Best Greek bakeries in Toronto

Authentic Greek bakeries are not hard to come by in Toronto because its home to one of the largest Greek Towns in North America! Baklava, koulourakia, bougatsa can all be found in bakeries across the city. Get your sweet tooth ready, here are the best Greek bakeries in Toronto. [Photo credit: courtesy of Athens Bakery]

Serano Bakery

830 Pape Ave, East York, ON M4K 3T5

Located in East York, Serano Bakery bakes all its syropiasta every morning. The selection of honey soaked desserts includes baklava, galaktobourika and kataifi. You can also get walnut cakes and semolina cakes.

Athena Bakery Limited

598 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1R1

Athena Bakery may be hard to spot from Danforth, but everyone in the Greek community is in the know about its huge presence on the dessert scene. The baklava is dense and comes in six varieties. You can also grab other Greek baked goodes like Greek cookies and fresh bread, plus a selection of cheeses, olive oil and spices.

Akropolis Pastries And Pies

708 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4J 1L1

Akropolis Pasteries may be a wholesaler but the café on Danforth seems more like a mom and pop shop. The spot sells classic Greek desserts like baklava, finiki and bougatsa. You can grab a quick lunch too, with a lunch menu that includes pizza and savoury Greek pastries.

Kostas Greek Bakery

265 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough, ON M1R 4E4

Kostas Bakery, located in Scarbourough, opened its doors in 2013. Expect traditional Greek pastries like tiropita-cheese pie, spanakopita-spinach pie, Kreatopita-meat pie and Loukanopita-sausage in filo. You can also visit the butcher shop next door.

Select Bakery

405 Donlands Ave Main, East York, ON M4J 3S2

Select Bakery has a unique feature – an e-shop! You can order a variety of baked goods like baklava, koulourakia and melomakarona online. If you’re not into the 21st Century version café, you can always check them out in person, where you get all the Greek goodness served to you.

Menalon Bakery

811 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON M6C 1B9

Open for more than 40 years, Menalon Bakery serves up authentic Greek pastries to the St. Clair West neighbourhood. The menu includes savoury and sweet pastries alongside a selection of olive oils, cheese and homemade tzatziki.

Elite Bakery

1961 Kennedy Rd, Scarborough, ON M1P 5A2

Elite Bakery serves up traditional Greek desserts and celebration cakes. It offers a huge selection of traditional Greek cookies, and you can order a custom cake for any celebration. The friendly staff will answer any questions you may have about their delicious treats!

Athens Pastries Pies

509 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1P5

Athens Bakery opened its first location in 1978, and has been creating authentic and delicious Greek desserts ever since. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy a slice of cream pie or bougatsa. There are three locations: Danforth, The Beaches and Victoria Park.

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