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

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A beautiful space decorated with floral bouquets (which are for sale) open from 7-6 on weekdays and 9-5 on weekends. House-made bread, baked daily, is the highlight. Try the charred veggie sandwich.

Cadeaux Bakery

172 Powell St. | 604608-8889 $ | Bakery

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Cadeaux's all-natural, made from scratch baking is a labour of love for award-winning pastry chef Eleanor Chow and her team. From pecan raisin sticky buns to house-churned sorbets, they've got it all. Need a cake? Cadeaux offers eight flavours (including carrot, chocolate euphoria and lemon poppyseed) and six kinds of icing so you can build your dream cake. Email to order.

Acme Cafe

Gastown's Acme Cafe Baking

51 W. Hastings St. | 604-569-1022 $$ | Bakery

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An all-day, diner-style restaurant offering loads of baked goods options, too: loaves, muffins, and sky-high pies to name a few.

Purebread Bakery

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

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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. Brownies, cookies, coconut banana loaf, flourless chocolate cake, buttery almond croissants, fresh bread, earl grey lavender scones, and chili cornbread are just a handful of the drool-worthy items on their epic menu.