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Dutch Oven Bakery

219 Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6637
+1 515-232-9244
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“doughnuts” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (6 reviews)
Dutch, European
219 Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6637
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped today on out way through to get some goodies. Loved the Dutch letters. The big downfall is this. As a handicapped person, This place makes you feel unwanted. You have to walk from the rear of the business to the front entrance. If you...More

Thank cheesecake2015
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The Dutch Oven Bakery makes consistently amazing sugary treats. The Bird's Eye doughnut is simply amazing. The raspberry rosettes are also wonderful. I have tried a few of the items with almond paste, dutch letters etc, they were all above average. The only thing I...More

Thank Kristina D
Reviewed 23 December 2017

While in town for a meeting, stopped in to pick up cookies. They have a good selection and they were very tasty. Prices were very reasonable, I paid almost twice as much the day before in Des Moines for the same quality. It was full...More

Thank JBretteD
Reviewed 30 September 2017

When thinking of the Dutch in Iowa, I think of Pella and Orange City, but have found that the Dutch Oven Bakery in Ames is great if I can't be in either of the other two communities. The owner was trained by the owners of...More

Thank carolynn762
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This is a café too – but each time I go I've got my eye on the prize – the Birds-eye donut. My husband's favorite is the Apple Fritter so it is super easy to stop in and get a special treat! And don't over...More

1  Thank MissyBunch
Reviewed 4 August 2017

With locations in both Boone and Ames, the Dutch Oven Bakery makes the absolute Best pastries available. They have doughnuts, eclairs, danish of all descriptions, longjohns, bismarks, cookies, dutch letters, cakes and breads of all descriptions. The store also has a sizable dining area for...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

On a number of occasions, we have ordered baked goods, especially Dutch letters, to serve for out-ot-town guests when they visit. Their sweet baked goods are delicious and offer an opportunity to tell visitors about Iowa's varied ethnic history.

Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This bakery has a wide variety to choose from. It's a bit higher than some bakeries, but I think it's worth it. The location is somewhat hard to see from the road.

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This small bakery is a gem of place for lunch. Located just south of the railroad tracks in downtown Ames, the Dutch Oven provides fresh food deli lunches with a variety of soups, breads, and meats. The breads and meats are always available while the...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Every where I travel, I look for a great hometown bakery for a morning pastry to go with my coffee. When you are in Ames, this is the place. Their pastries rival the best.

Thank grandski
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Dutch, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6637
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-9244
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