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810 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60202-1342
+1 847-869-4396
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“bread” (24 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
“pastry” (4 reviews)
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810 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60202-1342
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Something special that the five photos above don't show. Hewn rents the two parking spaces directly in front of the bakery from the city of Evanston during the warm months. Hewn installs very clever temporary outdoor wooden seating in that area so that you can...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank illinoistravelere
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Hand forged, artisan bread. That's what it is called, the type of bread made by Ellen King and Julie Matthei at Hewn, the bakery at 810 Dempster Street in Evanston that offers made-from-scratch bread, pastries and sandwiches in a rustic building constructed on the site...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The title says it all! We are fortunate in Evanston to have several great bakery’s. This is one to experience!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Marita K
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Super excited to go there today after hearing much about it. Sure it's expensive but was supposed to high quality & healthy. Sadly at only 2pm, most stuff was sold out already including all butter, most breads and baked goods. Only croissants, some brioche, few...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Justsaygrace
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious little Hewn is a wonderful addition to the bakery scene in Evanston. This grab and go counter does offer a few tables and in nice weather outdoor seating on Dempster Street. Tucked into the shopping area at Dempster and Chicago, Hewn's crusty, handcrafted breads...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Carehb
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

My family has been going to Hewn for a year or so. The bread is excellent but a bit pricey. Unfortunately today, my wife was so exasperated after she tried to buy a simple beget on the way to work. The bread was not out...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank M S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

How do you describe Hewn? There is no way to do it. The Bread, the Bakery is just special. It is more than a bakery it is like you walked into someone's kitchen while they were baking. The Breads are incredible! The scones and muffins...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Marge G
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Although it is a bit pricey, Hewn's delicious loaves have spoiled us for all others. There is a pleasant outdoor seating area if you can't wait to get home to sample your treats.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank BRSH
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I stopped at Hewn in Evanston. It is one of those amazing places that speaks to the soul. Wonderful breads baked fresh, delightful pastries, rolls, muffins. And a full-service coffee bar. I ordered a macchiato with two gourères, a savory choux pastry. Both were superb,...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Pucela08
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The reason God created bakeries. Hewn beats just about every other bakery around. Breads, scones and muffins; oh my! Organic ingredients plus unique recipes make for an unbelievable and irresistible combination for any carb-lover!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank PolicyNerd
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60202-1342
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-869-4396
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