Top 10 Sweet Spots on Vancouver’s North Shore
1. Honey Doughnuts
Honey Doughnuts are a legendary Deep Cove treat. The light and cakey donuts come in a lot of delectable flavours including: honey, chocolate, maple and maple bacon. Fresh, wholesome and made with love! People will make a trip to Deep Cove just for a Honey donut. They are the perfect treat for after a hike or a paddle in the Cove.
4373 Gallant Avenue, North Vancouver
2. Thomas Haas Chocolates & Pâtisserie
Renowned master pasty chef Thomas Haas does chocolates and pastries that tickle the taste buds while delighting the eye with true artistic flare. Enjoy a delicate brioche, almond croissant, chocolate caramel brownie or European strudel, to name just a few. And don’t forget to take home some chocolates for friends and family!
Thomas Haas Chocolates & Pâtisserie
998 Harbourside Drive, North Vancouver
3. Faubourg Paris
From old world breads like baguettes, pretzel and brioche to Viennoiseries pistachio croissant, chausson aux pommes, macarons, or a traditional scone, Park Royal’s Faubourg is a little taste of Paris, right here on Vancouver’s North Shore.
1110 Park Royal South, West Vancouver
4. Temper Pastry
Your ultimate go to sweet spot in Dundarave is Temper Pastry, specializing in European pastries, cakes and chocolates. Stop by for their caramel salted mousse, mango and caramel cake, or honey and lavender croissant. Breakfast, lunch, dessert or late night snack – it’s worth the trip.
DYK: Steven Hodge spent four years working work along side renowned pastry chef Thomas Haas.
2409 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
5. BjornBar Bakery
BjornBar Bakery likes to say they are “elevated nostalgic baking. Their name means blackberry in Swedish so start out with their Berry Bar loaded with home-made blackberry marshmallow, or choose from crunchy wafers, breakfast bars, candybar, chessybar, cocobar and so many more. The best bar none!
102-3053 Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver
6. Butter Lane Bake Shop & Tea House
A mother and daughter team bring their love of baking to Butter Lane Bake Shop & Tea House in Horseshoe Bay. Drop by for a classic English high tea (need reservations) with traditional British scones, finger sandwiches and colourful macarons. Or take away goodies like chocolate-filled meringue, Dulce de Leche cake, Coconut Tropic cake or an Oreo birthday cake
Butter Lane Bake Shop & Tea House
6607 Royal Avenue, West Vancouver
7. Brazza Gelato & Coffee
For dense, flavourful gelato and coffee that is simply the best on the North Shore head to one of three Brazza locations. You can sample their many different, all natural flavours (with no extra air whipped in), before you commit to cone or cup. Gelato is served at the two locations listed below.
Brazza Gelato & Coffee
1846 Lonsdale, North Vancouver
610-879 Marine Drive, North Vancouver
Here’s a sweet breakfast treat – Chicken and Waffles – a signature dish at this Dundarave neighbourhood table. Expect the best: bacon and pecan fluffy waffles with cream cheese, maple syrup and crispy chicken. Yum. Yum. If you want to try this treat, brunch is served starting at 10am on the weekends.
2423 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
9. Marble Slab Creamery
Started in Calgary Alberta, the Marble Slab Creamery is the best place to mix up an ice-cream delight. You pick your ice-cream, choose your mixins, combine your creation on a frozen marble slab, choose your cone, and enjoy! Bring the whole family.
Marble Slab Creamery
#3-180 Esplanade West, North Vancouver
10. Savary Island Pie Company
The Savary Island Pie Company is a West Vancouver favourite for pies of all types: decadent fruits pies, hearty meat pies, delicious tourtiere, take home frozen pies, chocolate and carrot cakes, organic berry jams and lots more in store. Order on-line or drop by!
Savary Island Pie Company
1533 Marine Drive West Vancouver BC