been going to this bakery for years, everytime we are in the area, and it is always just great! The wonderful smells envelope you when you first walk in, which is one of the nicest things about this little shop! Every item we have ever gotten there has been great. I always buy extra breads for the... More 

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Alton, Illinois
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8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Duke's Bakery has been around FOREVER. They are the nicest people and have a great selection of any bakery goods you could want. We love their pies and donut holes and biscuits. Their prices are comparable to other bakeries. What makes them so special? The people who own and sell the goods. They are so personable. the owners are very... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Haven't lived here for more that 35 years but always reminisced about the bakery goods from Dukes. Visiting this week, I talked my mom into stopping to pick up some items for a cookout. I bought 4 items, 1 cherry crumb pie, a package of ginger fruit cookies, a dozen confetti sugar cookies and 3 meringue cookies. Not one of... More 

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Alton, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

No matter how many times I have been to Duke's I always get hard, stale cookies. It doesn't matter if you ask which are the freshest, I think they only bake once a week. I have finally decided that I would rather make the drive to Collinsville to Kruta's where I have never been disappointed that to ever set foot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

Living nearby we can walk here and get delicious donuts. The kids love to pick their own. The prices are good and everything I've tried was great.

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Alton, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

When I was growing up, Duke's was always the after-church stop on Sundays! Tried a loaf of bread shortly after I moved back. Whole top of the loaf was speckled with mold in less than 24 hours. Someone screwed UP!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

delicious baked goods, wonderful cream horns and good cakes with butter cream icing. We often got Duke Bakery cakes for our birthdays and still love to have one when i am in town

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Additional Information about Duke Bakery

Address: 819 Henry St, Alton, IL 62002-3637
Phone Number: 618-462-2922
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 819 Henry St, Alton, IL 62002-3637
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: 618-462-2922
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm

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