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Sweetheart Bakery

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309 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wed - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great loaves of bread. Owner has been doing this for 30 years. Lots of selection, although they were out of banana nut the day I visited.

Thank Illinoisnow
Hanna City, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped in looking for a small, sweet treat. We tried their oatmeal apple with caramel cookies. The counter person even warmed it up for us. It was incredibly delicious!

Thank HockeyParent13
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We are so glad we found this bakery and will be back, but have to go before the new year since they plan to close after Dec. 31. The pastry is so flaky and light and fillings are that perfect mix of sweet and buttery, We had the lemon bars which are almost custard-like (fantastic), cheese danish, apricot danish, eclair... More 

Thank Luv2Go6
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We stopped by to check out what this small bakery had to offer. They had a variety of things, and we tried some crispy cookies (SO GOOD) along with a loaf of fresh bread (Olive & Feta, Yes Please!). We were happy with everything we tried, and prices were great. The staff was friendly too. Cute little place to stop.

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

The store hours showed open, but there was a closed sign on the door. However, the owner arrived late and let us in. He was out of a lot of the breads, but offered to make them for us. When getting home and doing the taste test,there were great!

Thank RusPat_704
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

In a desperate search for delicious dessert in downtown Galena, I stopped in this cute little bakery as my last hope. Galena is short on great dessert. I picked a long john which I paid an extra dollar to have filled with buttercream and a double chocolate muffin. Neither were special but both were good. My low rating is because,... More 

Thank Rosemary W
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318 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We've been here a bit times and it does not disappoint. Located on the quieter side of Main St. Today I had the mini peach pie. Perfect for two, or one who doesn't want to share! Loved it. Mary was very sweet.

Thank Traderjoey
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75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

This bakery is on the Main Street in Galena. We wandered in based on a recommendation from a local person. They had a good selection of baked goods- desserts. But the wonderful discovery was their one lunch option- hot from the oven chicken pot pies- truly made from scratch. Amazing.

1 Thank Jackiegh
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

Wonderful bakery - very friendly staff - the donuts and breads are excellent. Lots of things to choose from.

Thank RosebudOswego
Chicago, Illinois
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6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

I had read good reviews about this bakery so decided I had to try it. My husband and I ordered an apple fritter. It was not fresh it was pretty stale we each took a bite and threw it out. Did not go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
email: sweetheartbakery77@yahoo.com. Ph# 815-281-2253

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