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10 Best Croissants in Vancouver You Must Try For That Flaky Goodness In 2023 (+ What To Order)

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Are you out on a quest to look for some flaky buttery goodness in Vancouver?

Well you’re not the only one. That’s because these flaky treats are one of the most common and popular treats Vancouverites get at a coffee shop. So whether you’re looking to dig into a nutty Almond Baked Croissant or something a bit more unconventional like Salted Egg Yolk, we’ve got your back.

Below we’ve compiled the 10 best croissants in Vancouver to satisfy your desires!

1. Beaucoup Bakery

One of the best bakeries in town, Beaucoup Bakery serves french-inspired pastries that are freshly made in-house. Their croissants are the best you’ll ever have in Vancouver! Small but cozy, the place is a 16-seat cafe that also offers pastries for takeout or to-go.

Flaky on the outside with all the soft buttery goodness on the inside, their Butter Croissant is baked to perfection! The rich flavour will give you a premium experience every time! Just the sound of every bite will let you know it’s on another level!

If you want to go beyond the plain ol’butter croissant, their Chocolate Almond Croissant is something you should try! You can tell the chocolate is high quality with its dark, slightly bitter taste. Or you can take a peek and see what seasonal special croissant is going on!

Wash it down with a good Almond Milk Latte and you have the most heavenly combination!

Pro-tip: Be sure to be there before the afternoon or else most of the pastry will be gone!

What to order: Butter Croissant, Chocolate Almond Croissant, Almond Milk Latte

Address: 2150 Fir St, Vancouver, BC V6J 3B5

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2. Angus-T

A cute little cafe situated in Yaletown, Angus-T has so many options for you to choose from when it comes to croissants!

Super flaky and delicious, their Double Baked Almond Croissant is a crowd favourite and the bestselling croissant on the menu! With a perfectly crunchy exterior and honeycomb texture filled with the goods inside, your only regret will be not buying more to enjoy later. 

Another hit is the one filled with matcha cream and half dipped in white chocolate with a sprinkle of matcha: the Green Tea Croissant is light and smooth!

What to order: Double Baked Almond Croissant, Green Tea Croissant

Address: 1036 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2T4

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3. Small Victory Cafe

A trendy and aesthetic cafe with yummy pastries, Small Victory Cafe is hard to miss. As soon as you walk by the area, the smell will instantly invite you in! Small Victory Cafe definitely lives up to its name. If we were to celebrate small victories, devouring a good croissant is one of them, right?

The Almond Croissant is simply amazing! Not only does this smell particularly good, but it also tastes heavenly. Flaky, soft, buttery, and perfect— one is not enough! You’ll wish you lived nearby to taste its goodness every morning! 

If you’re an “on-the-go” type of person, you may want to try out their popular Mini Croissant Bites. These cute minature croissants are sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and are the right flavour!

What to order: Almond Croissant, Mini Croissant Bites

-1088 Homer St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2W9
-3070 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3J8
-4580 Brentwood Blvd #1214, Burnaby, BC V5C 0K3

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4. Chez Christophe

A fancy bakery and chocolate shop, Chez Christophe offers a wide selection of authentic and premium pastry goodness! Just by passing the cafe, you’ll be swept away by the gorgeous-looking pastries in their display window.

If you’re craving croissants and more, Chez Christophe has one of the best croissants and is overall considered one of the best bakeries in Burnaby!

Famous for their Croissant Cubes, Chez Christophe serves croissants with a unique twist! Aside from their cube shape, they are freshly baked and filled with the chef’s choice of fillings. Basically, the filling is not the same every day!

What more could make you excited on your next visit?

As a bakery and chocolate shop, their Double Baked Hazelnut Chocolate Croissant is the best of both worlds! Delicious and beautifully crafted, you can tell the quality of work in just one look.

If the weather’s good, the best spot to enjoy their award-winning pastries is on their patio!

Pro-tip: avoid disappointment by preordering your items on their website! Cause they will sell out quick.

What to order: Croissant Cube, Double Baked Hazelnut Chocolate Croissant

Address: 4717 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5C 2K8

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5. Nemesis Coffee

With a very laid-back and chill hangout vibe, Nemesis Coffee is great for catching up with your friends or relaxing “me-time” while enjoying a delicious croissant and the best coffee.

Their pastry game is top-notch as everything on their menu is delectably good! If you’re on the hunt for the best croissant in Vancouver, Nemesis doesn’t disappoint.

