An in-depth guide to the best gluten-free-friendly dessert spots in Toronto

Mar 7 2019, 1:00 pm

Dinner begins with dessert right?


Whether you’ve got a minor gluten intolerance or you’re full-on celiac, these are the Toronto spots serving up desserts so good, you’ll forget gluten ever existed.



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One of the original faves continues to hold strong. This bakeshop is entirely gluten free – what! They also happen to be vegan. They have everything from cupcakes, ice cream, pop tarts, and cinnamon rolls… which are iconic. With a Kensington Market and Junction location, you’re covered wherever you travel on the west side.

Address: 244 Augusta Avenue
647-350 2975

Address: 3034 Dundas Street West
647-350 2975

Tori’s Bakeshop

If you need vegan or vegetarian fare with gluten-free options, this is your go-to. Bakeshop by day with after-hours offerings by night, this sweet little shop has an awesome selection of gluten-free treats. During after-hours, they offer a menu of shareable Gluten-free platters and drinks.

Address: 2188 Queen Street East

Sorelle and Co.


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If Insta-worthy pictures are your thing, you need Sorelle and Co. in your life ASAP. At this gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free, sesame-free, vegan bakery and café, you can sit in or take out. They have several locations across the GTA, but a main Toronto feature is their Yorkville spot.

Address: 161 Yorkville Avenue

The Layered Shop


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This gluten-free bakery is located a little north of the city, up in Nobleton. So if you’re on a road trip and are in need of a gluten-free bite, keep this spot in mind as an ideal place to stop.

Address: 6029 King Road

Almond Butterfly Bakeshop

This gluten-free cafe and bakeshop serves delicious sweets and savoury sandwiches. They also have vegan options, so all your dietary needs can be covered in one spot.

Address: 100 Harbord Street, Toronto.

Hibiscus Cafe


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A small family run café in Kensington Market, this place will have you feeling super cozy! It’s vegetarian, organic and entirely gluten-free! You can find a full-on review of the spot here.

Address: 238 Augusta Ave

Butternut Baking Co.

With keto, grain-free, dairy-free, and cane-sugar free options, this place has got you covered for pretty much anything you could ever need.

Address: 2743 Dundas Street West

Cock-A-Doodle-Doo GF Bakeshop

This cute spot is an entirely gluten-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and corn-free bakeshop.

Address: 830 Bloor Street West



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This gluten-free bakeshop is tucked into a cozy spot on College, and it’s serving mouthwatering pies and flaky pastries to satisfy every one of your cravings.

Address: 1250 College Street

La Vida Cocoa

GTA people, this one’s for you! This gluten-free bakery also happens to be egg-free, dairy-free, nut-free, corn-free, soy-free, vegan, and diabetic-friendly! Their bagels are definitely on the must-try list.

Address: 398 Steeles Avenue West, Unit 9

Spin Dessert Café


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Looking to indulge with a gluten- free crepe topped with ice cream, fruit, or chocolate bits? You need to go here. Spin, located in Vaughan, offers gluten-free crepes that won’t leave you feeling sick, because they use a dedicated crepe-maker.

Address: 7600 Weston Road, Unit 61


Gluten-free froyo. That is all. This spot’s got several locations across Toronto and the GTA.

Address: Find your closest here

Brett’s Ice cream

This super cute gem is located on Queen Street East. They have a ton of gluten-free and dairy-free options, and their flavours are super fun. The best part is that they offer gluten-free cones, so you don’t need to get your treat in a cup.

Address: 1698 Queen Street East

Prairie Girl

This bakery has some of the most delicious gluten-free cupcakes. They’re so good, there’s a good chance you’ll totally forget that they’re gluten-free.

Address: 150 Bloor Street West, Unit 14A
416-504- 2253


You can manage to get yourself a meal, a snack, or a drink here. Or all three! Our rec? Don’t miss out on the Ice Aroma Light.

Address: find your closest here


Because everyone has a basic girl in them, right? Starbucks has an awesome Rice Krispie-type treat called a marshmallow dream bar, and it’s gluten free! They also have apple chips, moon cheese gluten free snacks, and roasted gluten free nuts.

Address: find your closest here

Jugo Juice

If you love brownies like I do, Jugo juice has got you covered! Hands down the best gluten free packaged brownie.

Address: find your closest here.



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We know this one brings back childhood memories. There are so many fun flavours to choose from, and they’re all gluten free. No worries about cross contamination… only good vibes here.

Address: find your closest here

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