Allergy-Friendly and Gluten-Free Bakeries in Canada

in Travel & Dining
Published: July 24, 2014

These storefronts rise to every free-from special occasion.
For allergy-friendly and gluten-free bakeries in the U.S., click here.

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Petit Lapin Patisserie
342A Victoria Avenue, Montreal

Free of: Gluten and Top 11 food allergens.
Stars of the Show: Choco-coco Cupcake
Why We Love It: From French macaroons to diner-style donuts, this sweet new shop whips up formerly forbidden delights in a fully dedicated kitchen. The owner shows a keen attention to detail.



Organic Works Bakery
222 Wellington St. London, Ont.

Free of: Dairy, egg, gluten, peanut and tree nut (can accommodate soy-free)
Star of the Show: Quinoa & Honey Bread
Why We Love It: While decadent cakes and cookies are on the menu, the focus is on wholesome quality ingredients. The bakery is certified organic by Ecocert and gluten-free certification is underway.            


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959 152nd St. No. 127, Surrey, B.C.

Free of: Dairy, gluten, peanut, soy and tree nut
Star of the Show: Classic and Honey Sandwich Breads
Why We Love It: While their friendly bakers are proficient in custom cakes and cupcakes, they also satisfy our savoury side with beloved buns, breads and handmade to-go mixes.


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669 Stafford St. Winnipeg, Man.

Free of: Peanut and tree nut (dairy- and egg-free Angels line also available)
Star of the Show: Hand-decorated Sugar Cookies
Why We Love It: Whimsical cookies and cupcake creations are customized for any occasion, from weddings to school programs. The storefront studio hosts birthday parties and decorating classes.


Kelly’s XO Bake ShoppeKelly's XO Bakery 3
401 Brant St. Burlington, Ont.

Free of: Dairy, egg, gluten, and peanut*
Star of the Show: Mile-High Brownie
Why We Love It: Run by a mother-daughter duo this vegan venture focuses on nutrient-rich, organic ingredients and won “Best Bakery” at the 2013 Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival.
*Tree nuts aren’t used, but the gluten-free flour that’s used has a ‘may contain’ statement for tree nuts. 


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