Burlington is full of sweet treats and freshly baked goods. Take a look at this top 10 list of Coffee and Bake Shops in Canada’s Best Mid-Sized City and leave a comment with your recommendations!
1). Kelly’s Bake Shoppe
Kelly’s Bake Shoppe has been heaped with well-deserved praise since they first opened their doors in 2012. In fact, they were named to Buzzfeed’s Top 25 Cupcake Shops Around The World To Eat At Before You Die. It may sound impossible, but Kelly’s has created a full, delicious menu of cupcakes that are gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, butter-free, vegan, and peanut-free, while using natural ingredients and flavours.
“I’ve never had anything but an amazing experience here. From the cupcakes and cookies, to the root-beer floats – and now a delicious birthday cake!”
Monday: 9am to 5pm
Tuesday to Saturday: 9am to 9pm
Sunday: 11am to 9pm
401 Brant St., Burlington
MollyCake puts a special focus on creating custom special occasion and celebration cakes, made with the best ingredients including real butter, fresh eggs, top quality chocolate, and Madagascar vanilla bean paste.
Stop in to choose from their selection of French Macarons, Whoopie Pies, PushPop Cake Pops, ‘The’ Cookie, Salted Caramels, and Gourmet Marshmallows.
Tuesday to Thursday: 10am to 6:30pm
Friday: 10am to 7pm
Saturday: 10am to 6pm
Sunday: 11am to 5pm
361 Brant St., Burlington
3). Cakes Sweets & Treats
Cakes Sweets & Treats has a reputation and commitment to making each gourmet dessert memorable by combining high quality, fresh ingredients to ensure that every product looks and tastes delicious.
“Was driving around Burlington today and happen to come across cakes sweets & treats, so glad we did! Muffins are super moist and the pastries as delicious will definitely be making a drive up to Burlington very soon!”
Tuesday to Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday: 9am to 4pm
Sunday: 9am to 1pm
1600 Kerns Rd., Unit 3, Burlington
4). The Sunshine Doughnut Co.
The Sunshine Doughnut Company offers Burlington a tasty selection of handcrafted doughnuts and coffee, that are always full of love.
“My boyfriend and I came here for the first time yesterday. Doughnuts were gigantic! They were also the best doughnuts I’ve ever had, no lie. I find that for the size and taste of the doughnuts, they are well worth the price. Will definitely be coming again.”
Monday to Friday: 8am to 4pm
Saturday to Sunday: 9am to 4pm
439 Brock Ave., Burlington
5). L.A. Cupcake Boutique & Cakes
Since 2012, L.A. Cupcake Boutique and Cakes has been baking from scratch using only the finest ingredients. And while their specialty is cupcakes, full-sized cakes are available on request, and you can find treats including cookies, cake pops and assorted fresh baked bars daily. Stop in to choose from the 16 varieties of cupcakes available at L.A. Cupcake Boutique and Cakes daily!
“We recently ordered cupcakes for my daughter’s sweet 16. My daughter and I were very happy with the look of the cakes and the party goers were raving about how great the cupcakes tasted.”
Tuesday to Wednesday: 10am to 6pm
Thursday to Friday: 10am to 7pm
Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday: 10am to 4pm
2500 Appleby Line, Burlington
6). Nothing Bundt Cake
Made fresh daily using real eggs, real butter, and real cream cheese, Nothing Bundt Cakes are top quality for any occasion.
Visit the Burlington shop to choose from 10 delicious bundt cake flavours and forty unique cake designs. And while you shop, pick from a unique selection of gifts, cards, and inspired decorator items.
Monday to Wednesday: 9am to 6pm
Thursday to Friday: 9am to 7pm
Saturday: 9am to 6pm
3350 Fairview St., Unit 15, Burlington
7). Sinful Desserts
Since 1996, Sinful Desserts has been serving Custom Wedding Cakes, Novelty Cakes, Birthday Cakes, Anniversary Cakes, Special Occasion Cakes, European Pastries, Pies, Flans, Individual Desserts, Cupcakes, Petit Fours, Chocolate Dipped Strawberries and more.
“You will understand the name once you taste the pastries. Everything is made from scratch. It is sinfully delicious.”
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday: 10am to 3pm
3504 Mainway, Burlington
8). Marco’s Bakery
Marco’s Bakery bakes daily, offering fresh artisan breads, pastries, burek, sandwiches, meals, and sweets to Burlington. Open seven days a week, Marco’s Bakery is ready and waiting for you to stop in.
“A great find, that makes delicious homemade Burek and Baklava. Wonderful staff that are very courteous and helpful. Highly recommend Marco’s Bakery!”
Monday to Friday: 9am to 7pm
Saturday: 9am to 6pm
Sunday: 10am to 5pm
3500 Fairview St., Unit 4, Burlington
9). The Brick Oven Bakery
Opened in 1982, The Brick Oven Bakery has been serving Burlington for 35 years. With freshly baked daily offerings of breads, pastries, pizza, and deli options, their motto of “You’re only as good as your last batch” is lived up to every day.
“The pizza is the best in Burlington, the breads are phenomenal, the chicken parmesan is the best lunch anywhere planetwide and the eggplant parmesan is perfection!”
Monday to Thursday: 8am to 6pm
Friday: 8am to 7pm
Saturday to Sunday: 8am to 6pm
2501 Guelph Line, Burlington
10). Lakeshore Coffee House
Lakeshore Coffee House is dedicated to serving the best fair trade organic coffees from around the world to coffee lovers in Burlington.
With unique beverage options to go with a food menu that includes sandwiches, soups, salads, quiche, pastries and ice cream, Lakeshore Coffee House is the perfect stop for lunch, dinner, or dessert.
Sunday to Friday: 9am to 9pm
Saturday: 8am to 10pm
2007 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington