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Jaarsma Bakery

727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
+1 641-628-2940
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cookies” (79 reviews)
“pastries” (93 reviews)
“bread” (41 reviews)
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727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were advised to try the Dutch Letters. Only regret is that we did not get more. Great any time of the day Next time I want to try the Bee Hive.

Thank Renda M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of good ceramic Knick knacks to buy and other little gifts. The Dutch letters are good and I really love their goat legs.

Thank ThatOneIowaGuy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dutch letters and puff pillows are our family favorites! They do mail order, by the way. Hidden gems are their coffee cakes (meltaway is to die for!)

Thank Dana C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

IMHO this is the best of the bakeries, but that being said, they are ALL GOOD. We tried to buy a few items at every bakery and smoke shop.

Thank 52,761
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Apparently the dutch use twice as much sugar in their baking 🙂 Everything we sampled and everything we bought was sweet and the fruit was always fresh. We discovered the bakery was kind of a Destination in itself beyond being a bakery. There’s a gift...More

Thank pp0rr0
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This store has a great reputation, and it is well-deserved! It is almost impossible to pick out what you want- everything looks amazing! Bread, pastries, cookies, cupcakes, muffins, and on and on. My wife and I chose to buy a chocolate dunked mini Danish letter,...More

Thank Davigeta
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Having recently traveled to Amsterdam and perused the display cases at several Dutch bakeries, I can tell you that the Dutch treats at Jaarsma Bakery are authentic. The Dutch letters, banket, caramel tarts, cherry donut holes, cream bismarks, apple rings, twists, streudels, cinnamon rolls, (the...More

Thank SeabassMcCrash
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very quaint and unique. Fantastic food and good service.Very busy at most times,go early before the item you're looking for is gone. Recommend this place.

Thank Garry M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A great variety of pastry items. The letters are the best. You can't buy them any other place I know of. The St Nick cookies are yummy and great to dunk in your coffee. Raisin buns are nice and soft and great with Pella bologna.

Thank Margie P
Reviewed 26 August 2018

I haven't been inside Jaarsma in about 10 years, but was so happy to return. Walk into the store knowing there could be a line, but it moves quickly. There is no shortage of service and in true Dutch fashion, it is immaculately clean. There...More

Thank Pamela D
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Robin F
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
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06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
  • Phone Number: +1 641-628-2940
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