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17 Best Bakeries in Toronto

17 Best Bakeries in Toronto

Searching for the best bakeries in Toronto to grab some baked goods or sweet treats?

I was never much of a pastry fan growing up, but I’ve found myself really enjoying them as I’ve gotten older.

From classic French patisseries to more unique bake shops, you’ll find tons of fantastic bakeries worth visiting in Toronto.

Here are some of the best bakeries to visit in Toronto!

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Sud Forno, Toronto

Sud Forno

Enjoy authentic Italian baked goods at Sud Forno, which is the café and bakery branch of the Terroni restaurant group.

You’ll find everything from bombolone (Italian filled donuts), to crostata (Italian baked tarts), to pizza.

Frangipane Crostata from Sud Forno in Toronto
A slice of the Frangipane Crostata.

You can find their café-style restaurant in the Financial District and their bake shop on Queen West.

They also offer up plenty of frozen foods and imported Italian pantry staples at the Queen West location, and you’ll definitely want to pick up some items to take home with you!

LOCATION: Various locations

Blackbird Baking Co.

Blackbird serves up an extensive selection of breads and pastries at their charming bakery, and everything is baked fresh daily.

It’s literally bread heaven here, and you’ll find tons of options from their Sourdough Baguette, to their Challah, to their Plain Focaccia.

They also offer seasonal baked goods, with treats like their Lemon Polenta Almond Shortbread and their Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti.

You can find them in Kensington Market or in Riverside.

LOCATION: Various locations

Brodflour in Liberty Village Toronto


Brodflour is an urban mill and bakery in Liberty Village, and you’ll definitely want to try their amazing breads.

They source their premium and organic grain from Canadian farmers and mill the grain on-site at their bakery, which is really awesome!

Because they mill and bake using fresh flour, the nutrients and flavours stay intact in each grain.

All of their bread is baked fresh daily in-store, and you’ll find everything from Scandinavian rye breads to white breads.

If you’re looking for actual food items, you can enjoy toasts, sandwiches, or pizzas using their own breads.

They even offer their flour for sale if you want to take some home with you!

LOCATION: 8 Pardee Ave, Toronto, ON

Forno Cultura

This authentic Italian bakery in Toronto offers a taste of Italy using natural ingredients and organic flours.

They’ve got all kinds of delicious breads and baked goods at their bakery, and you can even enjoy sandwiches made with their breads.

If you’re in need of some more caffeination, they serve up espresso-based drinks with oat milk as an option.

Forno Cultura has several locations across Toronto, including on King West and on Queen West.

LOCATION: Various locations

Butter Baker Market Café in Toronto

Butter Baker Market Café

Butter Baker is an incredible French bakery in Toronto, and they’ve everything from flaky croissants to indulgent cakes.

Everything is made using classic French techniques with fresh and local ingredients, including Ontario free-range eggs.

Almond Walnut Croissant from Butter Baker in Toronto
Butter Baker Market Café in Toronto

During the summer months, they also offer a rotating menu of soft serve ice cream, with flavours like mango and guava!

You can have ’em on their own, or have them as a twist with vanilla soft serve.

Guava soft serve from Butter Baker Market Café in Toronto

They also have a new dine-in waffle café at this location, where you can enjoy a variety of brunch options featuring their waffles, croissants, and croffles (waffle + croissant).

Baker’s Breakfast from Butter Baker in Toronto
The Baker’s Breakfast from Butter Baker’s waffle café.

If you’re in the mood for a coffee, definitely grab their Baker’s Latte, which features a unique tonka bean and vanilla syrup!

Baker's Latte from Butter Baker in Toronto

After you’ve enjoyed your baked goodies, stop into their market that’s attached to the store to shop for all kinds of local and Canadian-made goodies!

You can find Butter Baker downtown by Bay & Dundas, and they’ve also got a bakery in Markham.

If you’re interested in seeing more of Butter Baker, peep out my TikTok video all about it!

LOCATION: 120 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON

Le Gourmand in Toronto

Le Gourmand

Le Gourmand has been baking up their delicious, handmade pastries and desserts in Toronto for over 20 years.

They’re most well-known for their famous chocolate chip cookies, which are handcrafted with decadent dark chocolate.

Cookies from Le Gourmand in Toronto
Chocolate chip cookie from Le Gourmand in Toronto
Le Gourmand is famous for their chocolate chip cookies.

