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222 Artisan Bakery

222 N Main St, Edwardsville, IL 62025-1604
618-659-1122
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Ranked #6 of 102 Restaurants in Edwardsville
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- Aug 7, 2014
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English first
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We love this place! Weekend routine includes a bike ride to town to get farmers market staples and a leisurely sojourn at 222 bakery to enjoy pastries and coffee while watching the townspeople walk past. The owner/baker has perfected her craft. The take-home sourdough bread is fantastic. I stopped in on a Friday to try the pizza special (Fri only)... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I was so pleased to find out that there is one bakery in Edwardsville really knows how to make appropriate baguette. I always come to pick one or two on Saturday morning. It is so good that you can't keep your hand off of it, you just want to tear a piece and eat it right there. Take a stroll... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This place even though very small is possibly the best bakery in Greater St. Louis. The young woman who is the baker, owner and the boss apparently works countless hours to achieve her own high standards in coffees, sandwiches, soups and the Friday pizza fare. The dilemma is that 222 Artisan Bakery cannot accommodate more patrons (the seating is limited),... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

A few weeks ago we wandered into 222 and ordered a few pastries to take home. Almost as an afterthought, we also ordered a cinnamon roll. The pastries were wonderful ... But the cinnamon roll was amazing! After years of being disappointed by dry, tasteless cinnamon rolls, we felt as if we hit the jackpot! The 222 cinnamon roll was... More

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Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

The ham and cheese and salami and cheese croissants are the best!!! Great coffee and good pizza on Fridays. Love the locally owned and hometown coffee shop feel rather than Starbucks.

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Troy, Illinois
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87 reviews 87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I bought several pastries but I have friends who stop in here every day for their daily coffee and a pastry. The pastries are delicious!

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Davenport, Iowa
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

Sold out of practically everything. Could not order one food menu item without making some kind of substitution. And it was dirty. Won't be back.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

In my honest opinion, there are 2 things that a bakery must do well in order to be considered worthy of recommending. Make great bread, have a good selection of sandwiches, and serve fantastic coffee. Okay, 3 things. And by those 3 earmarks, 222 Artisan Bakery in Edwardsville clears the bar easily. I've stopped by this place many times, but... More

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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101 reviews 101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This bakery would earn 5 stars if only it were larger. The seating is way too cozy to be comfortable. The pastries melt in your mouth. They have a great deal for those with their own cups--a large latte for the price of a small or a free cup of coffee with the purchase of a pastry.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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63 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

The croissants are unbelievably good! It's expensive for what it is, but the selection and quality of the bakery items are very good. Worth a try!

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