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Riverside Bake Shop

1309 N Riverside Dr, McHenry, IL 60050-4509
815-385-0044
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Ranked #2 of 96 Restaurants in McHenry
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a very small bakery right in downtown McHenry. Have to get there early on weekends if you did not pre-order but all of their stuff is very good. We stopped there when we had guests one Saturday morning and go the "pizza" breakfast pastry. It is different flavors of filling on one "pizza" looking pie. It was wonderful..................

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McHenry, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is a small bakery who has been around for a bazillion years. They have lots of cookies, donuts, hotdog / burger buns. But the brownies are the BEST, you can get them with or without nuts. They melt in your mouth!

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Penrose, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This bakery is small and full of Love. The staff is so nice and the breads, donuts, coffee cakes, apple fritters, cookies and cakes are amazing. When you go, tell them Gail sent you!

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illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I stopped by this bakery to pick up some donuts for a customer. When it came time to pay, I realized they do not accept credit cards. Of course I had no cash with me. I was sorry to inform the clerk that I was not going to be able to purchase the donuts after all because I did not... More

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McHenry, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have been frequenting the Riverside Bakery for over 50 years and I have a waistline that can attest to the great doughnuts sold at this bakery. It is always the first stop on my way to South Bend and a Notre Dame home football game. Go Irish!! Go Riverside Bakery!!!!

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McHenry, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Riverside made my daughter's graduation cake. We took in pictures for concepts and the decorator did a great job putting them together...and it tasted GREAT!

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Johnsburg, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Family owned and family run. They take great pride in thier products. The brownies and long johns are my favorites. The home baked breads, cookies and cakes are the best. Always fresh.

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Burleson, Texas, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I have family in McHenry and anytime we are in town we stop by to get a variety of baked goods. Me being a Texan are being educated on the correct pronunciations of certain pastries that are of Polish origin and we really don't know what a real Kolache is! Get there early because things do sell out since they... More

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Just step in the door and my childhood flooded back to me as the aroma of a neighborhood bakery filled my senses. The bakery was staffed well and the workers bent over backwards offering help and advice. Now, having said all of that, the product was outstanding. That's it - outstanding!

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Chicago, Illinois
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77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Old world bakery, excellent products, great atmosphere and excellent service. 6 stars!!!! In highly recommend this bakery.

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