Best dessert restaurants in Toronto

Dessert is everyone’s favourite course and lucky us, there’s many dessert restaurants and cafés serving up the sweet stuff. Skip dinner and dine on chiffon cakes, cupcakes, cookies and tarts instead! Here are the best dessert restaurants and cafés in Toronto.[Photo of Cacao 70 by Erica Salyi-Pannozzo]

Cacao 70

28 Gristmill Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4

Cacao 70 is an all chocolate café that opened up shop in Toronto a few years ago. Originally from Montreal, the café sells items like strawberry and cheesecake crepes, roasted marshmallows, chocolate banana pizza, and more. There’s also a selection of hot chocolate and fondue.

Nadege Patisserie

1099 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4W 2L7

Nadege is known for its decadent French desserts and chocolate bonbons. You can also indulge in the adorable individual cakes, like the Marie Antoinette, a vanilla panna cotta served in almond tart shell all topped with maracon biscuits. Sweet treats to go include handcrafted chocolate bon bons and the Yorkdale locations has a hot chocolate bar.

Millie Pâtisserie

101-12 Oxley St, Toronto, ON M5V 3P7

Millie Patisserie is a Japanese dessert spot that specializes in crepe cakes. Starting from a humble shop in Kensington Market to multiple locations across the city, Millie Patisserie has expanded its menu over time too. You can grab soufflé cheesecakes, puddings, cheese tarts and gelato.

D Spot Dessert Cafe & Bistro

51 Lebovic Ave, Scarborough, ON M1L 0H2

D Spot Dessert Café & Bistro is known for its delicious sweets and massive portion sizes! Feast on the popular strawberry shortcake, or the over-the-top crazy milkshakes.


362 King St E, Toronto, ON M5A 1K9

Roselle Desserts serves some of the best éclairs in the city. The menu includes cookies, tarts and cakes by the slice. A popular item is the turtle tart, made with salted caramel, candied pecans and milk chocolate mousse, sitting in an almond shell.


145 Queen's Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2H4

These Canadian pastries now have a permanent home on Toronto’s waterfront. Deep-fried to order, BeaverTails have become a part of Canadian identity. You can top your pastry with items like Oreo cookies, Reese Peanut Butter Cups, Skor bars and the classic lemon and sugar. This location also serves ice cream.

Little Pebbles Ltd

4-160 Baldwin St, Toronto, ON M5T 3K7

The Japanese and French fusion dessert shop opened earlier this year and has gained a reputation for its adorable desserts. The menu includes chiffon cake, macarons, dacquoise and Swiss roll cake.


780 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1N6

This bakery and café sells some of the most delicious desserts in town. You can take a seat in the modern-style bakery and enjoy macrons, cupcakes and éclairs.

Globe Enterprises Inc

4910 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5N5

Bake Code is an Asian import that has made North York its home. Offering matcha desserts, Japanese cheesecakes, Swiss rolls and more, there are lots of sweets to choose from. While you’re there you can grab a Chatime bubble tea to accompany your plate of desserts!

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