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The Pakenham General Store

2524 County Road 29N, Pakenham, Mississippi Mills, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-624-5280
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The Best Place in Pakenham

I absolutely love this store. I've been there so many times and its always been a highlight. I love... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Jessie T
Great inside ambiance

Friendly staff, interesting goods, including freshly baked goods. Worth the visit. Stopped by on... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
andy_geology
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“cinnamon buns” (3 reviews)
“gift items” (2 reviews)
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2524 County Road 29N, Pakenham, Mississippi Mills, Ontario, Canada
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+1 613-624-5280
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

I absolutely love this store. I've been there so many times and its always been a highlight. I love the train that runs around the inside and the fresh bakery items they offer. Great place to visit!

1  Thank Jessie T
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Friendly staff, interesting goods, including freshly baked goods. Worth the visit. Stopped by on Sept 12/17. Will return again.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Pakenham General store is a grand, stone heritage building that has operated continuously as a general store for over 175 years. It is worth a visit just to see the heritage architecture. The store is famous for its sticky buns. Cyclists from Ottawa regularly...More

Thank Shaun M
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

The best thing about this store is the smell! Fresh baked goods daily are hard to resist. Lots of little gift items as well as a few groceries too. They also offer ice cream and sandwiches made to oreder.

Thank Kristi S
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

It wasn't what I expected from the reviews, but it was a cool place. There's a room to the left of the store that has unique gifts, mostly for women, but it was still cool. The store itself is vintage, with a lot of old...More

Thank Gavin B
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Have stopped in on this store on many a bike ride - best baked goods you can find. Recently stopped in with my son after his hockey for a treat...owner was awesome, served up some great baked goods and my son left with a little...More

1  Thank Andrew K
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped there on our Highland Trails motorcycle trip. What an amazing place.The people were super friendly, the shop is full of wonderful finds, don't miss the upstairs with all the Christmas decorations as well. The cinnamon buns were delicious! Planning to visit again, but...More

1  Thank geick_38
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

We first shopped here for items we forgot. We hoped to buy plastic shoes for the beach but they didn't have any; which we found surprising as this is a frequent stop for summer visitors. Bakery is fresh and tasty and the store has many...More

Thank Cyberbuddy3
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

This was our second trip to the area and both times we had to stop at the general store. We go for the butter tarts as I am a fan and insist on bringing them home. Pecan, Raisin and Rhubarb Maple this year! We also...More

1  Thank Michelle F
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Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

This is a must go destination. The Pakenham general store has been in business from the late 1800's and is one of the longest running businesses operating consistently as a general store. The store consists of a two story gift shop, general store for your...More

1  Thank canadian-eh777
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