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Sweet Mandy B's

#15 of 267 Bakeries in Chicago
#510 of 8,251 Places to Eat in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Lincoln Park
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1208 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-3109
+1 773-244-1174
Today
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although I've tried other bakery treats here, I have to say it's the cupcakes that keep bringing me back. I'm a huge chocolate fan, but their unique flavors (lemon, cookie monster, & snickerdoodle spring to mind) are so delicious, I forego traditional chocolate in favor of them! Our daughter's 3rd birthday included a full sized cake in the shape of... More 

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Chicagoland
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300 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly, neighborhood, delicious...what else could you want? The samples are also first class. You can order for the side room, order to take out..or order to have delivered. The cakes, et al are just outstanding!! Red velvet!! Vanilla!! Chocolate!! You name it, they have it..The coffee is also wonderful!! A great place to enjoy!! And very reasonable...

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Waterloo, Canada
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281 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coming from Canada we are always on the hunt for a good snicker doodle cookie (very hard to find in Canada). We found Mandy B's and were not let down. Located in a quaint neighbourhood Mandy's was quite busy for a Sunday morning when we stopped in to pick up our order. In addition to our cookies, which were phenomenal,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, helpful at my children's book signing, Olive and Babyland. Delicious food and wonderful teas. It is a neighborhood delight.

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Thank March B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great bakery with many choices and reasonable prices. Coffee is excellent as ell in a great Lincoln Park neighborhood.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Mmm so many choices from caramel apples to pies, cakes and cupcakes. It took me a while to decide on a slice of vanilla cake with buttercream frosting. Simply good. The buttercream was so creamy, and it was one of the best buttercream frostings I've had. I can't wait to visit again and try some of the other desserts.

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San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Decisions, decisions, decisions. Cute shop, friendly staff, great desserts. What else could you ask for?

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Manteno, IL
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Stopped by during a girls trip to Chicago. It was well worth the drive north. Enjoyed the cupcakes, pie and cookies. Officially my favorite cake in Chicago!

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Libertyville, IL
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

I know people love Sprinkles — but I must say I prefer Mandy B's. We've only had their chocolate and vanilla cupcakes - but they are so moist — and the icing is some of the best buttercream icing I've ever had. Would love to try a pie sometime. This is the kind of place where everything is good. Sure... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stopped here on a whim after being downtown. We came in late and firgured that they would not have anyhting left. We were wrong. There were plenty of fresh goodies that were fersh and suberb. Really enjoyed the bars. Ordered birthday cake after that and we found the frosting to be salty for some reason and asked for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1208 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-3109
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-244-1174

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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