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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” (95 reviews)
“cookies” (80 reviews)
“bread” (42 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 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.

Thank 990bridgetr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Lee Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank sgfintl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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.

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.

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.

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!)

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.

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

Thank pp0rr0
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This store has a great reputation, and it is well-deserved! It is almost impossible to pick out what you want- everything looks amazing! Bread, pastries, cookies, cupcakes, muffins, and on and on. My wife and I chose to buy a chocolate dunked mini Danish letter,...More

Thank Davigeta
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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

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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