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Fourth Street Bakery & Cafe

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1255 4th St, Peru, IL 61354-3629
+1 815-224-1927
Today
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Chicago
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

My son and I often make a weekend trip for breakfast or lunch to this friendly establishment. The baked goods never disappoint, and the atmosphere is relaxed. They do run out of certain items by midmorning, so make sure you get there early for the best selection.

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Thank Anna M
Leland, Illinois
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Made a quick trip to grab something. I'm a vegetarian and they don't have a large selection but I left full and satisfied.

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Thank TiaJean
Champaign, Illinois
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98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

First time here. Stopped in around 10:30am for a bagel and coffee. Service was fine, nice coffee selection as well. Even had 2 choices for decaf which was a nice surprise. Good amount of seating inside and they had plenty of sandwich options for lunch as well. Overall, they were helpful and the bagel and coffee were good.

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Thank David H
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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Have stopped several times to get the muffins here. They are absolutley yummy. And the service is so friendly.

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Thank Valorie C
Peru, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Many times they are sold out of bagels by 8 in the morning. When you ask if there are more coming out the answer is always no. I can't believe they can stay in business that way. And don't even get me started on customer service. The owner doesn't reserve her rudeness for her just her staff. She spreads it... More 

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1 Thank jean c
Clarkston, Michigan
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

my boyfriend and I stopped in before a long day of hiking. we both got bagel sandwiches with bacon egg and cheese, TOO DIE FOR! and then we caved for some mini muffins, a sugar cookie and a cheese Danish on the way out! all of the baked goods look fresh and tasty! our muffins were great, and so was... More 

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Thank Morgan D
Spring Valley, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Terrible, terrible, terrible customer service. Stopped in to place an order and the OWNER told me to hurry us basically because the line was to the door and I was taking to long. I am a frequent customer here 3xweek and last year I quit going for 6 months because of the rude owner and her staff. I just decided... More 

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1 Thank jennifer d
Peru, Illinois
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Mostly get bagels from here and they are really good. They have different types of bagels and cream cheeses and have several different breakfast sandwich options that are all good. They also have some good lunch foods and soups. The beverage menu is pretty good and they have a lot of different kinds of tea for sale.

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Thank Amanda T
Peru, Illinois
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

We love eating at Fourth Street Bakery in Peru. The casual sunny atmosphere is relaxing and inviting. Early in the am the raisin bagels, cinnamon rolls and coffees are delish. My lunch favorite is the BLT on the everything bagel with veggie cream cheese. Great little local spot to enjoy when you're in the Illinois River Valley area!

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Thank MikenGing
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

My wife has enjoyed the lunches and I have enjoyed many of their selections of coffee. Travelers or locals should stop by.

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Thank S N J B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1255 4th St, Peru, IL 61354-3629
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peru
  • Phone Number: +1 815-224-1927

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