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Olsen's Danish Village Bakery

1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 805-688-6314
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (52 reviews)
“cookies” (79 reviews)
“apple strudel” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Danish, Scandinavian
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1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of many great places in Solvang to hang out early morning with coffee and a danish. Buy their tub of cookies, very good as a gift or just to have for yourself.More

Thank lzubik0416
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 enjoy hanging out at Olsen's... just a little history about us. Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark and the recipes that are used today were created by Bent's Great,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first night in Solvang, we picked up a bucket of Danish cookies, which sustained us throughout our 3-day trip. But our favorite item from Olsen's was the giant almond paste kringle. This was plenty for the four of us to share and made a...More

Thank 324juliej
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your patronage and feedback have a safe and enjoyable trip.

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Stopped in for coffee and pastries and they were wonderful! We had very attentive service and the people working there were very friendly. I asked the young gal waiting on me what her favorite was, there were so many choices that I went with her...More

Thank jfgoodwill
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

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 been baking for over 3 generations. Today they are using the recipes that were created so long ago....More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We stopped here to try the Danish butter cookies. Unfortunately, they're only sold by the tub, and we didn't feel like spending $18.95 for more cookies than the three of us could eat. Instead, we ordered coffee, a strawberry meringue cookie and a cherry boat...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Solvang is a cute little town, themed as a danish town. This bakery is right in the heart of the town. Tried few cakes and were really nice.

Thank RPU16
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. Glad you stopped and enjoyed our Danish pastries in the "Danish Village!" Have a safe and enjoyable trip.

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Solvang for one night and our hotel served Olsen's danishes for breakfast. We searched bakeries until we found the right one so that we could buy more pastries before we left Solvang. Everything we tried was delicious!More

Thank akatraypa
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Glad we came out on top with your recent pastries search in the "Danish Village." A little history....When Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark with the recipes that were created four...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Olson's Bakery on our way through Solvang. I hadn't been there in 30 years and it was just as I remembered! The baked goodies were amazing and the staff was extremely friendly!

Thank Jamie O
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Glad to have you come back and hope you can come back again. We do have an online store for your convenience. Have a safe and enjoyable trip.

Reviewed 14 June 2017

We went 2 mornings in a row to have their breakfast which included coffee or tea, orange juice, roll and a danish of your choice and sliced cheese and jam. We loved the atmosphere. We split our rolls and danish so we could try an...More

Thank Liz W
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed the Danish Breakfast and splitting a Danish pastry is a good choice. Have a safe and enjoyable trip.

Reviewed 10 June 2017

My favorite for fresh Danish pastries, certainly something for everyone to satisfy one's sweet tooth and any other bakery desires. We recommend this stop when in Solvang.More

Thank Annmarie K
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. A little history on our pastries...the Olsen's moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark and the recipes they use today were created four generations ago. We really are considered an "Authentic Danish" bakery. Have a...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

We went to Olsen's Bakery. I apologize at first I named another bakery in error... Olsen's Baker has such good cookies, we purchased several containers to take back to friends. And also bear claws for our breakfast the next morning. :-) We had not been...More

Thank Joann M
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for the 5 star review and your patronage. The butter cookies recipe was create my Mr. Olsen's Great, Great, Great Grandfather in Denmark. They really are Danish Butter Cookies. Have a safe and enjoyable trip.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Danish, Scandinavian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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