We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fourth Street Bakery & Cafe

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1255 4th St, Peru, IL 61354-3629
+1 815-224-1927
06:00 - 14:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 30: English reviews
Level Contributor
52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am giving 4th. St. an "Average" because I don't think it deserved a "Very Good". If there was a "Good", I would reward it that. Anyway, I never tried the place before until my wife suggested it the other day. I was not sure what to get so I just haphazardly ordered a BLT/Turkey on the sour dough bread,... More 

Thank Wally45
Saint Charles
Level Contributor
101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to catch up on work with a great cup of Macha and a beautiful blueberry scone. Will definitely come back.

Thank Jim P
Level Contributor
24 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.

Thank Anna M
Leland, Illinois
Level Contributor
37 reviews
32 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.

Thank TiaJean
Champaign, Illinois
Level Contributor
105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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.

Thank David H
Level Contributor
14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Valorie C
Peru, Illinois
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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 

1 Thank jean c
Clarkston, Michigan
Level Contributor
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 

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 

1 Thank jennifer d
Peru, Illinois
Level Contributor
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.

Thank Amanda T

Travellers who viewed Fourth Street Bakery & Cafe also viewed


Been to Fourth Street Bakery & Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Fourth Street Bakery & Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?