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Dutch Oven Bakery

219 Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6637
+1 515-232-9244
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“doughnuts” (4 reviews)
“pastry” (6 reviews)
“soups” (5 reviews)
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Dutch, European
219 Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6637
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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 4 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

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 16 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
Reviewed 31 December 2016

After having recently visited the Dutch bakeries in Pella, I was surprised and pleased to find the Dutch Oven Bakery in Ames. I learned that the owner was trained by the bakers at Jaarsma Bakery in Pella and it is obvious -- their rendition of...More

Thank carolynn762
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

If you have been to a true Dutch bakery, then you know what to expect here. The addition of great donuts adds to the attraction. Great cookies, great almond filled windmills, cherry filled, Dutch letters, etc etc. prices are very reasonable and staff is friendly....More

Thank GolfingBearcat
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Along with Wisconsin and Minnesota, Iowa is part of the Scandanavian Midwest. And Pella and Ames are home to some of the best Dutch pastry shops in the state. THE DUTCH OVEN BAKERY, with sites in Ames and Boone, is one version of the classic...More

Thank LISW536
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Dutch, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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