You’ll also find plenty of other delicious baked goods (including their amazing croissants) and brunch and lunch options.

They’ve also got a selection of coffee and tea drinks, including seasonal options like their Toasted Marshmallow Latte and Pistachio Coconut Latte!

You can find Le Gourmand’s adorable European-inspired bakery right by Spadina & Richmond.

LOCATION: 152 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON


Goûter is an authentic French patisserie, boulangerie, and chocolaterie serving up classic French pastries with a modern twist.

They’ve got an extensive list of croissants, breads, and more, all baked fresh in-house daily.

You’ll find a variety of other pastries and confections as well, including cakes, ice cream, and chocolate bonbons.

They have two locations in the city, and you can find them on Eglinton in Midtown Toronto and on Bathurst in North York.

LOCATION: Various locations

Rahier Patisserie

Rahier is known for their delicious French pastries and cakes, all handmade using natural ingredients.

They may serve up the classics, but that doesn’t mean they’re boring!

From their divine chocolate cakes to their epic croquembouche towers, they’ve got a wide variety of incredible pastries and baked goods.

You can find Rahier Patisserie in Leaside near Bayview & Eglinton, and they’ve been there for almost 30 years!

LOCATION: 1586 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON

Macarons from Nadege Patisserie in Toronto

Nadège Patisserie

You probably know of Nadège for their amazing macarons, but they also have a fantastic selection of delicious cakes and pastries.

This French bakery makes all of their delicate pastries from scratch every morning using premium ingredients.

Macarons at Nadege Bakery in Toronto

I love how unique their cakes look, and their adorable pink packaging is also on point.

They’ve got several locations across Toronto, including on Queen West, in Rosedale, and in the Annex.

LOCATION: Various locations

Little Pebbles bakery in Toronto's Kensington Market neighbourhood

Little Pebbles

This artisanal bakery café in Kensington Market bakes their heavenly pastries using natural and high-quality French & Japanese ingredients.

They also pick fresh fruits from the market themselves for peak freshness!

If you’re a croissant lover, you’ll definitely want to peep out their endless selection of Asian-inspired croissants.

Little Pebbles bakery in Toronto's Kensington Market neighbourhood
Croissant heaven at Little Pebbles.

They even have epic croissant-inspired creations like their Croissant Cubes and Supreme Croissants.

If you’re up for something unique, try their croffles, which are a perfect cross between a croissant and a waffle!

They specially develop the croissant dough for their croffles, which are pressed in a hot waffle machine to crispy and buttery perfection.

You’ll also find some creative and Asian-inspired drinks to enjoy alongside your baked treats, like their Matcha Tiramisu Latte and Crème Brûlée Latte.

Little Pebbles bakery in Toronto's Kensington Market neighbourhood
The Crème Brûlée Latte and Matcha Tiramisu Latte.

There is limited seating in the café if you’re looking to dine in, and the decor is super cute.

Little Pebbles bakery in Toronto's Kensington Market neighbourhood

You can find Little Pebbles right in the hip Kensington Market neighbourhood!

LOCATION: 160 Baldwin St #8, Toronto, ON

LÀ LÁ Bakeshop in Toronto's Annex

LÀ LÁ Bakeshop

LÀ LÁ Bakeshop is a modern Vietnamese bakery serving up baked goods and treats inspired by flavours from across Southeast Asia.

They infuse nostalgic Asian ingredients with modern techniques, and all their treats are perfectly not too sweet.

LÀ LÁ Bakeshop in Toronto's Annex

From their Durian Mini Cake, to their Salted Egg Roll Cake, to their Scallion and Cured Sausage Bun, you’ll find a variety of unique baked treats to choose from.

They use a lot of salted egg yolk, durian, and pork floss in their desserts and baked goods!

Taro Lover Cake from LÀ LÁ Bakeshop
The Taro Lover Cake is perfect for taro lovers: it features chunks of actual taro in the cake!

I picked up their amazing Taro Lover Cake for my family for the holidays, and they absolutely loved it. Asian parent approved, AKA not too sweet!

LÀ LÁ Bakeshop in Toronto's Annex

You can also enjoy one of their bottled drinks, including Classic Vietnamese Coffee, Coconut Coffee, and Lychee Jasmine Tea.

Their original location is in the Annex, and they also have bakeries in Scarborough and Mississauga.

