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1547 N. Wells St., 60610, Chicago, IL
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7:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 6:30 pm

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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cute

La Fournette is one of the cutest little french bakeries around. If you are looking for a light meal, then this is the place to go. The croissants are amazing, and the macaroons are definetely recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
JRWalker
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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163 reviews 163 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

La Fournette is one of the cutest little french bakeries around. If you are looking for a light meal, then this is the place to go. The croissants are amazing, and the macaroons are definetely recommended!

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Ludington, Michigan
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I recently went to Chicago all the way from savannah ga for couple days and really wanted to have some macarons. I googled search and la fournette was rated the best for macarons for the Chicago area. I bought 12 macarons for 24 dollars and waited 4 days to eat them since I was traveling back the savannah. I came... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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96 restaurant reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Best chocolate cookies EVER !! Really nice macaroons too. The breads are just beautiful and savory delights await the consumer as well. Great stop in Old Town area.

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Tucson, Arizona
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266 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This place is a treat. You will find excellent croissants, brioche, bread, and an assortment of small plates to go with excellent coffee beverages. Service is a bit aloof, but not so much as to not want to come back. Prices reasonable. ZB

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I always go to La Fournette every time I'm in Chicago. They have the most perfect ham and cheese croissant ever. They use the best ingredients in all their pastries and breads, you can feel it. The staff is super nice as well. One of my favorite bakeries in the world, although it can feel a bit expensive, but you... More 

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Cincinnati
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94 reviews 94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Very French. Seating outside. Great people watching! We are her twice in a long weekend so we obviously enjoyed it

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Ate at 2 when it was slow. Service was with an attitude. They were out of nearly everything when the lady suggested a cheese panini for the kids (sans the apple and tomato). Make sure you ask for another type of bread for your kids. No smiles and not friendly at all. The food (French onion soup, smoked salmon roll,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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433 helpful votes 433 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

La Fournette bakery and cafe has two locations on Chicago's North Side, at 1547 North Wells in Old Town and 2468 North Clark in Lincoln Park. The Old Town location is relatively new to our neighborhood and it is a welcome addition to the nearby Twisted Sister bakery and trendy restaurants from O'Brien's to Fireplace Inn to Dinotto's to Topo... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The french macarons were some of the best I have ever had. My review is based mainly on them. By other half got a piece of chocolate pound cake and was not overly impressed. But like I said, if you like macarons, stop in!

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Chicago, Illinois
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108 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

Where to begin? The bread at this store is not baked on premed is but trucked in several times a day from a nearby central bakery. I've tired the multigrain and regular baguette and both are good but not great and in my estimation expensive. Somehow they don't quite have the crisp crust I expect of a really good loaf,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1547 N. Wells St., 60610, Chicago, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm

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