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Riverside Bake Shop

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1309 N Riverside Dr, McHenry, IL 60050-4509
815-385-0044
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4:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue - Fri 4:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 4:00 am - 5:00 pm
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McHenry, Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Riverside Bake Shop is an old fashioned local bakery in downtown McHenry. There are not many bakeries left, being replaced by the chain grocers, but they don't come close to the quality of Riverside. The donuts are huge and delicious. The donut holes are equally delicious. I love the iced cinnamon raisin bread and their fluffy cheesecake melts in your... More 

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Thank Linda E
Covington, Georgia
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My whole family and Grandkids love their doughnuts, their smiley cookies, anything from this bakery. The owners are super! Go now, anything is great!!!

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Thank Diane W
McHenry, Illinois
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each and every product made by Riverside Bakery is delicious. A small box of the assorted butter cookies make a wonderful gift. My granddaughters love the smile face cookies. The donuts are always a hit at work. My favorite is the pumpkin spice.

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Thank Fran L
McHenry, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great pastries, bread, cookies, everything. Kids have grown up eating the cookies and donuts there for over 15 years. Great holiday items, traditional and fun.

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Thank nischktoo
Nashville, TN
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember my dad would always get us donuts on Saturday morning from here. Whenever I visit McHenry, I always have to go back and get a Long John but they have a variety of donuts, breads, and other baked goods.

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Thank NashGlobeTrekker
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This bakery is the best---it's a local institution---we love their cinnamon raisin bread, with or without icing. (And they'll slice it too!) The butter cookies are out of this world and come in different varieties. In fact, Everything is great at Riverside. Every time we're in McHenry, we stop and load up!!! Staff is always helpful and friendly and they... More 

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Thank Calmac3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything I ever ordered there was great. Nothing bad at all. My dad was a cop and work overnight, they would always take care of them. Always smell great when baking

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Thank Heather P
McHenry, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Always fresh and tasty bakery items. So glad we have this bakery in our town. Always a crowd favorite.

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Thank karsnow
McHenry, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I love this place. I use to make weekly stops there when I lived down the street for donuts. It smelled so good every night when they were there making the next day's batch. The smiley face cookies are always a winner with the little kids.

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Thank SherrnJane
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Love their Boston cream and cookies . I have been going here for years and have always had great service and amazing food!!

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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
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
4:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1309 N Riverside Dr, McHenry, IL 60050-4509
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: 815-385-0044

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?