The Best Pastries in Oak Lawn: You Decide

Help us decide who makes the best pastries in the Oak Lawn area.

It’s time for another Chowdown Showdown, our weekly feature that will not only give you great ideas on where to eat, but will allow you to tell everyone why your favorite spot is the best. 

The Chowdown Showdown pits Palos, Evergreen Park and Oak Lawn restaurants against each other to decide who makes a particular dish best. Before the competition starts, we need your ideas on who our Palos representative should be. 


This week's showdown is a bit more open-ended. We are looking for the best pastry in town. Does a certain bakery serve up some top quality doughnuts? Is there an independent grocery store that makes a mean cinnamon roll? How about kolacky or Danish? The winner then will go on to face the best of Palos and Evergreen.

How to Vote

There are three ways to vote for your favorite.

  1. Leave a comment on this article and tell us your pick and why you think they are the best. 
  2. Find your pick in our Oak Lawn Patch Places Directory and leave a review and tell the world just how good their pastries are. 
  3. Go to the Oak Lawn Patch Facebook page and tell us your pick. 

Get your votes in by Monday at 10 a.m. We will announce the winner and share the results of our taste test on Wednesday.

That's Not All . . .

The Oak Lawn Patch Places Directory allows you to leave reviews of your all your favorite place in town. From auto shops to eye doctors, hot dog stands to churches, find them in the directory and tell everyone why they are great.  

Start Reviewing and Rating

sb April 21, 2012 at 12:49 PM
Most south siders love Tuziks and Webers but for paczki's, I make the drive every year to Fleckensteins at 191 & LaGrange, Mokena. Hands down the best I have ever had.
zula 5 April 21, 2012 at 01:55 PM
I drive to Webers on archer.
Glen Kato April 21, 2012 at 02:48 PM
I think Huck Finn is great for donuts.
andy skoundrianos April 21, 2012 at 06:14 PM
Paul April 30, 2012 at 08:08 PM
Huck Finn has the best donuts by far!!


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