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14 Best Croissants in Toronto

14 Best Croissants in Toronto

Searching for the absolute best croissants in Toronto to eat in the city?

Croissants are one of my favourite pastries – slightly crispy on the outside and perfectly buttery and tender on the inside.

I’ve only had an authentic French croissant one time (in Colmar a few months ago), but I think Toronto’s got a pretty strong croissant game.

Whether you’re looking for classic French croissants or unique fusion flavours, you’ll definitely love all of these croissant spots in Toronto.

Here are some of the best bakeries and dessert shops in Toronto to grab croissants!

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Croissants from Evana Pâtisserie & Café in Scarborough

Evana Pâtisserie & Café

Evana was founded by an alumni of the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu, which is one of the best cooking schools in the world!

So of course, you can expect to find some dang incredible pastries here.

Evana Pâtisserie & Café in Scarborough

Their Asian-inspired croissants are perfectly flaky and crispy, and oh-so-delicious.

Their decadent Milk Tea Supreme Croissant is topped with a chocolate coating and stuffed with a generous amount of not-too-sweet milk tea cream.

We also loved their Ube Coconut Croissant, which also had a generous amount of ube cream.

If you’re an afternoon tea person, this chic patisserie and café also offers a great afternoon tea for $49 per person.

They are located up in Scarborough in the Midland & Finch area (AKA Asian food heaven), but it’s so worth the trek!

Plus, the bakery is gorgeous inside, so you can take all of the cute Instagram photo opps.

LOCATION: 390 Silver Star Blvd Unit 118, Scarborough, ON


Goûter is an authentic French patisserie serving up a huge list of croissants and danishes, baked fresh in-house daily.

From their Double Baked Chocolate Almond Croissant, to their Nutella Croissant, to their Raspberry Croissant, they have all kinds of incredible and modern takes on the classic French pastry.

Plus, their croissants are pretty Instagrammable, if you’re looking for Instagram-worthy desserts in Toronto.

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

They have two locations on Eglinton in Midtown Toronto and on Bathurst in North York.

You can also find their pastries at other local retailers and restaurants in the GTA, including at Milou!

LOCATION: Various locations

Geste Croissanterie

This pastry shop near Trinity Bellwoods serves up all kinds of unique pastries, including croissants.

Try their heavenly Pistachio Chocolate Croissant, or go for something classic like their Almond Croissant or Pain au Chocolat.

They also have limited edition specials like their recent Pumpkin Pie White Chocolate Croissant, and they even stuff gelato into their freshly-baked croissants during the summer!

LOCATION: 1183 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON

Rahier Patisserie

Located right in the heart of Leaside, 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!

Choose from their Butter, Chocolate, Almond, Cheese, or Ham & Cheese Croissant.

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

LOCATION: 1586 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON

Almond Walnut Croissant from Butter Baker in Toronto

Butter Baker

Butter Baker is a French bakery in Toronto, and they’ve everything from flaky croissants, to decadent cakes, to seasonal soft serve.

Their freshly-baked croissants are made using classic French techniques with fresh and local ingredients, including Ontario free-range eggs.

Butter Baker Market Café in Toronto

Grab their Smoked Salmon Croissant for breakfast or their Almond Walnut Croissant for dessert.

You can find their bakery downtown near Yonge & Dundas, and they’ve also got a bakery in Markham.

Butter Baker Market Café in Toronto

Attached to their downtown bakery is both a waffle café and a market selling local goodies, so definitely hit up both if you visit!

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 their delicious, handmade pastries and desserts in Toronto for almost two decades.

Their famous chocolate chip cookies are a Toronto favourite, and they also serve up a few different kinds of croissants, including a delicious Rum Almond Croissant!

Pair your croissant with their selection of coffee and tea, including seasonal drinks like their Toasted Marshmallow Latte and Pistachio Coconut Latte.

You can find their European-inspired bakery right at Spadina & Richmond!

LOCATION: 152 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON

Le Beau Croissanterie

Chef Olga Spivak trained and worked in Paris as a pastry chef, and she now runs Le Beau Croissanterie in Toronto.

Their specialty is croissants, and everything is rolled and baked fresh in-house daily from scratch.

It takes over 2 days to make their croissants, which contain over 30% of high-quality butter!

Try their Raspberry Croissant or Dulce de Leche Croissant, or even grab one of their lunch sandwiches made with their croissants.

You can find the bake shop in Regent Park, with limited seating inside and patio seating outside during the summer months.

LOCATION: 665 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON

Patisserie 27

Patisserie 27 is a small little bake shop located just north of Jane & Bloor.

They’ve got a variety of different croissant and danish options, including their Chocolate Banana Croissant and Chocolate Almond Croissant.

It’s not a particularly fancy spot, but their pastries are absolutely delicious!

