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201 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1235
+1 618-939-3131
06:00 - 14:30
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Sun 06:30 - 18:00
Tue - Sat 06:00 - 14:30
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Waterloo, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling the country I have had the opportunity to try many different bakeries. The town of Waterloo and the surrounding communities are so fortunate to have one of the best located on Mill Street!. Ahne's has survived the large conglomerates, Walmart and also Schnuck's bakery inside their store. None can compare to Ahne's and wish them many more successful years... More 

Thank Michele G
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ahne's is by far my favorite donuts I have ever had. Not to say they don't sell anything else! They are a bakery and have bread, cakes, and cookies. I haven't tried anything that I don't instantly love. Their prices are always reasonable I feel, even bordering on cheap. We get donuts and coffee there every Sunday morning. They are... More 

Thank Stephanie S
Red Bud, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The donuts are great but everything is way over priced! 4 regular, small , nothing special, sugar cookies for $5.99? Are you kidding? That was their special. Nothing fancy and they tasted a week old. The bakery in nearby Red Bud is way better on prices and very comparable, if not better.

Thank retl0w8
Columbia, IL
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302 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get there early to get what you want or they will sell out fast! Great peanut. Coffee cake and the glazed donuts or worth the trip!

Thank susiejc
Waterloo, Illinois
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great donuts and baked goods. . On Sunday, get there early. When Mass lets out across the street, the line can get long and they often run out.

Thank kiyaker
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Outstanding German Bakery nestled in the heart of historic downtown Waterloo. Never a disappointment with all fresh ingredients! Wear stretch pants!!!

Thank Debbie R
Waterloo, Illinois
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Best donuts coffee cakes and danish in 2 states. The best I have ever eaten, nothing compares and the prices are reasonable. Nothing compares anywhere. When in the area you have to stop by.

Thank aliceeichenseer
Red Bud, Illinois
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Ahne's has the best donuts around these parts. Also their Danish are to die for. They also have a great peanut coffeecake. If you want great bakery goods. Ahne's is a MUST.

Thank Susan S
Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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
Reviewed 22 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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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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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?