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Olsen's Danish Village Bakery

1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 805-688-6314
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (53 reviews)
“cookies” (81 reviews)
“apple strudel” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
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1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a breakfast pastry and ended up getting three to share with my wife they all looked so good. The Danish pancake was so good it was unreal. They were so rich and tasty. We ended up taking the third to go. Great...More

Thank Jeremy W
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2016

Thank you for the 5 Star Review and your patronage. A little history on the "Tasty Pastries" when Bent and Susy Olsen moved here in 1970 from Denmark they brought with them recipes from the family bakery in Denmark. Today they take pride in being...More

Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit here. The danish just melts in your mouth!! The coffee is smooth, never bitter. Its like sitting in your own kitchen, relaxed with yummy smells. Thank you to the owner who brought us more coffee and tea, and bought us...More

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olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2016

Thank you for the 5 Star Review and your patronage. That was Bent who served you... when he and his wife Susy moved here in 1970 from Denmark the family had a bakery in Denmark. They brought the original recipes with them and have worked...More

Reviewed May 18, 2016

Good coffee to go with your choice of pastry. Enjoyable sheeting inside or out. The bakery case goes the entire width of the BakeryMore

Thank Redbird918
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2016

Thank you for the 5 Star Review and your patronage. Just a little history on the bakery case. When Bent and his wife Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark they brought the original recipes from the family bakery they had their. Bent and...More

Reviewed May 13, 2016

Good selection of quality pastries. We had breakfast there and then moved on to the little souvenir shop part. Fun.

Thank AnniversaryCouple138
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2016

Thank you for the 5 Star Review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed the Danish pastries and Danish breakfast they are "Authentic Danish" the recipes are from the original bakery in Denmark.

Reviewed May 6, 2016

We came here on the recommendation that they had the best pastry. We found the pastries to be average at best with the service very unfriendly. I was truly disappointed. We ordered several items to share among our group. The Cheese Danish was very good,...More

Thank ADavis64
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2016

Thank you for your feed back and patronage. I will pass on to the crew. Have a great day!

Reviewed May 3, 2016

Perfect for your morning repast if you are not wanting a huge meal before your day of wine tasting, Olsen's has the Danish breakfast which includes a hard roll, Havarti cheese, a pastry, coffee, and juice for just a few dollars per person. So worth...More

Thank Bradley R
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2016

Thank you for the 5 Star Review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed our Danish Breakfast. Just a little history on our bakery when Susy and Bent moved here in 1970 the family owned a bakery in Denmark and they brought with them the authentic...More

Reviewed April 20, 2016

We have visited Olsen's bakery for over 30 years. The selection of goodies is endless. They have been an institution in Solvang for over 50 years Always busy. Get there early to smell the fresh baked Danish classic'sMore

Thank Pete K
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2016

Thank you for the 4 Star Review and your patronage. Just a little history on Olsen's ... Bent and Susy Olsen moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark with the authentic Danish recipes from their families' bakery in Denmark. Glad you enjoyed the fresh baked...More

Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed across the road in the viking motel who gave us a voucher to use here. We went here yesterday around 1pm for coffee and "cake". The food was great. The girl at the counter wasn't very friendly & not very helpful when we...More

Thank Michelleg1120
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2016

Thank you for the 4 Star Review and your patronage. We appreciate your feed back and will pass on to the staff.

Reviewed April 11, 2016

My husband and I visited over the weekend of april 9th and 10th. When we first arrived we parked in the public parking area near the visitors center, and spoke with a very nice gentleman there. I asked him what his favorite bakery in town...More

Thank djcis43
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2016

Thank you for the 5 Star Review and your patronage. A bit of history on Olsen's Danish Bakery. When Bent and Susy moved here in 1970 their family owned a bakery in Denmark and they brought with them the authentic Danish pastry recipes and still...More

Reviewed March 29, 2016

Everything is really delicious, Really recommended, Try all the pastries you can, we were 7 people and bought like 10 pastries, we tried a little of each one! cookies are free!!!!! you can try them free.More

Thank VeroMP
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2016

Thank you for the 5 Star Review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed the pastries when Bent and Susy Olsen moved to Solvang in 1970 they brought with them the recipes the family used in Denmark. They take pride in the fact all their pastries...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 6:30 am
Monday
7:30 am - 6:30 am
Tuesday
7:30 am - 6:30 am
Wednesday
7:30 am - 6:30 am
Thursday
7:30 am - 6:30 am
Friday
7:30 am - 6:30 am
Saturday
7:30 am - 6:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-6314
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Description
Authentic Danish pastries and breads. Family owned by a Danish family from Denmark that moved to Solvang in 1970 bringing with them the families bakery recipes. These recipes were created by the current owner's Great, Great, Great Grand Father. Have a great day discovering our "Danish Village."
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