Dutch restaurants, bakeries and stores in the United States

Dutch stores in the USA

A Touch of Dutch, Coupeville, Washington

A Touch of Dutch is a cute store on Whidbey Island, Washington, a “place which seems literally
suspended in a time of by-gone days”. They’ve been in business since 1995 and also have an on-line store.

The store carries a wide variety of Dutch products; their store has categories such as “Dutch Wedding and Party favors” and they even sell soccer attire of the Dutch national team. Exclusive to the store is a line of humorous Dutch cards (which is available for wholesale to other Dutch stores).

A Touch of Dutch, Belvidere, New Jersey

“We are located in Belvidere New Jersey, if you are in the area, stop in and pay us a visit,

The largest selection of Dutch and related items in New Jersey. If you can’t find what you are looking for on our website, give us a call, we may have it in stock in our store.”

Addy's Dutch Café and Restaurant, Greenville, South Carolina

The only real “brown café” in the United States! Owner Addy imported all furnishings from the Netherlands, and serves bitterballen & kroketten. Greenville, SC has the highest percentage European inhabitants per capita in the United States. (The website of the cafe has been down for a while, but it is definitely in business).

Amsterdam Falafelshop, Washington, District Of Columbia

Serving top-it-yourself hot falafels and fries was an epiphany for the owners while visiting friends in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It was the inspiration for bringing delicious twice-fried fries and tasty top-it-yourself-falafels to Adams Morgan in DC.

Andover Inn, Andover, Massachusetts

The Andover Inn serves Dutch and Indonesian dishes.

Update: the Andover Inn changed owner and no longer serves rijsttafel. Removing from our list.

Benelux Café, Raleigh, North Carolina

Grand Café Benelux opened in September 2010 and brings a mix of European adventures and American experiences.

Dutch items on the menu include handcrafted speculaas and Dutch stroopwafels, as well as boterkoek.

Cafe Bean, San Francisco, California

This cafe serves Dutch pancakes and omelets that look suspiciously like uitsmijters. Online reviews also mention that the Dutch coffee which is served is good.

Caramel Cookie Waffles, Billings, Montana

Dutch treats here include the split pea soup with ham, gevulde koek, Dutch butter cake and others, but as the name suggests the specialty here are caramel cookie waffles. The stroopwafels are made from scratch with all natural ingredients from a traditional Dutch recipe. Since 1981.

Casey's Bakery, Sioux Center, Iowa

Casey’s Bakery was started in 1946 by Casey and Ann De Groot in a small store in downtown Sioux Center. Casey combined many years of baking experience, some traditional Dutch recipes and a belief in quality to lay the foundation for Casey’s Bakery. Products include Dutch Rusk Buns and a St. Nick cookie.

Chocolaterie Stam, Des Moines, Iowa

Chocolaterie Stam specializes in fine European Chocolates. They have 6 stores in the Netherlands and 5 in the United States (Iowa, North Carolina, Minnesota).

Next to their store made chocolate they also carry a nice selection of import Dutch Droste chocolate, Bastogne koeken, Pickwick Tea and Wilhelmina Pepermunt.

Corine's Cafe, Mooresville, North Carolina

Corine’s Cafe is run by Corine who originates from the Netherlands. She serves bitterballen, Dutch pancakes and (chicken) kroketten in Mooresville, NC. Nice to combine with a visit to the Ikea in Charlotte for a “European day”.

Dutch in America.com visited Corine’s Cafe in October 2009; read our review here.

Dank U - CLOSED, New York, New York

"Delicious fast food made with wholesome, natural ingredients". Serves kroketten and other Dutch and Dutch & Indonesian inspired dishes.

1/2/2010: Danku will probably not reopen.

12/7/2009: Danku is temporary closed. They are papered up and have a sign on the window saying that they are revamping their menu for a Feb. 2010 reopening.

David Schat's Bakery, El Segundo, California

David Schat is part of the famous Schat bakery family. His bakery/café serve’s mainly American cuisine, but the Dutch roots show in a few small details.

