The 10 Best Sweets And Dessert Spots In Victoria, Canada, To Satisfy A Sweet Tooth

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Sitting on the southern end of Vancouver Island is the city of Victoria. This beautiful coastal city is a popular vacation destination known for its outdoor activities. It has many historic buildings. Two of the most famous architectural wonders are the Parliament Buildings and the Empress Hotel. The city also has many lovely parks and pristine beaches. With its location on the ocean, you will also find numerous seafood restaurants to tempt you. But sometimes you just need something sweet to satisfy both body and soul. Delicious cinnamon buns, cheesecake, macaroons and yummy tarts - you have arrived in pastry heaven. Scroll below for a list of the 10 best sweets and dessert spots in Victoria, Canada that will satisfy any sweet cravings.

1. BeaverTails

Beaver Trails
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BeaverTails has been satisfying sweet cravings since 1978. Their unique, artisanal Canadian pastry is both chewy and crispy at the same time. It starts with a hand-stretched whole-wheat pastry that is topped with a variety of treats, all served piping hot. Some of the many choices include chocolate hazelnut, cinnamon sugar, apple cinnamon, and cocoa vanilla.


Address: 602 Broughton St, Victoria British Columbia V8W 1C7, Canada

Website: BeaverTails

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 12pm - 12am

2. Saveur Restaurant

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Strawberries & Rhubarb! A Saanich Peninsula delight. Rhubarb white chocolate bavarois, macerated strawberries,...

Posted by Saveur Restaurant on Saturday, June 19, 2021

The Saveur Restaurant combines fine dining with a casual, urban setting. They specialize in French-inspired cuisine served in a playful way. While their many entrees are delicious, their dessert menu is worth saving a little room to enjoy. While the tasting menu changes with the seasons, one dessert that is always available is the lemon steamed pudding with coconut crème anglaise and topped with yoghurt whipped cream.

Saveur Restaurant

Address: 658 Herald Street – Victoria BC

Website: Saveur Restaurant

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 10am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm (closed Sun & Mon)

3. Chocolat Chocolatiere De Victoria

Editor’s note: Establishment is Permanently closed.

Chocolat Chocolatiere De Victoria is everything you expect from the name. They create their chocolates in small batches to give you the most decadent candy that melts in your mouth. All of their treats are crafted with a mix of the finest Belgium and French chocolate with nothing added like preservatives, sugars or wax. But they don’t stop with just their gourmet chocolates, they also offer cheesecakes, rum balls, and raspberry velvet tarts.

Chocolat Chocolatiere De Victoria

Address: 703 Fort Street, Victoria BC

Website: Chocolat Chocolatiere De Victoria

Opening hours: Mon, Wed - Fri: 10am - 5:30pm; Tue: 10am - 5:00pm; Sun: 12pm - 5pm (closed on Sat)

4. II Terrazzo

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II Terrazzo features fine Italian cuisine served in a romantic ambience. The restaurant is designed with an old-fashioned courtyard setting right down to brick fireplaces and candlelight dinners. The menu consists of dishes from northern Italy with a Pacific north-west twist. While the food is quite tasty be sure to leave some room for dessert. The dessert menu includes all the traditional Italian treats like gelato, tiramisu, and pannacotta. Or try their decadent Torta di Noci, a chocolate bourbon pecan tart served with orange crème anglaise and chocolate sauce.

II Terrazzo

Address: 537 Johnson Street, Victoria BC

Website: II Terrazzo

Opening hours: 5pm - 10pm (daily)

5. Kid Sister Ice Cream

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Starting the new season with a sign to help guide you in on a rainy day- opening at 12 noon and looking forward to seeing you!

Posted by Kid Sister Ice Cream on Friday, March 3, 2017

I scream, you scream, who doesn’t love ice cream? Located in the historic Fan Tan Alley, Kid Sister Ice Cream is a Victoria staple. All of their ice creams and popsicles are made in small batches from scratch. You can choose your flavour by the scoop, the pint, or served as a milkshake or sundae. Just some of the flavours on the menu are Banana Coconut Caramel, Rhubarb and Ginger, and Lemon Meringue.

Kid Sister Ice Cream

Address: #10 Fan Tan Alley, Victoria, British Columbia

Website: Kid Sister Ice Cream

Opening hours: Wed - Sun: 12pm - 6pm (closed Mon & Tue)

6. Fishhook

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Fishhook is a seafood restaurant that serves a fusion of French and Indonesian-style cuisines. They only use sustainable local seafood to create their unique recipes. Even their desserts are a creative twist on old favourites. Like their chocolate cake served with pineapple gelato, dulce de leche, pineapple gel, and sprinkled with toasted coconut.


Address: 805 Fort St., Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1H6

Website: Fishhook

Opening hours: 11am - 9pm (daily)

7. OLO Restaurant

Editor’s note: Establishment if Permanently closed.

OLO Restaurant is based on farm-to-table dining concept. They use only the best seasonal ingredients, grown locally and combined with different cooking techniques and they turn those ingredients into something stunning. All of the items on their menu appeal to the eyes as much as the palate. Their desserts are no exception. Since they use seasonal ingredients, their menu items change often, so you might find a bright lemon tart or a rich parsnip cake as dessert choices.

OLO Restaurant

Address: 509 Fisgard Street, Victoria, BC

Website: OLO Restaurant

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 5pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 11pm

8. Little Jumbo Restaurant and Bar

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Little Jumbo on Monday, June 21, 2021

Little Jumbo emphasizes the fine art of preparing fresh local food with a focus on continental and contemporary techniques, then pair it with fine wines and the best of classic and modern mixology. Their main focus is to create a dining experience you won’t soon forget. Their desserts are created with the same care and attention as the cocktails and entrees. For example, their warm beignets are topped with green apples in caramel sauce then sprinkled with apple dust and powdered sugar.

Little Jumbo Restaurant and Bar

Address: Down the Hall, 506 Fort Street,Victoria, BC V8W 1E6

Website: Little Jumbo Restaurant and Bar

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 5pm - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 12am

9. Cafe Brio

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At Cafe Brio you will be treated like one of the family. This fun restaurant serves Italian-inspired seafood dishes. All of their seafood and produce are sourced locally. Everything is made from scratch and the sauces are light so they don’t mask the flavour of the dish. This includes their desserts, they make all of their ice creams and sorbets in house. They offer a daily selection of handmade chocolate truffles or try the Lemon Posset with almond praline, toasted meringue, and warm beignets.

Cafe Brio

Address: 944 Forst St, Victoria, BC

Website: Cafe Brio

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 5:30pm - 11pm (closed Sun & Mon)

10. Pagliacci's

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The patio is open and it’s Aperol Sptiz time!!

Posted by Pagliacci's Restaurant on Thursday, June 11, 2020

Pagliacci’s has been satisfying its customers since 1979. Their Italian-inspired dishes are served in generous portions, so you will have plenty to take home with you. Even their desserts are large enough for two people to share if you want to. Their dessert menu includes a number of tasty treats like carrot cake, house-made ice creams, and a selection of cheesecakes.


Address: Broad & Fort Street Victoria, BC

Website: Pagliacci’s

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 10pm; Sun: 10am - 10pm

Cookies, cakes or pies

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No matter our age, we all have that one guilty pleasure we just can’t resist. For me it’s ice cream, they just haven’t made a flavour that I don’t like! Whether you crave cake or pie, chocolate or vanilla, you will find something to satisfy your sweet tooth at any of these restaurants.

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