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Bendtsen's Bakery

3200 Washington Ave, Racine, WI 53405-3037
+1 262-633-0365
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastry” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
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3200 Washington Ave, Racine, WI 53405-3037
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

I've been buying and enjoying Racine kringles for 50 years. Bendtsen's is hands down the best. The leading "other guy" bakery is more popular and sells more kringles only because of better marketing. Bendtsen's focuses on what's inside rather than on top. If you want...More

Thank djensen21
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Hey don't do super fancy.. but they do super delicious! I've had several cakes made from them and will keep going back!

Thank Shannon F
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We were in the mood to find some fresh rolls early in the morning and we arrived here just after opening. We were warmly greeted by the staff and saw what a selection this place has. It was hard to choose, but we tried a...More

1  Thank RockyShoal
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We bought a pecan kringle at this bakery to eat later but shared a cronut with cream cheese frosting right away. Both were good. The employee was o.k. but not particularly welcoming, but the items we purchased were both good.

Reviewed 7 August 2016

These people really know how to make a Danish Kringle. Still do it the old fashion way so the dough is flakier than other Kringles you can purchase in Racine. Their elephant ears are the best as well.

4  Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 4 August 2016

If you're going to indulge in Kringle, this is the place. I am from Racine and grew up eating Kringle and other Danish pastries. This is the only place that still makes all their Kringles by hand. My favorites are Pecan, Almond Macaroon and Cherry....More

2  Thank Lesli S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Can't beat the handmade process. 10x better than O&H. What took me so long to try a different bakery? Never going anywhere else. The almond kringle is outstanding and I have so many more flavors to try!

3  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I've been eating Bendtsen's kringles and other pastries for over 70 years and they are the best. The quality is never changes. The kringles have a generous, delicious filling....and, if you don't happen to live in Racine they will ship them to you Don't settle...More

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Bought my husbands birthday cake from them and it was awesome! Great pastries, great cakes and great staff! Thank you for helping make my husbands 40th great!

1  Thank Shannon F
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

There is no doubt about it that this is the best bakery in our town. The Kringles Are made fresh and they are the best. All of the other offerings are delicious and freshly baked. The service is excellent and the bakery is very clean.

1  Thank TravelingKate55
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Detta J
18 December 2015|
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Response from Jan F | Reviewed this property |
The pecan costs $9, not sure of the other flavors. The crust is the thinnest and flaky since they make it by hand. No one else still does.
Julie B
14 December 2015|
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Response from Jan F | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely no raisins in the almond Kringle. It is so delicious
Alice R
14 December 2015|
Response from Jeep057 | Reviewed this property |
Phone Bendtsen's Bakery in Racine,WI at 262-633-0365
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:30 - 17:30
05:30 - 17:30
05:30 - 17:30
05:30 - 17:30
05:30 - 17:30
05:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3200 Washington Ave, Racine, WI 53405-3037
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Racine
  • Phone Number: +1 262-633-0365
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