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The Solvang Bakery

438 Alisal Road, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 805-688-4939
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Ranked #10 of 57 Restaurants in Solvang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $17
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, Danish, Californian, Sandwiches
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United Kingdom
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224 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We got conflicting opinions about visiting Solvang. Some liked the quaintness of this Danish heritage village. Others just regarded it as a tourist trap. However we felt it was worth a diversion and a quick Danish pastry, cookies, cakes and coffee and a rest stop. It really has to be seen to be believed although it does have added lashings... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Over priced pastries ($6 for a Danish pastry). Heavy on gooky icing. Clueless on how to make cappuccino. This place only exists because it fits in with fudge shops and stores selling babies bids that say "I love grandma." If it were in Denmark, it'd be out if business in an hour. The icing on the cake: two employees of... More 

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

On our recent visit to Solvang, I was on a quest to find THE bakery and believe me I tried several. The Solvang Bakery makes a combination custard, whipped cream awesome cream puff. No having to choose between the two fillings. I had mine as a late night snack with a cup of fresh coffee. Yummy!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Get the cheddar and jalapeño bread, I don't remember the name but it was like a giant Danish and their butter cookies. You will not regret it.

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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

In a charming town with so many other delicious bakeries, it's hard to pick a favorite place. But, for me, my favorite bakery, in terms of ambience, is Solvang Bakery. This was the first bakery we stopped at and were immediately enchanted by the cute décor. The window displays were inviting with an animated rabbit working diligently. The cute seats... More 

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Fiscardo, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Lovely folks but the bakery just did nothing for me. Bought a box of butter cookies that were just not fresh. Known of the delicious buttery and melt in your mouth flavor. Also bought a Danish to eat right then for breakfast and it was good but nothing to get you to go back. Did have a good Latte and... More 

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Camarillo, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

There are a lot of Danish bakeries in Solvang to choose from, but we chose Solvang Bakery because of previous reviews. This bakery has such a welcoming feeling from the friendly staff to the sweet decor. We shared a big cream puff which was the perfect size for 2. The whipped cream and cream filling were so yummy! They also... More 

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Washington, DC
13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stopped here after the manager (or owner?) at Birkholm's Bakery was jaw-droppingly rude.We left and headed down the street.The two women who waited on us at The Solvang Bakery were just lovely -- and one of them had already put in a full day as a 2nd grade teacher! Pastries were delicious.

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Solvang, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Very nice flaky kringle with coffee..reminded me of home! TAK! When my relatives visit again I will take them again.

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New Westminster, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

We couldn't resist the look of the cream puffs at Solvang Bakery, and they did not disappoint. The custard and cream filling was excellent. Be warned there is no delicate way to eat them, and they are massive. We will be back to try a Danish which also looked delicious.

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Additional Information about The Solvang Bakery

Address: 438 Alisal Road, Solvang, CA 93463
Phone Number: +1 805-688-4939
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 17
Cuisine: Dessert, Danish, Californian, Sandwiches

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