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The Solvang Bakery

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Scandinavian, Danish, American, European
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438 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2726
+1 805-688-4939
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7:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Pasadena, California
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesom bakery offering a broad variety of european style pastries, baked goods and more. Very friendly staff, awesome tasting food. Not too many seats available, but the place does not appear to be crowded too often so seating should be no problem.

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Thank Cma P
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in for a quick breakfast. Got the cheese danish, which was nice and flaky. They were giving out samples of their chocolate chip butter cookies so I took one, even though I'm pretty neutral about cookies in general. It was so good, I ended up buying a bunch as gifts! My husband also said their coffee was particularly good.... More 

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Santa Ynez, California
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At our staff retreat, we all made Gingerbread houses with lots of candy at Solvang Bakery. It was so well organized- great tools, candy, training and service. We sat out on the patio and laughed, decorated and completely enjoyed ourselves. I can not say enough about how wonderfully the staff was during our two hours together. All the supplies, drinks,... More 

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Thank Christa R
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When every I am in Solvang I stop at the Solvng Bakery and indulge in a pastry. They have several kinds. Their coffee i good too. It is enjoyable to sit at the small tables in front and people watch.

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Thank Andrea G
Solvang, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love coming into Solvang bakery when I am looking for a single slice of cake. They do a fantastic job with everyday cakes and WEDDING CAKES. They have a rainbow layer cake that is so beautiful and tasty, but my favorite is the carrot cake. They have plenty of danishes to choose from and fantastic fresh coffee. Walk on... More 

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Thank GinaVWineLover
Milwaukie, Oregon
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108 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried three bakeries in town and this one was less fresh and tasty. Products are brought in from the next town over not cooked on premise.

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Thank gary b
Copenhagen, Denmark
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

In the midlle of Solvang, a great place to enjoy a good pastry. Tasty. The service was extremely friendly and there are some little tables outside in the backyard to enjoy a good coffee and a pastry.

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Thank WoREditor
Lakewood, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

It was August 16, Tuesday noon when we went there. As per reviews here it's one of the best in Solvang so we've been looking forward to come. The pastries and cookies are really good no doubt about it. However the staff was arrogant. I said that because every time I asked question she gives me that "look" and replied... More 

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Thank Charie07
Durban
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373 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This was our first stop in a walking exploration of Solvang. My wife and I browsed around and tried a few free samples. We then left and came back about 2 hours later and decided to try buy some of the pastries we sampled earlier. We had already tried a few other bakeries (rated higher than this on TA) but... More 

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Thank NauticalVoyager
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We liked that they had a plate out with samples of a couple of their baked goods. The quality of these convinced us to make our purchases here, and we were not disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $17
Cuisine
Scandinavian, Danish, American, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2726
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-4939

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?