Craving something sweet? Not your birthday or a special occasion? That’s okay! We’re giving Canadians coast to coast a reason to treat themselves as #TakeoutDay on August 5th is Sweets Day!
A perfect pairing for any dessert on this day comes from our friends at NESCAFÉ®. Brewed to order just the way you like it at many locations across the country, better days and dessert moments start with NESCAFÉ®.
So let’s satisfy that sweet tooth, here are 10 establishments across Canada offering freshly-baked takeout for any craving!
The Luxus Café (St. John’s, NL)
Located inside The Luxus Boutique Hotel, the always cozy Luxus Café offers fresh sandwiches, coffee by Kicking Horse® and delicious desserts.
The most popular pick?
Their freshly baked Strawberry Galettes.
128 Water Street, St. John’s, NL, A1C 1A8. @theluxuscafe
COWS Ice Cream (Multiple Locations)
First opened in Prince Edward Island in 1983, COWS provides Canadians with high quality ice cream made from the same old fashioned recipe of fresh cream, eggs and butterfat. All served in a handmade waffle cone.
Stop by for one of their many flavours including Cownadian Maple, Cookie Moonster, Fluff ‘N Udder, Moo York Cheesecake, Nanaimoo Bar and more, plus signature COW branded merch!
Delectable Desserts (Dartmouth, NS)
Available for hungry customers and foodservice menus alike, Delectable Desserts serves breakfast pastries, cakes, cookies, gift boxes and dessert tray. These are made fresh daily from scratch using fresh, locally sourced ingredients and are the perfect ending to any meal or way to treat one’s self any time of day.
Whether for a birthday, an anniversary or just because, indulge in one of their tasty cake options like Lemon Blueberry, Rainbow Haven or the Ellen Page (layers of chocolate, vanilla or funfetti with butter cream).
112-50 Eileen Stubbs Avenue, Darmouth, NS, B3B 1W2. @delectabledessertsns
goji’s Neighbourhood Treatery (Moncton, NB)
“Not your average sweet shop,” goji’s strives for excellence via their variety of yogurts, sorbets, fruit smoothies and artisan ice cream.
Stick to your usual soft serve or go for a gelato like their Banana Crème, Extreme Oreo, Harvest Peach, Root Beer Float, Maple or Parlee Beach Cotton Candy.
33 Halifax Street, Moncton, NB, E1C 9R4. @gojistreatery
Photo Credit: Vicky Hanna
Chocolato (Multiple Locations)
No matter the intensity of your chocolate craving, Chocolato has the ultimate dessert for you.
From milkshakes to sundaes, dessert pizza to gelato and beyond, 21 branches across Quebec are ready to serve you.
It’ll be hard to pick just one menu item!
Hadrien Verrier Patisserie (Toronto, ON)
“Fresh, French, Handmade,” the three pillars that hold the foundation of this independent Toronto bakery.
Sharing its Little Portugal location with Death in Venice Gelato, Hadrien Verrier Patisserie creates croissants, cookies, rolls, cakes, quiches and other assorted desserts from scratch daily.
Enjoy their mini desserts like Citrus Tarts, Chocolate Tarts, Tonka Strawberry Cheesecake, Paris Brest and more.
1418 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, M6J 1Y5. @hadrien_patisserie
Goodies Bake Shop (Winnipeg, MB)
Having offered “decades of delight” since 1984, Goodies Bake Shop continues to maeke hand decorated cakes plus savories, macarons, squares and pastries, all influenced by Italian traditions.
Try a pie like their fresh Key Lime, Banana Cream, Lemon Meringue, Chocolate Velvet or Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse.
1124 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, MB. R3G 0E4. @goodiesbakeshop
Crepe Delicious Urban Café (Multiple Locations)
Exciting taste buds and expanding worldwide since 2004, Crepe Delicious is Canada’s go-to for fresh, beloved crepes and other daily made sweets.
Get your crepe in Choco-licious, Tuttie-Fruittie, Sundae, Caramel Apple, S’mores, Cookies & Cream, Dulce and more.
Whippt (Calgary, AB)
Operating under a philosophy of pride and use of fresh, high quality ingredients, the team at Whippt not only ensures their desserts taste good but also look good; a tasteful presentation for the eyes and mouth.
Stop by for fresh Homestyle Cookies or an Assorted Mini Dessert Platter, sure to cover any craving. Additional baked goods and lunch options are also available for takeout.
4-5329 72 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, AB, T3C 4X6. @whipptkitchen
Crackle Crème (Vancouver, BC)
“A first of its kind” in Vancouver, Crackle Crème is a craft-style café with a flavourful focus on Belgian Liège Waffles, Crème Brûlée and even cute, creative Macarons!
Bring a friend and Brûlée the afternoon away with delicious options like Baileys, Bourbon Butterscotch, White Chocolate Rose, Salted Caramel, Mango Coconut and more.
Follow their Instagram for the latest in adorable Macaron creations too.
245 Union Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 2B2. @cracklecreme
For even more sweet takeout inspo, visit our Restaurant Finder or follow Canada Takeout on Instagram @CanadaTakeout.
Sweets Day is proudly supported by NESCAFÉ®.