10 Best Richmond Bakeries For Delicious Baked Goodies In 2023 (+ What To Order)
If you’re in Richmond and looking to satisfy your sweet-tooth cravings, or just need to find the perfect cake or pastries, there are a number of bakeries you can choose from. Richmond bakeries excel at whatever they produce, from cakes & cookies, to sandwiches, coffee, and artisan creations.
We headed over there to find the best Richmond bakery, but found so many we couldn’t wait to rave about. Here’s our list of the 10 Best Richmond Bakeries for you to try the next time you visit.
10. One Cake Boutique
Exquisite Japanese Chiffon Cakes with fresh cream is One Cake Boutique’s niche in the baking world. They produce fresh delicacies served by the slice and whole. You can hang out at One Cake, enjoy the stylishly decorated shop, and enjoy a slice with your tea or coffee.
If it’s your first time at One Cake, we recommend starting off with a slice of the Black Sesame Chiffon, Japanese Matcha Red Bean Chiffon, or their Signature Caramel Hazelnut. One of their more popular cakes is the Signature Rose & Lychee Fresh Cream cake, that has a subtle hint of rose flavouring, with chunks of fresh lychee, and just the right amount of sweetness in the cream to balance the tart lychee flavour.
Tip: They also have whole cakes and birthday cakes available. Make sure to call to order ahead!
What to order: Black Sesame Chiffon, Japanese Matcha Red Bean Chiffon, Signature Caramel Hazelnut, Signature Rose & Lychee Fresh Cream
Address: 8368 Capstan Way Unit 1313 Richmond, BC V6X 4B4
Please your taste buds with a visit to Lamajoun’s, the Armenian Bakery that serves delicious and wholesome Mediterranean cuisine. Made with the highest quality of ingredients, and tons of love and care, Lamajoun Bakery & Cafe is the place to bring your friends and family, and share good food and good times.
They have the most amazingly delicious specialty pizzas, cured meats (basturma & sujuk,) and if you love BBQ, then go for the jumbo kebabs & Georgian khinkali dumplings.
Dig into a steaming bowl of healthy soup, with their Lavash flatbread on the side. Try their Pida, which is a large dough boat stuffed with meats, sauces, cheese, and an egg.
What to order: jumbo kebabs, Georgian khinkali dumplings, Pida
Address: 128-11782 River Road Richmond, BC V6X 1Z7
The Sweet Spot is a picturesque bakery in Steveston Village, where you’ll find delicious homemade French pastries, cookies, viennoise, and a variety of frozen delicacies, including ice cream. There’s something for everyone to enjoy and share, and the friendly staff and a cozy atmosphere will make you feel right at home.
Get the flourless chocolate pecan & walnut cookie, that is a perfect chewy & soft balance, with an ideal crunch. The New York cheesecake is amazing if you love a classic cheesecake. Pastries are to die for! We love their lemon tart, hazelnut mousse cake, and the awesome gluten free triple chocolate cookie.
What to order: flourless chocolate pecan & walnut cookie, New York cheesecake, lemon tart, hazelnut mousse cake, gluten free triple chocolate cookie
Address: 12000 1st Avenue Suite 110 Richmond, BC V7E 3M1
Elmo Baking has fabulous pastries and desserts that are elegant and delicious, yet whimsical. This is a virtual bakery that works on pre-orders only, and pickups take place on Saturday. There are various pickup locations like their commissary kitchen from Smokehouse Sandwich Co. as well as other partners in Vancouver, New Westminster, and Port Moody.
Order their Ube Croissant, twice baked, so the outside has an amazing crust, and the inside is filled with yummy Ube Halaya (Purple Yam jam). Also popular here is the Ham & Cheddar Croissant Tart, their signature croissant filled with apple wood-smoked ham and aged cheddar cheese. They have some really great cakes too, but our favourite are the Travel cakes that come in Lemon or Milk Chocolate Coffee flavours and are perfect to take on a road trip.
What to order: Ube Croissant, Ham & Cheddar Croissant Tart, Lemon cake, Milk Chocolate Coffee cake
Address: 108-5188 Westminster Highway Richmond, BC V7C 5S7
Who doesn’t like a hot, crunchy-on-the-outside, and soft-on-the-inside waffle? If you do, then head on over to Damien’s Belgian Waffles, and grab yourself a few. Made from real butter, honey and Pearl sugar, these waffles are the answer to all your waffle prayers. With a store life of over 2 months in the freezer, you can get yourself a batch or two to take home too.
Go crazy and indulge yourself with the various flavoured waffles here. Damien’s offers up Vanilla (original), Cinnamon, Maple, Caramel, Matcha, Dark Milk or White Chocolate, Banana, Chocolate Chips, Apple, Yuzu and Cranberry. All their waffles are egg-free but the Yuzu is milk free too.
