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“Great sandwiches, large portions but limited selection.”
Review of Birkholm's Bakery

Birkholm's Bakery
Ranked #3 of 11 Dessert in Solvang
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $39
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: OUR STORY Birkholm's Bakery was founded by Carl "Cookie" Sr. and Charlotte Birkholm in 1950. Birkholm's has been family owned, passed from generation to generation for over 65 years. In 1980, Carl Jr. and Elizabeth Birkholm stepped in to carry on the tradition of baking in Solvang. Carl continues to use the original Danish recipes that "Cookie" brought over from Denmark. In 2011, our son Carl "Thomas" approached us wanting to learn and continue the business like his Grandfather "FarFar" and Father had done before him. Thomas is the 3rd generation of bakers in Solvang and with the Family, he is looking forward to a new beginning. Velkommen Til Solvang
Reviewed January 21, 2013

I've only tried the sandwiches here, not the bakery yet (but I will be back to try that). They only offered 3 different sandwiches but the turkey and ham sandwiches were great. They were so big that we only ate half of each. The prices are average for Solvang. The staff is very friendly but our sandwiches were delivered about 5 minutes apart. I would have liked a side dish with the sandwiches, most other restaurants there serve smaller sandwiches but include fries, potato salad, or another salad.

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Reviewed January 4, 2013

We are so pleased that the Birkholms have returned to their family business and that it's going strong! The bear claws and coffee are the best, the service is warm and welcoming, and the setting is a perfect way to start your visit to the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. Let the kids add their artwork to the chalkboard in the sun room!

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Reviewed December 25, 2012

Very helpful employees, giving out butter cookies to try out. Also had soup and lite fare for lunch. Loved the place.

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Thank ElaineG29
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

Since 1951, Birkholm's Bakery has tantalized tourists with Danish delicacies and lavished on lucky locals their daily bread. Now in their third generation, and back in their historic home on Alisal Road, this hardworking family dynasty is the flagship of Solvang's bakery fleet, all of which are worth a try.

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Reviewed August 20, 2012

If anywhere near Solvang, we always stop by to get tubs of cookies. Glad that "Birkholm's" is back! Great cookies and pastries. A Solvang tradition.

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Thank cmnt24
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