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10 Best Burnaby Bakeries For Yummy Baked Goods In 2023 (+ What To Order)

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Every city and town has their go-to bakeries for freshly made confectionery that locals swear by, and tourists flock to try. Burnaby is no different. Burnaby Bakeries reflect the city’s diverse culture and communities, and their mean baking skills that range from traditional to artisan.

If you’re looking to be wowed by technique and creativity, or just indulge in some aromatic and delicious traditional baked goods, check out our list of the 10 Best Burnaby Bakeries that are ready to send your taste buds into a sugary coma!

1. Chez Christophe

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Home to classic Swiss desserts and pastries, Chez Christophe is the patisserie to go to for elegantly handcrafted chocolates and artisan croissants. With their bold and innovative creations, Chez Christophe offers up delicious macarons, signature chocolate bars and other confections along with a full coffee bar and sandwich menu.

We recommend the butter croissant cubes, with just the right flakiness and dark chocolate, coupled with a smooth cream filling. If you appreciate creativity, try out the  Sunny’s Matcha cake with alternating layers of matcha and lemon yuzu mousse, sandwiched between a  chocolate and black Sesame cake.

You can even get frozen croissants here to take home and bake at your convenience. 

What to order: butter croissant cubes, Sunny’s Matcha cake

-Burnaby 4717, Hastings Street 604.428.4200
-White Rock  1558 Johnston Road 604.385.4474

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2. FDL Cafe

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Are you in the mood for a savoury pastry? Or, maybe an elegantly crafted sandwich? Something sweet? FDL cafe has it all, plus amazing home-brewed coffee. This gorgeous European-style cafe puts great emphasis on the finest quality that reflects in their artisanal baking, homemade gelato and gourmet sandwiches. 

First up, get their puff pastries and croissants, because they’re always super fresh, and so light, you’ll be amazed. The fruit danish is a delight, with just the right combo of fresh fruit, creamy custard and flakey layers. For a heavier meal try out their Mojo Pulled Pork, Cajun Slow Roasted Beef Brisket, Miso Roasted Chicken, or the Smoky Cajun Chicken . 

What to order: puff pastries, croissants, fruit danish, Mojo Pulled Pork, Cajun Slow Roasted Beef Brisket, Miso Roasted Chicken, Smoky Cajun Chicken

Address: 100B-4233 Hastings Street Burnaby, BC V5C 2J5

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3. Mon Paris Patisserie

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Mon Paris Patisserie doesn’t just sound elegant and chic, but is one of those classy French bakeries you find in romantic novels & movies. Highly talented baking, combined with some creative decoration skills is what defines Mon Paris. The chef, Elena Krasnova is on hand to guide you through the wonderful combinations she uses to create the most beautiful cakes and desserts.

One of the more popular items here is the Russian Honey Cake with layers of sponge cake sandwiched between a cream filling. The lunch selection is amazing, with croissant sandwiches (ham & cheese, and smoked salmon & cucumber) that are yummy!

Tip: A box of macarons or chocolates from Mon Paris Patisserie makes a lovely gift for a friend or loved one.

What to order: Russian Honey Cake, croissant sandwiches

Address: 4396 Beresford St Burnaby, BC V5H 2Y4

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4. Fortuna Bakery

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Welcome to Fortuna, the family owned European bakery with a strong Portuguese influence. They excel in freshly baked bread, decadent cakes, endearing pastries, wedding cakes, and European deli meats and cheeses. Fortuna has been around for decades, and have perfected the art of baking to the point where all their items look like mini pieces of art. 

Their signature items are mouth-watering Portuguese Buns & Portuguese Tarts. For a super delicious but light treat, try the Custard Filled Cream Horn with a crispy shell full of creamy custard. Fortuna’s also has some amazing in-house cured meats like Prosciutto Salami, Tuscany Ham, and Smoked Prosciutto. 

What to order: Portuguese Buns, Portuguese Tarts, Custard Filled Cream Horn, Prosciutto Salami, Tuscany Ham, Smoked Prosciutto

Address: 4240 Hastings Street Burnaby, BC V5C 2J6

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5. Red Square Bakery

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Firm believers that food can be tasty and healthy, Red Square are pioneers of wholesome food with their innovative flax products. They offer a range for Keto Low Carb Flax diets, weight Loss, diabetic-friendly, sugar-free, and much more. This is where you go for healthy stuff and to get your special dietary needs met.

Their cinnamon buns are divine and will have you ordering more. The perogies here are really good, and so is the piroshkis. Order from their wide range of cookies that will satisfy your sugar cravings and won’t pile on the calories.

What to order: cinnamon buns, perogies, piroshkis, cookies

Address: 8626 Joffre Avenue Burnaby, BC V5J 3L5

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6. Ca  Croustille

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If you feel like strolling down a charming French street, stopping at a quaint cafe for a freshly baked croissant, and a latte, then come over to Ca Crousille. The French bakery works hard to bring every customer an authentic taste of France, and is fast becoming the pinnacle of hand-crafted pastries. Run by two artisan bakers from France and Belgium, there is heart and soul in every baked item on offer, and worth a visit.

