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Calumet Bakery

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18349 Torrence Ave, Lansing, IL 60438-2733
+1 708-895-3700
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5:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Takeout
Good for: Families with children
Description: Retail Bakery

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  • 36
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Calumet bakery or How to be popular and make friends.

Easily the best bakery on the south side of the city. A long tradition of excellence that translates into spectacular baked goods. Personal favorite is between cinnamon roll and vanilla long john but everything is delicious. Special orders are a big hit. And finally if you are seeking to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Dana W
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Lansing, Illinois
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Lansing, Illinois
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Easily the best bakery on the south side of the city. A long tradition of excellence that translates into spectacular baked goods. Personal favorite is between cinnamon roll and vanilla long john but everything is delicious. Special orders are a big hit. And finally if you are seeking to score points or ask forgiveness a dozen donuts is a step... More 

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Thank Dana W
Ada, Michigan
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214 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Remember the great old neighborhood bakeries where people got their coffee cakes for Sunday on Saturday and then dug in late Saturday night because the smell drove them crazy? Where the donuts and sweet rolls were so good you ordered one to eat while choosing the other 12 for your bakers dozen? Where a table full of old timers shared... More 

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Thank Bob E
Lynwood, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband ordered a beautiful and delicious Christmas Cake from Calumet Bakery. The design was awesome, taste was delicious, and the price was right. I highly recommend the bakery for everyday and special occasions.

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Thank Charlotte R
Lansing, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Lovely interior of building, always busy because it's so good! Cakes and other items are beautiful. If you want a beautiful cake go here! Also, great fresh baked bread that they will slice while you wait.

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Thank greenhippiegirl
Lansing, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We go there for a dozen donuts in the morning and they are very good. You can also order cakes for any occasion. aso pastries and other homemade bakery items we have never gotten anything bad from there.

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Thank jeanners58
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

I have been going here for years! My grandmother knew the original owner. Not only are the owners nice people, they make the best cakes and cookies in the world!!! Worth the trip!!

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Thank Daybreak42
Lansing, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We love Calumet Bakery - not because we live just blocks away but because they have the BEST CAKES. We order ALL of our special occasion cakes from Calumet Bakery. I have referred a few of my friends for their special celebrations too. The staff is always friendly and helpful. They have a large variety of pastries available at all... More 

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Thank Lisa A
Tempe, Arizona
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is the first and last place I visit when I come to town. Their bakery goods are amazing. So delicious, fresh and beautiful. I always bring an extra duffle bag on my trip to fill with goodies to take home. My favorite is their poppyseed strudel is to die for!

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Thank D V
Lansing, Illinois
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130 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is the only place that we go to for any bakery goods in town. They are very reliable and make the best bakery goods anyplace.

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Thank William C
Lansing, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

CAKES!!! Whenever I need a cake I order it from calumet bakery every time I need a fancy cake. Very easy to get in and get out.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18349 Torrence Ave, Lansing, IL 60438-2733
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 708-895-3700

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Retail Bakery
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm

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