toronto mice bakery

Video captures mice munching on pastries at Toronto bakery

In a big city like Toronto, it's fairly normal to see rodents scurrying around in public spaces.

But this past weekend, a video appeared on YouTube showing a pair of mice nibbling on baklava at a popular Queen Street West bakery.

The owner of Meli Baklava & Chocolate, reports CTV News, says the pastries in the window were only for display. Food served to customers is apparently kept safe in drawers behind the counter.

The bakery is located in the Queen Live Fresh Food Market, which is home to other restaurant kiosks as well.

As CTV notes, Meli has a near perfect DineSafe record. Inspectors may be dispatched in response to the video, but right now the bakery still sports a pass sign.

Lead photo by

Alex Alexa


Latest Videos



Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Eat & Drink

Toronto nurse starts up side hustle with sister that regularly sells out

Friends of 20 years working at Toronto label start business during concert standstill

Toronto Indian restaurant has permanently closed due to being unable to afford rent

Egyptian mother and daughter start up business just outside Toronto that keeps selling out

Toronto cafe beloved by its neighbourhood permanently closing after 13 years

Caribbean restaurant flagged for 10 infractions by Toronto health officials

Indigo has started to replace its Starbucks locations across Canada with a new coffee shop

100 essential restaurants in Toronto to add to your bucket list