What to order: Vanilla, Cinnamon, Maple, Caramel, Matcha, Dark Milk or White Chocolate, Banana, Chocolate Chips, Apple, Yuzu and Cranberry Waffles
Address: 3891 Chatham Street Suite 2 Richmond, BC V7E 2Z6
Just off the beaten path, you will find a quaint & charming bakery that serves the loveliest baked goods, strong hot coffee and high quality cakes. An ideal location if you want to get some down time and chat with a friend or just relax and read for a bit. Diplomat Bakery has been around for a while, and has a lot of loyal customers that return to order their favourite cakes for various celebrations.
Known for their beautifully crafted cakes, Diplomat’s Black Forest is their signature cake, and a crowd-puller. Also, with dark milk, and white chocolate mousse, a moist chocolate sponge cake and coated in ganache, their Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake is to die for. Grab some of their freshly baked Hot Sausage Rolls and maybe a Ham & Cheese Croissant on your way out.
What to order: Black Forest, Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake, Hot Sausage Rolls, Ham & Cheese Croissant
If you’re in Steveston and craving sweet baked goods, then head on over to the Outpost Mini Donut Company. This charming little spot makes the most amazing mini donuts you can hope for. You can get all the classic favourites, plus some really creative seasonal flavours as well. Be warned, it’s really hard to not try out all the flavours, because they really are that good.
Available in boxes of 6, 12 and 20, you can have fun selecting. They throw a free one in every box of 12, a cute play on the old “Farmer’s Dozen”. The Chocolate and Candian Maple both come with rainbow sprinkles, and the Cinnamon Sugar is our favourite simply because it’s the perfect blend of sweet n spice. Their seasonals like Boston Cream, Coconut and Cheesecake are also super popular.
What to order: Chocolate and Canadian Maple, Cinnamon Sugar, Boston Cream, Coconut, Cheesecake Donuts
Address: 110-12240 Second Ave, Richmond, BC V7E 3L8
The Daily Delicious Bakery is an endearing abundance of flavours and freshness combined. From buns, croissants, pastries and cakes, they have it all. Daily delicious has a small seating area as well, where you can order a coffee or tea to go with your baked goodies. Some of their delicacies lean toward Japanese cuisine, which only serves to heighten the deliciousness that is in abundance here.
The best seller at Daily Delicious is the Salted Egg Yolk Croissant with the well-balanced flavour of salted egg yolk and buttery flakiness throughout. The Pork Floss and Mochi Bun is something no one should miss a taste of. Last but not least, the Icy Buns are just divine! Soft on the outside and filled with a Mango or Pistachio creamy filling. Yummy!!
What to order: Salted Egg Yolk Croissant, Pork Floss and Mochi Bun, Icy Buns
Address: 2811 No. 3 Road Unit 110 Richmond, BC V6X 2B2
The aroma of traditional Chinese wife cakes (aka ‘sweetheart cakes’) is an experience no one should miss. For those of you who have never heard of this, head on over to Kam Do, the Chinese bakery that specializes in beautifully crafted Chinese wife cakes, pineapple buns, Mexican buns, and more.
We mentioned their wife cakes, and we will mention them again, simply because they are the best. Get a box of 8 to try out, and take some home too. Try out their Pineapple Bun Sandwich too, with your choice of meat, topped with an egg and cheese. The combo of sweet and salty is perfect! Their Matcha with Red Bean Mochi is another must-try.
What to order: wife cakes, Pineapple Bun Sandwich, Matcha with Red Bean Mochi
Address: 6211 3rd Road Suite 130 Richmond, BC V6Y 0C2
Enter Little Fox Bakehouse and inhale the aroma of freshly baked goods. This bakery is known for their unique twists that match classical French baking with Eastern flavours. Using the best ingredients, Chef Eric has returned to the old-school way using only pure butter and no shortening or margarine. Call them to reserve your favourite items as they sell out really fast here.
Try out their large signature Filled Croissants: Milk Tea with Bubble Tea Pearls, Matcha (using Whisk Matcha), Red Bean Hk Pineapple, Charcoal Black Sesame, and London Fog. Their mochi donuts are also a crowd pleaser! It may seem a lot to take in but, you can’t afford not to try one.
What to order: Filled Croissants: Milk Tea with Bubble Tea Pearls, Matcha, Red Bean Hk Pineapple, Charcoal Black Sesame, London Fog, mochi donuts
That wraps up our list of the 10 Best Richmond Bakeries, and we hope you find one (or more) that you can visit often for your sweet indulgences. While you’re there, why not stop for dinner at one of the best brunch restaurants in Richmond and enjoy a memorable meal?
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.