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Olsen's Danish Village Bakery

1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 805-688-6314
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (51 reviews)
“cookies” (75 reviews)
“apple strudel” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Danish, Scandinavian
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LOCATION
1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 3 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stop for a quick pastry and cuppa coffee before heading out on a road ride or wine tour.

Thank Adventurer27_8
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage glad you enjoyed your pastry and cuppa coffee! Have a safe road trip.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like other bakeries in town, this one is well stocked with all kinds of delightful baked goodies. A very busy place well worth the visit and calories.More

Thank 307juanitak
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. Just a little history on our bakery. Bent and Susy Olsen moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark where the family has been baking Danish pastries for over 4 generations. Today we use these same...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed at thw Kronborg Inn & they have these delicious cookies in a tub for everyone who checks in. Once you have 1 cookie you just cant stop! They are a great souvenire to take home.

Thank zzandjj
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you for the 5 Star review. Glad you enjoyed the Butter cookies but it sounds like not many made it home. LOL! Have a safe and enjoyable trip.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Olsen's sign is not obvious from the street but it's there. We ordered several types of pastry and a kringle to go. Yum. A great place to have coffee and pastries. Order a bunch and share so you can experience the different flavors. We...More

Thank georgia92845
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed the pastries just a little history on them. Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark where the family has a 4 generational history of master bakers baking Danish pastries....More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

This place has some of the best Danish in Solvang. A great selection of cookies and pastries, perfect for presents and a quick breakfast on the go.More

Thank kbw111
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. The history of Olsen's starts 4 generations ago in Denmark. Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark and brought the recipes with them. Today's pastries, Butter Cookies and more are still using...More

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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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