Paczki are super popular in Chicago! Fat Tuesday is February 21st, 2023 and with it around the corner people are searching for the best bakery to buy them. The Chicago suburbs are filled with bakeries offering a large variety of the delicious pastry. While searching for Paczki near me, this guide was created.
Some fans save all of their cheat day calories for the time between Paczki Day (Fat Thursday February 16) and Fat Tuesday.
We’ve tasted, researched and asked around and found the best paczki from the North, Northwest, South and West suburbs for you. Depending on the bakery you can find them filled with fruit, custard, chocolate or cream.
Be Mindful: As things continue to change during this time it’s definitely a good idea to verify hours of operation, closures, prices and any requirements for guests. Thank You!
There are even some Gluten Free options on this list!
Unless you’re brave enough to try making a paczki recipe at home, you’re sure to find a place near you.
Contact the Bakery for availability. Some require pre-order. Check this list often, 2023 additions are being made now!
Orland Park Bakery | Orland Park
14850 South La Grange Road
Orland Park, IL 60462
The Fresh Strawberry Paczki at Orland Park Bakery are a crowd favorite. They have online ordering
Jarosch Bakery | Elk Grove Village
35 N Arlington Heights Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Find Out How to Order Paczki
Central Continental Bakery | Mount Prospect
101 S Main St
Mt Prospect, IL 60056
They have more than 40 flavors and have been open for many decades! A crowd favorite
Fleckenstein’s Bakery | Mokena
19225 South La Grange Road
Mokena, IL 60448
The bakery has pre-ordering available online
DeEtta’s Bakery | Naperville
428 W 5th Ave
Naperville, IL 60563
See what flavors are available on their Facebook page
Vesecky’s Bakery | Berwyn
6634 Cermak Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402
Berwyn’s very own Paczki
Deerfields Bakery | Deerfield | Buffalo Grove | Schaumburg
They have multiple locations, you may want to call ahead or follow them on Facebook for the location you’re interested in visiting.
Paczki Menu Available on Bakery Site
Bennison’s Bakery | Evanston
1000 Davis St
Evanston, IL 60201
Advanced Orders on the Bennison website
Vanilla Sugar Bakery | Glen Ellyn
540 Duane St
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
OMG They have Oreo Cream Pie Paczki on the list.
Paczki Near Me
Donut Drop | Schaumburg
835 E Algonquin Rd
Schaumburg’s very own.
Kirschbaum’s Bakery | Western Springs
825 Burlington Ave
Western Springs, IL 60558
The bakery makes Fat Tuesday King Cake and Paczki
Milano Bakery Inc | Joliet
427 S Chicago St
Joliet, IL 60436
Paczki Day is very popular in Joliet
Creative Cakes Bakery & Cafe | Tinley Park
16649 Oak Park Ave
Unit F – H
Tinley Park, IL 60477
This bakery has Extreme Paczki and King Cakes
Spunky Dunkers Donuts | Palatine, IL
20 S Northwest Hwy
Palatine, IL 60074
Family owned and handmade donuts and treats.
Lilac Bakery | Lombard
348 S Main St
Lombard, IL 60148
Fruit stuffed Paczki are a favorite at Lilac
Lovin Oven Cakery | Antioch | Round Lake Beach | Libertyville
A ton of local foodies recommended Lovin Oven, they have the North suburbs covered with 3 locations including a new flagship in Antioch.](https://www.facebook.com/lovinovencakery/)
My Sister’s Lil Donut Shoppe | Oswego
25 S Madison St
Oswego, IL 60543
The bakery is near the Oswego post office and hours are limited
Taste of Paris | Mundelein
161 N Seymour Ave
Mundelein, IL 60060
Keep up with their Paczki choices on Facebook
Gorka Deli | Orland Park
15118 South La Grange Road
Orland Park, IL 60462
This cozy deli has so much to offer, including a great traditional offering for Paczki Day.
Country Donuts | Crystal Lake
181 W Virginia St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Coupons are available on the Country Donut website
KD Market-Krystyna’s Deli | Schaumburg
So many people messaged me that KD Market should be on the list because it’s delicious and authentic!
1102 S Roselle Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60193
Herb’s Bakery | Elgin
1020 Larkin Ave
Elgin, IL 60123
The paczki sign is already in the window in Elgin at Herbs
Donut Den | Joliet, IL
3043 Theodore St
Joliet, IL 60435
Try the cheese or the fresh strawberry paczki
Harner’s Bakery Restaurant | North Aurora
10 W State St
North Aurora, IL 60542
Fat Tuesday is a big holiday in Fox Valley and paczki from Harner’s are very popular
Sauer’s Bakery | Carol Stream
788 Army Trail Rd
Carol Stream, IL 60188
Tucked away in a suburban strip mall with a lot of paczki to choose from including prune!
Oak Park Bakery | Oak Park
904 S Oak Park Ave # 2
Oak Park, IL 60304
Looking to find out where to buy paczki in Oak Park and was told that Oak Park Bakery Inc is a must
Oak Mill Bakery | Niles | Arlington Heights, IL | Des Plaines, IL
Pychotka Deli | Orland Park
11951 W 143rd St
Orland Park, IL 60467
Pychotka Deli is a European grocery filled with tasty Polish Cuisine and Paczki.
European Deli & Subs Inc | Bolingbrook
1327 Lily Cache Ln
Bolingbrook, IL 60490
Paczki Day and Fat Tuesday abound. They even have Rose Hip flavor. Call for pre-order.
Gluten Free Paczki in the Chicago Suburbs
Baby Doll Bakery | Wheaton
207 S. Hale St.
Wheaton, Illinois 60187
Be sure to look for Gluten Free Paczki in the Chicago Suburbs for Paczki Day at Sweet Natalie’s
Sweet Ali’s | Hinsdale
Address: 13 W 1st St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Sweet Ali’s gets super busy so set up a pre-order.
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