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Let’s face it—your morning cup of joe is always best accompanied by a delicious pastry.

The sweet, flaky, delectable treats are often paired with a warm beverage, but can also be enjoyed all on their own, and make the perfect breakfast, dessert, or even afternoon delight.

Luckily for Victorians, there’s no shortage of spectacular cafes and bakeries that carry an abundance of the scrumptious fare—the hardest part is choosing where to go!

Which is exactly why we’ve taken the time to compile a list of the best of the best in the capital region, perfect for perusing when you’re in a pinch and only something sweet will do.

Without further ado, here are 22 places to get the perfect pastry in and around Victoria:

Fry’s Bakery

  • Where: 416 Craigflower Road
  • When:
    • 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.,Wednesday – Friday
    • 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday
    • Pizza Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (or until sell out)

Fol Epi

  • Where: 732 Yates Street / 398 Harbour Road
  • When:
    • Yates, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., 7 days a week
    • Dockside, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m weekdays, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. weekends

Crust Bakery

  • Where: 730 Fort Street / 3535 Uptown Blvd
  • When: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., 7 days a week / 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., 7 days a week

Little Vienna Bakery

  • Where: 6726 West Coast Road
  • When: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., 7 days a week

Deer and Dough Bakery

  • Where: 1267 Fairfield Road
  • When: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday

Dutch Bakery

  • Where: 718 Fort Street
  • When: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday

Mosi Bakery

  • Where: 5303 West Saanich Road
  • When:
    • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Saturday
    • 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sunday

Fickle Fig Farm Market

  • Where: 1780 Mills Road / 2489 Beacon Avenue
  • When: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., 7 days a week

Rhino Coffee Langford

  • Where: 2840 Peatt Road, Unit 111
  • When:
    • 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday
    • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday & Sunday

Empire Donuts

  • Where: 736 View Street / 230 Cook Street
  • When:
    • View Street – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday
    • Cook Street – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday – Saturday

Bubby Rose’s Bakery & Cafe Downtown

  • Where: 606 Johnson Street
  • When: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., 7 days a week

Fern Cafe & Bakery

  • Where: 1-1115 North Park Street
  • When: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

Sidney Bakery

  • Where: 2507 Beacon Avenue
  • When: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday

Union Pacific Coffee

  • Where: 537 Herald Street
  • When: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday – Saturday

Bits of Bliss Confectionary

  • Where: 6705 West Coast Road
  • When: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday & Saturday

Working Culture Bread

  • Where: 2506 Douglas Street
  • When:
    • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday & Friday
    • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday
    • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday

Patisserie Daniel

  • Where: 1729 Cook Street
  • When: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday

WildFire Organic Bakery

  • Where: 1517 Quadra Street
  • When: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday

Très Gourmet Bakery & Cafe

  • Where: 1208 Broad Street
  • When: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday

Pure Vanilla Bakery & Cafe

  • Where: 2590 Cadboro Bay Road
  • When: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

Royal Bay Bakery

  • Where: 3337 Metchosin Road
  • When: 6 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday

La Roux Patisserie

  • Where: 519 Fisgard Street
  • When: Thursday – Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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