Lutz Cafe & Pastry Shop

Lutz Cafe & Pastry Shop

2458 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL
(773) 478-7785 serving: Ravenswood, Far North Side
open:Monday 7:30 am – 7:00 pm Tuesday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Wednesday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Thursday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Friday 7:00 am – 8:00 pm Saturday 7:00 am – 8:00 pm Sunday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
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Restaurants, Pastries, Cookies, Diners, Shop Online, Special Occasion Dining, Mastercard Accepted, Catering, Dessert Shops, Cash, Discover Accepted, Cupcakes, Bakeries, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Cake, Cake Decorating, Bread, Check, Wedding Cakes,

The Low Down


The Extras: Special creations are available, such as marzipan figurines, exquisitely decorated as frogs, ducks, Christmas characters and more.

Know Before You Go: For dessert, Lutz's adjacent bakery offers plenty of treats. The bakery also creates wedding cakes with delivery service in the Chicago area and neighboring suburbs.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Just making it past the pastry display cases at the front of this place is a triumph of willpower over good sense. The lunch and early dinner menu is no different, bringing with it crepes, quiche and sandwiches as well as a few more…
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Great Wedding Cake
By Danielle N at Insider Pages

My husband chose Lutz as he grew up in the neighborhood. I wanted a unique wedding cake. When I went there, they had some good cake but it was al... Read More

Very nice outdoor garden
By Mark L at Insider Pages

This place is old vintage Chicago style, Austrian coffee house.\r They play sometimes classical music on weekends. Very nice \r outdoor dining gard... Read More

Authentic German Pastry - Amazing Bakery! The Best!
By Jennifer K at Insider Pages

If you are looking for an authentic pastry bakery this is it. These recipes have been brought over directly from a small village in Bavaria. Mr. an... Read More

The letdown of a lifetime
By Piotr S at Insider Pages

Growing up, we always had Lutz pastries and cakes for special occasions, so, when it was time for my wedding, I talked my wife into getting a cake ... Read More

Lovely Bakery
By hk123j at Menuism

I adore Lutz. They have awesome cakes. I especially love their fresh whipped cream strawberry cake. I also... Read More