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“A gem in Sioux Falls” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Queen City Bakery

Queen City Bakery
324 E. 8th Street, Ste 101, Sioux Falls, SD 57103
605-274-6060
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Ranked #20 of 330 Restaurants in Sioux Falls
Cuisines: Bakery
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Midwest
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“A gem in Sioux Falls”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

It really is fantastic! Peanut Butter chocolate gram cracker square thing is my favorite! The owners seem really cool too and you can tell they put a lot of effort in it to make it worthwhile. Clientele add to it's already nice vibe.

Because I do so love this place, I do want to address a couple of the concerns noted in the only poor reviews. I will agree I am actually not a fan of the cookies. That said though, it's a minor "flaw" (even if a cookie isn't amazing, it's still a cookie) amongst numerous other things that are incredible. The cake, the squares, the quiche, etc ahhh! So good!
In terms of the hours, it would be nicer if they had more hours, but for a place like this, you work around it when you want to go. Adds to the flavor too in an odd way. Shelves are empty? Might have been a busy day. It's one of the most popular spots in town.
My *only* "complaint" is that I actually kind of did like the older location a little better (the one pictured). It was smaller but being multi-level gave it a better vibe. Just my opinion. New location is still fantastic and very worth visiting!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Aberdeen, South Dakota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Were are the goods”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

I decided to write a review on this company they have extremely outstanding reviews yet this is the third time I have been to this bakery and I always get there and there's nothing on the shelves this is either a very very busy bakery and they're Baker does not know how to adjust his sales or they only make a handful of items because their businesses so slowI'm not sure on this business how they expect to run a bakery when they're out of baked goods at 1 o'clock

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Excellent coffee and baked goods”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Loved the friendly staff and atmosphere - and the coffee and quiche were excellent. Will definitely be a staple of our future stays in the area.

Visited September 2013
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Valrico, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Hard to find, probably not worth the effort”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

We stopped by Queen City on our way from Des Moines to Rapid City. They were obviously remodeling or relocating because the address listed was not correct. Also, there was no sign on the door, so we just happened upon it by blind luck. The selection was unremarkable and the servers appeared to be closing the store about an hour early by turning chairs upside down so there was little places to sit. Overall, not worth the effort so won't be stopping back by on our way back.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Hartford, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Closed?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

I walked from my hotel with my two kids last week Wednesday when they should've been open and it seemed they were closed (?). Disappointed. I didn't see any activity. Better signage? Something so I know it's open or closed? I don't want to give it a bad rating if they are open but I can't rate it good either.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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