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Jaarsma Bakery

727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
+1 641-628-2940
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
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Reviewed yesterday

Don't miss trying a Dutch Letter. It is definitely worth the wait. ! The bakery in the Historic Village carries them, too.

Thank Jandsand
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This wonderful bakery could even bottle and sell the wonderful smells from within. I have never been disappointed with my choice and seem to go back for their Apple Bread. Dutch letters are always a special treat.

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We got some pastries to go as we headed out of town and they were divine. We should have gotten more!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderfully beautiful and absolutely delicious treats. Although on the heels of the local festival, employees were cheerful and helpful. Our only problem was trying to determine which pastries to choose.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

From bismark's, dutch letters and goat fingers, it's difficult to decide what to purchase...so do what i do, lose 5 lbs prior to visiting, then get a few of each pastry and enjoy!!! It's all good.

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Saturday afternoon a week before the tulip festival. Of course we needed to bring home some Dutch letters, so we stopped here. The line at noon was out the door and down the block. We came back a few hours later...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This bakery sells "Dutch letters" which is a Dutch flaky pastry with almond paste, cinnamon and sugar. Unbelievably good especially warm. Don't try and buy them during tulip time festival unless you are prepared to stand in a line that's 2 blocks long. We bought...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little bakery! My daughter and I loved everything we tried. She loved the chocolate chip cookies and donuts. I loved the candies. Perfect little treat while we walked around Pella.

Thank Carrie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this during the tulip festival and tried a couple of baked items which were really good. The crowds were large because of the festival but the way they had the bakery set up you didn't have to wait long to check out ....More

1  Thank stutz50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pastries are outstanding. I would recommend going to anyone. Is also a very good place to pick up Dutch knickknacks and novelties.

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Nearby Attractions
Historical Village, Vermeer Windmill & Scholte House
122 reviews
.25 km away
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12 reviews
.23 km away
Pella Opera House
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.20 km away
The Cellar Peanut Pub
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.15 km away
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Hi. What are the options and costs for breakfast in the hotel or nearby? Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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