We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Corner Bakery Cafe

188 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602-2306
+1 312-263-4258
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“panini” (5 reviews)
“oatmeal” (4 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Cafe, Healthy, Soups
188 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602-2306
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (67)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Love the oatmeal options. The berries are fresh! The breakfast sandwiches were a hit as well. The service was really good, too!!!

Thank Davidamy617
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The smoked bacon and cheddar panini was amazing! All of their breakfast options looked so good! Staff was great and atmosphere was inviting. Within walking distance of our hotel. Great spot to grab a quick bite to eat!

Thank MellKel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a quick lunch, got the Mac and Three Cheeses. It was creamy, cheesy and delicious- very tasty. The Caprese sandwich was decent and the Chopped Salad was as well. Very accommodating for kids, and the service was very kind and sweet. I...More

Thank jazz 1
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Right on the busy corner of Washington street and Wells street and steps from the El. Friendly management and crew serves average breakfast and lunch items, The Bakery is ok not like real Bakery items. Wraps and panini's are good. They also have scramblers, pancakes,...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We had breakfast at both of the Corner Bakery Cafe's near our hotel (the one on Randolph was the other). Decent breakfast selection with quick service, quality food, and clean facilities. Good prices relative to other options. Will definitely return if we go back to...More

Thank JrryKhls
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Right around the corner from the Kimpton....delicious food, reasonably priced....came out quickly. a good alternative to the chains

Thank Melody C
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Mr friend and I had just stepped off the train from Midway Airport and were headed for Lyric Opera. We decided to have a casual meal, rather that cram in a complicated and expensive dinner. The paninis were fringe, but I do want to remark...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

This was a convenient location between our parking garage and the theater. It was not crowded early evening, the service and food were very good, as expectede.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I recently visited a Corner Bakery location and the cashier was extremely helpful. I explained to her I wasn't familiar with the menu and I was exploring vegetarian options. She explained to me what was available. I wanted lunch but it was 20 mins before...More

Thank Buff188
Reviewed 21 February 2017

You can either get pastries or snacks, with a fair coffee choice. The cakes are good products, although the price is a bit expensive.

Thank Pierre6425618
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
Nearby HotelsSee all 198 hotels in Chicago
Kimpton Hotel Allegro
951 reviews
.11 km away
Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown - The Loop
1,220 reviews
.17 km away
Residence Inn Chicago Downtown/Loop
498 reviews
.22 km away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown
1,372 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bombay Wraps
33 reviews
.07 km away
Hannah's Bretzel
59 reviews
.01 km away
Bar Allegro
27 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lyric Opera of Chicago
421 reviews
.35 km away
Goodman Theatre
391 reviews
.37 km away
Cadillac Palace Theatre
278 reviews
.10 km away
Picasso Statue
610 reviews
.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Corner Bakery Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 188 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602-2306
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-263-4258
Fresh & delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner & catering, we're dedicated to keeping you happy in your Corner of the world.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing