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Dutch Oven Bakery

219 Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6637
+1 515-232-9244
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  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“donuts” (7 reviews)
“pastry” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
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Dutch, European
219 Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6637
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Every where I travel, I look for a great hometown bakery for a morning pastry to go with my coffee. When you are in Ames, this is the place. Their pastries rival the best.

Thank grandski
Reviewed 31 December 2016

After having recently visited the Dutch bakeries in Pella, I was surprised and pleased to find the Dutch Oven Bakery in Ames. I learned that the owner was trained by the bakers at Jaarsma Bakery in Pella and it is obvious -- their rendition of...More

Thank carolynn762
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

If you have been to a true Dutch bakery, then you know what to expect here. The addition of great donuts adds to the attraction. Great cookies, great almond filled windmills, cherry filled, Dutch letters, etc etc. prices are very reasonable and staff is friendly....More

Thank GolfingBearcat
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Along with Wisconsin and Minnesota, Iowa is part of the Scandanavian Midwest. And Pella and Ames are home to some of the best Dutch pastry shops in the state. THE DUTCH OVEN BAKERY, with sites in Ames and Boone, is one version of the classic...More

Thank LISW536
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I just ordered a 2 layer birthday cake from here and it was great. We usually go with the kids on the weekend and get donuts or letter S. Closed on Sunday

Thank Campbell3boys
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I have only purchased doughnuts or pastries from the Dutch Oven, but they are AWESOME. They have a great selection and the quality is excellent.

Thank kjroe
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

This little restaurant/bakery is just off Duff Avenue by the railroad tracks. Choose from a variety of soups and sandwiches. All are homemade and delicious. Dinner salads are also available and of course many, many delicious bakery items. Take out is very common, but there...More

Thank LitRose
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Great breakfast sandwich & pastries. We will be back. The service was fast and pleasant. Try the breakfast croissant.

Thank TagTexas
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

My wife & I stopped by for a late bite, not wanting anything but a Danish & coffee. We were pleasantly surprised to see the variety of pastries, including muffins, danish, bear claws, donuts and the like. We both ordered apple fitters, which were great....More

Thank gseth51
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I must admit, I'm a big fan of anything that contains almond paste. We have gone out of our way to make sure we can stop by Pella to pick up a few. But then we recently learned that we could find them much closer...More

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Cindy F
I ordered a cake Thursday, to be picked up on Friday. I have been detained because of the weather. Could you please freeze and I will pick up Monday? Thank-you Cindy G Fellers
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Restaurant Details

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Dutch, European
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010-6637
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-9244
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