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The Best Bakery Cafes in Toronto

The best bakery cafes in Toronto do it all, pouring perfect cups of coffee, making baked goods from scratch and even offering a cozy space to settle in. From upscale pastries paired with espresso to regular ol' drip coffee and doughnuts, these coffee houses offer crave-worthy goods.

Here are the best bakery cafes in Toronto.



Nadege Patisserie
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Nadege Patisserie

This patisserie by Trinity Bellwoods Park (amongst other locations) isn't just a retail source for macarons and croissants, but a fully fledged cafe complete with seating and a patio where you can enjoy pretty petit fours and salted caramel macarons along with a latte pulled from Detour beans.

Le Gourmand
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Le Gourmand

A tempting array of cookies, crisp biscotti, Portuguese custard tarts, and other freshly baked goods can be found at this coffee counter at Queen and Spadina. Even if you just pop in for a latte, you'll find it hard to resist the (often still warm) chocolate chip cookies.


Sud Forno
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Sud Forno

The Italian bakery from the Terroni family of restaurants is home to an assortment of flaky pastries filled with cream, assorted biscotti, ricotta cheesecakes and more. Order a cappuccino and a snack to take upstairs and eat at the communal table.


The Rolling Pin
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The Rolling Pin

Coffee and doughnuts are a match made in heaven at this bakeshop at Yonge and Lawrence. The selection rotates daily but includes favourites like the Nutella bomb and the Jacked Up Maple. Also on offer are cupcakes and macarons in a variety of whimsical flavours plus Pluck teas.


Neo Coffee Bar
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Neo Coffee Bar

This sleek cafe near St. Lawrence market offers a lineup of espresso-based drinks, pour overs and matcha lattes along with house-baked Japanese style roll cakes, cream puffs and more. Bench seating and tiny tables upfront offer a comfortable spot for a quick sip and a snack while big booths in the back let customers lounge a little longer.

Maman
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Maman

This rustic French cafe keeps the Financial District caffeinated with espresso made with beans roasted by Toby's Estate out of Williamsburg. In addition to coffee, you’ll find freshly baked croissants, cakes on pedestals, and giant chocolate chip cookies.



The Tempered Room
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The Tempered Room

Peruse this pastry shop in Parkdale to discover exquisite mini-cakes, viennoiseries and other bite-sized confections that are best had with a cup of coffee brewed with Sam James' Cut Coffee. The selection of pastries changes seasonally but the eclairs are a staple not to be missed.

Bloomer's
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Bloomer's

Satisfy your sweet tooth at this vegan bake shop and cafe situated in Bloorcourt. The selection changes daily but generally includes a lineup of 10 or so treats including muffins, cookies, butter tarts, and cakes.


de Mello Palheta Coffee Roasters
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de Mello Palheta Coffee Roasters

The coffee roaster at Yonge and Eglinton bakes its own squares, cookies, muffins, and scones as well as upscale desserts including decadent cheesecakes and fancy tortes. This of course is all in addition to coffees roasted in-house and brewed with precision via a siphon or espresso machine.


Fantail
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Fantail

The heavenly scent wafting out of this bakery-cafe on Roncesvalles can be attributed to sugar dusted doughnuts, lemon poppyseed cookies, and chocolate croissants. Signature drinks include a housemade chai latte and a line up of espresso offerings.


Home
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Home

This cozy bakery and cafe in Bloordale dishes out homestyle baked goods including cupcakes, butter tarts and triple decker cakes. Cafe tables are in short supply, but should you find yourself here on a quiet afternoon, settle in for a few sweets and a hot beverage from Sloane Teas or a custom blend made with beans from Bona Fide Bean Coffee Co.

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