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Swedish Bakery - CLOSED

5348 N Clark St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60640-2185
+1 773-561-8919
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“coffee cake” (9 reviews)
“marzipan” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Swedish, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
5348 N Clark St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60640-2185
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Stopped by Swedish Bakery. Waited 2 hours for their delicious baked goods. They were sold out of the marzipan cake rolls and cinnamon raisin bread by the time my number was called. I still was able to get an apple strudel and coffee cake.My family...More

Thank tcayala
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We have been coming to Swedish Bakery for years but now the shelves are nearly bare. No more beautiful butter cookies wth nuts or chocolate-dipped; no more cardamom cakes; there's a 2 coffee-cake limit. Almost no bread left. So unless you are picking up a...More

Thank CultureVulture60657
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have been coming to this bakery for over 30 years! Their cakes are amazing, especially the fruit topping whipped cream cake and their marzipan cake. My whole family is distraught that they are closing. I hope that they will rethink their decision or at...More

Thank DaliLaChica
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Stopped by Swedish Bakery yesterday anticipating a short wait. However, when I arrived at 1PM, the store was full. Had to dodge customers to get to the numbers which they where hovering around, almost as if they didn't want anyone else to get a number....More

Thank PamDSapphireSky
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We have been visiting Swedish Bakery for more than 20 years. In fact, I grew up in Chicago, and my parents went to this place. The fruit topped cakes and cream puffs were my dad's favorites. My daughters love the marzipan frogs. The marzipan, oh...More

Thank stmichael94
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have purchased baked good and pastries here for years. The place is ALWAYS packed on the weekend, but they have the system down to package your treasures and move the line along quickly. The display cases are mouth-watering with homemade treats. If you need...More

1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Marvelous coffee cakes The simplicity of the Cardamom coffee cake is without compare. Ulekaka in December is memorable. And then the tortes and cakes. Delicious and beautiful. Good use of almond paste in many. Brought sweet rolls with me to England for my grandkids. Highest...More

1  Thank Ron R
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stopped into this bakery our first day and went back several times during our stay. Everything was great and never had a bad pastry. The staff was very helpful.

Thank Eileen G
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

It was my daughter's 22nd birthday and she has been obsessed with trying a Swedish princesstarte since we saw it on the Great British Baking Show. We live in southern Wisconsin and there were no bakeries nearby that made the cake as they did on...More

Thank grinisa
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I have been going to the Swedish Bakery since I was nearly too young to remember. My Grandmother first took my mother, who both, then took me. This is THE place for ALL the wonderful, Old Scandinavian Recipes that Grandma used to make!

1  Thank Paul S
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Restaurant Details

American, Swedish, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5348 N Clark St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60640-2185
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-561-8919
  • E-mail
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