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Gerhard's Elegant European Desserts



Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Gerhardts is a wonderful place to stop and enjoy life for a little while. The pastries, breads and specialties are made with the best ingredients. Mary, the owner knows her regulars and treats everyone who stops in like an old friend. Highly recommend for special...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alice L
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My favorite bakery for a coffe or tea and a lovely desert. On many occasions I purchase items for family and friends to share. I have always been complimented on these baked goods which are fresh, innovative and delectable.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank P5405MSdianas
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Ok, so I love Bavarian and Austrian pastries. This is not that type of bakery. The quality is good but variety is limited. If you like expensive and ‘sophisticated ‘ bakery goods this place could be for you. It is the only bakery in the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank MerryMar2015
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Gerhard’s was recommended where we go to order our wedding cake at 9AM...we were getting married at 2PM. At 1:45PM, the hotel staff picked up our cake and it was perfect in every way. Simple and delicious. Thank you Gerhard!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank brentdsmith1
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Items are overpriced, miss Market Square Bakery where there were traditional coffee cakes, doughnuts, rolls and regular cakes and all was reasonably priced. Unless you need overpriced, small items, I suggest Jewel, Heinens or Mariano’s.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A few tables to sit and enjoy a pastry and cup of coffee, but this is mostly a great bakery. Amazing cakes for special occasions

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Beemer01
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I just went to pick up some of their delicious desserts to go. Never been unhappy with anything I've purchased there. Always delicious!

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Get there early for fresh cakes, pies, and goodies. Very good but very expensive. I've been there several times looking for a "special" dessert, which they have if you go early. They sell out fast.

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank KeLarson
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The best birthday cake ever. Rich and light all at the same time. I'm a chocolate lover and this is my favorite cake.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Tina V
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is the best bakery in Chicago. Opera cake was great. Same as the one in France. Highly recommend it for special occasions. I order the cake for my husbands birthday. Small portions, great quality, expensive.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank 972nellyd
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