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Jaarsma Bakery

727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
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Crane, Missouri
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We had stayed downtown at Royal Amsterdam hotel. So this place is a few blocks away. We want to find some local fare of the Dutch bakery and candy. WOW what a paradise of bread, pastry's, candy and much more. Where you are passing though or staying it is a must stop and but something, you will be glad you... More

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Northern Illinois & Puerto Vallarta, MX.
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place is amazing. Stopped in around noon and kept buying and buying and buying things to try. We took our prize purchases outside and sat in the park and ate til we were stuff. We were on a sugar high for the rest of the day but it was soooooooo worth it. I can't name one item that was... More

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West Des Moines, IA
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177 reviews 177 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This place is a definite stop if in Pella to tour the flowers. It's across the street from the main square. They have a large selection and their products are just delicious. Cookies and pastries galore. The prices are reasonable and there's nick nacks to look at when waiting in line. It gets crowded during mid day and they could... More

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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112 reviews 112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I should have known it was good when I saw the line clear out the door..... Wow...I could have went crazy.... But tried to refrain myself!!! DONT EVER GO TO PELLA OR ANYWHERE CLOSE without going to Jaarsma!!!!

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Springfield, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Usually we take rave reviews with a grain of salt, especially when it comes to food. Bakeries too often are rated on sweetness, gooeyness, and overly large items, and too often coast along on outdated reputation. NOT SO HERE! Jaarsma's is one of the best bakeries I have ever been! The display cases are simply mouthwatering. The sheer number of... More

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Las Vegas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

the only thing I'll say about this wonderful bakery, is Try it You'll Like it.....The prices are reasonable and the wait in line is more than worth it. Dutch Letters are GREAT but.....we had some little cupcake type things with a chocolate star in the middle and I thought I'd gone to heaven. There is a pumpkin spice muffin, cupcake... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Going crazy in this bakery and gift shop - Dutch wonderland. Treats from Holland. Gifts galore. And then the bakery - wow!!! Everything eaten was wonderful

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Forest, VA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

We come back to Iowa every couple years or so to visit family. It's been many years and too long since we had a Dutch Letter from Jaarsma's. So while the guys were out golfing, the girls went and got the goodies! So tasty we had to bring some back to share with friends who never had one before. Their... More

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Fulton, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you are ever in Pella, Iowa, Jaarsma Bakery is worth the stop. The Dutch Letter is one of our family favorites. With an overabundance of choices, it is hard to pick a second runner up. Each time we visit this bakery we are sure to purchase a variety of pastries and breads to put in the freezer to get... More

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Topeka, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Awesome selection and variety of the most fabulous baked goods we have ever had. We are so glad that we were told of this bakery. We loaded up on breads and pastries to take back home to share with our family.

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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
Cuisine: Dutch

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