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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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“cookies” (68 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
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1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Decided to stop in Solvang for a little snack. What a delight to find such a quaint town and restaurant. I love kringle and they had one of the best that I have ever had. The coffee is to die for!! This was a coffee...More

Thank gastrnome
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped for lunch. Sandwiches were giant and delicious. I had soup and sandwich and could not eat it all because it was so much food. I will share with my husband if I get to Solvang again.

Thank hueadon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have a sweet tooth and when ever I find a gem of a bakery I cannot not order everything that looks amazing. Suffice to say, I probably bought about $70 of pastries. The butter cookies are amazing!More

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

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. A little history on Olsen's.....Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Demark. Where the family has a four generational history of baking. Today they are using the recipes that were created by Bent's...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are from out of town and needed a birthday cake on the birthday. I called them a week in advance and took my order with no advance payment. Arrived at the pickup time and the cake was ready. Of course, we had to buy...More

Thank gary b
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. My guess is that your cake was made by Bent Olsen himself. He is a "Master Baker" and takes pride in the cakes, pastries, and cookies that are baked at Olsen's. Have a safe and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting.multiple bakeries, they all seemed to offer the same variety. However these guys werw the first to proudly display the variety of awards they have received. I heard many bake the goods off site and have them delivered.More

Thank Hot-Tati
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. A little history on Olsen's....Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark and are very active in the day to day baking at 1529 Mission Drive, you were at "Olsen's Authentic Danish Bakery."...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for cookies, but stayed for tea and pastry. Great selection! It was impossible to select just one thing. That ended up our dinner and we even had to take some home. Very nice friendly staff.More

Thank Karen T
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. Just a little history....Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark where the family has a four generational history of Master Bakers. When they moved they brought the recipes with them and still...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Solvang is all about Danish bakeries -- there are half a dozen of them within a few blocks of each other. Every one of them is good, but for over 20 years, Olsen's has been my choice for cakes and kringles. Olsen's cakes are light,...More

Thank Sam M
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. Just a little history on Olsen's when Bent and Susy moved from Denmark to Solvang in 1970 they brought with them the recipes that Bent's Great, Great, Great Grandfather created so long ago. Today they...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

On our way South we made a stop in Solvang to have a real coffee and Danish pastries. All was excellent. As good as in a Danish bakery/cafe in Denmark. We also bought some whole grain rye bread to have some real and healthy bread...More

Thank Carl-Henrik P
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. A little history on Olsen's...Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark where the family has a four generation of Master Bakers. Today Bent is also a Master Baker using the recipes his...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Stopped by for a snack to go, we chose a raspberry danish and a cinnamon crisp. Very tasty, the danish was light with a generous raspberry filling, very nice.

Thank Jon H
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed our pastries have an enjoyable and safe trip.

Reviewed 15 October 2017

While waiting for our table next door we stopped off at the bakery for something to hold us over. We grabbed coffee and hot chocolate as well as a danish and chocolate croissant. Everything was so amazing, fresh and perfect. We should have just stayed...More

Thank jennifer d
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed the pastries, we do offer a "Danish Breakfast" that includes a pastry, hard roll, slice of cheese, orange Juice, coffee, and jam it is a Danish tradition. Have a pleasant day and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, 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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