De Hoek Traditions, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

This ‘corner’ store was founded by a lady who grew up in Pella, Iowa, a town with a large Dutch community. De Hoek Traditions specializes in delicious teas (they even make their own blends). Of course they also carry the Pickwick blend, and there’s a number of Dutch delicacies for sale including rusk. Since 2005.

DeBoer's Dutch Brothers, Holland, Michigan

DeBoer’s Dutch Brothers is a full service European style bakery-restaurant with 200 years of baking experience. The deBoers have been baking Holland for over 50 years since immigrating from Kollum, Nederland in 1956.

Lots of Dutch dishes on the menu, including croquettes with pea soup and pig in a blanket.

Michigan Dutch News has a nice background story.

deReuze Gourmet Market (Peters Import), Grandville, Michigan

deReuze Gourmet Market was established in 2002, and is owned & operated by Peters Imports. Serves Rijkenberg Chocolate Letters and many other Dutch foods.

Dubbel Dutch, Denver, Colorado

“Dubbel Dutch opened its doors on November 8, 2003, and has grown ever since to become the Dutch hub for Dutchies in Denver-and-around, and has earned its marks with the neighborhood for the wonderful sandwiches and coffees that we serve.”

Dutch in America.com visited Dubbel Dutch in January 2011; read our review here.

Dutch American Market & Import, Beaverton, Oregon

“We specialize in gift and grocery items from The Netherlands”

Dutch Bakery & Cafe, San Juan Capistrano, California

Breakfast and lunch spot, owned and operated by Richard and Michelle Runneboom. One of our readers reports: ‘wonderful fresh dutch bread’.

Dutch Delite Bakery, Holland, Michigan

This Dutch bakery in Holland, Michigan is operated by Ralph Van Asperen, who came from the Netherlands in 1950.

“I have owned a bakery for 47 years and am still working full time. Not because I have to, I want to! 56 years now, and still enjoy it.”

Dutch Flowers, Kansas City, Missouri

Since she opened her doors at Dutch Flowers six years ago, Designer Els VanderMeij has worked to provide the Kansas City community with quality floral products. Please enjoy browsing through some of our products and services, and contact us with orders or questions.

Dutch poffertjes, Avondale, Arizona

The Dutch Poffertjes House is a mobile pastry and drink station that serves various drinks and Dutch poffertjes. Poffertjes are small, pluffy pancakes and they are served with various different flavors.

The poffertjes cart appears on the Phoenix public market and other places; for more info contact them at dutch.poffertjes.house@hotmail.com.

Dutchkinz by Klein Holland, Naples, Florida

Dutchkinz produces traditional “Dutch Delights” such as stroopwafels and poffertjes. Available in select retailers and farmer’s markets in the Napels, FL area.

Erick Schat's Bakkerij, Bishop, California

Authentic Dutch bakery and restaurant on Main Street in Bishop. Erick and Paul are related, but their businesses are not affiliated.

Frietkoten, Chicago, Illinois

Netherlands-native Jeroen Hasenbos brings Amsterdam’s traditional Frietkoten ‘fry shack’ experience to Chicago for the first time, with hand cut Belgian fries that are served in a paper cone and distinguished by a crisp outside and soft, delicious potato inside. In keeping with the popular ‘fry shacks’ in Amsterdam, Frietkoten offers these traditional Belgian fries with up to 20 different sauces to choose from every day.

Henk's Black Forest Bakery, Dallas, Texas

German, Dutch and other influences. Uitsmijter on the breakfast menu, number of dishes with Gouda cheese and Dutch ham, and a broodje herring as an appetizers for dinner.

Hillcrest Bakery, Bothell, Washington

“Our story begins in Wormer, The Netherlands back in 1838. We, the Kaskes Family, began a baking tradition that continues through present day now in two countries. The Kaskes Bakery is still flourishing in The Netherlands as are we here at Hillcrest Bakery in the United States”. The store has banketstaaf and speculaas, among many other things.

