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Ingram's Busy Bee Bakery

5126 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4601
+1 630-968-8830
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“doughnuts” (6 reviews)
“cake” (9 reviews)
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6:00 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
5126 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4601
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quality goods and a long time institution in downtown Downers Grove! Fresh baked goods at a reasonable price.

Thank James L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful bakery in Downers Grove. The Atomic cake is a specialty. Wonderful breakfast goodies and breads and cookies!

Thank Camille V
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Busy Bee's maple cinnamon donut is one of the best things I've ever eaten. It's an airy yeast donut topped with a thin layer of caramel frosting and dusted with cinnamon powdered sugar. Everything else I've tried is very good, but these are amazing. Sometimes...More

Thank IlliniTrav
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely old/fashioned neighborhood bakery. Wonderful selection and reasonable prices. Convenient hours. Not many of these left!

Thank bartinlisle
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I know everybody has a bakery they like most. This one is mine. They have his one donut I still am not 100% sure of what is on it but I think it's a Carmel icing with powered sugar and cinnamon. I can eat ALL...More

Thank BDAD68
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Do not pass go, just head right to this Downers institution! The best butter cookies ever, an amazing array of cookies, cakes and pastries-always tasty, just go. Too many delectable choices, so go back again. I may try to have some shipped!

Thank Suedrs
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The cakes, breads and pastries here are all delicious, but my favorite treat is the Italian butter cookies. I've been shopping at Busy Bee my whole life and those cookies are my must-have when back in DG. The cookies with chocolate frosting filling are the...More

Thank HMDenver
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is the greatest small bakery in the western suburbs of Chicago. They have a huge selection of fresh baked cookies, pastries, and cakes all the time. The greatest is their doughnut holes. They are large enough to be other stores regular doughnuts. I usually...More

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Old fashioned bakery like you used to find all over Chicago. The flavor and quality are terrific. Remember the streusel coffee cake that was split and filled with buttercream? They have that, and you can buy it by the slice. Fresh pastries, sweet rolls, kolaches,...More

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Yeah, it was my job to take the dough from here and pilot over there, nyuk, nyuk, nyuk, spread out! The coffe cakes and sweet rolls in this place are really good, just like the old days. The donuts and kolackys leave a little to...More

Thank PercyHawkins
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5126 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4601
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-968-8830
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