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Ingram's Busy Bee Bakery

5126 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4601
+1 630-968-8830
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“doughnuts” (6 reviews)
“donut holes” (3 reviews)
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5126 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4601
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I know everybody has a bakery they like most. This one is mine. They have his one donut I still am not 100% sure of what is on it but I think it's a Carmel icing with powered sugar and cinnamon. I can eat ALL...More

Thank BDAD68
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Do not pass go, just head right to this Downers institution! The best butter cookies ever, an amazing array of cookies, cakes and pastries-always tasty, just go. Too many delectable choices, so go back again. I may try to have some shipped!

Thank Suedrs
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The cakes, breads and pastries here are all delicious, but my favorite treat is the Italian butter cookies. I've been shopping at Busy Bee my whole life and those cookies are my must-have when back in DG. The cookies with chocolate frosting filling are the...More

Thank HMDenver
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is the greatest small bakery in the western suburbs of Chicago. They have a huge selection of fresh baked cookies, pastries, and cakes all the time. The greatest is their doughnut holes. They are large enough to be other stores regular doughnuts. I usually...More

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Old fashioned bakery like you used to find all over Chicago. The flavor and quality are terrific. Remember the streusel coffee cake that was split and filled with buttercream? They have that, and you can buy it by the slice. Fresh pastries, sweet rolls, kolaches,...More

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Yeah, it was my job to take the dough from here and pilot over there, nyuk, nyuk, nyuk, spread out! The coffe cakes and sweet rolls in this place are really good, just like the old days. The donuts and kolackys leave a little to...More

Thank PercyHawkins
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Best punczkis! Great variety put your order in early to avoid lines and get what you want. Amazing how many orders they do! Delicious!

Thank Sheila O
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Busy Bee offers a great selection of baked goods including birthday/layer cake, sweet rolls, brownies, cookies etc. The raspberry filled coffee cake is a favorite - dough light and tender, not overly sweet with a delicious raspberry filling. Gets crowded on Saturday so go early.

Thank jwoge
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I live here in DG and this place is a must visit! The people are amazing and the sweets are to die for!

Thank Allison T
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Ingram's Busy Bee is not a restaurant. It's an old time bakery on Main Street of Downers Grove. You can special order pies and cakes.

Thank John L
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  • Food
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  • Value
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Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
06:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 16:00
Thursday
06:00 - 16:00
Friday
06:00 - 16:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5126 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4601
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-968-8830
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