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Magnolia Bakery

108 N State St, Block 37, Chicago, IL 60602-1608
+1 312-346-7777
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“banana pudding” (55 reviews)
“cupcakes” (133 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Cafe
££ - £££
108 N State St, Block 37, Chicago, IL 60602-1608
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm a baker so I have high standards. I was excited to try the bakery but I was so disapointed. I had an the Reeses peanut butter ice box dessert. Meh. Did they put sugar in the main part? Very sour cream cheese flavor. The...More

Thank Amber G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice cupcakes and cheesecake. Service a bit chaotic and a little pricey for what it is. On the main shopping street easy to find but more take away as lacks seating

Thank sidmackem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely appearance to the bakery. Not a huge variety. Between the two of us we only had a slice of layer cake and a key lime cheesecake. The layer cake was very dry and my companion only at part of it and threw the rest...More

Thank debracake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sensational - it was!!! Worlds largest slices of cake. Could use a little more seating. Staff extremely helpful.

Thank ASmileCostsNil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in Saturday 4/26/18 around 4:00 wasn't sure they would have much to choose from. they did and was very fresh and delicious. Personal very helpful.

Thank Colleen G
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We dropped in on the way to the train station outside the bakery. Vintage looking bakery, everything looks great under the glass. We got a random sampling of cupcakes, chocolate bark, and filled cookies. The cupcakes and cookies were not the freshest...looked better under the...More

Thank A A
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I had a coffee and cupcake when I was shopping. Really good place for peoplewatching. Service was not that good, but ok. It was around 6e (4 euros around) so not that expensive place. I could recommendate.

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We were in Chicago for my sister's 30th. Her best friend needed to order the cake and knew magnolia had great cupcakes. She called ahead and explained how she wanted the cake to look. We picked it up together and it was exactly how she...More

Thank TR216
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The exterior design of the place lured me in but the baked good made me coming for me! I became an instant regular. We kept coming back for more, the baked banana cake is so so delicious. Thinking back on it makes me jealous of...More

Thank holidaycoco
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went here on a Sunday afternoon. My wife and I got the last two small banana puddings. The pudding was excellent. Freshly made, creamy and full of flavor. Also tried the small round blueberry cheesecake which was good but nothing special. If you have a...More

Thank Zooey_n_Coal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$60
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 N State St, Block 37, Chicago, IL 60602-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-346-7777
Magnolia Bakery is a classic American bakery, cherished for its selection of old-fashioned, freshly baked desserts and vintage decor. For over 15 years, Magnolia has provided patrons with a range of handmade baked goods, including pies, cakes, cheesecakes, our famous banana pudding, cupcakes, cookies and fresh-from-the-oven muffins. Today, Magnolia Bakery can be found in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Mexico City, Tokyo, Moscow City, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Beirut, Kuwait City and Doha. Additionally, we are now shipping our cupcakes, brownies, bars and cookies nationwide. At Magnolia Bakery we make everything fresh-from-scratch on premises, all day, every day, using the finest ingredients.
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