Here's where to find the best bakeries in Vancouver

Aug 27 2020, 2:30 pm

Cookies, cake, croissants, sandwiches — you name it, the best bakeries in Vancouver are offering it, and you can bet your bottom dollar they are drool-worthy morsels.

Serving up scones, pumping out pies, and bakin’ up brownies — these bakery cafes know what they’re doing when it comes to deliciousness. This city is nowhere close to short on quality baked good purveyors.

Here’s where to find the best bakeries in Vancouver (and around Vancouver).

*Please note that hours of operation and dine-in services are subject to change amid the pandemic. Be sure to check business hours before stopping by the best bakeries in Vancouver. 

LIVIA

Livia

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This East Vancouver bakery has quickly become a neighbourhood staple since first opening in early 2019. Livia makes fantastic bread, treats, and even offers Roman-inspired fare for lunch, dinner, and drinks.

Address: 1339 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

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Beaucoup Bakery

 

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South Granville’s sweetest spot? It’s got to be Beaucoup. Aside from making one of the best croissants in town, this destination offers a wide array of French-inspired pastries and quality coffee too. You can’t talk best bakeries in Vancouver without bringing up Beaucoup.

Address: 2150 Fir Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-732-4222

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Coho Coffee

Coho Coffee

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A true hidden gem in the sense that you’ve got to be looking for Coho Coffee in order to find it. This cafe lives in the front space of Coho Collective’s newest commissary location, and it offers unreal lattes and often has drool-worthy experimental baked goods up for order.

Address: 1370 East Georgia Street, Vancouver

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Bel Café

 

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With one location in downtown Vancouver and another in Kitsilano, patrons have the opportunity to indulge in Bel Cafe’s eats no matter what side of the bridge they’re on. Bel offers a great selection of baked goods, sandwiches, and salads as well.

Address: 801 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-673-7000

Address: 801 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-673-7000

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Breka Bakery & Cafe

 

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How can you really go wrong with a bakery cafe open 24/7? Whether it’s an early morning doughnut craving or a late-night study session, Breka is here for hungry Vancouverites looking for a selection of goodies around the clock, and around the city.

Address: 855 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-8080

Address: 818 Bute Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-8200

Address: 6533 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-325-6612

Address: 3750 W 4th Ave, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-3750

Address: 821 Denman Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-423-3288

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Purebread

 

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Purebread is pretty much the ultimate place to head for baked goods in Vancouver. The piles and piles of freshly baked brownies, cookies, buns, and loaves is enough to make any treat lover swoon.

Address: 5 E 5th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-9001

Address: 159 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-563-8060

Address: 2887 West Broadway, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-9670

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Small Victory

 

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One of the best Americanos in the city and one of the best Avocado toasts ever await you at Small Victory. This spot knows its coffee and its treats are certainly no wallflowers either.

Address: 3070 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-742-1737

Address: 1088 Homer Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-899-8892

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Flourist Bakery, Mill & Cafe

 

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This is one of the newest “best bakeries in Vancouver” to keep on your radar. Flourist is a delightful bakery cafe that also happens to mill its own flour in-house. Naturally, the bread takes centre stage here, but let us tell you Flourist’s chocolate chip cookies are straight fire and should not be left behind during a visit.

Address: 3433 Commercial Street, Vancouver

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Grounds For Coffee

 

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If you can resist Grounds’ famous cinnamon buns, we will give you some serious props. Just the smell of these buns alone is enough to make dessert lovers swoon. Grounds typically offers seasonal buns for special occasions and holidays, so you always have a reason to stop into one of its two locations.

Address: 2565 Alma Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-224-5282

Address: 2088 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-254-3939

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Ladurée Robson

 

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Iconic Parisian patisserie Ladurée operates a charming location in downtown Vancouver on Robson Street. The brand’s famous macarons, pastries, and unreal French toast are all available here. We recommend the stunning Ispahan if you stop by; it’s a true bucket list treat.

Address: 1141 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-3030

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The Pie Hole

 

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Now with three locations, The Pie Hole is a total no-brainer when it comes to pie cravings and special occasions. This spot is known for serving up incredible seasonal and themed show-stopping pies too.

Address: 3497 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-2743

Address: 1864 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-563-1000

Address: 7832 6th Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-553-7437

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Uprising Breads Bakery

 

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When a food and beverage business has been around for 40 years, you know it’s good. Uprising Breads has done just that. If you head here, just know this spot makes cinnamon buns that would rival your grandma’s family recipe.

