Best Coffee Shops and Bakeries

Local Tip: "We've ordered a number of cakes from Ambrosia, and they are always exceptional. You will not find any cakes like these anywhere else. They have a wonderful selection of sweet and savory pastries as well. Something to please everyone." – Amy O.

Ambrosia Euro American Pâtisserie
710 W. Northwest Hwy., Barrington
(847) 304-8278
Nestled in the foundry shopping plaza lies Ambrosia Euro-American Patisserie, family-owned and operated for 30 years. They proudly honor this artisan craft by producing a fresh, daily selection of gourmet pastries, baked goods, confections, and beverages. You can enjoy these inside the patisserie, alfresco on their beautiful patio, or take it out with you. Their Italian Rancilio espresso machine offers delicious, classic espresso drinks.

Calibre Coffee
100 W. Higgins Rd., Ste. H-60, South Barrington
(847) 551-4420
This independent coffee house is known for its international menu, which features drinks from locations all around the world. They are made as close to what you’d find in their country of origin as possible.

Cook Street Coffee, a.k.a. Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters – Cook Street
100 E. Station St. #170, Barrington
(847) 387-3768
A laid-back neighborhood coffee shop that offers coffee drinks and live-music nights. 

Clarke's Bakery and Deli
455 W. Northwest Hwy., Barrington
(847) 381-5113
We have been in Barrington since 1986. During these years we have been using our traditional family recipes to help other families create their own traditions. 

Ella Bonella
421 N. Northwest Hwy., Barrington
(847) 560-1523
Artisan pies, croissants, Danish and sandwiches. Open weekends for breakfast pies, pastries, and lunch, including sandwiches on our homemade pane focaccia.

Pepper Park Coffee
22000 N. Pepper Rd., Lake Barrington
(224) 848-4913
This gourmet coffee shop, featuring Chicago Coffee Roastery, provides pastries and baked goods along with a variety of menu options for breakfast and lunch.

Christi's Sweet Cafe
121-A Barrington Commons Ct., Barrington
(224) 655-7334
Bakery and Cafe offering classical French and American pastries, cookies and desserts. We offer custom cakes and platters for all occasions and locally roasted coffee in a quaint modern storefront.