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201 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1235
+1 618-939-3131
Sun 06:30 - 18:00
Tue - Sat 06:00 - 14:30
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Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Ahne's is the best bakery EVER! I travel a lot for work (and occasionally for pleasure). Never had a better pastry than at Ahne's. When I come back to visit my parents I make sure to make a visit here. Make sure to get here early or they will be sold out.

Thank AliCatD27
Waterloo, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This home town bakery has been in business for many years. It has by far the best pastries that you will ever eat. It has recipes that have been around for generations.

Thank Newbs57
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great bakery. There bread donuts and cookies can't be beat. Large selection seems to vary be the day and time of day. Very affordable. Serves chicken to go on Sunday's. Cute little bakery 20 minutes from St Louis. Several local stores sell there items in there stores. Best bread!

Thank TarisTravels
Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Ahne's has some of the best plain, standard glazed donuts I've ever had. They are far superior to Krispy Kreme or Dunkin Donuts. They are often a light, golden color, which I'm guessing comes from egg yolks in the dough? I'm not entirely sure but whatever it is, they're wonderful! They have a standard glazed called a pretzel, which is... More 

Thank eldubya04
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I would say this is the by far the best bakery around and would venture to say it may be the best bakery in the country. The donuts and pastries never disappoint and always good for a great breakfast. If you're in Waterloo and want good donuts look no further than Ahne's

Thank Matt B
Columbus, Indiana
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We always get a variety of both doughnuts and pastries and haven't been disappointed yet. Make sure to get there early or they might be out of what you want.

Thank blondiepete
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Excellent bakery with an excellent variety of rolls, doughnuts, pastries, cookies and breads. Also carry Diet Coke.

Thank radar151
Waterloo, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is an excellent bakery! This is my favorite bakery in Illinois. I have not found any donuts better than they sell here.

Thank Linda D
Waterloo, Illinois
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Been going to Ahne's for the best donuts and pastries for over 40 yrs - I bring them to work and people always rave about them !

Thank Cindy A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

The pastries are delicious and the fruit pizza is amazing! The donuts are the best in town! No where else compares to Ahne's!

Thank Brenda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 18:00
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1235
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 618-939-3131

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