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A Baker's Wife

4200 28th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406
612-729-6898
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Ranked #30 of 1,579 restaurants in Minneapolis
Cuisines: Bakery
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Jul 12, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • English first
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English first
Minnesota
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This bakery is just adorable and they always have samples! They have a wonderful selection of baked goods at unbeatable prices!! I can get a lemon bar that easily has 4 servings for less than $2. I often times go and buy 4-5 desserts and then cut them up in smaller servings when I have parties. They have a little... More

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

What else can i say, this IS the best bakery ever! I started visiting A Baker's Wife when I lived at the other end of the block and was pregnant with my son (who is now 8). I now live in the UK and I miss it. I visit A Baker's Wife every time I home, several times. It is... More

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Paris, France
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

They are back, fresh from a break after selling the Provence Bakery Dora and Bejan are back with A Bakers Wife. Situated in a spot that has needed good food for a while now, close to the junction of Burke and Toorak Rd. A Bakers Wife is offer fab 5 senses coffee and a range of pastries that any French... More

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Minneapolis
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Incredible!!!!! The American Tea Cakes are phenomenal....I've never had anything like it---any pastry nearly as good. It's probably good that we don't live nearby or I'd be at this charming bakery every day and I would weigh 400#. :).

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Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I had read the reviews on TA and this was on my short list of places to try; so, when I happened to be driving by (after breakfast at Colossal Cafe) we made a quick stop. The peanut butter cookies are amazing, and are definitely one of the best we've ever had! We also had the cheesecake (ganache topping was... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

WOW is all I can say about this great little bakery that I was introduced to recently. The aroma sucks you in and makes you drool as you look at the vast display of yumminess. Cookies the size of my head were in the first glass case, but thankfully, I was able to make it to the second glass case... More

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MN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Amazing funky little bakery. Old school great pastries, doughnuts, cakes, etc. Nothing stuffy or prentious about this spot. Just great food & friendly service at great prices. There is frequently a line in the AM for a reason.

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MINNEAPOLIS
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The cinnamon doughnuts are by far the best!! Try to get there first thing when they open so they are piping fresh out of the oven. I recommend the bread also its very good for sandwiches yummy.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I have been to this bakery countless times, in fact I used to live across the street and its irresistible smell welcomed me when I woke up in the morning. I live a little further now,but still go there regularly. I am not a donut person, but theirs are the best I have ever eaten. I order their cakes at... More

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

About a year ago, my boyfriend and I were in Minneapolis for the weekend and as avid doughnut lovers, we set out to find a good bakery. Somehow, we stumbled upon this gem. Let me just say - WOW. I was blown away by how delicious not only the doughnuts were, but the Blondie as well. It's a blonde brownie... More

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