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Kohnen's Country Bakery

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125 West Tehachapi Boulevard, Suite D, Tehachapi, CA 93561
661-822-3350
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout
Description: Kohnen's Country Bakery, located in historic downtown Tehachapi...
Kohnen's Country Bakery, located in historic downtown Tehachapi, California, is a delightful contemporary German bakery designed with Old World Charm. Honoring his German food traditions, baker Thomas Kohnen makes every batch from scratch - including some 20 varieties of artisan breads dense with whole grains, full flavors, and crisp crusts. Kohnen's offers fresh bread baked daily, including crusty rye, basil-barley garden, six-grain, sun dried tomato, delicate cinnamon raisin, and even pizza bread, not to mention pretzels, boiled-then-baked bagels, and Brotchen - traditional, crusty German breakfast rolls. We also offer refreshing German beer and freshly brewed iced tea. Desserts are gorgeous and irresistible, too. A few temptations are cinnamon crisps, apricot-walnut kolaches, and espresso chocolate chip cookies. The cafe also serves fresh-made soups and made-to-order sandwiches using Kohnen's breads for take-out, dining inside, or on the patio.
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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pastries to die for!

This Austrian bakery has an amazingselection of pastries, salads and sandwiches plus so much more. You should visit here at least once while i the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Surrey, UK
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Surrey, UK
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

This Austrian bakery has an amazingselection of pastries, salads and sandwiches plus so much more. You should visit here at least once while i the area.

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Orangevale, California
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211 reviews 211 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We stayed in Tehachapi for the night while traveling to Southern Utah. We had heard they had a good bakery in town but this was fabulous. We love German Bakeries so to find this one in a cute, sleepy town was unexpected. We bought two pies and fresh pretzels, and loaf of bread to go and then on our way... More 

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Colleen K, Owner at Kohnen's Country Bakery, responded to this review

Wow, you not only stopped in once, but twice! That's a huge compliment and we really appreciate this. I will be sharing your experience with our staff. It will make their day as it did ours. So glad you're going to make us a usual stop each time you drive through! Thank you, Thomas & Colleen Kohnen. More 

Mojave, California
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Located in the renovated train depot in Tehachapi, CA is a food destination one must not miss. Don't let the full name, Kohnen's Country Bakery, fool you, there is so much more at Kohnen's than your typical bakery. The pastrami and sauerkraut sandwich on fresh, country-baked bread was definitely the best I have ever had and was consumed to the... More 

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Colleen K, Owner at Kohnen's Country Bakery, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much! We're curious, what did you try? More 

Mainz, Germany
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

we stopped at kohnen's bakery on our way to Sequoia. got sandwiches to go and some pastries. the staff are great, very accommodating. they have a big choice of sandwiches and salads and very indulgent pastries. I don't even know where to start describing, i'll just say the cherry turnover was incredible as was the Cuban sandwich. definitely a be... More 

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Colleen K, Owner at Kohnen's Country Bakery, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed our Turnovers and the Cubano Sandwich! And sounds like your planning a trip back when your in Tehachapi again! That's great! We are also on Facebook if your interested. More 

Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Went here to pickup some goodies from here then planning to come here on Saturday and order some lunch with my wife.

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Twain Harte, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I love Kohnen's Bakery. My favorite place in the Hach for fresh bread and cheese cake. Everything is amazing. Truthfully, any item on the menu is to die for...charming gift shop attached. Killer location downtown with easy parking. I love Kohnen's the best carbs of my life. Xoxo

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Colleen K, Owner at Kohnen's Country Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Do you have a favorite? We're curious. Thomas and Colleen Kohnen KOHNEN'S COUNTRY BAKERY More 

So. Cal.
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a casual deli and bakery. The bakery products are very good. It is a German bakery with lots of struedel and danish. The sandwiches are big and made fresh with fresh meats and cheeses. If you are looking for deli sandwiches with the old world German twist come here!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Me and my husband love coming here on Sunday afternoons. They have great selection of breads and pastries. The sandwiches and soup of day are also very tasty. They even sell German beers. My only complain is that when it gets crowded, there is always a lot of confusion from people not knowing what the ordering process is and where... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great deli /bakery ,enormous sandwiches and incredible soups . A must stop even if just to load up for your journey ! .

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

the food is good and the desserts are to die for!!! check it out if you come to town. the sandwiches and soups are some of the best in town.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 West Tehachapi Boulevard, Suite D, Tehachapi, CA 93561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tehachapi
  • Phone Number: 661-822-3350

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: German, Sandwiches, Dessert, Bakeries

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Kohnen's Country Bakery, located in historic downtown Tehachapi, California, is a delightful contemporary German bakery designed with Old World Charm. Honoring his German food traditions, baker Thomas Kohnen makes every batch from scratch - including some 20 varieties of artisan breads dense with whole grains, full flavors, and crisp crusts. Kohnen's offers fresh bread baked daily, including crusty rye, basil-barley garden, six-grain, sun dried tomato, delicate cinnamon raisin, and even pizza bread, not to mention pretzels, boiled-then-baked bagels, and Brotchen - traditional, crusty German breakfast rolls. We also offer refreshing German beer and freshly brewed iced tea. Desserts are gorgeous and irresistible, too. A few temptations are cinnamon crisps, apricot-walnut kolaches, and espresso chocolate chip cookies. The cafe also serves fresh-made soups and made-to-order sandwiches using Kohnen's breads for take-out, dining inside, or on the patio.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?