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Jaarsma Bakery

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Dutch, European
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727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
641-628-2940
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amazing bakery... I go to Pella just for Jaarsma Bakery. Everything is perfect! The people are so nice I Recommend: • Dutch Letters • Cloud Puffs • The Cupcakes • Everything else

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Creston, Iowa
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Creston, Iowa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Amazing bakery... I go to Pella just for Jaarsma Bakery. Everything is perfect! The people are so nice I Recommend: • Dutch Letters • Cloud Puffs • The Cupcakes • Everything else

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Visited relatives, we arrived from Italy where we live and NOTHING in our country can compete with the variety and quality of this bakery. Choice so vast, the almond paste and flavor outstandings, everything FRESH and never ever stale. And super inexpensive prices. Whatever you chose will be great but prefer their typical dutch treats compared to cookies. Highlight of... More 

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Adana, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This local hot spot is definitely worth checking out if you are in Pella. There are tons of fresh baked pastries to try and I would highly recommend the Dutch Apple Bread, it is fantastic. The people are friendly and dressed in Dutch outfits and it is located right in the heart of downtown with plenty more to see and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This bakery is filled with all the delicious foods you should not eat! I walked out with $15 worth of pastries and could have handled $50 more!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The Jaarsma Bakery has a huge selection of delicious items. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the coffee is really good. I don't pass through Pella without stopping in for goodies.

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Clovis, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Founded in 1898 the bakery is in its fourth generation by the same family. Wonderful pastries, breads, cookies and cakes. Famous Dutch letters are a must to try.

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Saint Paul
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The bakeries in Pella are a big draw for us - something we really look forward to. The selection is huge and the prices are very reasonable. One drawback is that the bakeries them selves don't have a place to sit with a cup of coffee and enjoy your purchases. You can get coffee/tea to go. The park is right... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The raisin bread, the Dutch letters, and other excellent treats too numerous to mention. I'll go back often!

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New Sharon, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Hidden in central Iowa is the little scenic town of Pella. Historic and rich in industry and traditions. One of these traditions is getting a pastry on Saturday morning at Jaarsma's bakery. With a mouth watering display on hand its sure to be hard to make a decision, so a box of assorted pastry's makes the choosing a little easier.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

What a fantastic stop! Lots of choices and the staff were very helpful in explaining what all the different pastries were. Well worth the detour off the highway.

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Additional Information about Jaarsma Bakery

Address: 727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
Phone Number: 641-628-2940
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
Open Hours:
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
Cuisine: Dutch, European

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
  • Phone Number: 641-628-2940

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dutch, European
Open Hours
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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