LOCATION: 401 Jane St, Toronto, ON

Le Génie Bakery & Espresso

Le Génie is a newer French patisserie in Toronto, and they prep their modern French pastries in-house daily.

They’ve got a variety of different croissants and danishes (both sweet and savoury), as well as a tiny selection of tarts.

Go for their Almond Croissant or Pain au Chocolat!

They’re located just north of Yonge & Gerrard downtown.

LOCATION: 382 Yonge St, Toronto, ON

Nadège Patisserie

Nadège is more known for their macarons, but they’ve also got amazing croissants.

They’re a French bakery that makes their pastries from scratch every morning using premium ingredients.

Go for their Almond Croissants or their Raspberry Croissants (filled with actual raspberries!)

You can find them by Trinity Bellwoods on Queen, in Summerhill, or in the PATH by York & Adelaide (this location is temporarily closed).

LOCATION: Various locations

Little Pebbles bakery in Toronto's Kensington Market neighbourhood

Little Pebbles

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

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

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

They’ve got classic croissants like their Pain au Chocolat, as well as Asian-inspired ones like their Raspberry Matcha Croissant and Black Sesame Croissant.

They’ve even got a fun Korean Hotdog Croissant with sausage, dijon mustard, and sweet ketchup.

Little Pebbles bakery in Toronto's Kensington Market neighbourhood
Find fun creations like their Croissant Cubes and Supreme Croissants.

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

Asian-inspired croissants from Bake Code Croissanterie in Toronto

Bake Code

Bake Code makes some of my fave pastries and desserts here in Toronto, a lot of them inspired by Asian flavours!

They combine French techniques with Asian flavours to make perfectly delicious and flaky croissants.

The Salted Egg Croissant, Vietnamese Coffee Croissant, and Roasted Milk Tea Croissant are my personal faves, and they have over a dozen flavours to choose from.

Asian-inspired croissants from Bake Code Croissanterie in Toronto

They also have a selection of seasonal and limited-edition flavours each month, like the Yuzu Cheesecake and Pork Bae Croissant!

Their only Toronto location is at Chatime Yonge & Sheppard in North York, but they do offer delivery around the GTA.

They’ve also got locations in Richmond Hill, Markham, and Vaughan.

LOCATION: 4910 Yonge St, Toronto, ON

Spicy Cod Roe Croissant from Hazukido Canada


Hazukido is another amazing bakery in Toronto serving up delicious croissants, including all kinds of sweet and savoury options.

They’re actually a chain based out of Taiwan, and Toronto was their first Canadian destination.

Try the Hazelnut Chocolate if you’re a sweets lover or the Truffle Crab Croissant if you’re looking for something savoury!

Croissants from Hazukido Canada at Markville Mall in Markham, Ontario

They bake their croissants fresh daily using French butter and Japanese flour, so they’re perfectly crispy and tender.

They’ve also got a selection of classic and unique coffee and tea drinks, like their Okinawa Brown Sugar Macchiato and Charcoal Roasted Oolong Milk Tea.

Spicy Cod Roe Croissant from Hazukido Canada
The Spicy Cod Roe Croissant from Hazukido has a subtle spice with all the buttery goodness.

You can find them downtown at the Atrium (Yonge & Dundas) and First Canadian Place (Bay & King), as well as around the GTA.

They’re also opening locations at Union Station and Shops at Don Mills in North York!

LOCATION: Various locations

Rustle & Still Café, Toronto

Rustle & Still Café

This plant-filled café in Koreatown serves up some of the best Vietnamese coffee in the city, and they also have some fun Asian-inspired croissants.

Try their Vietnamese Coconut Coffee, Purple Sweet Potato Coconut, Pandan Coconut Croissant, or Dark Chocolate Pistachio Croissants.

They’ve also got some dang delicious Asian-inspired lattes, perfect for pairing with your croissants.

If you’re a bit hungrier, grab some authentic Vietnamese banh mi for takeout!

LOCATION: 605 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON

Best croissants in Toronto:

  1. Evana Pâtisserie & Café
  2. Goûter
  3. Geste Croissanterie
  4. Rahier Patisserie
  5. Butter Baker
  6. Le Gourmand
  7. Le Beau Croissanterie
  8. Patisserie 27
  9. Le Génie Bakery & Espresso
  10. Nadège Patisserie
  11. Little Pebbles
  12. Bake Code
  13. Hazukido
  14. Rustle & Still Café

These were some of the best bakeries to grab croissants in Toronto!

If you’re looking for more great bakeries in the GTA, you might also want to check out these bakeries in Markham, Richmond Hill, or Mississauga.

Have you tried any of these bakeries before? What are some of the best Toronto spots to grab croissants in your opinion? Let me know on Twitter or Instagram!

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The best croissants in Toronto, whether you're looking for classic French croissants or unique Asian-inspired flavours!
  1. Karolina says:

    Have tried most of them! ‘Le Beau’ Croissanterie beats them all, best croissants in town!

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