Whether you’re after a freshly baked loaf, a deliciously sweet baked good, or a pastry oozing with chocolate, here is a list of bakeries in Calgary worth checking out–including some new ones–which are sure to satisfy your heart’s desire.
This recently opened neighbourhood bakehouse whips up an array of fine quality artisanal viennoiseries and pastries. Framboise’s menu includes specialty croissants, pain au chocolat, German pretzels, fresh fruit danishes, as well as cookies, squares, tarts, cakes, and raspberry opera slices. In addition, Framboise also sells (and serves) 49th Parallel Coffee, as well as salted caramel squares, almond and pistachio nougat, almond butter toffee crunch, chocolate bark, granola, and caramel bourbon popcorn.
Address: 2, 1104 – 20th Avenue NW
Now baking in Chinook Park Plaza, WOW Bakery (owned by the same people behind WOW Chicken) offers fresh artisan baked goods to-go. Those who drop by can expect to find Korean-style bread, European-style bread, sweet rolls, macarons, pastries, coffee, and more.
Address: Chinook Park Plaza, 108 – 5809 Macleod Trail SW
Annie’s Bakery and Café at Fish Creek Park
Set in a tranquil setting within Fish Creek Provincial Park, Annie’s offers a selection of coffee, ice cream, baked goods, soups, sandwiches, and more. Open seasonally, grab a seat on Annie’s inviting patio and enjoy your edible purchases one bite at a time.
Address: 15985 Bow Bottom Trail SE
This specialty bakery, owned and operated by pastry chef Deidre Lotecki, has recently opened up its doors and offers freshly baked pastries, beautifully decorated cookies, decadent cakes, bars, and other equally enticing treats.
Address: 120 – 13th Avenue SW
Okay, so Little Henry (Ten Foot Henry’s attached grab-and-go food and coffee shop) may not be a full blown bakery but it does stock some truly irresistible artisan pastries and classic sandwiches, which are made on-site in Ten Foot Henry’s kitchen.
Address: 1209 1st Street SW
Part Italian ‘pasticceria’ (patisserie), part upscale-casual restaurant, Alforno Bakery & Café (run by the Teatro Restaurant Group) offers a plethora of high class items, including freshly made artisan bread, pastries, tarts, cream puffs, cookies, and loaves. Full service brunch, lunch, and dinner menus are also available at this spacious Eau Claire bakery/cafe.
Address: 222 7th Street SW
Sidewalk Citizen Bakery might be famed for their wholesome, organic, hand-cut and shaped, long fermentation sourdough bread but the bakehouse also prepares a range of enticing cookies, pastries, and sandwiches, that are sure to satisfy your belly. Those who visit the Simmons Building location will also find salads, soups, and stews on the menu too.
Address: Simmons Building, 618 Confluence Way SE