Victoria's top choices for cheesecake

Rich, decadent and delicious cheesecake is a favourite dessert for many. Thankfully there’s no shortage of places in Victoria where you can find a heavenly slice of cheesecake. Indulge your sweet tooth and enjoy a melt-in-your-mouth slice anytime at these local eateries.

Heron Rock Bistro

4-435 Simcoe St, Victoria, BC V8V 4T4

Heron Rock Bistro’s rich, creamy cheesecake will definitely rock your world. Their Stilton cheesecake features tasty roasted pecans and a delightful Rocky Creek blackberry wine reduction. Gourmet cheesecake lovers have hit the jackpot with this rich, creamy dessert. If you've only ever sampled the basic cheesecake varieties, you’ll be happy to discover this delicious and complex treat.


50 Bastion Sq, Victoria, BC V8W 1J2

This chic, vegetarian restaurant serves several modern dishes cooked with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Menu items include a variety of internationally inspired meals and delicious juices and smoothies. But when you’re looking to indulge your sweet tooth you can always turn to their dessert menu. Cheesecake lovers will fall head over heels for their Matcha Swirl Cheesecake. And their Wheat-Free Cherry Cheesecake Cup will even win over cheesecake skeptics after the first bite.

Pagliaccis Restaurant

1011 Broad St, Victoria, BC V8W 2A1

Since 1979, Pagliacci’s has made a name for itself in our culinary scene and won over the hearts of locals. It’s a favourite spot to enjoy generous portions of comforting Italian classics, seasoned with savoury herbs, spices and topped with traditional cheeses. Their dessert menu, “La Dolce Vida,” includes two delectable cheesecake options: New York Cheesecake and Marble Cheesecake – and diners can’t resist either of them. Famous for their New York Cheesecake, Pagliacci’s dessert menu slogan is “The House that Cheesecake Built.”

Cactus Club Cafe

1125 Douglas St, Victoria, BC V8W 2E5

Chef Rob Feenie is a creative genius when it comes to food, creating several unique, one-of-a-kind dishes from scratch. His menu includes a heavenly white chocolate cheesecake, which is an original creation. Coming with Tahitian vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce and crunchy chocolate pearls this cheesecake is hard to resist.

Be Love

1019 Blanshard St, Victoria, BC V8W 2H4

Be Love has won over countless customers with its cozy ambiance and organic, healthy plant-based menu. Even their creamy “cheezecake” is a healthy spin on the classic dessert known for its rich, heavy ingredients. Many people might wonder if the fully raw and vegan cheezecake can compare to the original. It can. Give it a try and see for yourself.

QV Cafe & Bakery

1701 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1Z4

QV Café & Bakery bakes rich and delectable desserts daily that are good enough to satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. They offer a small selection of comforting Canadian favourites such as rich carrot cake, classic Nanaimo bars, gooey chocolate brownies and down-home apple pies. But the cheesecake is the star here. Order a generous slice of creamy, melt-in-your-mouth cheesecake and you’ll understand why it’s so popular.

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