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The BonBonerie Bakery & Cafe

2030 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208-3347
513.321.3399
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Beijing, China
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550 reviews 550 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Home of the famed Opera Cream Cake (best cake I have ever had, for a guy who doesn't even like sweets that much), the cafe is actually quite good and offers delicious well done soups, salads, and sandwiches also. Popular and always bustling every day of the week. Save room for dessert!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

After hearing how great this place is my wife and I had lunch here over the weekend. I was very impressed with their service and friendliness. I ordered the black bean burger which was very tasty. The bun on the other hand seemed like 'day old' bread so I was disappointed. My wife had the 'BBC' and she raved about... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Arrived for an early brunch and all the tables were reserved for the ladies who lunch (who didn't start arriving arrive late lunch anyway). I was squeezed into a corner and my tea and cakes took a very long time to arrive. The tea was over-brewed (probably because it has been sitting waiting somewhere) and the cakes were OK but... More

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14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Atmosphere is very inviting. Classy , yet casual. I had the chicken salad and it was delicious! My husband had the Reuben and loved it! After we ate we visited the BonBonerie bakery. All I can say is you have got to try their delicacies! The walnut Carmel bar ... Fantastic!! You won't want to share!! I got a SEA... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

For the last 3 visits to Cincinnati- we've eaten here. The lunch menu is portioned so you CAN have dessert which is probably the reason to eat only salad. The chocolate cupcake with salt/carmel icing was amazing.

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kentucky
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My brother bought this delicious cake for his wife's 70th birthday. Wow! This could possibly be the best dessert I've ever had in my life!

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Cincinnati
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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

No question the best cakes and cookies in Cincinnati. The opera cream cake is out of this world and the cookies are great if you want to get a quick hostess gift. I can not recommend this place enough. Make sure you go early because this place is packed on Saturday AM.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The bakery makes phenomenal opera creme cakes and cupcakes; luscious macaroon cookies (including pistachio); wonderful creative small pastries of all sorts. Not standard doughnuts. Most of their items are unique to their shop. The cafe is next door and serves tea with finger sandwiches and pastries; home made soup, beautiful salads and sandwiches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Chocolate salted Carmel cupcake is to die for!! The petite sampler is the perfect choice for sweet lovers who have a hard time making decisions. Super cute dining area'

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Known wide & far for their OPERA CREAM CAKE EXTRAORDINARE!!!!!! Everything is tasty good and beautifully presented there!!!!! They use to have the BEST RASPBERRY BROWNIES EVER!!!! I am not talking about the raspberry shorties... Sadly those particular brownies, are no longer on the menu for a long while now. When they were on the menu...OMG... OMG... OMG...OMG...that was an... More

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