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Ambrosia Euro American Ptssre

710 Northwest Hwy, Barrington, IL 60010
+1 847-304-8278
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
21 Jan 2018
“I'd live here if I could”
28 Oct 2017
“My favorite Pastry and Coffee shop”
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££ - £££
710 Northwest Hwy, Barrington, IL 60010
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Lucky to have this gem so close to home. Everything here is perfect - atmosphere, staff, the coffee and, of course, the food. Best. Croissants. Ever. Other favorites include the Ambrosia rolls (kouign amann), almond bear claw and any of the cookies. Any thing you...More

Thank mod763
Reviewed 28 October 2017

When you step into Ambrosio you think you are stepping into a european shop. The aroma and selection is amazing. Great coffee with real whipped cream.

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

It goes without saying that the cakes, pastries and coffee are some of the finest around. Great flavor, not

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I have had the pleasure of eating at fine bakeries or patisseries in Paris, Lyon, London and Rome and there isn't a single place that can compare to Ambrosia in Barrington!

Thank ramessemer
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This specialty pastry cafe remained unknown to me for so long- but for a kind neighbor's treat! The pastries are spectacular - sort of european style but never heavy or stodgy ; layers of delectable mooses/light airy buttercream/artistically patterned designs that taste fantastic, and not...More

Thank wenfamily
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

OMG. Decisions, decisions! Sweet or savory? Love those mini-paste ties cuz you can buy more than one in more than one flavor! What can I say? I'm a Gemini! So I ordered chocolate covered strawberries, lemon cream pie, flan, and a chocolate croissant. It's 11...More

Thank Squirrelhound
Reviewed 3 March 2016

When I am in the Barrington area this is a must stop place.It is a true gourmet Bakery and Fine Pastry shop. When you order coffee they ask you if want cream. It is real cream made at their shop. The aroma of the baking...More

Thank StanKIL
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I don't know if J.P. Morgan actually said "If you have to ask the price, you can't afford it," but here he'd say, "If you have to ask the price, you're at Ambrosia." No prices are posted. That's right -- no prices listed anywhere. I...More

3  Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Went here for coffee and a pastry. Had a peach croissaint and it was perfect! Not too sweet and light. It is a nice, quiet coffee shop.

1  Thank runandgolf
Reviewed 7 November 2015

All I can say is that we are lucky to have a place like this is Barrington! Cakes and pastries are exceptional. The macaroons are heavenly. I've been going here for years , and have never been disappointed.

1  Thank jsb87
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Northwest Hwy, Barrington, IL 60010
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 847-304-8278
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