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201 State St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1126
+1 269-983-2002
Today
06:00 - 17:30
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 17:30
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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Crete
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stopped by and took home a sticky pecan roll and a cinnamon roll. They also serve breakfast. Everything looked and tasted wonderful

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Thank JannCrete
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have frequented this establishment many times since 2004. The bake good are not really my thing but the homemade soup and sandwiches are very good. In the past, the staff has seemed more friendly than my last visit. It appears there has been a turnover in employees, for whatever reason, not as personable. I also wish they offered healthier... More 

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Thank Susan S
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Nothing out of the ordinary. Traditional donut, coffee cake, cookies. Some sandwiches. Locals love this little gem. Coffee just so so, but I'm a Starbucks gal.

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Thank Jeanne S
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

If you want good baked goods, stop here. The chocolate cake donuts are the best in the area and their Danish (especially almond) melt in your mouth. It's a great stop on a Saturday morning after walking the bluff in St. Joseph.

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South Bend, Indiana
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Stopped in here and picked up a few items to take home with us after dining at a nearby restaurant along State Street. Upon entering you notice how limited the space is in the interior of the building. There would have been more available space except the small seating area for patrons was roped off, with a do not enter... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Everything we've had has been great. I get our bread there. The donuts and baked goods are great. We get soup to-go on a regular basis.

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Thank JDTMom
michigan
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

really good sweet rolls love the pineapple also they have wonderful apple dumpling that have a fantastic glaze over them/

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Thank nursebob
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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126 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Adorable little bakery. They had a full selection of Italian butter cookies pastries and then little to go items. They have indoor seating along with a couple of benches outside. I only had one butter cookie is I am planning on eating my way down the block. The cookie was delicious.

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Thank Heidi-ready-2-travel
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120 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

This place is great. It had awesome pastries, but you have to go early. I see a review that they had a sparse selection, it really has to be timing. If you want fresh, then they're bound to run out instead of making too much and throwing it away. My favorite thing here is the long john with creme.. It... More 

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Thank Blakk
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Friday is the best day to get my favorite french crullers, but with so many choices you won't be disappointed! It is a must visit for anyone who loves a good pastry or donut!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 17:30
Thursday
06:00 - 17:30
Friday
06:00 - 18:00
Saturday
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 State St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1126
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 269-983-2002
Description
This is a second location for the store, main store is in South Haven

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?