7 Burnaby bakeries you have to try as it gets colder

Carbs, carbs, carbs! Who doesn’t love them? This time of year, when the weather turns colder and Christmas approaches, we all crave baked goods.

Here are some bakeries in Burnaby that you should visit the next time you’re craving freshly baked cake, cake, or cookies. Did we leave some bakeries off the list? Let us know your favorites at [email protected].

This legendary Port Moody-based bakery recently opened a Burnaby Heights location, on the former site of its sister coffee shop Caffe Divano. But fear not, because if anything, your access to baked goods has only gotten better with the change. Gabi & Jules serves delicious cakes (both sweet and savoury), crusts, croissants, cookies, brownies, and more. Hungry yet? We also.

And if you’re looking for healthy and tasty breakfast options, take home a bag of homemade granola!

Location: 4568 Hastings St, Burnaby

If you’ve ever been to Metrotown (and who hasn’t?), chances are you’ve seen a line outside this little bakery, right next to the Superstore. And for good reason. The pineapple scones, almond puff pastries, tortas, biscottis and more are completely irresistible.

They also sell whole loaves, and once you’ve tasted the difference freshly baked bread makes, you’ll leave the packaged stuff behind forever.

And if you have a special occasion or birthday to celebrate, their beautifully baked and decorated cakes are sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Location: 1120C-4720 Kingsway, Burnaby

In addition to serving delicious baked goods (trust us, you HAVE to try the almond croissants), Small Victory at The Amazing Brentwood is the perfect place to grab a quick breakfast, meet a friend for coffee, or just work from home. ” with your laptop.

They also offer amazing savory pastries like quiches and chicken pies, and sell freshly baked breads and baguettes.

Location: 1214–4580 Brentwood Boulevard, Burnaby

Punk Rock Pastries is a Burnaby icon, but it’s also a bit… eccentric. Before you click through to their website or Instagram, be aware that some of the cakes and donuts you’ll see are a bit NSFW (not safe for work).

However, their baked goods are DELICIOUS and are a staple in the area for good reason. From savory and vegan options to cookie tarts and their famous ‘weird and crazy treats’, you’re sure to find something you love here!

Location: 5548 Hastings St, Burnaby

This European bakery in the Middlegate area serves up Balkan favorites like burek, cevapi, baklava, and freshly baked pita bread! Reviewers have given the bakery a stellar rating and recommend taking some burek home to freeze and reheat whenever you like.

Be sure to try the Bosnian coffee too!

Location: 6329 Beresford St, Burnaby

For beautiful and delicately crafted sweets and treats, look no further than the iconic Chez Christophe. This sophisticated bakery not only offers stunningly designed desserts for every holiday and special event, but also has a wide range of cakes, pastries and chocolates perfect for when you just crave something sweet.

Be sure to stop by for coffee too – it’s the perfect spot for a Sunday morning date!

Location: 4717 Hastings St, Burnaby

This little French patisserie is tucked away from the hustle and bustle on the quiet side of Metrotown, and upon entering you feel like you’ve crossed the Atlantic and straight into Paris! Be sure to try the almond croissant and peach gallet if you stop by for a mid-morning cake.

They also serve a beautiful selection of macarons, chocolates, cakes and coffees!

Location: 4396 Beresford Street, Burnaby

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