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Deluxe Cakes and Pastries


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Reviewed June 22, 2019 via mobile

IPTV opened our eyes to this bakery and finally got to around to trying it. It did not disappoint. The croissants were flaky and delicious. The drop coffee was strong and the vanilla steamer was a treat. Service was friendly and helpful. Definitely will be...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank CrbrS
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I was lucky to stumble upon this gem bakery on a recent trip to Iowa City while visiting a good friend. He introduced me to the bakery's owner, Jamie, who leads the creation of all their sweet and savory baked goods. Every morning, they serve...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Henry N
Reviewed November 2, 2018

I hadn't been here after their recent renovations so I thought it would be worth giving another chance. I was wrong and my original thoughts were still spot on. The customer service is poor. The owner is was so rude with interactions! I couldn't believe...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank LemonOrangesoda
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Saw this place on a Iowa public tv show titled peaches. In the middle of a residential area with no parking. Having said this, we had a nice walk there and got a couple of things that were good. Will do again for a special...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank AmanaSH
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I first patronized this bakery to order a cake for my son's graduation. I didn't want a grocery store cake with the sugary-sweet butter cream frosting and frosting roses. A friend recommended Deluxe. I wound up ordering a lemon cake with lemon curd filling, but...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lynn E
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Deluxe makes good quality cakes, plies a great flourless Gluten Free chocolate cake. They took care of us on last minute cakes today. They were made to perfection. Thanks

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Q2385ALjamesl
Reviewed April 1, 2018

As a frenchman, finding decent "baguette" in the US outside of large cities like NY or SF has deemed impossible. But Jamie, the owner of Deluxe Cakes and Pastries really knows her stuff. Go there, you will find usual American pastries with a great amount...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Philippe D
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

I had always heard good things about Delux, and was surprised when I read the number of bad reviews. I must have been there on a good day. I have a very good apricot almond croissant and coffee for breakfast. Service was friendly and helpful....More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Jay P
Reviewed October 19, 2016

No doubt, if you want a good looking cake, they can make one. I've seen some really nice looking cakes and cookies here, and I love the idea of a neighborhood bakery. That said, the customer service is disastrous and the flavor is terribly bland....More

Date of visit: April 2016
2  Thank gherkins
Reviewed August 10, 2016

I want to like them more than I do, but the attitude is sometimes surly from staff. I don't know get it. Nice tables in front when the weather is comfy. Petit fours are reliably fresh and tasty.

Date of visit: June 2016
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