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Red Hen Bakery

1623 N. MIlwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL - (773) 342-6823
A bakery that takes bread seriously! Chose from an array of country peasant breads, rugged sourdoughs, great circular loaves topped with caramelized onions, wreath-shaped loaves made with olive tapenade, a glorious walnut/currant baton, and pumpkin /sweet corn / multi-grain bread that makes toast to die for.
100% Approval Rating (2 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
peasant bread
cock-a-doodle carrot muffin
pumpkin sweet corn bread
Baguette

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Do you like bread? Crusty, handcrafted loaves with real flavor? If so, then you need to visit Red Hen Bread bakery in Chicago's Bucktown. Operating a small wholesale trade supplying loaves to various specialty food shops around the city, Red Hen has two stores of its ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1623 N. MIlwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL
(773) 342-6823

http://www.redhenbread.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
A few morning muffins set out on the Red Hen counter: the ones in the center-left of the basket are mocha/bittersweet.
"A few morning muffins set out on the Red Hen counter: the ones in the center-left of the basket are mocha/bittersweet."
Michael Stern





A peek at the bread selection behind the counter at Red Hen bakery: always changing, always appetizing
"A peek at the bread selection behind the counter at Red Hen bakery: always changing, always appetizing"
Michael Stern


The Red Hen takes its name from the old children's story about a hen who can't get anyone to help with the cooking ... but always finds willing eaters.
"The Red Hen takes its name from the old children's story about a hen who can't get anyone to help with the cooking ... but always finds willing eaters."
Michael Stern



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