14 places to get must-try fall treats in Metro Vancouver

Sep 25 2018, 3:27 am

It’s always sad to see summer go, but one of the best parts about fall has got to be the drool-worthy treats that come with the season.

Vancouver has no shortage of bakeries, shops, and cafes baking up pumpkin spice, cinnamon-scented, harvest apple, and vanilla everything.

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These seasonal flavours will make you want to pull on a sweater, pop on a toque, and cozy up with a movie.

Here are 12 places to get must-try fall treats in Metro Vancouver.

Beaucoup Bakery

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With new fresh creations like the pumpkin gâteau basque, a decadent vanilla almond pastry, and the caramel apple pie pull-apart bun, Beaucoup has got to be high on your list for fall treats. The South Granville bakery also has a new maple pumpkin pecan Bostock along with a housemade pumpkin brioche infused with maple syrup and topped with pecan frangipane.

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

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Grounds for Coffee


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So you’ve heard about the PSL, but what about the PSB? Pumpkin Spiced Buns at Grounds for Coffee are returning from October 5 to October 8. You better get these ooey gooey cinnamon buns in your stomach before they’re gone. Be sure to pre-order these guys while you can.

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

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La Glace


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La Glace Ice Cream is introducing a seasonal pumpkin parfait made with homemade graham crumb buttered pie biscuit and their drool-worthy peppered pumpkin ice cream.

Address: 2785 W 16th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-0793

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Thomas Haas

Thomas Haas

Thomas Haas has treats like Thanksgiving truffles filled with cinnamon-spiced pumpkin ganache and baked pumpkin and almond croissants topped with caramelized pumpkin seeds. There’s also some spooky Halloween-themed cookies and candies shaped like ghosts, bats, and cats, up for grabs, along with Movember chocolate mustache lollipops and whiskey truffle boxes, just to name a few. All of these creations will be available September 29 with the and the Movember items will be up for grabs come November.

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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Bobacabana’s pumpkin spice milk tea is made with homemade pumpkin puree, spiced with cardamom, nutmeg, and cinnamon. This spot also has many more pumpkin spice lattes, frappes, cheesecakes, and baked goods.

Address: 2012 Columbia Street, New Westminster
Phone: 604-553-1922

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Chez Christophe

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Chez Christophe Chocolaterie and Patisserie is launching their lineup of fall-themed sweets on September 28. The award-winning spot boasts a spread with apple pie bark and limited edition pumpkin tarts to name a few. 

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

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Innocent Ice Cream


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Innocent Ice Cream is celebrating fall with a gluten-free vegan pumpkin pie ice cream, which comes complete with real chunks of pie crust.

Address: 4895 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-879-8584

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Why not give thanks with these bite-sized Autumn leaves, made with 100% sustainable cocoa from Purdy’s. You can customize gifts sets with boxes, bags, or tins of these fall themed sweets.

Address: Multiple locations
Phone: Multiple phone numbers

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Butter Baked Goods


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In case you didn’t hear, pumpkin cake is back at Butter Baked Goods. You’ll be getting fall vibes when you bite into this spiced cake coated in maple cream cheese buttercream frosting.

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

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Gem Chocolates


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Okay, how adorable are these little turkey chocolates from Kerrisdale’s artisan Gem Chocolates? You can order them until October 2 for pick up from their shop. They also offer other seasonal chocolates like cranberry caramels and earl grey cremes.

Address: 2029 W 41st Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-263-9878

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Rain or Shine


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Have you indulged in Rain or Shine’s September seasonal flavours yet? Their s’mores and caramel corn varieties will have you feeling like a kid again. They offer ice cream flights if you want to try more than just one kind too.

Address: 3382 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-876-9986

Address: 6001 University Boulevard, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-2004

Address: 1926 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-7246

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Temper Pastry


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This pastry shop is really feeling the season with their apple tarte tatin, it’s a classic French upside-down pastry featuring caramelized apples. Temper Pastry also has Thanksgiving specials like the bourbon pumpkin and pecan tarte. You can also indulge in their ghoulish ghost meringues and other hand-crafted confections perfect for the holidays.

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

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Try the #PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte) available for fall starting October 5. Made from marscapone vanilla mont blanc, pumpkin glaze, coffee sable, pumpkin, and cinnamon mousse.

Address: 958 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-903-2006

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Mon Paris Patisserie

Mon Paris

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Try this spot’s pumpkin spice tart, available October 5 through October 7. It’s made from crispy graham cracker and milk chocolate filling, pumpkin spice mousse, caramelized and meringue. There will also be pumpkin macarons up for grabs which are available until the end of November.

Address: 4396 Beresford Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-564-5665

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