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12 Best Croissants in Toronto

12 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 never been to France before, but I think Toronto’s got a pretty strong croissant game.

Whether you’re looking for classic French croissants or unique Asian-inspired flavours, you’ll definitely love all of these croissants.

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

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

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Best croissants in Toronto


Goûter

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.

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 near Bayview & Eglinton, Rahier is known for their delicious French pastries and cakes.

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.

LOCATION: 1586 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON


Butter Baker

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

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

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

You can find them downtown at Bay & Dundas or in Markham.

LOCATION: 120 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON


Le Gourmand

Le Gourmand has been in Toronto for almost two decades, and their chocolate chip cookies are a Toronto favourite.

They also serve up a few different kinds of croissants, including a delicious Rum Almond Croissant!

You can find their European-inspired bakery 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


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.

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

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

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

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Jessica Lam | Toronto lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and travel blogger | Diary of a Toronto Girl, a Canadian lifestyle blog


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