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Ambrosia Euro American Ptssre

710 Northwest Hwy, Barrington, IL 60010
+1 847-304-8278
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
28 Oct 2017
“My favorite Pastry and Coffee shop”
3 Jun 2017
“If only sugar was healthy”
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$$ - $$$
710 Northwest Hwy, Barrington, IL 60010
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Reviewed 29 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 29 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 16 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 4 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 5 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

2  Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 31 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 8 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
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

I have had the pleasure of tasting many things from here, and each treat was exquisite. Creme brûlée- rich, with a lusty finish. Petit fours- works of art that are light and smooth and delightful. Raspberry/apricot tart- stunning to the eye and the palate. Key...More

1  Thank ladymacdeth
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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