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Jaarsma Bakery

727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
+1 641-628-2940
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  • Poor1%
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“pastries” (92 reviews)
“cookies” (74 reviews)
“bread” (39 reviews)
727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ordered a sampling of lots of different pastries & everything was wonderful!! Everyone was so helpful & friendly! Yum!! 😍

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was bringing something special for a recent family gathering... what could be better than Dutch letters from Jaarsma Bakery! Of course I needed some strawberry coated pretzels for the trip to the gathering (also delicious!)

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 6 days ago

So I’m going to go a little against the grain here and say we weren’t super impressed with this bakery. Yes, there are TONS of choices but the day we visited (a Thursday afternoon) the place was packed and there was no order to how...More

Thank Wolfeaj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. They have it set up very nice and lots of choices. The bakery options were very good. Will definitely visit again. It is also very busy here but worth the wait. Lots of cool decorated cookie options for the kids.

Thank Dakkin
Reviewed 1 week ago

So ... you go in and there's a line...Dutch Letters are a "S" shaped pastry filled with a cinnonmen like filling that is very unique and delightful. They also had Stroopwafels, a little waffle-like cookie that is filled with a sweet syrup that is vaguely...More

Thank P3902RQwilliamp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many outstanding options I don’t know where to begin. The bismarck’s are wonderful. If you have a real sweet tooth, then you must try a beehive. They are the best! Be warned—You can’t eat more than one at a time.

Thank mac4fb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed the friendly service and large variety. We tried the cherry donut holes and the Dutch letters, as well as other items. Don’t miss it!

Thank mogamo74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not decide what to get, everything looked amazing!! The blueberry streusel was my favorite and out of this world. We got a couple dozen cookies that we very good. The cream horns and cinnamon rolls were so fresh. I wish we bought more...More

Thank ChrisGriff2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we’re in the area, this is a MUST stop! The Dutch letters are delicious! We always buy them as well as the pillow puffs and cheese sticks. There is usually a line but it moves very quickly!

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vast selection of bakery goods. Dutch letters, coffeee cake, bread, cinnamon rolls, donuts, you name it, they probably have it, and fresh!

Thank tkatIowa
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Robin F
November 4, 2017|
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Response from Nancy S | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Contact the bakery directly for this type of info.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, 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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