Downtown Cedar Falls is growing with even more new businesses.

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The past few months have seen a whole lot of change to the Cedar Falls business scene. We've seen many different restaurants and eateries come and go in the fall. Another new *sweet* addition to Main Street is coming very soon.

You might have spotted the bakery's most popular treats "Bambinos" at your local Hy-Vee. The shop shares the same name as these adorable little treats! Bambinos opened its first location in early March of this year at their location at at 1445 Ansborough Avenue.

The owners just announced that a SECOND location is set to open right on Main Street.

Kerri Mac
Kerri Mac

Bambinos is the passion project of a local cancer survivor named Donna O'Brien. The bakery is described on its Facebook page as a combination of her, "Italian heritage, love for baking and passion for helping others."

O'Brien has been running the business from her own home for several years.

O'Brien is the brains behind the operation and a breast cancer survivor as well. She has insisted since the bakery's inception that a portion of the profits goes towards a non-profit organization called Beyond Pink Team.

Kerri Mac
Kerri Mac


This second location is located at 401 Main Street in Cedar Falls. There is no confirmed opening date yet, but the owners are saying you shouldn't have to wait TOO long. We'll keep you updated as more details come out about the opening.
To stay up to date on all of the restaurant openings in the area, make sure to download the station app and follow along on social media.

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