Solvang’s Danish Deliciousness

What-to-Eat; Where-to-eat in Solvang Just as popular as the Danish architecture and windmills, are the Danish pastries you find in Solvang. My visit to this small town in Central...
Danish Food: Danish pastries, Solvang

What-to-Eat; Where-to-eat in Solvang

Just as popular as the Danish architecture and windmills, are the Danish pastries you find in Solvang. My visit to this small town in Central California turned out to also be a window into Danish food, too.

 The Danish pastries are one of the attractions of this destination. While we were in Solvang we stepped into Mortensen’s Bakery and Olsen’s Bakery and Coffee Shop for some Danish deliciousness.

Danish Food in Solvang: Danish Waffle
Danish Waffle
Danish Food in Solvang: Danish pastries
Apple Turnover
Danish Food in Solvang: Danish pastries, Mortensen's Bakery
Pastries at Mortensen’s Bakery.

 

Danish Food in Solvang: Danish pastries at Olsen's Bakery
Olsen’s Bakery’s baked goods

 

Danish Food in Solvang - Danish cookies at Olsen's
Meringue kisses and Danish cookies, also from Olsen’s.
Danish Food in Solvang -- Kransekage / Danish cake
Kransekage ( a traditional Danish cake) we got to taste at the Hans Christian Andersen museum.
I later saw them at Olsen’s Bakery too.

While we were there, we also made sure to get a taste some other culinary specialties of the Danes. When we lunched at ‘Solvang Restaurant’ we picked out these things from their menu:

Danish food at Solvang - Danish Hot dogs
Danish Hot Dog with fried onions, cucumber salad.
Danish food at Solvang: Danish Sauasage, Meatball and Rodkal
Danish sausage and Danish Meatball with Rødkål (red cabbage, Danish style).

Where (else) to eat in Solvang 

Paula’s Pancake House in Solvang is another attraction in the town. It’s among the top of the top places to eat in this Danish Village. We couldn’t leave there without checking it out and so just before we said farvel to Solvang, we had breakfast at Paula’s. And weren’t they the most delectable pancakes!

Pancakes at Paula's Pancake House in Solvang.

 

Pancakes at Paula's Pancake House in Solvang.

 

Pancakes at Paula's Pancake House in Solvang.
Linking to the meme:

If you missed the post on Solvang–

Solvang| A Danish Fairytale

 

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  • Photo Cache
    7 June 2016 at 3:11 am

    The eating is really good there. When we were there, we wanted to try the ostrich burger and buy ostrich eggs, but the farm was closed that day.

    • dNambiar
      7 June 2016 at 2:40 pm

      Oh yes it is, I swear. 😉

      I should visit Ostrichland sometime. Ostrich burger — I will keep that in mind for next time. I hear they also sell art-on-ostrich eggshells. I would love to pick up some of that.

  • umashankar
    7 June 2016 at 3:23 am

    I have overslept into the morning; my tummy is making noises at the sight of those Danish Delicacies. Thanks to your post, today I will eat pastries on my way to the airport.

    • dNambiar
      7 June 2016 at 2:42 pm

      Oh, I'm sorry. 😀
      Solvang was so delicious!

      I hope you got to pick up some pastries on your way.

      Thank you for finding time to visit the blog, USP.:)

  • Prasad Np
    7 June 2016 at 4:56 am

    What a mouth watering post… and I am reading it at Breakfast time here in India 🙂

    • dNambiar
      7 June 2016 at 2:43 pm

      And then you had all day to go find some sweet treats. 😉
      I hope you did treat yourself to some delicacies, Desi Traveler. 🙂

  • Ranjana’s craft blog
    7 June 2016 at 4:58 am

    Wow , looks so yummy. It is making me to visit a pastry shop 🙂

    • dNambiar
      7 June 2016 at 2:46 pm

      😀
      Tell me you did just that, Ranjana. 🙂

  • s.c
    7 June 2016 at 10:19 am

    It all looks very tasty to me. Nice.