Go for The Chocolate Twist that boasts a creamy texture of custard and a hint of chocolate in a croissant dough. The more exotic Camembert Tarragon Danish has Camembert cheese with a dash of tarragon hidden under zucchini!  Don’t forget to try out their Whole Strawberry Rhubarb Tart!

What to order: Chocolate Twist, Camembert Tarragon Danish, Whole Strawberry Rhubarb Tart

Address: A6-5279 Still Creek Avenue Burnaby, BC V5C 5V1

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7. Nana’s Bakery

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If a name like that doesn’t conjure up memories of warm granny hugs, and delicious baked goods, what will? Nana’s Bakery specializes in Balkan cuisine with a homemade feel to it. They are a family run business and take immense pride in the quality of food served. Every weekend they roast lamb, pork and chicken in a wood fire pit that is available by the kg or you can just grab the whole piece. 

For you sweet tooths out there, try out their baklava or their popular Kadaif cake. Ask for their seasonal fresh fruit pies that are to die for. We recommend their Ćevapi/Chevaps beef and the Savoury Stuffed Pastry that is hand-stretched stuffed pastries with a savoury filling of your choice: beef, potato, cheese, spinach, cabbage or a mix, and sold by a piece. 

What to order: baklava, Kadaif cake, fresh fruit pies, Ćevapi/Chevaps beef, Savoury Stuffed Pastry

Address: 6329 Beresford Street Burnaby, BC V5E 1B3

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8. The Pie Hole

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The Pie Hole is the Mecca for all kinds of pies. They make pies, and only pies, but they make them to perfection. With a weekly changing menu and sweet,  savoury, gluten free and vegan options, the Pie Hole has multiple locations where loyal customers come to enjoy the Double Butter Crust & scrumptious fillings.

You can order the whole pie or the sampler sized Hand Pie. Their top sellers are the Lemon Meringue Pie, and the Strawberry Rhubarb. Also popular here is the Caribbean Chicken Pie, and the Bacon Cheeseburger Pie. You can’t go wrong with anything you order here, so just have fun, and prepare to dig into the best pie you’ve ever eaten.

What to order: Lemon Meringue Pie, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Caribbean Chicken Pie, Bacon Cheeseburger Pie

Address: 7832 6th Street Burnaby, BC V3N 3N2

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9. Gary’s Patisserie

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Gary is a local baker with over 15 years of experience, and runs his patisserie out of a commissary kitchen. Specializing in cakes made to order, Gary’s creations are like showpieces that taste like heaven. You can sample the various cakes by ordering their unique Cake In A Jar, which is a great way to narrow down your choices.

Indulge your sweet tooth with the Seasonal Mango Lychee Mousse Cake or the evergreen Balck Forest and Red Velvet. Gary has some signature unique creations like the Skor and Oreo Cheesecake, the Organic Chestnut Cake and the popular Matcha Red Bean Cake that you simply should not miss.

What to order: Mango Lychee Mousse Cake, Blackk Forest, Red Velvet, Skor and Oreo Cheesecake, Organic Chestnut Cake, Matcha Red Bean Cake

Address: 5279 Still Creek Avenue Burnaby, BC V5C 5V1

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    10. The Valley Bakery

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    The Valley Bakery has been synonymous to quality baking for over 60 years. Offering customers a wide selection of  European cakes and pastries,  The Valley Bakery uses the freshest locally sourced ingredients and has superb daily specials for their loyal customers. 

    Their Tiramisu is in a class of its own, and we can never leave without a taste. They do both sweet and savoury items, and their ham & cheese rolls, and beef sausage rolls sell out fast. Try out the Chocolate Raspberry Ganache Affair or the Strawberry Mousse Torte. One bite will have you going back for more.

    What to order: Tiramisu, ham & cheese rolls, beef sausage rolls, Chocolate Raspberry Ganache Affair, Strawberry Mousse Torte

    Address: 4058 E Hastings Street Burnaby, BC V5C 2H9

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    So, there we have the best Burnaby Bakeries all sorted out for you, and we hope you try them out, and maybe find your favourite one in Burnaby. And if you’re looking for more baked goodies, try one of these top bakeries in Vancouver.

    How We Create Our “Best” Lists

    All Noms Magazine’s “best” lists are created using multiple factors and signals to help readers find the best restaurants, things to do, and places to stay at. Some of these factors and signs include personal experiences, correspondence with locals, and compiling experiences from review sites.

    Each list is also created to be balanced (in terms of price, cuisine type, ambiance, and more) as possible. This means that the lists are not specifically created in ranking order. You should be comfortable picking from any of the spots on the list and generally have a good time. But of course, YMMV (your mileage may vary) and everyone may have different experiences/palates.