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Jaarsma Bakery

727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
+1 641-628-2940
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pastries” (98 reviews)
“cookies” (82 reviews)
“bread” (45 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have read a lot about Jaarsma Bakery so we had to stop and buy some things on our way to Thanksgiving with relatives. First time there and it was busy the day before Thanksgiving. Wasn't sure of how the process worked until we got inside...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Southwest_Gaucho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love stopping at this awesome place. We've been getting pastries, cookies and breads from here for several years. Even when they are busy, you dont have to wait very long. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 990bridgetr
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Famous stop for dutch pastries. Great variety to satisfy your sweet tooth. Convenient location on the south side of the square in downtown Pella.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lee Z
Reviewed October 20, 2018

During a recent visit to Pella, a beautiful Dutch town located about 45 minutes east of Des Moines, we made a stop at Jaarsma Bakery. We'd seen it on Facebook and just had to check it out. What a charming place! The bakery was just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sgfintl
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Dutch Letters are good but machine made and not as good as a bakery down the street hand made. Puff pillows are excellent. Service is confusing. Many goodies to choose from.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We were advised to try the Dutch Letters. Only regret is that we did not get more. Great any time of the day Next time I want to try the Bee Hive.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Renda M
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Lots of good ceramic Knick knacks to buy and other little gifts. The Dutch letters are good and I really love their goat legs.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ThatOneIowaGuy
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Dutch letters and puff pillows are our family favorites! They do mail order, by the way. Hidden gems are their coffee cakes (meltaway is to die for!)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dana C
Reviewed September 21, 2018

IMHO this is the best of the bakeries, but that being said, they are ALL GOOD. We tried to buy a few items at every bakery and smoke shop.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 52,761
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Apparently the dutch use twice as much sugar in their baking 🙂 Everything we sampled and everything we bought was sweet and the fruit was always fresh. We discovered the bakery was kind of a Destination in itself beyond being a bakery. There’s a gift...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank pp0rr0
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Robin F
November 4, 2017|
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Response from Nancy S | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
  • Phone Number: +1 641-628-2940
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