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Bennison Bakeries

1000 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-3610
+1 847-328-9434
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“donuts” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
“torte” (3 reviews)
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1000 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-3610
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this bakery by chance since I got lost coming off from cta Davis station to return to my hotel. I love their sticky bun, and apfelstruedel. I also a triple layer chocolate bar with coffee. Not sure the name is, however, it was...More

Thank Fellow_Traveler_CA
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Bennison's is an Evanston institution. Located a few blocks from downtown and the train, they deliver the goods. When you walk in you will be overwhelmed by the smell of butter!! The cakes, donuts and specialty baked goods are all amazing.

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I grew up in Evanston and it was a pleasure to stroll back into Bennison's. This bakery has the best cookies on Earth. I haven't tried everything in the cases, but can vouch for 2 things for sure and these alone are worth the visit....More

Thank Klaibs
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for 3 days while I was in Evanston. They have great donuts, cookies and pretty much any kind of pastry you can think of. I'll be back next time I'm in Evanston!

Thank Masterbeavis
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My only complaint is that they don't have gluten free bread. My family loves their assorted variety of baked goods. The muffins are wonderful, as are the cookies and the spinach/feta cheese croissants. My son in law from Omaha tells everyone who visits Evanston about...More

Thank Toni R
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I haven't sampled nearly as many of their goods as I'd like, but I can absolutely recommend their chocolate and almond croissants - flavorful and fresh, and no skimping on the filling! At Christmastime, their Petits Fours are so beautifully decorated and delicious... It's my...More

Thank RogersParkTraveler
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Love it! From the moment You get close to the windows and walk in...the smell of an old fashion bakery. Everything is tasty. A must try to get pastries or cake for a special occasion. Maybe just stop to get Yourself a treat!

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I found out I could get a king cake in Chicagoland and was led to this bakery. When I go to a bakery, I generally get a couple donuts to see the quality of the place. The donuts I had were perfect and I even...More

Thank Princerman
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We came here for pretzels, only to find out they don't have them. However, we found some nice coffee cake and croissant sandwhiches that were yum. The service was very slow - especially the time it took to get coffee!

Thank JineteNZ
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Having an awesome bakery right around the corner from your office is a dangerous thing! Excellent doughnuts and sweets, love their red velvet and maple bacon doughnuts. Tasty sandwiches. All very reasonably priced.

Thank ChicagoBauer
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Average prices
USD 20
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-328-9434
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