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Very High-Volume Longstanding Bakery & Cafe Affluent Western Suburb of Chicago – In The Heart Of Its Thriving Downtown!

THE Place For Custom Cakes & Sweets For Every Occasion

Western Suburb of Chicago, IL

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Food Type: Bakery/Cupcakes/Cakes, Cafe, Catering Company

Service Type: Fast Casual

Business Type: Independent

Sale Type: Business For Sale

Asking Price: $899,000

Gross Sales: $1,987,537

Net Operating Income: $295,648

Monthly Rent: $8,200

Lease Expiration: 09/2027

Lease Options: Three 5-Year Options

Year Established: 1994

Owner Operated: Yes

Seller Financing: Yes


A cozy European-style bakery and café. Offering fabulous take-away baked goods and superb savory dishes. Including an incredible selection of sweets, treats, pastries, cookies and cakes. As well as delicious house made quiches, sandwiches, soups and salads. Plus, exceptional coffee and espresso drinks.

Simple operation - counter service. Also serves breakfast, brunch and lunch. Dine-in or out, carryout and pickup, as well as catering for pickup or delivery. Specializes in custom cakes and desserts. Online ordering also available. And gift cards.

Charming interior. Recently remodeled. A couple of tables to eat inside, plus a few sidewalk tables out front. Features several bakery cases including a refrigerated one. In addition to a lovely retail area. And a large fully equipped professional bakers’ kitchen!

Well established almost 30 years. Independent - no royalty, advertising or transfer fees. Owner operated with full-time manager, as well as a large dedicated & experienced team in place.

Feel free to stop by the location as a customer first. This is a HIGHLY confidential listing, please DO NOT talk to any of the owners, employees or patrons. If interested, contact EatZ for more information. Showings by appointment only outside of business hours.


Magnifique! High-caliber bakery & cafe. Only uses the finest natural ingredients in their scratch kitchen. Bread from 2 iconic Chicagoland bakeries-Butter Crumb Bakery & La Fournette. Fresh quality treats. Amazing pastries. Outstanding cookies. Beautiful cupcakes. Phenomenal desserts. Stunning custom cakes. Fantastic food. Something for everyone. Delightful staff. Known for their delectable creations & impeccable service.

Highly desirable location. A coveted spot in its quintessential downtown of yesteryear. High foot & vehicle traffic!

Growth and Expansion:

Downtown treasure. A must stop. Staple in the community. Best bakery in town. Beloved institution. Area gem. Huge catering business. THE place for custom cakes & sweets for every occasion-brunches, birthdays, graduations, showers, weddings, holidays & more. Tons of loyal customers for generations!

Rave reviews. Rated 4.9 The Knot, 4.9 WeddingWire, 4.5 Google, 4.1 Facebook, 4.0 TripAdvisor & more. Highly rated & recommended, excellent reputation to continue to build upon for another 30 years. And huge social media presence!


Prime retail space in the heart & central business district of its downtown with historically significant architecture, lush landscaping and well-maintained streetscapes. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Offers a tremendous selection of specialty boutiques, exclusive shops, award-winning restaurants and high-end services including barbershops, salons and spas. Also, hosts numerous community events throughout the year including farmers markets, art fairs, holiday parades and music festivals. A popular destination for both locals and visitors alike to shop, dine and relax!

Located in an affluent western suburb just 20 miles west of downtown Chicago. Known for its natural beauty, hometown charm and friendly community atmosphere. Also, named one of Chicago’s richest suburbs and one of the best places to live in Illinois. The jewel of Chicago’s Western Suburbs!

County: DuPage


Lease Information: Leased space $8,200/mth gross (also includes water). Current lease expires Sep 2027 with three 5-year options.

Square Feet: 4,000.

Seating: 25 Inside & 8 Outside.

Days/Hrs of Operation: Mo-Sa 7a-5:30p & Su 7a-3p.

Real Estate: Leased.

Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price.

Value of Inventory: Not Included In Asking Price.

Number of Employees: 25-30.

Support/Training: Open to discuss.

Seller Financing Available: Possibly, to a well-qualified buyer with substantial down.

Reason for Selling: Retiring.

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