7 bakeries serving mind-blowing croissants in and around Victoria
Happy National Croissant Day!
Despite the fact that croissants may be the best thing that comes with dough and butter, trying a new bakery for the first time can be risky as not all croissants are created equal.
Some might be too dry, some too chewy.
To save you the hassle of finding the best croissant for your money, here are seven amazing places in and around Victoria that guarantee you an excellent croissant.
At Crust Bakery, baking is her passion. Using only the finest, freshest ingredients to create delicious treats that will fill your tummy and warm your heart.
730 Fort Street, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Uptown Kiosk, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fickle Fig Farm Market
This year-round farmers market, bakery and bistro offers seasonal, sustainable, local and organic North Saanich farm and produce.
Today, Fickle Fig continues to offer the most unique farm-to-table experience with an emphasis on local meats and produce in its ever-changing daily menu.
Where and When: The Fickle Fig Farm Market, 1780 Mills Road Monday to Sunday 7am to 5pm Fickle Fig Farm Market Express, 2489 Beacon Avenue Monday to Sunday 8am to 5pm Tuesday 8am to 3pm Italian Bakery
The Italian Bakery is Victoria’s first and only Italian bakery. Founded in 1978, it has grown from baked goods, gelato and Italian coffee to meal and takeaway.
They offer a fine selection of Northern Italian pastries, sweets, cakes and organic sourdough breads.
Where: 3197 Quadra Street When: Wednesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fol Epi
Known for delicious baked goods, including crunchy croissants paired with flavorful coffee, Fol Epi has been a Victoria favorite since its inception in 2009.
Where: 732 Yates Street When: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm Pâtisserie Daniel
With a selection of sweet and savory croissants, guests can choose from almond, apple, chocolate or cheddar flavors!
Where: 1729 Cook Street When: Tuesday to Friday 7:30am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm La Roux
With a range of naturally sourced products, including local honey and Salt Spring Jam, La Roux Patisserie is another great option for quality sweets and baked goods.
For your next baked fix, be sure to try the Hazelnut Chocolate Croissant!
Where: 519 Fisgard Street When: Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9am to 5pm Wildfire Bakery
Wildfire is a small family business specializing in artisanal baking since 1998.
Serving quality and nutritious meals is a top priority for this bakery’s delicious croissants.
Where: 1517 Quadra Street When: Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
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