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Maria's Bakery Cafe & Catering

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410 Sheridan Rd, Ste 2, Highwood, IL 60040-1343
+1 847-266-0811
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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Wed - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We eat here a lot. Never disappointed. Lunch or dinner is great with classic options. The Lentil Soup is so good. All the meatballs are great with my preference being veal. Pasta is excellent. Sandwiches filling. They also have a chocolate covered donut that is crave worthy. They don't last all day though so you have to swing in and... More 

Thank Humplov
Lake Forest, IL
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241 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This place does what it does very well. We go for the pastries, but their prices have gotten TOO HIGH. 4 dollar for a single turn over! We are outta here!

Thank Robert T
Highland Park
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

A combination restaurant and bakery serving a wide assortment of pastries and italian food including foccacio bread - pizza. All is made fresh on premises and all is tasty and reasonable price.

Thank David S
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Great, authentic fresh food. Nice lunch time eatery. Fair prices, and personal service in the heart of Highwood. I have visited many times. The meatball sandwich is delicious. The pasta is outstanding. I am never disappointed at Maria's.

Thank Kris R
Katy, Texas, United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

My sister and I stopped in for a treat. We were greeted by the owner who gave us a tour. He showed us all the various pastries as well as the lunch and dinner menus. We each got a cannoli to enjoy at home. They were great and so fresh. Maybe next time we will try lunch when I visit.

Thank Kath51__12
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902 reviews
644 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Maria's is SUCH a treasure! Eat in or carry-out -- everything is fabulous!! This is my dining trifecta: delicious food -- large portions -- fair prices!!

Thank illinois travelere
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

If you like coffee, have time to kill, or want grab something to bring home, this is a great place. Relaxed and inviting atmosphere make you want to stay. The Tiramisu is to die for...and I love the specials Menu for dinner.

Thank LC V
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2015

My cousin was visiting me in Chicago for a food adventure, particularly Italian fare. We had been to Eataly and decided to check out Milwaukee for a day trip. Being a beautiful late fall day, we decided to take the scenic route up Sheridan road. Then I remembered Maria's, which I had only been to once before, 3 years earlier.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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116 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Small place just like in Italy. We had the gnocchi and the panzerotti . Both were delicious. I think the gnocchi was slightly better. The panzerotti was a lot of bread. It was more like a giant calzone rather than the panzerotti you will find in Italy. I would come back if I were in the area at lunch time.... More 

Thank Pezzler
Gurnee, Illinois
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Fresher baked bread from plain French to a hearty chibatta. Also plenty of cookie flavors to savor. They also carry homemade facchachio plain cheese sausage and spinach delights.

Thank Penny B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Italian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Sheridan Rd, Ste 2, Highwood, IL 60040-1343
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highwood
  • Phone Number: +1 847-266-0811

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