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The Best Macarons in Toronto

The Best Macarons in Toronto

The Best Macarons in Toronto

The best macarons in Toronto are comprised of smooth meringue shells, bright pops of colour and intriguing flavour combinations. From Asian-inspired flavours, ice cream sandwiches and cartoon shells -- there is an abundance of creative cafes and patisseries serving this French delicacy.

The history of the French macaron is a contested one. Even though the French insist the confection originated in France, it is believed that the macaron was actually invented in Italy back in the 16th century by a noblewoman from Florence. Whatever the history of the macaron may be, the one thing we can agree on is our love for the sweet treat.

Discover a little taste of Paris right here in Toronto with some of the best macarons the city has to offer. In anticipation of National Macaron Day, March 20, check out our favourite spots for French macarons.

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1

3401 Dufferin St

Laduree

Laduree

This iconic international French patisserie now has two homes in Toronto; a tiny, brightly-hued shop in Yorkdale Shopping Centre and a sit down restaurant and cafe on King Street. Pick up a box of curated macarons, sit in the cafe and enjoy a tea and pastry or even dine at their restaurant.

2

1040 Coxwell Ave

mon K Patisserie

mon K Patisserie

A husband and wife duo run this tiny bakery and cafe in East York. An amalgamation of French techniques with Japanese influences produce something truly special in comparison to other bakeries around the city. As one of their specialities, the macarons come in flavours like cassis and passionfruit.

3

202 Baldwin St

DaanGo Pastry Lab

DaanGo Pastry Lab

The offshoot of Scarborough's DaanGo Cake Lab; DaanGo Pastry Lab in Kensington Market brings patrons zany and unique confections closer to the Downtown Core. Headed by a former pharmacist who fostered a love for pastry -- eventually evolving into a pastry chef himself -- Christopher Siu. The shop is known for its unique cartoon macarons.

4

709 The Queensway

AG Macarons

AG Macarons

This artisanal French macaron shop has two locations; one in Etobicoke and the other on Dupont. There are 21 flavours on display at a time, with 14 staple flavours usually included in the rotation. Think strawberry cream and pistachio for original flavours and pink lemonade or jelly doughnut for special offerings.

5

235 Spadina Ave Unit 2

Dainties Macaron

Dainties Macaron

Dainties was all the rage last summer and garnered a cult following after the release of their macaron ice cream sandwich. The snug Spadina shop is open all year round, with unique offerings and special holiday-themed flavours.

6

1712 Avenue Rd

La Bamboche

La Bamboche

La Bamboche is a small French bakery in North York. Along with the classic flavours, you'll be able to find more experimental macarons as well. Our recommendation? The black sesame or mango are to die for.

7

2700 Dufferin St Unit 13

Le Dolci Bakery

Le Dolci Bakery

Le Dolci may be known for their killer cupcakes but don't forget to grab some macarons as well. These sweet confections are something to remember!

8

115 Vanderhoof Ave

Charmaine Sweets

Charmaine Sweets

This bright and colourful Leaside spot serves a rotating array of macaron flavours! All the treats are baked in house, with premium ingredients; ensuring these macarons won't disappoint.  

9

401 Jane St

Patisserie 27

Patisserie 27

Patisserie 27 has mastered the macaron. While the flavours remain relatively classic, there's something special about a macaron that's executed to perfectly.

10

1121 Queen St E

Bobette and Belle

Bobette and Belle

With locations all around the city, Bobette and Belle makes finding the perfect macaron an easy task. Whether you're looking for a quick snack or to order a macaron tower, they'll have you covered.

11

477 Queen St W

Butter Avenue

Butter Avenue

Located on Queen West, this bakery is famous for their wide array of macaron flavours and even create mini versions to adorn their other desserts.

12

1970 Avenue Rd

The Rolling Pin

The Rolling Pin

While they may be known for their wild doughnut flavours, you'd be crazy to ignore their macarons. The flavours vary day-to-day, but it's definitely worth checking out. If you're lucky, they'll even have the elusive macaron doughnut in their display case.

13

1099 Yonge St

Nadege

Nadege

If you're looking for French patisseries in Toronto, you'll no doubt come across Nadege sooner than later. While they have a wide arrange of offerings, the macaron section is always the star of the show. Sit down and enjoy, or grab a box to share with friends.

