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The Best French Bakeries in Toronto

The best French bakeries in Toronto showcase time-honoured techniques and high-quality ingredients to create some of the city's finest desserts and most crave-worthy carbs. Look no further when trying to locate fresh baguettes, flakey croissants and artful pastries.

Here are the best French bakeries in Toronto.



Nadege Patisserie
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Nadege Patisserie

This French patisserie has asserted itself as a go-to spot for delightful gateaux, airy croissants, delicate macarons and vibrant confections at its three Toronto locations. One bite of the salted caramel macaron will have you hooked.

Bonjour Brioche
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Bonjour Brioche

Cafe au lait served in a bowl and a splendid selection of buttery croissants, brioches, fruit tarts and claufoutis are what's in store at this bakery-cafe in Riverside. Expect to find lines snaking out the door at brunch-time on weekends. Bonjour Brioche also does catering and take out.


Pain Perdu
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Pain Perdu

Let the seductive scent of fresh baked goods draw you in to this boulangerie on St. Clair West. Settle in for a coffee with a slice of quiche or the eponymous pain perdu, or take home a baguette, a crispy pommier, pain au chocolat or various other drool-worthy pastries.


Petite Thuet (Rosedale)
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Petite Thuet (Rosedale)

This bakery boasts locations in Rosedale and on King East where Toronto's most famous Alsatian chef crafts French pastries and breads along with prepared foods and an array of baguette sandwiches at lunchtime. It's hard to go wrong, whether you're ordering a flakey croissant or delectable macaron.


Patisserie La Cigogne (Danforth)
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Patisserie La Cigogne (Danforth)

With addresses on The Danforth and in Leaside, this bakery doles out traditional French desserts and viennoiseries along with a complete menu of sumptuous French fare. Display cases here are artfully arranged with opera cakes and pear sabayon. Other standouts include the croissants aux amandes and fresh baguettes.

Patisserie 27
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Patisserie 27

You can find this sweet spot in the heart of Bloor West Village stocked with beautiful batches of sourdough ciabatta and soft loaves of brioche along with a splendid assortment of sweets, including glossy eclairs, fruit tarts and delicately layered mille-feuille.



Thobors (Eglinton West)
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Thobors (Eglinton West)

Business is flourishing at this longstanding Mount Pleasant bakery that also has a second location on Eglinton West to meet the demand for its acclaimed baguettes, cakes and macarons. Lemony madeleines are among the many highlights here.

Maman
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Maman

This bakery-cafe in the Financial District deals in family-inspired recipes from the South of France. Weekday business caters to office crowds with an ever-evolving menu of sandwiches and sweets, while brunch, served on Saturday, includes indulgent selections such as chouquettes, madeleines and financier.


Ma Maison
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Ma Maison

This Etobicoke shop is packed with prepared foods, pastries, artisanal breads and pastries. Shop here for celebratory desserts, brunch essentials and picnic provisions, ranging from baguettes and pain de campagne to croissants and chausson au pomme.


Rahier
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Rahier

Fans flock to this venerable Parisian-style bakery in Leaside for pistachio danishes, fruit tarts and an abundance of miniature desserts. The daily selection of baguettes and walnut loaves and an expanded weekend selection, including brioche buns, are a big draw in addition to its menu of prepared foods.


La Bamboche
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La Bamboche

Japanese flavours and French techniques mingle on the menu at this patisserie on Avenue Road. The selection ranges from traditional treats like madeleines and pain au chocolate to inventive creations including green tea sesame rolls, domes of matcha mousse and macarons in flavours such as taro and black sesame.

La Boheme Cafe Patisserie
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La Boheme Cafe Patisserie

This cafe and patisserie at Yonge and Eg turns out fine French fare and indulgent pastry creations. Get your sweet fix with dainty desserts. Those who prefer savoury selections can opt for sandwiches including a classic croque monsieur and ham and cheese.

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