Best Baked Goods in Vancouver

Best Baked Goods in Cambie Village

Hunting for the best baked goods (or perhaps the most delicious cinnamon bun) in the Cambie Village area? It's the obvious choice for many...but you really can't go wrong here.

Whole Foods (Cambie)

Whole Foods Muffins

510 W. 8th Ave. | 778-370-421 $$ | Grocery Store

@whole_foods_van | Visit website

Where quality meets quantity. Here, you'll find an option for pretty much every single dietary restriction out there...and some of the very best pecan cinnamon buns in town.

Best Baked Goods in Downtown Vancouver

Looking for the best pastries, donuts, cupcakes or pies in Downtown Vancouver? You'll find it hard to avoid over-indulging at these excellent bakeries within our city center.

Cartems Donuterie

Cartems Donuts Pender St. interior

534 W. Pender St. | 778-708-0996 $$ | Bakery

@cartemsdonuts | Visit website

Arguably the best donuts in town, made with local organic ingredients. Try the locals' favourite, an intense Earl Grey garnished with rose petals. Flavours are constantly rotating and there are always gluten-free options, too. Cartems isn't exclusively vegan, but they could be since you can't tell the difference between their animal-free and conventional versions. Reserve your six-pack ahead of time by emailing hey@cartems.com.

When Pigs Fly Pastries

When Pigs Fly Pastries Wedding Cake

Made to Order | $$ | Cake Maker

@pigsflypastries | Visit website

Pastry chef and cake artist Emily Upham is the most talented cake artist I've ever met. She can recreate anything you can dream up in cake form. Her vegan almond or vegan vanilla cake is amazingly moist and delicious. Two weeks notice is requested for cake orders and prices vary depending on complexity. To place an order, email emily@whenpigsflypastries.com. Note: Emily is currently on a short sabbatical (beginning October 2018) but will resume cake-making soon.

Matchstick (Downtown)

1328 Richards St | $$ | Coffee Shop & Bakery

@matchstickyvr | Visit website

One of the city's coolest coffee shops who also specializes in baking. Try their sourdough and vegan cardamom cinnamon buns.

Best Baked Goods in Gastown

Craving something baked in Gastown? Here are the best bakeries in this vibrant 'hood.

The Birds & The Beets

55 Powell St | 604-893-7832 $$ | West Coast

@birdsandbeets | Visit website

A stylish cafe serving breakfast, lunch and dinner who makes their own bread in house. Go for the bread, stay for the cool space. It's decorated with floral bouquets (which are for sale) and open from 7-6 on weekdays and 9-5 on weekends.

Purebread Bakery

159 West Hastings St | 604-563-8060 $$ | Bakery

@purebreadwhis | Visit website

A Whistler-based family bakery that’s so busy, their kitchen runs around the clock to stock pastry cases with up to 50 items daily. Fortunately, several of these options are vegan, including loaves, brownies, cookies and scones.

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Float On Bakeshop & Cafe

4384 Fraser St | 604-767-3733 $$ | Gluten Free Bakery

@floatonbakeshop | Visit website

Best Baked Goods in East Vancouver

East Village Bakery

East Village Bakery Interior

2166 E. Hastings St. | 604-568-5600 $ | Bakery

@eastvillagebake | Visit website

Tiny artisan bakery with wholesome gluten free and non-GF traditional options. Grab treats to go as the shop seats one.

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Best Baked Goods near Commercial Drive

Eternal Abundance

1025 Commercial Dr | 604-707-0088 $$ | Vegan

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If raw baking is your thing, get to Eternal Abundance whose pastry case is filled with cheesecakes, raw chocolates, carrot cake and so much more.

Best Baked Goods in Kitsilano

Beyond Bread

Beyond Bread Kitsilano

3686 W 4th Ave | 604-733-3931 $ | Bakery

@bbbcafe | Visit website

An intimate neighborhood spot with whose organic breads are made with natural leaven and prepared daily by hand. Choose from over 13 types of bread.

TurF

2041 W 4th Ave | 604-428-9970 $$ | Healthy Cafe and Gym

@turfliving | Visit website

A bakery-restaurant-gym-shop that bakes healthier muffins, cookies and desserts on the daily.

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Delish Gluten Free

Bread so good it will convert you into a gluten-free lover.

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The Gluten Free Epicurean

Gluten Free Epicurean Interior

633 E 15th St | 604-876-4114 $$ | Gluten Free Bakery

@gfepicurean | Visit website

A sweet little shop whose bakery focus is gluten free...of course, there happen to be many a vegan option!

Purebread (Mt Pleasant)

5 E 5th Ave | 604-336-9001 $$ | Bakery

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