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Janet's Cakes & Catering

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504 Guido Cir, Bloomington, IL 61701-5832
309-664-0684
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Tue - Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

They do a pretty good job with their cakes, but complicated decorations are not their thing. Although our cake did not look like we had hoped, it tasted fantastic! This is not a "restaurant", but a bakery. You have to pick up your cake and take it elsewhere. I highly recommend the lemon cake with lemon icing. It is almost... More 

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1 Thank frolic838
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

Been using Janet's for my kids' bday parties for about 8 years. About a couple years ago is when I noticed the cakes were not the same as they were previously. Very dry and old tasting, on the verge of leftovers you'd find sitting in your kitchen for a week. Figured I'd try round two and see if this happened... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

My husband got a cake for my son's birthday one year & the whole thing was excellent, but especially their icing is sooooo good! Prices are pretty much what you pay in the big stores, but the icing is better.

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1 Thank Jackie G
Illinois
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86 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Janet's does a nice job decorating and providing a good, fresh tasting cake. We have gotten many cakes for birthdays from here. Never disappointed. They do get busy though and only take so many orders...so phone ahead early.

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1 Thank Lipsticklady
Chicago, Illinois
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123 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Cookies and cakes taste good but I had the misfortune of witnessing their work while picking up my order. I like to see vinyl GLOVES being worn by people who handle food, and hairnets/caps. None of this was happening, which gives it a Granny's Kitchen type feel, definitely not business-like. EWW.

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1 Thank Teri G
Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

I can call Janet and they can whip up a cake on most dates with 24 hours notice (except graduation time). They did this for a wedding cake as well. The almond icing is awesome. The decorating is great. Love this locally owned establishment!

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Thank Love2TravelGirl70
Lincoln, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

I love Janet’s cakes, they are very friendly and inviting when you visit. They have never turned an idea down that I have brought to them and they always executive it well. The strawberry cake is amazing!

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Thank Cyralynn
Normal Illinois
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

I like going into Janet's - I like seeing folks making the pastries and they are GOOD.

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Thank Gteam106
Bloomington, IL
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220 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

My daughter first had one of Janet's cakes at a baby shower a few years ago and ever since we've not ordered a cake from anywhere else. They did a beautiful Midsummer's Night Dream cake for a cast party, an awesome Army Graduation cake, Birthday Cakes, etc. My daughters favorite is the butter pecan cake with the almond butter frosting... More 

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Thank Connor11_7
Florida
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

We no longer live in Bloomington but when we return for a visit, we always go for a Janet Cake or cupcakes to share with family & friends. This is a fabulous dessert contribution for a party. We are always amazed when we get this "Oh my gosh, is that a cake from Janet's. They are the best". They are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 Guido Cir, Bloomington, IL 61701-5832
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 309-664-0684

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?