    • dNambiar
      7 June 2016 at 2:46 pm

      And it was. 🙂
      Thank you SC. 🙂

  • R Niranjan Das
    8 June 2016 at 7:46 am

    Looks delicious! Ellam oro plate poratte. 😉

    • dNambiar
      9 June 2016 at 3:09 am

      The food I came across in Solvang was just that!

      haha!! cuttingingum shaving um aano? 😀

  • Molly
    8 June 2016 at 10:01 pm

    The danish hotdog looks amazing

    Mollyxxx

    • dNambiar
      9 June 2016 at 3:10 am

      It was good.
      Nice to see you here after a long time, Molly. 🙂

  • ArchanaC Kapoor
    9 June 2016 at 2:30 am

    wow.. looks so interesting.. we'll definitely check this out if we ever make a trip there… Thanks for sharing Dee!
    Btw – did you make time for the Khajuraho post? Cheers 🙂

    • dNambiar
      9 June 2016 at 3:13 am

      It is a very cute little town.
      Yeah, you should think about visiting Solvang. And me too. 🙂

      I'll come by soon. After I read the post on your personal blog, I had to shut down. 🙂

  • Ruth Rieckehoff
    9 June 2016 at 4:30 am

    People tend to ask me why I like Solvang so much (and the entire Santa Ynez Valley). I think your post answers the question. Last time, I had the most delicious pancakes. Can't wait to go back.

    • dNambiar
      9 June 2016 at 9:47 am

      The food in Solvang was exceptional! And I didn't get to have aebleskiver. What a shame right? 🙂 I was at one of the places that was famous for the delicacy; but was so packed after lunch that I couldn't even think about picking some up for later.

      I should go back just for the aebleskiver. 🙂
      Think of me when you have them again, Ruth. 🙂

  • Indrani
    9 June 2016 at 4:49 am

    Oh! So tempting!!! 🙂
    Excellent pics taken.

    • dNambiar
      9 June 2016 at 9:48 am

      Aren't they? They were all so gooood!!
      Thank you, Indrani. 🙂

  • Rahul Bhatia
    9 June 2016 at 8:36 am

    A mouth watering post, Divya:) Danish pastries are just awesome!

    • dNambiar
      9 June 2016 at 9:48 am

      😀
      I swear! 🙂

  • Maitreni Mishra
    9 June 2016 at 9:14 am

    Woah! Lip-smacking delicacies.. I'm drooling over them 😛

    • dNambiar
      9 June 2016 at 9:50 am

      They were so YUM and I learnt quite a bit about Danish food that I had to do a post about it all. And I couldn't leave those amazing pancakes out, so added them to the post as well. 😉

  • Mridula
    9 June 2016 at 9:47 am

    They all look mouthwatering! Thank god I am looking at the post after lunch!

    • dNambiar
      9 June 2016 at 9:51 am

      This is your dessert. 😀 🙂

  • Rajesh
    9 June 2016 at 12:41 pm

    Wow! mouth watering.

    • dNambiar
      9 June 2016 at 6:41 pm

      🙂

  • Anita
    9 June 2016 at 4:06 pm

    Very tempting 🙂

    • dNambiar
      9 June 2016 at 6:41 pm

      I'm sure. 🙂
      Thank you for visiting, Anita.

  • Alok singhal
    10 June 2016 at 12:52 am

    Do they have no-egg options? Difficult to get your eyes off them otherwise ☺️

    • dNambiar
      10 June 2016 at 3:23 pm

      They should have; I'm quite sure they keep the vegans in mind. 🙂

  • magiceye
    10 June 2016 at 1:17 am

    Droolsome post!!

    • dNambiar
      10 June 2016 at 3:33 pm

      🙂

  • Maria Gloria D’Amico
    13 June 2016 at 10:06 pm

    Images favor a journey, imagination flows, the simple and delicious fries to sweet appetizing.
    A hug from Brazil.

    • dNambiar
      14 June 2016 at 2:27 am

      🙂
      Thank you. A hug back to you. 🙂
      Welcome here, Maria.

  • Sujatha Sathya
    20 June 2016 at 8:06 am

    Apple turnover 🙂 like the names they keep for some of these

    • dNambiar
      21 June 2016 at 1:21 am

      Appetizing, right? 😉

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