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Cocoa Bean

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11 South 7th Street, Geneva, IL
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7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue - Fri 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

I was hosting a baby shower so my husband and I sampled croissants and breads from several bakeries in Geneva. The Cocoa Bean won! I served croissants, almond croissants, mini blueberry breads and assorted specialty breads at the shower. EVERYONE loved the selection! The almond croissants were loved by all!! We also ordered some veggie quiches for the vegetarians attending... More 

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Thank Elsie G
Downers Grove, Illinois
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Cocoa Bean has the best croissants in the entire Chicagoland area! Their delightfully decorated small cakes and pastries DO taste as good as they look. These guys know what they are doing; you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Hortonwhoness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Cakes, coffee, pastry, you will leave happier and thankful places like this exist. European patisserie excellence within 10 minutes of home. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

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Thank Zia K
Naperville, Illinois
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Small bakery with outstanding pastries and coffee. Leave your calorie counter at home! Friendly staff. Hometown feel. We will be back!

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Thank Linda1117
Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

The place is small and gets crowded fast, but it is definitely worth a stop! Everything they have is excellent. I order birthday cakes from this place all the times and people are always impressed with the taste and the decorations. When I have friends over or I want to serve a nice dessert, I always stop by here and... More 

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Thank monica1978
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Everything made from scratch, what this chef does with chocolate makes you wonder! Fresh minis or larger cakes for birthdays you can't go wrong, nice little breakfast and lunch spot. Made a wonderful cake for my wifes 50th bday party!

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Thank Bryan F
Hanover Park, Illinois
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

This bakery is great! Their almond croissants are out of this world! Haven't even ventured into their cakes yet.

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Thank janettekamedula
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I can't over-state how gorgeous, colorful and decadent the tarts and mini cakes are! If you stop by and look at the display case, you will know what I mean; beautiful! So, my husband surprised me on my birthday with a sampling of each tart and a few mini cakes. Each one was fantastic, fresh and wonderful. I just can't... More 

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Thank JoJo S
Chicago, IL
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've been to the Cocoa Bean twice and both times indulged in their croissants. So in all honesty, I can't speak for how their other beautiful pastries taste. At the Cocoa Bean, I've found the best croissant outside of Switzerland where I savored THE croissant against which all others will forever be compared. The Cocoa Bean croissant is comparable to... More 

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Thank stefanofranco
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My husband and I decided to check out the Coco Bean in Geneva for our daughter's 1st birthday cake. We stopped in and bought a few of their mini cakes (delicious) to help us decide. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly and walked through their cakes with me. We decided on a small "smash cake" for our daughter (white/... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 South 7th Street, Geneva, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva

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