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Smiling Pelican Bakeshop

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W3556 State Road 35, Maiden Rock, WI 54750-7900
+1 715-448-3807
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“pies” (11 reviews)
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W3556 State Road 35, Maiden Rock, WI 54750-7900
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

On our numerous travels on the Great River Scenic Route, we stopped to see what's in Maiden Rock, WI. What we discovered is a bakery worth driving up from La Crosse. The bread is more than excellent and the other baked goods are delicious. Great...More

Thank Roland K
Reviewed October 3, 2017

The Smiling Pelican is a local bakery on the Great River Road (Hwy 35) in the small town of Maiden Rock. In an old house, it is cozy and inviting. I would not describe the people behind the counter as consistently friendly and outgoing, but...More

Thank Jazzdat
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is a fabulous small town bakery with big bakery ideas and products. High quality food products. Get there early and be prepared to stand in line.

Thank Bob O
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

As we found out, this is a must stop on your ride around Lake Pepin. But if you want the best selection get there early, because they do sell out. We had the banana cream pie and it was fantastic. Our only regret is that...More

1  Thank Gratema
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Breads, pies, cheesecake, cookies, oh my.... lavendar sugar cookies, chocolate, bourbon pecan pie, banana cream pie with fresh homeade whip cream. All delicous, have to return for more delicious. Plus atmospere on the front porch, enjoying the garden is delightful.

1  Thank Noreen O
Reviewed July 23, 2017

No deep fried doughnuts or other standard bakery fare, just the best baked breads, muffins, cookies, pies, rolls and cakes you've ever had! Located about one hour from the Twin Cities, it's well worth the drive and is a family tradition in our household! Made...More

Thank 900LRR
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Wonderful bakery. Everything is delicious. We loved the lavender/ginger sugar cookies, and blueberry/currant cheesecake pie!

Thank Meagan_Pass
Reviewed May 26, 2017

We found this diamond in the rough by recommendation of someone at a garage sale in Lake City, MN and we are so delighted we stopped!! I had a ginger carrot muffin-absolutely delicicious & right out of the oven, real shredding of carrots & my...More

Thank Marlena M
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Can't take the beautiful road trip around Lake Pepin without stopping at this bakery! So many choices of breads and treats!

Thank Kathy4849
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We stopped by on a day trip around Lake Pepin. The tarts are beautiful and live up to their reputation. The lemon tart has the perfect amount of tartness. The chocolate and nuts are nicely balanced on the turtle tart and the chocolate is smooth...More

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August 16, 2017|
Response from Noreen O | Reviewed this property |
Yes - you can order in person for pick up later or call. They are open until 3:00 PM. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W3556 State Road 35, Maiden Rock, WI 54750-7900
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Maiden Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 715-448-3807
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