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Olsen's Danish Village Bakery

1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 805-688-6314
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (61 reviews)
“cookies” (68 reviews)
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1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first bakery we came across in Solvang, and we kept going back! My favourites were the cinnamon crisp and the almond surprise, but everything I tasted was delicious, and the coffee was fine, too.More

Thank PatandGuy
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Olsen's history....Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark where the family has a four generational history of baking. The recipes they use today were created by Bent's Great, Great, Great Grand father...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to stop in Solvang on our way through California!! My best friend is from Denmark and this was her birthday trip. Olsen's Danish Bakery was really true to the Danish pastry options! She loves the Mazarinkage (Almond Tart) at home and she was...More

Thank JustBren
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. The history of Olsen's Danish Bakery......Bent and Susy Olsen moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark. The family has a four generational history of baking and the recipes that they use today were created by...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here in the afternoon on a weekday and it was not too busy. We tried several desserts (pastries..etc) everything was delicious and unique!!!! We are going back for more.

Thank Stefani N
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed our Danish Bakery in the heart of the "Danish Village" in Solvang. Have a wonderful day.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked in here on a whim. All the food looked wonderful. It smelled great. The staff was friendly. Disappointed that to find nothing special or unique about the bakery selection. I didn't find anything that I would not find in a local bakery. I did...More

Thank Babydoll5180
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through all of Solvang and walked in all the bakeries and this one was the best in our opinion. There were so many options and they all looked and tasted great!

Thank BC_92
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed Olsen's and the "Danish Village" have a great day!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a Dane traveling abroad my expectations were higher than high - the Danish here didn’t disappoint one bit & the service here was over the top! Cozy place!More

Thank Ida B
olsensbakery, General Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. A little history about Olsen's....Bent and Susy Olsen moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark and the recipes they use today were created by Bent's Great, Great, Great Grandfather so long ago. Today Bent and...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Olsen's is a bakery and breakfast restaurant all in one. Although I've never had breakfast here, I will pull off the interstate and make the detour to purchase kringles, cinnamon crisps, cheese bread, and my wife's favorite, Kransekage. Although I will admit the kransekage is...More

Thank Bubuflu
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Olsen's does have a four generational Danish baking history. Bent and his wife moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark. Today they use the same recipes that Bent's Great, Great, Great Grandfather created so long...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

A day of shopping and we wanted some sweets to take home. Since this was Christmas time they had a huge replica of a gingerbread house inside the bakery. They also had smaller replicas made up to buy. We bought some of their decorated Christmas...More

Thank jkindyDesMoines_Iowa
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed the gingerbread house it is a tradition we do every year. Have a great New Year.

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast at Olsen’s Bakery, good mix of people in the cafe created a good atmosphere, Solvang inhabitants and tourists. The offering of pastry is really good Danish taste in US sizes. Would have been good if they had more of the Danish type of...More

Thank Lennart B
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. The Danish pastries, Butter Cookies and breads are made from Bent's... Great, Great, Great Grandfathers recipes which were created in Denmark four generations ago. Today Bent and Susy use those same recipes that they brought...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

This place was conspicuous as a bakery. The inside was bright, well decorated and smelled good. We didn't mean to buy, just looked around but after tasting the samples, we ended up buying quite a lot. The place was also a very good restaurant. We...More

Thank stevesudjatmiko
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed our newly redecorated bakery and Danish coffee house. Have a great Holiday Season!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 06:30
Monday
07:30 - 06:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 06:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 06:30
Thursday
07:30 - 06:30
Friday
07:30 - 06:30
Saturday
07:30 - 06:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-6314
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Description
Authentic Danish pastries and breads. Family owned by a Danish family from Denmark that moved to Solvang in 1970 bringing with them the families bakery recipes. These recipes were created by the current owner's Great, Great, Great Grand Father. Have a great day discovering our "Danish Village."
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