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The Best Portuguese Bakeries in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / February 15, 2016

Portuguese Bakeries TorontoThe best Portuguese bakeries in Toronto offer so much more than just custard tarts. Sure a top-notch pastel de nata is a must but there's more to discover including hearty loaves of cornbread and rye, puddings, turnovers, and even savoury croquettes.

These are the best Portuguese bakeries in Toronto.

Doce Minho

Doce Minho

The flavours of Portugal are the main attraction at this old-school bakery on Dufferin St. Stop in for a loaf of cornbread or satisfy your sweet tooth with selections from behind the pastry counter including sugar dusted doughnuts, custard tarts, and more. More »

Brazil Bakery

Brazil Bakery

This bakery and cafe in Little Portugual takes pride in its cornbreads, buns, and other loaves. Also find decadent desserts like Bolos de Arroz (Portuguese rice muffins), folhados travesseiros (apple turnovers), and of course, pastel de nata. More »

Golden Wheat

Golden Wheat

Custard tarts, flan, and molotof (Portuguese meringues) are in no short supply at this bakery on Rogers Road. Need an excuse to sample the fresh breads? Have the counter craft you a fresh sandwich loaded with deli meats or grilled pork. More »

Seara

Seara

Portuguese cakes and pastries are the specialty at two Toronto locations of this Portuguese bakery. In addition to sweet treats, expect to find crusty dark rye breads, pillowy buns and some vibrant conversation emanating from tables by the window. More »

Courense

Courense

This bakery in Bloorcourt has been catering to the Portuguese community for almost three decades. Outfitted with plenty of seating, you’ll find the place populated with regulars sipping on coffee and munching on beef rissoles while others stop by to stock up on groceries including cod croquettes, cakes, pastries, and custard tarts. More »

Nova Era

Nova Era

Locations across the GTA are famous for their breads including cornbreads, rye, multigrain, and more. The selection of traditional baked goods include bolas de berlim, squares, mousses, and cakes. Fresh-made sandwiches pilled with ham and havarti are also a winner. More »

Caldense

Caldense

In business since 1968, this bakery boasts several locations throughout the GTA. Shop here for Portuguese buns, sweet bread, and custard tarts, or order up a fresh sandwich like the presunto or roast beef on a soft, house-baked roll. More »

Venezia

Venezia

The old school mom and pop pastry shop and deli is beloved for its selection of rustic artisan breads and loads of sweet treats and savoury goodies. Fill-up on fresh slices of pizza, salt cod croquettes and shrimp patties then save room for dessert including custard puddings, rice cupcakes and turnovers. More »

Alcoa

Alcoa

In addition to fresh baked breads and decadent desserts, you’ll find a salad bar, hot table, and selection of groceries at this bakery on Davenport. The sweet and beautifully bruleed custard nata are not to be missed. More »

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