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Sweetheart Bakery

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309 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
08:00 - 15:00
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Sun 09:00 - 13:00
Wed - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Ran to this store because they were closing at 1pm today only for them to be for ever closed because of retirement. So many stores come and go from this town. It's sad

Thank lori f
Madison, WI
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The seven layer bar was excellent- had a nice butterscotch flavor that I sometimes miss in similar bars. However, the mini-donuts were a bit dry, luckily I only had two.

Thank gawul00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great loaves of bread. Owner has been doing this for 30 years. Lots of selection, although they were out of banana nut the day I visited.

Thank Illinoisnow
Hanna City, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I stopped in looking for a small, sweet treat. We tried their oatmeal apple with caramel cookies. The counter person even warmed it up for us. It was incredibly delicious!

Thank HockeyParent13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We are so glad we found this bakery and will be back, but have to go before the new year since they plan to close after Dec. 31. The pastry is so flaky and light and fillings are that perfect mix of sweet and buttery, We had the lemon bars which are almost custard-like (fantastic), cheese danish, apricot danish, eclair... More 

Thank Luv2Go6
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped by to check out what this small bakery had to offer. They had a variety of things, and we tried some crispy cookies (SO GOOD) along with a loaf of fresh bread (Olive & Feta, Yes Please!). We were happy with everything we tried, and prices were great. The staff was friendly too. Cute little place to stop.

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The store hours showed open, but there was a closed sign on the door. However, the owner arrived late and let us in. He was out of a lot of the breads, but offered to make them for us. When getting home and doing the taste test,there were great!

Thank RusPat_704
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

In a desperate search for delicious dessert in downtown Galena, I stopped in this cute little bakery as my last hope. Galena is short on great dessert. I picked a long john which I paid an extra dollar to have filled with buttercream and a double chocolate muffin. Neither were special but both were good. My low rating is because,... More 

Thank Rosemary W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We've been here a bit times and it does not disappoint. Located on the quieter side of Main St. Today I had the mini peach pie. Perfect for two, or one who doesn't want to share! Loved it. Mary was very sweet.

Thank Traderjoey
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

This bakery is on the Main Street in Galena. We wandered in based on a recommendation from a local person. They had a good selection of baked goods- desserts. But the wonderful discovery was their one lunch option- hot from the oven chicken pot pies- truly made from scratch. Amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
email: sweetheartbakery77@yahoo.com. Ph# 815-281-2253

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