Stopped in mid afternoon for a sweet treat. Purchased a peanut butter cookie-outstanding. Good selection of pastries and other sweet deserts.
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McLain's remains a very fine bakery offering some excellent choices in cookies, cakes, cupcakes, and other assorted goodies. They serve well at parties, receptions, openings, whatever event where cookies are welcome.
We have had their bakery items like cupcakes & cookies, but today we had lunch. Wife had the wrap and I had tge chicken salad. Both items were excellent, plus they serve homemade potato chips. Save room for dessert, I recommend the peanut butter chocolate...More
I am here every week and every time it is a great experience! I have brought at least seven different friends here from all over KC and they have all enjoyed this bakery as much as I do. From the friendly, welcoming staff to the...More
We stopped for a couple rolls. Their cinnamon roll was good, the croissant was OK. Nothing special from our perspective. Selection was limited around 9A.
Another Kansas City Institution, McLain's Bakery has been revered for decades as the go-to place for fine pastries. Originally in the Waldo area of Mid-town KC, they have moved to a larger retail space a couple miles East. Recently, they even opened a second location...More
I have been going to most of my adult life for cookies, pastries, cakes etc and am never disappointed. The new owners are very friendly and helpful. My only complaint is that if I go at the last minute before they close they may be...More
Was so excited about their return and expansion south in the near future. Let's just say compared to pastries in other cities, they have a long way to go. Selection is poor. Lunch menu ordinary. Ordered a birthday cake and was quoted a price at...More
Hallmarkers, sorry to hear that you had less than an amazing experience. Our pastry selection does tend to decrease as the day goes by, as we try not overproduce / waste and sell out by lunch time some days. Our lunch menu includes a wrap,...More
I was told we were going McClain's this afternoon while I was in a bad mood, and remembering the last time I was there the place was owned by some cranky guy didn't help my demeanor. However, upon entering the bakery I was greeted by...More
This bakery in some form has been around for many years, I bought my wedding cake here 35 years ago from the original restaurant I recently visited for a Saturday treat after a long run. They still have the original pastries and some added breakfast...More