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Corner Bakery Cafe

#13 of 266 Bakeries in Chicago
#361 of 8,779 Places to Eat in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Gold Coast
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1121 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 787-1969
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout
Good for: Families with children
Description: Fresh & delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner & catering, we're...
Fresh & delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner & catering, we're dedicated to keeping you happy in your Corner of the world.
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  • 68
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  • 93
    Very good
  • 24
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  • 6
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good Breakfast with. Great View of the Street

This is a good place for breakfast! Dependable and consistent, wonderful people watching because you are right on the street. Good variety of entrees, including Gluten Free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
gadgetguy11
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Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good place for breakfast! Dependable and consistent, wonderful people watching because you are right on the street. Good variety of entrees, including Gluten Free.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Great for breakfast and for lunch. Healthy and tasty choices, good coffee. You must go when you visit Chicago

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Thank Andrea C
Middleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I have eaten at this chain in both Washington DC and Chicago. They have some Gluten Free options and the prices can't be beat. I highly recommend the Anaheim Scramble. GF and really good. You can get it with fruit instead of toast or potatoes.

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Thank tonyrT1114KS
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I've never been disappointed here, if looking for a quick, reasonable and good breakfast or lunch while visiting Chicago for business. My favorite breakfast of steel cut oatmeal is always available, and the baristas know how to make a real macchiato! Lunch salads are good, and they have a magic touch to keep a line moving along quickly when it... More 

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Thank Rosetwig
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is a solid breakfast option if you want to get out of the hotel food option. Order at the counter and they bring it out to you. I had a breakfast omelet that was good with some breakfast potatoes. My 2 18s had what they wanted, with no complaints and my wife had coffe cake and we were all... More 

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Thank Damon W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

These are all over Chicago. Very good. Menu is simple yet has plenty of options. I had a Panini w/ cheese, bacon, & avocado. Good coffee!

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Thank Shannon D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Good selection of cookies and cakes. Nice change from Starbucks, less trendy but more space and more mixed crowd. People actually come here to eat and not to work on their Macs...

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Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Chicago, Illinois
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302 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Love pure love of my giant cinnamon toast butter for breakfast, they pack it with orange and grape other jelly. Anytime I eat it in my cube all people are jealous my breakfast smells so good. Love this place for lunch as well, love their tomato soup and salads. They have a good selection of muffin and cookies. For a... More 

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Thank Desert G
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Had a egg and spinach panini and a frappuccino breakfast. Definitely the food wasn't as tempting as I expected

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The sandwiches and soups are all really yummy. I wish I had one near my house so I could go more often!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1121 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
  • Neighborhood: Gold Coast
  • Phone Number: (312) 787-1969

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Fresh & delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner & catering, we're dedicated to keeping you happy in your Corner of the world.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gold Coast

Neighborhood Profile
Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.