We all know by now that Montreal is home to some of the best coffee shops in the Canada. And what goes best with coffee? Baked goods of course! Whether you’re into timeless French patisserie, classic Italian cannolis, or a good old-fashioned American donut, Montreal has baked goods for miles.
So to help you satisfy that baked goods craving, we compiled a list of our favourite 14 bakeries in Montreal!
Serving up Russian-style donuts every day of the week, Chez Boris is somewhat of an institution in Montreal. If you’re taking a trip to the Mile End this weekend, be sure to check out this cafe – some of their latest inventions include a lime donut and a chocolate chai donut.
Where: 5151 Avenue du Parc, Montreal
This rustic French bakery is a Montreal favourite. Located a few steps from Station Mont-Royal, there is always a line on Saturday mornings. If you’re into classic French pastries like almond tarts, brioche, and of course, croissants, Patisserie Au Kouign Amann is the place to be.
Where: 322 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est, Montreal
This famous Old Port bakery offers everything from paninis to chia pudding bowls. While their regular breakfast, brunch, and lunch menus have some pretty great dishes, it’s the home-made baked goods that really shine at Olive et Gourmando.
Where: 351 Rue Saint Paul Ouest, Montreal
Cookie Stephanie specializes in gluten-free baked goods, so if you have any dietary requirements this may be your safe haven. Whether you’re gluten-free or not, you’ll certainly love the cupcakes, brownies, cookies, and chocolate-peanut bars that are served up at this cute shop every day of the week. If you’re in the mood for cake, be sure to try their Queen Elisabeth cake made with nuts, dates, and coconut icing.
Where: 272 St-Jacques Ouest, Montreal
Located in Montreal’s quaint Little Italy neighbourhood, La Cornetteria produces some of the best donuts in the city. If you’re a fan of the cronut, then La Cornetteria is for you! Typical cronut flavours include strawberry cream, Nutella, and custard. Goodbye diet.
Where: 6528 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal
Fittingly located in Little Italy, Alati Casserta sells amaretti cookies, cannolis, and rum baba that are so good you will be instantly transported to the Amalfi Coast.
Where: 277 Rue Dante, Montreal
Leche Desserts is the place to be if you’re looking for a more upscale donut. With quirky flavours like Margarita Lime, Vanilla Cake, and Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding, your taste buds will be doing the salsa after eating one of these. If you’re vegan, Leche Desserts has got you covered offering at least one vegan donut option every day of the week.
Where: 640 Rue de Courcelle, Montreal
Unlike some of the more delicate pastries on this list, anything you buy from Cremy Patisserie is guaranteed to fill you up! While their brownies and croissants are delicious, it’s their ice cream sandwiches and monstrous donuts that really take Cremy Patisserie to the next level.
Where: 2202 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est
Gateaulogie is a more recent addition to Montreal’s Outremont neighbourhood. This bakery is a proper cake shop, creating breath-taking cakes for all occasions from weddings to baby showers. Gateaulogie also has a small cafe that serves up unbelievably delicious cupcakes and cookies all day long.
Where: 1273 Van Horne Avenue,
Known for their incredible French macarons, Boutique Point G serves up the most light and delicate macarons you’ve ever tasted. Sweet, dainty, and perfectly pastel, Boutique Point G has 21 standard macaron flavours on the menu, with new seasonal options being added throughout the year.
Where: 1266 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est, Montreal
Trou de Beigne makes donuts that taste even better than they look. Though they offer less flavours than Leche Desserts, their flavour combinations are just as interesting. A few favourites include blueberry + dark chocolate, banana nutella, and s’mores.
Where: 156 Rue Saint-Zotique Est, Montreal
Maison Christian Faure is the cream of the crop when it comes to French patisserie in Montreal. Located in the heart of Old Port right next to the Notre Dame Basilica, Maison Christian Faure is not only a pastry shop, it’s a pastry school.
Where: 355 Place Royale, Montreal
Specializing in hand-crafted, local desserts, Rustique Pie Kitchen is the place to be for pie and cake lovers alike. From traditional flavours like strawberry shortcake and cherry pie, to mouth-watering new inventions like a banana split banana creme pie, Rustique executes all of their baking to perfection.
Where: 4615 Rue Notre Dame Ouest, Montreal
Serving up yummy pastries and fresh bread every morning, Mamie Clafoutis offers its patrons classic French pastries with a unique twist. Regulars drool over the pistachio almond croissants and kiwi tarts, while other scrumptious offerings include cranberry pistachio squares, chocolate-covered chocolate croissants, and mini strawberry rhubarb pies.
Where: Various locations