Montréal’s new bakeries and pastry shops

Mayssam Samaha

Montréal’s food scene never ceases to impress. Here is our updated list of new bakeries that have opened recently. We love these new additions!

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Louise

New to the city’s Little Italy neighbourhood, this French-born bakery has decided to grace Montréal with wonderful varieties of breads and pastries. Their concept is simple: warm fresh bread is not a luxury, it’s a necessity. There’s nothing like a baguette straight out of the oven, and at Louise, you’ll be sure to get it any time of day.

Hélico

This lovely location opened by trio Melodie Perez-Mousseau, David Ollu and Youri Bussières Fournel of Bouillon Bilk offers their clientele delicious items such as croissants, cookies, brioche and kouign amann, all made fresh daily on the premises. This café is a perfect reason to make your way to the Hochelaga area of Montréal.

Lou

Fantastic cakes, crispy chocolate chip cookies, scones, pastries and the irresistible Gus bread are some of the items found at Lou. David Ferguson, chef and owner of Gus restaurant, located right next door, has partnered with Kathy Daehler and Ciaran Tierney to bring locals fabulous sweet and savoury goods. The space is small and charming, and their food is irresistible. Their fabulous chocolate cake is not to be missed.

La Meunerie Urbaine

Monkland Village has welcomed this new bakery with open arms. Owner and renowned baker Martin Falardeau has set up his own mill to grind the flour on site.  He’s taking Montréalers back to the delightful and true basics of bread. His famous baguette can most definitely be found alongside croissants, chocolatines, and mille-feuilles.

Café Dei Campi

Worth mentioning is Café Dei Campi. Husband and wife duo offer a charming atmosphere of Italian-inspired vegan friendly cookies, brioches, muffins, pizza and breads that satisfy the most hardcore carnivore. Their vegan cannoli have got the city talking!

Farine & Vanille

Partners Genevieve and Mariana combine their strengths and bring us a wonderful new bakery located in the Mile End. You will find pastries such as pumpkin brioche, croissants, fantastic breads and chocolatines. Let’s not forget the delectable Mexican conchas, a sweet bun with a sugar shell topping.

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Café Bazin

Two renowned chefs, Antonio Park and Bertrand Bazin, have teamed up to open a 20-seat café-bistro. Visit in the early morning and you can sample cookies, cakes, tartelettes, croissants and apple turnovers. Stay for lunch, and you’ll be spoiled by their delicious and savory dishes such as chicken vol-au-vent and other French classics. Don’t miss out on the chocolate and coffee tart.

Rosetta

When visiting St-Henri, don’t forget to stop by Rosetta. This Italian family-run bakery, pastry shop and pizzeria is a must stop. Everything is made fresh daily in their kitchens with recipes handed down from Rosetta herself. You’ll also notice a French influence through their macarons and tarts.

Pâtisserie Lawrence V.

When in the Mile End, stop by Pâtisserie Lawrence V. Rows of gorgeous and delicious pastries and cakes are available. Young chef and owner Lawrence is known for his custom-made cakes. You’ll be taken by his passion and creations.

Mayssam Samaha

Mayssam Samaha, blogger

Mayssam Samaha is a food and travel writer and blogger. She travels the world in search of the next culinary discovery. From Iceland to South Africa, she’s already visited over 30 countries and there’s nothing she enjoys more than wandering around a farmers’ market in a foreign city.

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