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Corner Bakery Cafe

1121 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610 (Gold Coast)
(312) 787-1969
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Ranked #303 of 8,188 restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Bakery
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Gold Coast
Description: Fresh & delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner & catering, we're dedicated to keeping you happy in your Corner of the world.
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133 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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Kansas City, Missouri
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92 reviews 92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Great staff and very friendly service. Food was good overall although I was not expecting the Tomato Bisque to be quite so sweet. Would definitely go back.

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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This was our first stop downtown. The counter staff left a bit to be desired. She was not at all friendly or helpful. William made up for her lack of enthusiasm. He was friendly, helpful, and made us feel like valued customers. The food was very good and flavorful. The cinnamon roll was the favorite at our table! I highly... More

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103 reviews 103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Just a couple of blocks from our hotel it was a welcome spot on a cold (very cold) winter morning. We both had the steel-cut oats and they were great. The service was quick and we were out there too soon. If in the area we will go back. Two thumbs up from us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

After being on the road and eating out every meal, the Corner Bakery was a nice change. I got a great lo-cal breakfast, no fuss, no wait. It was fresh and the latte was very good. I will go back the next time I'm in Chicago for lunch!

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52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Went for lunch and enjoyed my chicken salad,not many places give you a good portion on your sandwich. My sidekick had the grilled cheese which was very good also. I think this will be my new lunch spot. The young man who brought our lunch to us was amazing and a pleasure to make our meal complete.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Wonderful cafe type atmosphere that was great for meeting friends and family. Service was friendly and quick and while we only had coffee and hot chocolate, the pastries and food looked tasty, so I'll definitely go back.

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33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Tried this place out for breakfast twice as it was close to our hotel. First breakfast we had the baked French toast - the order taker seemed a bit dazed. Asked to sub the meat for fruit and knew instantly that the food was going to show up with meat still... Meal was supposed to be french toast, eggs, hash... More

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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I was visiting my family & they decided to take me to this restaurant. I love chili, but found this a little to peppery for my liking. My mom had a delicious bowl of potato soup. Everyone else enjoyed their meals as well. I would like to go. Back & try out their pasta or soup dish.

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Thunder Bay
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

One of the most reliable chains to get breakfast from. In a rush, grab and run. If you want to sit down, nice place. Close to hotels so a much better alternative to hotel breakfasts. More variety and better baking. We have gone there every time we are in Chicago for majority of our breakfasts but they also serve lunch... More

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Hammonton, New Jersey
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22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I was in town for a conference and needed a quick hot breakfast. I ordered a simple egg and ham on a croissant with a side of brown sugar oatmeal. I ordered to eat in so they gave me a number to place on my table. The service was quick and my food was delivered with a smile. I enjoyed... More

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