Address: 1697 Venables Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-254-5635

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Faubourg Paris

 

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Faubourg’s elegant boulangerie-pâtisseries aim to transport you to Paris with their offerings. This spot offers breakfast and lunch alongside French macarons and pastries.

Address: 769 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-267-0769

Address: 2156 W 41st Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-266-2156

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Batard Bakery

 

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Family owned and operated, this Fraser Street staple is a French-style bakery, cafe, and grocer. Vancouver’s east side would be significantly less delicious without this spot.

Address: 3958 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-506-3958

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Fife Bakery

 

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Another one you need to look for to find, Fife is a must-visit, guys, and here’s why. Not only does this spot offer levain bread and specialty coffee, but Fife’s cookies are straight fire.

Address: 64 E 3rd Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-0652

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Thomas Haas

 

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Making one of the meanest hot chocolates in the city, Thomas Haas also has an array of award-winning chocolates and pastries.

Address: 2539 W Broadway Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-736-1848

Address: #289 998 Harbourside Drive, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-924-1847

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Thierry

 

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One of our favourite dessert date destinations, Thierry offers stunning coffee and pastries from its Alberni Street location. For holidays you can not go wrong with treats from Thierry.

Address: 1059 Alberni Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-608-6870

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Angus T

 

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Tucked into Mainland Street in Yaletown, Angus T is a croissant lover’s heaven. With so many different varieties of decadent croissants, you’ll surely be making a return visit to this gem.

Address: 1036 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-5989

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Swiss Bakery

 

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Swiss Bakery is known as an artisan bread specialist and also offers one of the city’s most awesome treats, the Frissant. It’s a doughnut/croissant hybrid that you definitely need in your life.

Address: 143 E 3rd Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-736-8785

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Dope Bakehouse (Nemesis Polygon)

Nemesis Polygon

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If you’re a big fan of Nemesis’ Gastown location then loosen that belt a notch — its North Vancouver location has an entire bakehouse concept offering unreal, souped-up baked delights alongside fresh bread and savoury eats too.

Address: 101 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver

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Temper Chocolate and Pastry

 

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Temper offers killer croissants and fabulous chocolate. If you’re in West Vancouver don’t miss the chance to stop by this staple sweet spot.

Address: 2409 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
Phone: 604-281-1152

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Chez Christophe

 

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Chez Christophe is now in Burnaby and White Rock, meaning you have double the opportunity to enjoy its oh-so-delicious signature croissant. Croissants aside, Christophe has a wide array of chocolate and show-stopping chocolate sculptures available for special occasions too.

Address: 4717 Hastings Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-428-4200

Address: 1558 Johnston Road, White Rock
Phone: 604-385-4474

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Cadeaux Bakery

 

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Whether you’re looking for cakes, pastry boxes, ice cream, bake-at-home croissants, or cookies, Cadeaux has got you covered.

Address: 172 Powell Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-608-8889

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Beta 5

Beta5 Cafe

Beta5 Cafe

Beta5 offers award-winning chocolate, cream puffs, and caffeinated beverages from its 409 Industrial Avenue cafe in Vancouver.

Address: 409 Industrial Avenue, Vancouver

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Tartine Breads & Pies

 

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This neighbourhood bakery should not be missed if you’re a lover of pies. Tartine’s banana cream pie is one of the best around; be sure to give it a try if you haven’t already.

Address: 770 Beach Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-685-7437

Address: 1069 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-685-7427

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Butter Baked Goods

 

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Scones, muffins, cinnamon buns, even whoopie pies — Butter has it all and then some if you’re looking for quality treats in the Kerrisdale area.

Address: 4907 MacKenzie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-221-4333

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Terra Breads

 

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Terra Breads is a go-to spot in Vancouver for quick lunches and delicious treats. Patrons can also purchase loaves to bring home for themselves. There are four locations, which means people love it and it’s got to be on our list of the best bakeries in Vancouver.

Address: 1605 Manitoba Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-877-1183

Address: 107 – 1689 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-685-3102

Address: 53 W 5th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-873-8111

Address: 2380 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-736-1838

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A Bread Affair

 

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This Granville Island destination should definitely be on your to-eat list if you haven’t made it by already. A Bread Affair has everything from ready-to-eat sandwiches to sweet treats, making it an easy addition to our list of the best bakeries in Vancouver.

Address: 1680 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-695-0000

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