LOCATION: Various locations

Simit & Chai

Simit & Chai is your spot for Turkish baked goods and drinks in Toronto, and they’re actually the only shop in Toronto that produces simit.

If you haven’t heard of simit, it’s the most ancient form of the bagel, and it’s dipped in molasses and rolled in sesame seeds.

You can enjoy the simit on its own with one of their brunch dishes, or enjoy one of their delicious sandwich options!

You’ll also find a variety of other delicious Turkish baked goods, including biscuits, squares, and more.

Their original location is on King West, and they’ve also got a location in Leslieville.

LOCATION: Various locations

Lamanna’s Bakery

Lamanna’s is probably most well-known for their ginormous slices of pizza, but they’ve also got a fantastic selection of baked goods and desserts, including cakes, cannolis, and more.

This authentic Italian bakery and pizzeria serves up generations of family recipes mixed with more contemporary ideas, and you’ll find eccentric creations like their pizza cakes.

They’ve even got gelato if you’re looking to enjoy a cold treat.

You can find them in Scarborough near the Toronto Zoo!

LOCATION: 6758 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON

Serano Bakery

This family-run business offers up the largest selection of Greek pastries in Toronto, and they’ve been doing so for almost 30 years.

From their tsourekia (Greek sweet breads) to their syropiasta (traditional Greek sweets), you’ll find plenty of delicious treats at their bakery.

You can also shop all kinds of imported Greek ingredients and pantry items in-store, like cheeses and olive oils.

You can also visit their café location, Café Serano, which is just up the street from the bakery!

LOCATION: 830 Pape Ave, East York, ON

SanRemo Bakery in Etobicoke, Toronto

SanRemo Bakery

SanRemo is an iconic fixture to Etobicoke, and they’ve been serving up authentic Italian-style baked goods for over 50 years.

You’ll find everything from decadent cakes, to stuffed cannolis, to mouthwatering donuts (which often sell out early in the day!)

You absolutely need to try their Apple Fritter, which is quite literally the best apple fritter you’ll have in your entire life.

SanRemo Bakery in Etobicoke, Toronto

They’ve also got really fun and unique danish flavours, like their Cherry-Cheese, Apple Caramel, and Peach Coconut danishes.

Aside from baked goods, you’ll find an extensive selection of savoury Italian eats, including everything from Italian sandwiches, to chicken parmesan, to pizza.

SanRemo Bakery in Etobicoke, Toronto

They’ve also got a small café where they serve up espresso drinks alongside delicious offerings like their Nutella Frappe.

SanRemo Bakery in Etobicoke, Toronto
The Nutella Frappe from SanRemo.

This family-owned business has been run by the Bozzo family since it started in 1969, and they’ve only got one location in the city!

There isn’t any dining space inside the bakery, but there is some patio seating out front during the summer months.

LOCATION: 374 Royal York Rd, Etobicoke, ON

Pancakes from Almond Butterfly in Toronto
Photo by Almond Butterfly

Almond Butterfly

Everything on the menu at Almond Butterfly is gluten-free, which is perfect for my friends with dietary restrictions.

Enjoy a variety of pies, cupcakes, brownies, and more, all completely gluten-free!

They also offer a wide variety of dairy-free and vegan options.

They have a bistro in the Trinity Bellwoods neighbourhood, as well as a bakeshop and café in Harbord Village.

LOCATION: Various locations

Bunner's Bake Shop in Toronto

Bunner’s Bake Shop

Bunner’s is a completely vegan and gluten-free bake shop in Toronto, offering up everything from cakes, to cupcakes, to cookies.

They even offer up delicious soft serve ice cream made with oat milk.

You can find their bake shop right in Kensington Market!

LOCATION: 244 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON

Best bakeries in Toronto:

  1. Sud Forno
  2. Blackbird Baking Co.
  3. Forno Cultura
  4. Brodflour
  5. Butter Baker Market Café
  6. Le Gourmand
  7. Goûter
  8. Rahier Patisserie
  9. Nadège Patisserie
  10. Little Pebbles
  11. LÀ LÁ Bakeshop
  12. Simit & Chai
  13. Lamanna’s Bakery
  14. Serano Bakery
  15. SanRemo Bakery
  16. Almond Butterfly
  17. Bunner’s Bake Shop

These were some of the best bakeries in Toronto, whether you’re on the hunt for flaky croissants or decadent cakes!

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