Holland American Bakery, Sussex, New Jersey

Third generation Dutch bakery. Their speculaas looks delicious.

Holland American International Specialties, Bellflower, California

The Holland American store and its corporate office is located in a 20,000 square foot facility in Bellflower, California. Founded in 1943.

Holland's Best, San Jose, California

Holland’s Best, grocery & bakery products, formerly known as Holland Pastry and Gift Shop, started almost 50 years ago as a Dutch American bakery.

Note: this store will go out of business on December 31, 2014.

Iamsterdam Panini Cafe, Winter Haven, Florida

The café features items such as Dutch pea soup, tostis, Belgian waffles, and even a broodje gezond, the New Amsterdam. All breads are made by iamsterdam.

Jaarsma Bakery, Pella, Iowa

"Our family owned-and-operated bakery, located in historic Pella Iowa, has been baking delicious “Dutch Treats” for over a century. Visitors to Pella’s Annual Tulip Time Festival stand in long lines to get a taste of our famous Dutch Letters."

Kaas & Co, South Norwalk, Connecticut

New York Times: “Kaas & Company, owned by Justin Schenkels, an expatriate of the Netherlands, carries just about everything necessary to prepare a truly Dutch dinner — or breakfast or lunch, for that matter — right down to jarred vegetables and various jams, smoked mackerel ($12 a pound) and maatjes, or brine-cured herring ($6 a pair), all imported from the Lowlands. ”

La Tulipe Desserts, Mount Kisco, New York

Sophisticated patisserie owned by Maarten and Frances Steenman. Maarten worked as an apprentice at patisseries in Holland, France, Belgium and Norway and together they started a highly successful store in Mount Kisco, NY. Certainly not strictly Dutch, but with their background (Maarten is born in the Netherlands) and given that they sell speculaas bars around the holidays, it made our list. Since 1999.

Little Amsterdam Coffee Shop, Saratoga, California

Breakfast place owned by a Dutch family. Server Dutch pea soup and kroketten.

Little Dutch Girl, Spring, Texas

“specializing in “Almost Everything from Holland”. The “Almost” lets us get away with a few things not 100% Dutch, such as Tom’s delicious “Fudge with the Dutch Touch” made with cocoa imported from Holland.”

Lynden Dutch Bakery, Lynden, Washington

"Lynden Dutch Bakery offers fast, friendly and courteous service. We use only the best ingredients and maintain a skilled staff to answer your questions. We have built our reputation on our commitment to providing quality service, which has earned us many valuable customers. We specialize in providing wedding cakes, cookies, pastries, 6 foot sub sandwiches and baking supplies."

Nelis' Dutch Village Theme Park, Holland, Michigan

A Dutch theme park, stores, restaurants; you name it — Holland, Michigan has it all.

Oma's Pantry (Euro-Pacific Imports), Bethany, Oklahoma

Oma’s Pantry, also known as Euro-Pacific Imports, combines a thriving on-line store with a small Deli/Sandwich store in Bethany, Oklahoma.

Ori Deli Dutch and Oriental Market, San Jose, California

Serving the San Francisco South Bay for over 25 years with Dutch and oriental supplies. Products include drop, rusk, ontbijtkoek, speculaasjes, chocolade letters, pepernoten etc.

Pannekoeken huis, Maplewood, Minnesota

The Pannekoeken huis is a chain in Minnesota which serves American fare and Dutch pannekoeken. Waiters apparently wear Dutch hats.

Unfortunately, it is hard to find good info about this chain. Several of the stores seem to have closed. There seems to be no corporate website for this chain, but this website list a couple of their locations: http://www.bobmeyers.com/pannekoeken_huis_info.htm

Pannenkoeken Cafe, Chicago, Illinois

Linda Ellis discovered Dutch pannenkoeken after a visit to the Netherlands, and successfully introduced these delicious Dutch pancakes in Chicago in a “Pannehkohken cafe”. Primarily focused on breakfast. Also does nice Belgian waffles.