The Best Macarons in Toronto

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The best macarons in Toronto are comprised of smooth meringue shells, bright pops of colour and intriguing flavour combinations. From Asian-inspired flavours, ice cream sandwiches and cartoon shells -- there is an abundance of creative cafes and patisseries serving this French delicacy.

The history of the French macaron is a contested one. Even though the French insist the confection originated in France, it is believed that the macaron was actually invented in Italy back in the 16th century by a noblewoman from Florence. Whatever the history of the macaron may be, the one thing we can agree on is our love for the sweet treat.

Discover a little taste of Paris right here in Toronto with some of the best macarons the city has to offer. In anticipation of National Macaron Day, March 20, check out our favourite spots for French macarons.

1

3401 Dufferin St

Laduree

Laduree

This iconic international French patisserie now has two homes in Toronto; a tiny, brightly-hued shop in Yorkdale Shopping Centre and a sit down restaurant and cafe on King Street. Pick up a box of curated macarons, sit in the cafe and enjoy a tea and pastry or even dine at their restaurant.

2

1040 Coxwell Ave

mon K Patisserie

mon K Patisserie

A husband and wife duo run this tiny bakery and cafe in East York. An amalgamation of French techniques with Japanese influences produce something truly special in comparison to other bakeries around the city. As one of their specialities, the macarons come in flavours like cassis and passionfruit.

3

202 Baldwin St

DaanGo Pastry Lab

DaanGo Pastry Lab

The offshoot of Scarborough's DaanGo Cake Lab; DaanGo Pastry Lab in Kensington Market brings patrons zany and unique confections closer to the Downtown Core. Headed by a former pharmacist who fostered a love for pastry -- eventually evolving into a pastry chef himself -- Christopher Siu. The shop is known for its unique cartoon macarons.

4

709 The Queensway

AG Macarons

AG Macarons

This artisanal French macaron shop has two locations; one in Etobicoke and the other on Dupont. There are 21 flavours on display at a time, with 14 staple flavours usually included in the rotation. Think strawberry cream and pistachio for original flavours and pink lemonade or jelly doughnut for special offerings.

5

235 Spadina Ave Unit 2

Dainties Macaron

Dainties Macaron

Dainties was all the rage last summer and garnered a cult following after the release of their macaron ice cream sandwich. The snug Spadina shop is open all year round, with unique offerings and special holiday-themed flavours.

6

1712 Avenue Rd

La Bamboche

La Bamboche

La Bamboche is a small French bakery in North York. Along with the classic flavours, you'll be able to find more experimental macarons as well. Our recommendation? The black sesame or mango are to die for.

7

2700 Dufferin St Unit 13

Le Dolci Bakery

Le Dolci Bakery

Le Dolci may be known for their killer cupcakes but don't forget to grab some macarons as well. These sweet confections are something to remember!

8

115 Vanderhoof Ave

Charmaine Sweets

Charmaine Sweets

This bright and colourful Leaside spot serves a rotating array of macaron flavours! All the treats are baked in house, with premium ingredients; ensuring these macarons won't disappoint.  

9

401 Jane St

Patisserie 27

Patisserie 27

Patisserie 27 has mastered the macaron. While the flavours remain relatively classic, there's something special about a macaron that's executed to perfectly.

10

1121 Queen St E

Bobette and Belle

Bobette and Belle

With locations all around the city, Bobette and Belle makes finding the perfect macaron an easy task. Whether you're looking for a quick snack or to order a macaron tower, they'll have you covered.

11

477 Queen St W

Butter Avenue

Butter Avenue

Located on Queen West, this bakery is famous for their wide array of macaron flavours and even create mini versions to adorn their other desserts.

12

1970 Avenue Rd

The Rolling Pin

The Rolling Pin

While they may be known for their wild doughnut flavours, you'd be crazy to ignore their macarons. The flavours vary day-to-day, but it's definitely worth checking out. If you're lucky, they'll even have the elusive macaron doughnut in their display case.

13

1099 Yonge St

Nadege

Nadege

If you're looking for French patisseries in Toronto, you'll no doubt come across Nadege sooner than later. While they have a wide arrange of offerings, the macaron section is always the star of the show. Sit down and enjoy, or grab a box to share with friends.