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Best macarons in Vancouver

Lindsay William-Ross Mar 25, 2015 3:17 am
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Small, sweet, and melt-in-your mouth good: The French macaron may be petite, but if done well, it can be mighty marvellous.

Let’s celebrate the mini-sized meringue sandwich treat with a look at where to find the best macarons in Vancouver.

Thierry Chocolaterie Patisserie Cafe

Photo by Dan Dickinson/Flickr

Photo by Dan Dickinson/Flickr

Thierry makes their macarons daily, and their range of flavours includes some standouts like Cassis and Maple Pecan.

Address: 1059 Alberni Street, West End
Phone: 604-608-6870
Website: www.thierrychocolates.com


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Photo by Lindsay William-Ross/Vancity Buzz

One of Vancouver’s best-known French bakeries, Faubourg has been making macarons for three years. They have a solid lineup of regular flavours, and are in the process of adding new and exiting macaron options to their menu.

Address: 2156 West 41st, Kerrisdale and 769 Hornby Street, Downtown
Phone: 604-266-2156 (Kerrisdale) and 604-267-0769 (Downtown)
Website: www.faubourg.com


Soirette‘s beloved light and airy macarons are available in an array of flavours year-round, with seasonal specials. Look for springtime tastes that honour the season in the city, with macarons like Cherry Blossom and Vancouver Fog.

Address: 1433 West Pender Street
Phone: 604-558-3308
Website: soirette.com

Thomas Haas

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Photo by drea/Flickr

Vancouver’s acclaimed Thomas Haas is a destination for sweets lovers of all stripes, from chocoholics to pastry fans. Haas is also known for his sweet, light macarons, available in a variety of flavours, including their rotating special “Macaron of the Moment.”

Address: 2539 West Broadway, Kitsilano
Phone: 604-736-1848
Website: www.thomashaas.com

Bel Cafe

Bel Café is the more casual spot operated by Chef David Hawksworth, whose own award-winning Hawksworth is also located at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia. This chic, modern café specializes in baked goods, including their delicious macarons. Try the Cookies & Cream one.

Address: 801 West Georgia Street, Downtown
Phone: 604-673-7000
Website: www.belcafe.com

French Made Baking

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Photo by Heather Joan/Flickr

French Made Baking, a Parisian café in Mount Pleasant, is a destination for macaron lovers in Vancouver. Here they make 15 flavours of bite-sized macarons, as well as a few large macarons in exciting flavour combinations, like Rose/Litchi and Salted Caramel/Caramelized Apples.

Address: 81 Kingsway, Mount Pleasant
Phone: 604-558-4880
Website: frenchmadebaking.com

Lindsay William-Ross
Lindsay is a former Daily Hive Food Editor. A fourth generation Vancouverite, she has also lived in Toronto, NYC, and LA.

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