The profession that today includes the baking of artisan sourdough breads and assembling elegant pastries and desserts began thousands of years ago with the gathering of wild grass seeds and grinding those seeds between stones. A few things have changed for today’s baker, but the passing down of a classic art form from father to son has not changed for deBoer Bakkerij. The deBoer's have been crafting incredible artisan breads, buttery pastries, and delicious cookies in Holland, MI since immigrating from Kollum, Nederland in 1956.

     Today, fourth generation baker Jakob de Boer and his sons, the Dutch Brothers of Holland, perfect their trade on Holland's North side since 1998. With the addition of their breakfast and lunch restaurant in 2008, the brothers are fueled creatively by classically trained baker Samuel deBoer and their head Chef and graduate of the Florida Culinary Institute Mitchiel deBoer. Jacob deBoer is the Bakery and Restaurant’s manager.

     Be sure to visit the bakkerij or restaurant for lunch or breakfast. If your visit is for breakfast try a steaming cup of de Boer’s own fresh roasted coffee, paired with a bakery fresh pastry or treat yourself to a home-style breakfast cooked to order. Starting your morning at de Boer’s is sure to start your morning right! Our North side location is open for breakfast seven days a week.

     If your visit is during lunch you will find a variety of made to order cold and hot sandwiches, burgers and salads. Soups offered are made from scratch every day and will vary on the season, but you will find authentic Dutch Pea Soup to be offered year round. Lunch is served Monday- Friday.

Our time tested craftsmanship and commitment to quality truly makes us a “taste of the old country.”

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