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You know the feeling, it’s mid-week and you’re craving that something sweet, a little pastry to go with the humpday coffee. Luckily Victoria is a bakery paradise, with an abundance of mouthwatering choices. So, this month, we asked our readers to tell us their favourite local bakeries, in *no particular order, here are the top 16! No, we just couldn’t narrow this one down any more. 

1. Crust Bakery: 730 Fort St

2. Fol Epi: 398 Harbour Rd, or 732 Yates St

One of each please 🙋 #yyjeats #folepi #pastrylife #simplepleasures #thebakefeed

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3. Dutch Bakery: 718 Fort St

Come in for lunch today and we will treat you to dessert

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4. Sidney Bakery:  2507 Beacon Ave

best bakery on the island 🍩❤️🍩❤️🍩

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5. Lighthouse Cake Company: 742 Goldstream Ave

Stop by and try our new limited time only chocolate cups! Hot Chocolate & Cappuccino Chocolate Cups

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6. La Roux Patisserie: 519 Fisgard St

Ready to help you kick off the long weekend with our delectable selection of Eclairs.

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7. Art’s Bakery: 98 Burnside Rd W

8. Wildfire Bakery: 1517 Quadra St

peach berry galettes for your monday

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9. The Italian Bakery: 3197 Quadra St

10. Ottavio Italian Bakery: 2272 Oak Bay Ave

Plenty of pretty profiteroles patiently waiting to party! #yyjfood

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11. Patisserie Daniel: 1729 Cook St

Cinnamon Bun 🍞

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12. Pure Vanilla Bakery: 2590 Cadboro Bay Rd

13. Mosi Bakery Cafe: 5303 W Saanich Rd

Oh Mosi….. Ok. I'll have the mascarpone & fruit croissant. #bclocal #croissant #mosibakery

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14. Origin Gluten-Free Bakery: 1525 Pandora Ave, or 713A Goldstream Ave

15. Royal Bay Bakery:  3337 Metchosin Rd

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16. Fry’s Bakery: 416 Craigflower Rd

Brioche Doughnuts with Chocolate Ganache filling!

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