If you’re all about croissants and tiramisu, the Tiramisu Croissant is a must-have! Filled with delicious espresso cream on the inside, every bite will make you fall in love.

As a coffee and croissant connoisseur, this one will have you coming back for more! If you’re not that much of a sweet tooth, pair it with a Latte to balance out the sweetness. 

What to order: Tiramisu Croissant, Cranberry Croissant, Latte

-302 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2N4
-555 Great Northern Way, Vancouver, BC V5T 1E1
-101 Carrie Cates Ct #110, North Vancouver, BC V7M 3J4

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6. L’ atelier Patisserie

A hidden gem tucked away in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, L’atelier Patisserie is like an adorable quaint shop taken from southern France to Vancouver! With authentically made French pastry, you won’t go wrong with their croissants.

The classic Butter Croissant hits home and will transport you back to the cobblestone streets of Paris (or Montreal) as you dig in. Baked fresh in batches, cop these early in the morning before they run out!

What to order: Butter Croissant, Rainbow Croissant, Orange Blossom Croissant

Address: 260 E 5th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 1H3

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7. The Bench Bakehouse

A cute little shop with a welcoming vibe, The Bench Bakehouse is authentic with an exquisite taste and their croissants are comparable to the ones in France. Inside the bakery, you’ll feel like a kid in a candy store with a vast selection of goodies. In case you’re in a hurry and can’t eat inside, order your pastries frozen and you can bake it at home!

With huge servings, their Double Baked Almond Croissant is delicious, grainy, and enough for two people! Extremely buttery and flaky, this has everything you want in a croissant.

Add chocolate to that formula and you’ll have a Pain Au Chocolate that tastes absolutely divine!

What to order: Double Baked Almond Croissant, Pain Au Chocolat, Matcha Strawberry croissant

Address: 1641 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5L 3Y4

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8. Little Fox Bakehouse

Serving creative pastries under traditional French techniques BUT with an Asian twist, you’ll be in for a treat in Richmond’s Little Fox Bakehouse!

When we say creative croissant flavours…we mean pineapple bun, salted egg yolk custard, bubble tea, and pork floss! If you crave these Asian flavours, then this is the spot for you.

A cross between a pineapple bun and a croissant, the Coconut HK Pineapple Croissant is creativity at its finest! Who knew the sweetness of pineapple would go so well with the crunchiness and flakiness of a croissant? You’ll never know unless you try!

If you’re a fan of bubble tea, their Bubble Tea Croissant is filled with chewy tapioca pearls and a subtle milk tea-flavored cream filling! Bubble Tea in croissant form? Count us in!

What to order: Coconut HK Pineapple Croissant, Bubble Tea Croissant

Address: 8181 Cambie Rd. # 1180, Richmond, BC V6X 3X9

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9. Lumine Coffee

A small cafe with a cute and attractive contemporary design, Lumine Coffee is relatively new to the scene but has one of the best croissants in Vancouver! Great food plus a nice interior is always a good choice.

A great place for working or studying with top-notch pastries and coffee, Lumine Coffee is a gorgeous gem of a cafe!

Perfectly flaky, buttery, and golden, the Almond Croissant is a classic! You can instantly taste the quality of almonds and butter on your first bite.

You can say the same for their Coconut Passionfruit filled Croissant which is perfect for the summer! Combine your flaky treat with one of their espresso tonics and you’re set.

What to order: Almond Croissant, Coconut Passionfruit Croissant

Address: 1965 W 4th Ave #103, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M8

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10. Cadeaux Bakery

Everything is delicious in Cadeaux Bakery! And by everything, we mean EVERYTHING! With a completely open kitchen and pastry chefs chatting away, the atmosphere is very friendly and relaxing.

Top that with deliciously creative pastries and Cadeaux Bakery easily gets a spot on this croissant list. With a mixture of standard and seasonally crafted croissants, you’ll be struggling to choose which one to order.

One thing that will wow you is how enormous their croissants are for the price! Their Ham and Cheese Croissant is enough to make you full for brunch. The savory and rich flavour of ham combined with the saltiness and gooeyness of cheese is heaven on earth!

Pro tip: ask for their Seasonal Croissant if you’re feeling adventurous and you want to try something that’s not on the menu!

What to order: Ham and Cheese Croissant, Seasonal Croissant

Address: 172 Powell St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1G1

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The iconic french pastry does not only taste good in France! Vancouver also offers all the croissant goodness that can satisfy your cravings.

If you want more recommendations, check out our list of the best bakeries in Vancouver.

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