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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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“cookies” (79 reviews)
“pastries” (93 reviews)
“bread” (41 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
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Reviewed today

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having recently traveled to Amsterdam and perused the display cases at several Dutch bakeries, I can tell you that the Dutch treats at Jaarsma Bakery are authentic. The Dutch letters, banket, caramel tarts, cherry donut holes, cream bismarks, apple rings, twists, streudels, cinnamon rolls, (the...More

Thank SeabassMcCrash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very quaint and unique. Fantastic food and good service.Very busy at most times,go early before the item you're looking for is gone. Recommend this place.

Thank Garry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great variety of pastry items. The letters are the best. You can't buy them any other place I know of. The St Nick cookies are yummy and great to dunk in your coffee. Raisin buns are nice and soft and great with Pella bologna.

Thank Margie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I haven't been inside Jaarsma in about 10 years, but was so happy to return. Walk into the store knowing there could be a line, but it moves quickly. There is no shortage of service and in true Dutch fashion, it is immaculately clean. There...More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love this bakery! I have been coming here since I was a little girl and it still gets to me! So yummy and the employees are great!

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in by chance-----what a selection----with very reasonable prices.Very busy and I can see why.You will have trouble with selection because you want to buy everything.

Thank suedo66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Goat legs are my favorite pastry at Jaarsma. They are almond sticks dipped in chocolate. Because the chocolate melts, they didn’t used to have them in the summer months. Perhaps they use summer chocolate now. All I know is I bought a bag full, and...More

Thank McHove
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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

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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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