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10 Best Dessert Places in Markham

10 Best Dessert Places in Markham

On the hunt for the best dessert places in Markham to get your sweet tooth fix?

I love me a good dessert, and I always love hitting up dessert spots after a good meal.

There are so many amazing restaurants in Markham to eat at, and it’s totally worth planning to visit somewhere for dessert afterwards.

I’m a firm believer in the rule that there’s always room for dessert, ya feel me?

Whether you’re into traditional Asian desserts or big scoops of ice cream, you’ll find plenty of incredible dessert places in Markham that’ll tickle your fancy.

Here are some of the best places to grab dessert in Markham, Ontario!

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Best dessert places in Markham

Asian-inspired croissants from Bake Code Croissanterie in Toronto

Bake Code

Bake Code is one of my fave local bakeries in the GTA, and you can usually find their pastries at Chatime locations.

Try their incredible croissants, macarons, and other pastries – a lot of them inspired by Asian flavours!

They have some of the best croissants in Toronto, with flavours like Salted Egg, Mushroom Truffle, and Vietnamese Coffee.

Their Markham bakery is located by 16th & Woodbine, and they’ve also got bakeries in North York, Richmond Hill, and Vaughan.

LOCATION: 9255 Woodbine Ave, Unit 16, Markham, ON

Butter Baker

Butter Baker is a Toronto-based French bakery, and they’ve also got a location in Markham!

Find everything from croissants to chiffon cakes – heaven on earth for all of the baked goods.

Their soft serve is actually only available from April through October, and the flavours change up every month, including flavours like Strawberry Vanilla and Guava Vanilla.

Everything in their shop is handcrafted using natural ingredients and local Ontario dairy and free-run eggs.

LOCATION: 140 Amber St. Unit #10, Markham, ON


HCafe is a Japanese bakery serving up freshly-baked, traditional Japanese cheesecakes.

It’s one of my family’s favourite dessert places in Markham – we love the taro Japanese cheesecake!

Their Markham location is located in Main Street Unionville neighbourhood, which is also one of the cutest and most Instagram-worthy spots in York Region 😉

If you’re also looking for a fun activity to do in the area, you can do a walking food tour in Main Street Unionville where you get to learn the history behind the neighbourhood while eating bites from different restaurants!

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They also have a location in North York at Yonge & Sheppard!

LOCATION: 158 Main St. Unionville, Markham, ON

Sugar Marmalade

Sugar Marmalade makes traditional Hong Kong-style desserts with a twist.

You’ll find everything from glutinous rice, to sago, to bubble waffles on the menu!

Their Markham location is at First Markham Place, and they also have locations across the GTA and Canada.

LOCATION: 3255 Hwy 7 East, Unit 19-20, Markham, ON

Honeymoon Dessert in Markham, Ontario

Honeymoon Dessert

Honeymoon Dessert is a Hong Kong-based dessert chain with locations all over Hong Kong and China.

Their Markham location is actually their first location in North America!

If you’re into Hong Kong-style fruit pancakes (stuffed with whipped cream and fresh fruit!) and sago soup, you’ll love the desserts at Honeymoon.

LOCATION: 3828 Hwy 7 Unit 2, Unionville, ON

Meet Fresh

Meet Fresh is a Taiwanese dessert chain that serves up delicious Taiwanese dessert bowls.

Their desserts are made fresh daily, without any preservatives!

Find all the goods including taro balls, grass jelly, and tofu pudding.

They’ve also got locations across Canada!

LOCATION: 28 South Unionville Ave, Markham, ON

Matcha Tea & Dessert Markham

Satisfy your ice cream cravings at Matcha Tea & Dessert, where they switch up their Asian-inspired ice cream flavours by the week.

From classic Matcha to White Rabbit Candy, they’ve got a delish selection of soft serve flavours.

They’re also known for edible gold on their ice cream, which you’ll see all over Instagram!

They also have bubble tea and mochi if you’re in the mood for other sweet treats.

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LOCATION: 505 Hwy 7 #15, Thornhill, ON

Old Firehall Confectionary in Unionville, Markham

Old Firehall Confectionery

The Old Firehall Confectionery is a fave dessert spot of locals during the summertime.

They offer all kinds of old-fashioned and handcrafted sweets, from delicate chocolates to classic macarons.

It’s located right along Main Street Unionville, and it gets really busy during the summer months!

Definitely go for one of their waffle cones with yo’ ice cream.

LOCATION: 170 Main Street, Unionville, ON

Demetres in Markham, Ontario


I’ve been going to Demetres for desserts for as long as I can remember.

Before the York Region food scene was poppin’, Demetres was the go-to dessert spot in Richmond Hill.

The Demetres in Downtown Markham is a newer location, and the space is absolutely gorgeous.

Demetres in Downtown Markham, Ontario

I’ve always loved the punny names of all the desserts on the menu!

Come here for ice cream crepes, loaded sundaes, and creamy milkshakes.

LOCATION: 180 Enterprise Blvd, Markham, ON

La Diperie Ice Cream, Montreal

La Diperie Markham

This well-known Montreal-based dessert franchise serves up soft serve cones dipped in luxe Belgian chocolate, as well as toppings of your choice.

They also have all kinds of other desserts, including everything from ice cream cakes, to doughnuts, to frappés.

They have locations across Canada with plenty in Ontario, including in Downtown Markham!

LOCATION: 169 Enterprise Blvd Unit L107, Markham, ON

Best dessert places in Markham:

  1. Bake Code
  2. Butter Baker
  3. HCafe
  4. Sugar Marmalade
  5. Honeymoon Dessert
  6. Meet Fresh
  7. Matcha Tea & Dessert Markham
  8. Old Firehall Confectionery
  9. Demetres
  10. La Diperie Markham

These were some of the best dessert places to hit up in Markham!

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