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Plehn's Bakery

3940 Shelbyville Rd, Saint Matthews, KY 40207-3170
+1 502-896-4438
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cookies” (8 reviews)
“pastries” (10 reviews)
“cake” (6 reviews)
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3940 Shelbyville Rd, Saint Matthews, KY 40207-3170
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The aroma upon entering made me want to buy everything in this bakery. I've been in this bakery three times in the last month, all at different times of the day, and it was always crowded. Once, they had run out of some items but...More

Thank gw00d3333
Reviewed 3 May 2017

OMG... where to start - how about the 5 items we shared between 2 people -!!! all delicous and fresh and so very sweet but light and sparkly LOL I don't know how else to describe them. Love love love the orange pudding cake... Jersey...More

Thank Kimberly F
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Dropped by yesterday and was happy they had a bunch of king cakes ready to go for Fat Tuesday! Glad they had me covered because I neglected to order one in advance!

Thank O-Lora-O
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Not only are the baked goods incredible they serve great chili and sandwiches for lunch. There are always plenty of staff ready to help and make your visit easy. Take your children they will love looking at all the treats. Plehn's is unbeatable.

Thank CountdownTeam
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting the area and read the great reviews about this place so decided to stop in and purchased an eclair and a cheese danish. Both were delicious but the eclair was a stand out! Highly recommended! A great local bakery where you can eat in...More

Thank Alexventures
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The vanilla and chocolate cupcakes and delicious and the icing is freshly made and perfect. These are my absolute favorite. Their cakes are not only beautiful but also flawless. Plehn's is my go to bakery for holidays they always have themed baked goods and on...More

Thank TravelingPantsMom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The baked goods at Plehn's are second to none. Runny butter kutchen is the best. Cookies are fabulous. Bear claws are so good. They have a varied deli selection. Chicken salad and soups. Need a joke cake? They make a pooh cake with tissue and...More

Thank ritadugan
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great bread, pastry, cookies, pies, soups, sandwiches . Always have seasonal cookies and special order icing. You will find speciality breads that are not made anywhere else in town (to the best of my knowledge). Always a line but well staffed with fast service. >80...More

Thank sfmurphy12016
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This place is great. My father in law has been eating here since the 1950s. Plehn's butter rolls with country ham are a thing to behold. My favorite part about KY besides Bourbon and college hoops.... horse racing too I guess. Great for breakfast and...More

Thank Jasper S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This bakery has been a local favorite since 1924 and will not disappoint your sweet tooth. Whether you want breakfast, lunch, cookies, breads/buns, decorated cakes, danishes, doughnuts, ice cream or other sweet treats this full service bakery can satisfy your craving for something tasty. Wonderful...More

1  Thank derbyfan2016
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3940 Shelbyville Rd, Saint Matthews, KY 40207-3170
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Saint Matthews
  • Phone Number: +1 502-896-4438
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