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Kohnen's Country Bakery

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125 W Tehachapi Blvd, Suite D, Tehachapi, CA 93561-1659
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a conversation with a stranger at a San Luis Obispo farmers market about bread and she said to try Kohnen's. A couple months later we happened to be going through Tehachapi so we stopped. We had take out sandwiches and they were good, and huge. For us the real treat was the fresh bread. They have some great... More 

Thank Di B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the BEST German bakery I've ever been to! Their chocolate eclairs & cream puffs are AMAZING! Get a pepperoni pizza bread to go, you'll have lunch for days. Why can't Los Angeles have a similar bakery?

Thank Hairup
Fresno, California, United States
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has phenomenal sandwiches and soup. They have a great bakery for bread too. They make bakery items, but their bread is what makes the sandwiches so good, and enhances the soup too. They also sell custom made aprons and other items. They have a big open space so you can bring a crowd, or just go by yourself... More 

Thank Alisa E
Louisville, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went exploring to find food with a pet. Our first choice was closed on Tuesdays. We were thrilled to find this great bakery. Great sandwiches and amazing deserts. The chocolate eclair was a definite winner. Staff was friendly and welcoming. Limited parking available on the side. Would absolutely stop by again!

Thank Zcanana
Clearlake Oaks, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Tehachapi for a memorial service and went there both mornings. Second morning we had over 20 family members. It was a great experience. Their pastries were very yummy and the staff were helpful and quick with our orders We brought home cookies and a loaf if bread that they sliced for us. This is bakery but they... More 

Thank Wilma D
Sacramento, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a small patio out front (maybe 8 tables total). Some shade and pet friendly. Even a water bowl for the pup. Great staff and service. A must visit if you're in Tehachapi.

Thank Larry R
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing. The restaurant uses sliced turkey lunch meat for their sandwiches. Plus bakery did not have much to offer. Too many good bakery/restaurants in LA area. Schott's in Bishop and Cantors in LA come to mind.

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

Oh goodness Eva, not sure what time of day you arrived at our bakery but we bake 100's of items every day from scratch on the premises. We open our doors at 6:00 and cannot fit it all on our cases. I'm sorry you didn't feel we had enough choices or enough offerings, so I'm curious what time of day... More 

Beaumont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Sandwiches made to order! They are huge and absolutely delicious. The Reuben was excellent and the pastrami was just as good. The real treat was the bottled German beer - haven't had a better one since Munich!

Thank Jeannemacl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

It's too easy to blow through little towns alongside busy highways. Slow down, head for charming downtown Tehachapi. You can park right next to the bakery or in front. Order your favorite pastry -- mine's raisin cream scones! Add coffee or your favorite drink. Pull up a chair inside or out. Enjoy. Oh yeah, pick up a bag of yummies... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Food is High Quality, Always the Same..no short cuts. Great Place to Gather, as Everyone Loves it!!!

Thank youngmargy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Soups, German, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 W Tehachapi Blvd, Suite D, Tehachapi, CA 93561-1659
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tehachapi
  • Phone Number: 661-822-3350
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?