5 top shelf bakeries in Calgary

Dec 19 2017, 11:30 am

Featuring daily delights of freshly baked crusty loaves, flakey pastries, and international delicacies, here is a list of top tier bakeries in Calgary.

Sidewalk Citizen

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
Phone: 403-457-2245

Address: Kensington, 338 10th Street NW
Phone: 403-460-9065

Twitter: @avivfried

Glamorgan Bakery

Family owned and operated, this modest bakery prepares fresh daily a staggering amount of mouthwatering temptations. Bakery items gracing the shelves at Glamorgan include crusty loaves, cakes, muffins, pies, pastries, cookies, and the bakery’s wildly popular cheese buns, which are a must-order!

Address: 19-3919 Richmond Road
Phone: 403-242-2800

Alforno Bakery & Cafe

Photo courtesy Alforno Bakery & Cafe

Photo courtesy Alforno Bakery & Cafe

Part Italian ‘pasticceria’ (patisserie), part upscale-casual restaurant, Alforno Bakery & Cafe (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/restaurant.

Address: 222 7th Street SW
Phone: 403-454-0308
Twitter: @AlfornoBakery


La Boulangerie

For a taste of France, pop by this petite pastry haven. Located in Mission, La Boulangerie specializes in artisanal baguette sandwiches and other assorted pastries, including light and flakey croissants, savoury croissant sandwiches, crepes, danishes, and more. For a sweet afternoon pick-me-up be sure to order the Hazelnut Eclair.

Address: 2435 4th Street SW
Phone: 403-984-9294

Rustic Sourdough Bakery

A carb-lovers dream, Rustic Sourdough Bakery, which has been in operation for over 40 years, offers an impressive selection of artisan breads. Drop by for a daily supply of hand crafted Buttermilk Rye, Multi-Grain, Flax and Honey, and Marble Rye breads, as well as freshly baked buns, pound cakes, and tortes.

Address: 1305 17th Avenue SW
Phone: 403-245-2113
Twitter: @RusticSourdough

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