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Pekara Bakery & Bistro

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PRICE RANGE
USD 5 - USD 10
CUISINES
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch

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HOT SANDWICHES‎
All sandwiches served with chips and a pickle
$7.76
Cuban
ham, Cuban pork, provolone, pickle and Dijon mustard on Focaccia
$7.76
Turkey Melt
turkey, bacon, provolone and cheddar on Sourdough
$7.76
Pastrami
pastrami,‎ swiss, tomato, lettuce and pickle on a Baguette
$6.75
Ham and Cheese Melt
ham and cheddar on Sourdough
$6.75
Beef Au Jus
beef‎ and swiss on a Baguette, with a side of au jus sauce
$7.76
Hot Chicken Parisienne
chicken breast, bacon, cheddar, tomato, lettuce and mayo on Focaccia
$7.76
Marinara
pepperoni, salami, provolone and marinara on Focaccia
$6.75
BLT
bacon, lettuce, tomato and pesto on Semolina
$7.76
Portabello Veggie
pesto,‎ mushrooms, red roasted peppers and provolone on Focaccia
COLD SANDWICHES‎
$7.76
Adriatic
pastrami, salami, provolone, tomato, lettuce, mayo and Italian dressing on a Baguette
$7.76
Vegetarian
cucumber, tomato, lettuce, mushroom pesto and broccoli slaw on Focaccia
$6.75
Tuna
house‎ tuna salad and lettuce on a Croissant
$7.76
Cold Turkey
turkey,‎ bacon, tomato, lettuce and cranberry cream cheese on a Croissant
$6.75
Humus Vegetarian
cucumbers, tomato, lettuce and humus on Pain de Campagne
SALADS‎
$7.76
Grilled Chicken Caesar
$7.76
Asian Chicken
$7.76
Spinach
$7.25
Mezze
$7.25
Greek
$7.49
2 of 3
Half sandwich, cup of soup, or small salad
CREPES‎
$7.76
Prosciutto
$6.00
Cheese
$7.76
Roasted Veggie
$8.30
Smoked Salmon
$7.76
Chicken Pesto
$6.00
Chocolate Banana
$5.50
Nutella
$6.00
La Parisienne
$4.99
Lemon
$6.00
Strawberries and Cream
OMELETTES‎
All omelettes served with toast
$5.50
Ham and Swiss
$6.00
Prosciutto and Provolone
$5.50
Bacon and Cheddar
$7.49
Salmon and Bleu Cheese
$5.50
Spinach and Feta
$7.75
Portabella, Roasted Red Pepper, and Provolone
$4.99
Cheese
KID'S‎
$4.50
Peanut Butter and Jelly
$4.50
Turkey and Cheddar
$4.50
Ham and Cheddar
$4.50
Grilled Cheese
DRINKS‎
Small $1.50
Medium $1.75
Large $2.00
Ethiopian French Roast
Small $2.15
Medium $2.70
Large $3.15
Latte
Small $2.15
Medium $2.70
Large $3.15
Capuccino
Small $1.95
Medium $2.30
Large $2.60
Café Au Lait
Small $2.15
Medium $2.70
Large $3.15
Café Con Leche
Small $2.50
Medium $3.10
Large $3.35
Mocha
Small $1.45
Medium $1.75
Large $1.95
Americano
Single $1.35
Double $1.65
Espresso
$2.50
Turkish Coffee
One size only
Small $1.95
Medium $2.35
Large $2.85
Hot Chocolate
QUICHES WITH SIDE SALAD‎
$9.00
Lorraine
$9.00
Veggie
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

A great Go-To place for those seeking both sweet and savory pastries. While their variety of croissants are good, their quiches are great - particularly their mushroom goat cheese which looks simple but very flavorful and well-balanced. Dining area is spacious enough to comfortably accommodate...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank M M
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I've reviewed this wonderful bakery before and stand by it when I visited the new location (Springfield and Prospect) last week -- the carrot cake is still as perfect as ever, and this location is much larger, has parking, and lots more table spaces to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ice0123
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

The folks at Pekara definitely know what they’re doing when it comes to baked goods. Stopped by on three different mornings while in Champaign, and had a berry scone, a lemon and blueberry danish, and a spinach and feta danish, all of which were delicious....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank IHal
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Had the roasted veg crepe. Came with provolone and guacamole. Delish but wish the veg had more bite to it. Expensive but worth it.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Maria L
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I enjoyed visiting this place years ago when I was a student. It's still a good place for a great muffin and tea. I love the hibiscus tea in particular. The art on the walls from local folks is also beautiful.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank jas0719
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Oh M Gee! The cinnamon roll at this place is to die for. I am not a HUGE sweets lover and do not eat a lot of pastry items, but I literally grab one of these cinnamon rolls every time I am at Pekara (heats...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank TamiMcV
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Some interesting bakery items here, but the espresso was really thin mud, tasteless and without crema.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Visited this bakery when we visited my daughter at the university. It was busy when I first went and there was a line all the way to the door so I decided to come back later. They have cupcakes to tarts and cookies. My daughter...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank mariloud397
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I love Pekara! It seems like a lot of people don't know about this great place, but I really recommend it. The pastries are some of the best around and the crepes are awesome as well. This is the perfect place for a nice lunch...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank kristingentile
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a nice place for lunch or a pastry. Small place but friendly and welcoming. Excellent baked breads also.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Leta S
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