Portuguese Bakeries Toronto

The Best Portuguese Bakeries in Toronto

The best Portuguese bakeries in Toronto dole out much more than the creamy, classic custard tarts they're known for. From artisanal breads and fruit-topped cakes to traditional desserts made to the exacting standards of generations of bakers, these spots easily sate sweet and savoury cravings throughout the day.

Here are the best Portuguese bakeries in Toronto.


Doce Minho Bakery
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Doce Minho Bakery

Regulars visit this Oakwood Village bakery for traditional Portuguese breads, creamy custard tarts, and an untold number of buttercream topped cakes, flaky pastries and buttery cookies. Impatient types can dig in immediately inside the cozy space.

Brockton Village Bakery
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Brockton Village Bakery

From assorted breads and custard-filled donuts to delicate pastries, cakes, sandwiches and more, there's little that customers can't find at this family-run spot. Indulge from 5 a.m., on weekdays, 6 a.m., on Saturdays and 7 a.m., on Sundays.


Seara Bakery
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Seara Bakery

Bright and clean — with ample room for you and your closest crew — both Toronto locations of this popular bakery serve up lip-smacking versions of old-world classics. Never sampled guardanapos, malasadas and queijadas? Now's your chance.

Bom Dia
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Bom Dia

A bounty of warm, just-baked pastries lure Parkdale inhabitants to this cute, modern spot. Inside, handmade cookies, fruit-flavoured queijadas, seasonal cakes and stellar pastéis de nata ensure they return, again and again.


Nova Era Geary Ave
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Nova Era Geary Ave

This bustling mini chain cranks out daily staples, afternoon sweets and the type of espresso-based drinks and indulgences that slow Sunday mornings down to a crawl. Study the expansive pastry case, and you'll leave laden with small-batch artisan breads, fluffy pastries and morning pastries for the week.


Caldense Bakery Junction Triangle
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Caldense Bakery Junction Triangle

Founded a half century ago, this chain prides itself on time-tested recipes, including the one used to make its celebrated pastéis de nata. In the Junction Triangle, Etobicoke, on Dundas West, and more, customers stop by for quality cakes, Portuguese buns, cornbread and more fresh-baked must-haves.

The Portuguese Bake Shop
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The Portuguese Bake Shop

A sister spot to the Portuguese Chicken House, this Etobicoke-area bakery is the place to expand your custard tart horizons. Beyond the classic, the team bakes up inventive takes, including peanut butter, mixed berry, dark chocolate cherry, and more.


Golden Wheat Bakery Cafe
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Golden Wheat Bakery Cafe

The team at this family-owned bakery (with locations in Little Italy and Rogers Road) turns flour, sugar, and a surfeit of quality ingredients into colourful treats, cakes and perfect pies. Light and flaky, creamy and rich, Portuguese tarts are a best seller for good reason.

R Bakery
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R Bakery

This classic Portuguese bakery (with two North York locations) has a menu of sweet and savoury eats to carry you through your day. From morning buns and muffins to hearty sandwiches, pizzas, and an impressive collection of desserts, there's something to pique customers' interest, no matter the time of day.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Bom Dia. Additional photos by @joyvixente at Doce Minho, Golden Wheat, @caldensebakery, Nova Era, @jvasconcelos at Seara.


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