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6747 Broadcast Pkwy, Loves Park, IL 61111-4410
+1 815-708-7294
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
8 Jan 2014
“Great expectations, Very Disappointing Reality”
7 Jan 2014
“Great products, Too epensive.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
German, Cafe
$$ - $$$
6747 Broadcast Pkwy, Loves Park, IL 61111-4410
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

Would not have reviewed, but a TA prompt motivated me to comment. When I first heard of this bakery, I was delighted that Rockford might have a bakery like those I've experienced in Germany. Sadly the reality was very disappointing. We went a couple of...More

Thank PeterBIllinois
Reviewed 7 January 2014

I was disappointed in the amount of products offered, being a German Bakery. The breads and deserts offered were very good. Sadly, I heard they had to close. I was not srprised, they were too expensive. I had hoped they would close, reorganize and reopen,...More

Thank BobbieB1950
Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

This was such a nice place and something different for the area. Always good when I stopped - too bad it closed . Hope it reopens soon!

Thank jlg1223
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We loved the pretzels, rolls, and breads. I have eaten lunch there as well, and the apple cake was awesome. Unfortunately, the place is closed, so no more baked goods. :( There are rumors though that it may reopen if an investor is found, but...More

Thank Cass L
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Very welcome addition to Rockford. Enjoyed everything except television constantly on, it was quite a distraction to enjoying our lunch and catching up. Food was delicious & unlike any other place around, will surely be back!

Thank GildaIllinois
Reviewed 18 May 2013 via mobile

I stumbled apon this bakery in March and was so pleased that I did! I tried both the plain and cheese pretzels as well as the German rye bread. The pretzel were amazing! If you are a pretzel person you do not want to miss...More

Thank MissSierra75
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Love this place. We look for ethnic places to eat when traveling and found this bakery, oh my all of their baked goods are very very good. We had breakfast twice here while in town and their coffee is even good. We took some of...More

Thank jlsrocks
Reviewed 19 April 2013

I'd been meaning to stop here for some time and finally did. I selected a sampling of things to take home; a frankfurter roll, a piece of apple strudel, a salty stick, a salted pretzel, a bear claw, and a Friday only raspberry filled doughnut....More

Thank Sheri W
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Restaurant Details

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08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6747 Broadcast Pkwy, Loves Park, IL 61111-4410
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Loves Park
  • Phone Number: +1 815-708-7294
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