PatatSpot - Friet & Falafel - CLOSED, Charleston, South Carolina

Patat Spot Friet & Falafel is a quick service vegetarian European style snack bar in Charleston, South Carolina. Serving Gluten free falafel and Dutch inspired Patat Friet.

As of October 2012 this store is closed. PatatSpot writes on Facebook that they might reopen in another location.

As of September 2013 it looks like PatatSpot will not re-open. Removing from our list.

Paul Schat's Bakery, Mammoth Lakes, California

Dutch Bakery in California. Erick and Paul are related, but their businesses are not affiliated.

Save Mart, Ripon, California

Ripon, CA has a long tradition of Dutch immigrants, tracing back to the early 1900’s. The local Save Mart reflects that and has a large isle with Dutch products. Products include Dutch cookies, Sinterklaas goodies, drop, Delft blue etc.

The store is notable for its many windmills — there is a big picture of a Dutch windmill on the concrete floor and several windmills decorate the isles.

The Dutch Epicure Shop Bakery, Litchfield, Connecticut

“We are known region-wide for our European style pastries, breads, cookies and cakes made on the premises, German meats and sausages, Dutch and European cheeses, various fine teas, jams, chocolates from all over Europe, and of course Dutch food and Dutch groceries. Since 1968.”

Dutch in America.com visited The Dutch Epicure Shop Bakery in January 2010; read our review here.

The Green Mango, Stuart, Florida

A Dutch fusion restaurant, bringing famous Indonesian Rijsttafel, Shawarma and high tech mixology drinks to Stuart, Florida.

The Old Dutch Store, Salt Lake City, Utah

The Old Dutch Store is a 26 year old store. From the site: “It offers a large variety of foods that you would find in the local Albert Heijn grocery store in Holland. The store is modeled after one of the quaint stores you would find down one of the rustic roads in a small village found in Northern Holland.”

Utopia European Bakery Café (CLOSED), San Luis Obispo, California

Per August 2011 Utopia European Bakery Café has closed. (http://www.newtimesslo.com/news/6510/utopia-closes-its-doors/)

Utopia European Bakery Cafe has been Dutch Territory since 2001. Owned operated by a Dutch family, they serve many Dutch goodies including krentebollen, kaasbroodjes and many other things. If you’re doing a Highway 1 road trip this is a great stop for a bite.

Vandaag, New York, New York

Genever bar with Dutch food in the East Village in New York. Open for lunch and dinner, serves bitterballen and hete bliksem.

We visited this restaurant in March 2011: http://www.dutchinamerica.com/2011/04/05/visit-vandaag-new-york-city

Vander Ploeg Bakery, Pella, Iowa

Proud bakers of fine Dutch pastries, located in the heart of Pella, Iowa. "Dutch letters" and speculaas are some of the traditional Dutch items on the menu.

VanderVeen's The Dutch Store, Grand Rapids, Michigan

“For over 50 years, VanderVeen’s has been a premier source for Dutch products in the U.S.”

Vincent, Chicago, Illinois

Vincent is a new American bistro with a strong Dutch accent. Dutch items on the dinner menu include Zaansemosterdsoep, a “Maatjesharing Shot” and they have a special Dutch 3 course dinner special. Their brunch menu includes an uitsmijter and there is vlaai for dessert.

Vincent is owned and operated by Joncarl Lachman, who is also the chef/owner of HB (Home Bistro).

Windmill Dutch Imports, Helen, Georgia

In the small town of Helen (population 430) you’ll find Windmill Dutch Imports. For 27 years the store has provided a great selection of Dutch foods and supplies, including frozen bitterballen and kroketten, as well as paling and other delicateses. It’s about 95 miles from Atlanta, close to the border with North Carolina. Open 7 days a week, except Christmas Day. Don’t miss the October fest.

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