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The Best Cinnamon Buns in Toronto

The best cinnamon buns in Toronto are for those who don’t want none if you ain’t got buns, hon. Seriously though, these ooey-gooey pastry swirls topped with the most indulgent of icings range from vegan to European to totally traditional in this city. 

Here are the best cinnamon buns in Toronto. 


Rosen's Cinnamon Buns
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Rosen's Cinnamon Buns

Food writer Amy Rosen started her own cinnamon bun shop in Little Italy, pioneering her own personally engineered squidgy, square versions of the treat. Selling little else and doing online delivery, bun lovers can’t get enough.

Danish Pastry House
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Danish Pastry House

Traditional Danish versions of this treat, kanel snegl, along with lots of other varieties of snegls can be found at this outpost of an Oakville bakery in Union Station.


Cinnaholic Toronto
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Cinnaholic Toronto

Vegans not only have their choice of cinnamon buns in the city by this point, but can even customize them at this chain's location at Promenade Mall.

Fika Cafe
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Fika Cafe

Braided Swedish cinnamon buns are sought out at this Kensington cafe where they're made from scratch.


Almond Butterfly
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Almond Butterfly

The cinnamon buns at this Harbord Village shop are so big, sticky and glossy you’d hardly even realize they’re gluten-free.


Sweet Trolley Bakery
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Sweet Trolley Bakery

The steamy buns from this unassuming Junction bakery are so thick, humongous and heavily iced they can easily be shared between multiple people.

Bakerbots
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Bakerbots

There’s only one place to head in Bloorcourt when the weather changes from ice cream sandwiches to cinnamon buns, and that’s this tiny little shop where the buns have picture-perfect swirls and an opalescent glaze.


Bunner's Bake Shop (Kensington Market)
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Bunner's Bake Shop (Kensington Market)

Totally vegan? Can't have any gluten whatsoever? Not to worry—this shop with locations in the Junction and Kensington Market turns out a cinnamon bun just as golden brown, square and sticky as any.

Tori's Bakeshop
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Tori's Bakeshop

Stretchy, doughy buns topped with a perfect little dollop of icing can be obtained from Beaches and Canary District locations of this vegan bakery.

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