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The BonBonerie Bakery & Cafe

2030 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208-3347
513.321.3399
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Ranked #12 of 1,729 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
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Cuisines: Bakery, Dessert, Café, Tea Room
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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 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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Houston, Texas
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91 reviews 91 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I don't live in Cincinnati anymore, but every time I come back someone has dessert from this amazing bakery. Had breakfast there for first time, and it was great. A bit pricey - but you get what you pay for.

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kentucky
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This was my first visit to the BonBonerie Bakery. My mother had purchased a cake for my birthday. The cake was a yellow cake with a raspberry cream filling. It was very good and fresh. While there, we also sampled several other items. The sugar cookies and pecan triangles were so good! I love the atmosphere and the staff at... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We went here because we saw a writeup for it at a chili place we went to and it was one of the best on-a-whim trips ever. We were already full so we went to the bakery in the back for some treats. They have really delicious cookies. We had some cheesecake bites that were also delicious. They're about $1-2... More

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Cincinnati
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I've been the BonBonerie numerous times. I love their lunch, great tuna sandwiches and quiches. The bakery items are even better. You can't go wrong with the Opera Cream Cake and the mini desserts. I have also hosted a bridal shower at the BonBonerie and every was perfect for the mother-to-be.

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Dayton, Ohio
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87 reviews 87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

My wife and I ate lunch at this cafe. It's a very small place and seems to be busy all the time. Sandwiches were very average and tasted just okay. It's a bit pricey for sandwiches (around $10 each). We also purchased baked goods in the bakery in the back. It was just okay. We had better baked goods and... More

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