The aromas of cheesy chive breads and freshly baked cinnamon buns tease your nostrils as you pass by the lineup trailing out of the small store full of risen yeasts and queues of people ready to feast. Victoria is home to many bakeries inspired by international travellers and passionate bakers who turn out rows of doughy delicacies. It’s hard to know which to taste first, so we’ve made a list of the top baked goods around Victoria.
If you’re like most of us and love the aroma of freshly baked bread, you probably will want to check out Victoria’s best bakeries, voted by you in our 2022 Best Restaurant Awards, presented by Portofino Bakery. Crust Bakery has been voted #1 in the best bakery category, sponsored by Level Ground Trading.
With a growing number of Vancouver Islander’s adopting gluten-free diets, we are seeing more and more gluten-free options available in local stores and eateries. But Origin Bakery was well ahead of the curve. Founded in 2009, they were one of the first to foresee the growing need for gluten-free products, and they continue to be on the cutting edge of the industry.