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Carroll's Bakery

416 Grand Ave, Spencer, IA 51301-4050
+1 712-262-4575
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“donuts” (4 reviews)
“cookies” (7 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
05:30 - 14:30 Hours
££ - £££
416 Grand Ave, Spencer, IA 51301-4050
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Their doughnuts are in a league of their own. Fresh and delicious. They are more expensive than a gas station doughnut and for good reason. The quality is off the chart and the service was amazing. Will return!

Thank Adam W
ColleenPaul T, Owner at Carroll's Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for the kind words. We work hard to bring the best in products and service.

Reviewed 20 September 2017

I just returned from visiting Spencer last week (Clay County Fair week), and the one thing outside of the fair on my agenda was a visit to Carroll's Bakery. I have not been back in Spencer for since 1963, but I have never forgotten just...More

Thank RNL008
ColleenPaul T, Owner at Carroll's Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you . Thank you. Hope to see you next year for the fair.

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is the go to place in Spencer for bakery items or donuts. I also recommend the hot beverages. It's as good as you will find anywhere. The food, people and location are genuine. If you are nearby it's worth a try. They tell me...More

Thank Ben C
ColleenPaul T, Owner at Carroll's Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thanks Ben we try everyday to create that experience. Let me know next time you're in and I'll thank you personally.

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I come from Des Moines. I lived near the Highland Park Bakery. When I go back, I still stop there. This is not that kind of Bakery. They occasionally have powered sugar, cream filled donuts at Carroll's, but not routinely. When they do, they might...More

Thank jodyv180
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Great bakery great service! Good variety of items. Delicious baked goods, cakes and cookies. We go there quite frequently. Eat in or take out!

Thank pjkenny98
ColleenPaul T, Owner at Carroll's Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thanks guys we aim to please

Reviewed 27 April 2017

I used to live near Spencer and it would be a treat to go to Carroll's Bakery for a dessert. I hadn't been back in many years and forgot how truly good this bakery is. I ordered dozens of chocolate chip cookies as the dessert...More

Thank minnesotans4
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I have visited many many bakeries during my life. This bakery is the worst. I have tried many of their various selections and most were very dry and not very tasty. Their prices are very high. It is also not a place you can count...More

Thank patti d
ColleenPaul T, Owner at Carroll's Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi Patti D. I'm sorry if we have not met with your standards. Paul and I aim to please. Our products are made daily with no preservatives or additives. Please feel free to approach me next time you are in the store and I would...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

If you haven't been to the ultimate hometown bakery, this is it! Paul and Coleen bought the bakery from Joe Carroll and they are unbelievable! They make it a point to learn names of their customers. The bakery is full of all the favorites. They...More

Thank PhilNPeg
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dog treats. Homemade and the best you can find from Sioux Falls SD down to Spencer. Walked our with a dozen different wonderful pastries, two loaves of homemade bread, Holiday peanut brittle, Tom and Jerry drink mix, and their coconut chop suey....More

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stopped here for morning rolls on the recommendation of a relative. We were warmly received and found many tempting options. We settled on two of their specialties and were not disappointed. Would highly recommend a stop to anyone passing through.

Thank gpotvin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Seating, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
05:30 - 14:30
05:30 - 14:30
05:30 - 14:30
05:30 - 14:30
05:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Grand Ave, Spencer, IA 51301-4050
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Spencer
  • Phone Number: +1 712-262-4575
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Homemade goodness is our tradition! Carroll's has been serving the Spencer, Iowa area since 1928. Quality ingredients, quality products, and quality service are the foundation of our success. Our wide variety of products allows all customers the opportunity to find a delectable treat. From the traditional Glazed Donuts to the not so traditional O'Boys and Whole Wheat Danish, there is always something for everyone.
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