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Olsen's Danish Village Bakery

1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 805-688-6314
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (57 reviews)
“cookies” (67 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
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1529 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We had been dying to try authentic danish butter cookies. They were not cheap, but when in Solvang, it is a must at least once. We got a tub of 5 dozen. Everyone could not stop eating! While we were there, we also picked up...More

Thank fay m
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for your patronage and feedback. You are correct about Olsen's they are a true authentic Danish Bakery. Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark where the family has a history of baking for over 4 generations as Master Bakers. They...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This bakery is a must go, even if it's just to get the cookies. Located next door to Paula's and walking distance from most places.More

Thank Haycoconut
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Just a little history on the bakery...Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark where the family has been baking Danish pastries now for over four generations. The recipe was created by Bent's...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

A little on the pricy side but they are really good. Service was quick and friendly. I have tried their cookies, tarts, danishes (of course) and can say that everything I've tried was delicious. With some things the portions are a bit oversized, so the...More

Thank Jason B
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. A little history on Olsen's...Bent and Susy moved to Solvang in 1970 from Denmark where the family has been baking for four generations. The cookies, tarts, and Danish pastriy recipes were created by Bent's Great,...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

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 6 August 2017

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 5 August 2017

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 6 August 2017

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

Reviewed 13 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
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Olsen's Danish Village Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. Have a GREAT DAY!

Reviewed 7 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 8 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 22 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 14 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 16 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 6:30 AM
Monday
7:30 AM - 6:30 AM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 6:30 AM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 6:30 AM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 6:30 AM
Friday
7:30 AM - 6:30 AM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 6:30 AM
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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