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Jaarsma Bakery

) #1 of 3 Dessert in Pella #1 of 35 Places to Eat in Pella
727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
+1 641-628-2940
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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727 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We are from Pella's sister community in NW Iowa and have visited Pella many times and never miss a stop at the Jaarsma Bakery for a traditional Dutch Treat. They also have a good selection of other cookies, donuts, rolls and pastries and your sure...More

Thank BlueFleck
Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in Pella going to Jaarsma bakery. Whenever I'm in town, I make sure to stop. My favorite is the puff pillows. I prefer the almond log to the Dutch letters as there is more almond paste to pastry but both are really...More

Thank Ginger H
Reviewed 1 week ago

During a recent visit to Iowa this was put on our "must visit" list and it lived up to the expectations we had for it. We knew it must be good when we arrived about 10AM and the line snaked through the bakery and out...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here to get some snacks for our reunion. The smell in the bakery was out of this world and their treats our excellent. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank kbbb541
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth the trip. Lots of great selections. Very homey atmosphere. Not to be missed if you are nearby.

Thank MaryLakeZurich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful bakery. SO MANY treats to select, which makes it difficult to choose one. The Dutch letters are delicious. Very busy place and extremely friendly staff.

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Best bakery ever. We got up early and joined the locals on arriving at the bakery at 7am. The Almond Butter Cakes are sooooo very tasty we visited in October and dropped by here during the Tulip Festival to take another 3 home. Along with...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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

1  Thank Jandsand
Reviewed 23 May 2017 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 20 May 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
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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