We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Dufflet Pastries Downtown

#11 of 142 Bakeries in Toronto
#654 of 7,307 Places to Eat in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Queen Street and West Queen West
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
787 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G1, Canada
+1 416-504-2870
11:00 - 18:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

202 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 197: English reviews
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We have been getting our cakes from Dufflets for over 10 years. Each family member has their favorite flavour that we get for their birthday celebrations. I have also ordered cakes from baptisms, communions, and other celebrations. They are also fresh and tasty. The selection of pastries is also very good. We have tried other bakeries however I keep going... More 

Thank ntorrado
Level Contributor
33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I count myself very lucky to be living within a 2 mins walk to Dufflets. Whenever I need a birthday cake, or something for a special occasion I go there. Their chocolate mousse cakes are to die for as are their lemon/ strawberry mousse cakes. They're always happy to write something on the cake for you. They have cupcakes, pies,... More 

Thank madgeToronto
Level Contributor
70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

For me, Dufflet is a institution in Toronto for bakeries & it sets the standard. Always consistent, quality ingredients, well executed & delicious selections. For any traveller you must indulge in this Canadian bakery & discover the true meaning behind Canadian hospitality cause its warm & inviting & made with love.

Thank Réva M
Level Contributor
112 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

If you need a cake or pastries for a special occasion this is the place to find them. I walk the area frequently and deliberately avoid going close or I will become obese. The quality is so good you become addicted.

Thank Sergio R
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Went in here as I love desserts and like the word pastries. Tried a cupcake with raspberry frosting. Cake quality was blah and frosting was awful. The chocolate tart was quite good though, one thing I may return for. Also tried a mixed nut tart and chocolate mousse on another day which were both quite good but not delicious enough... More 

Thank WildMaus
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
161 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We walked blocks from Downtown to get to this place hoping to find pastries. The outside isn't very attractive and the inside is quite small. We did share a cup of coffee and a croissant and scone, but was disappointed to find it's mainly a dessert place. The croissant wasn't as buttery nor as good as the croissant we get... More 

Thank Chartreuse
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

The history of Toronto pâtisseries can be divided into the pre-Dufflet and post-Dufflet eras. Dufflet Rosenberg raised the bar a lot, and while the French pâtisseries were already here, they were seen by Torontonians as FRENCH...something different, something special. Like you go out for a FRENCH meal and drink FRENCH wine. Dufflet ushered in a sort of high-standard, high-quality Canadian... More 

Thank Alex C
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We popped in here for a quick breakfast and the array of cakes and sweet things were amazing. I ended up picking a savoury treat which was delicious. Would definitely go back for a sweet treat!

Thank Steff d
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

I went to the queen west Branch today March 28th at 5 pm and ordered a tart and then a latte. The server had just taken the mug from the previous customer and put it on the table. He took that mug, went inside and got me my latte, I was so in doubt of whether this is really what... More 

Thank cakelover2016
Level Contributor
198 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Went there recently for cake and it was a good choice, as the vegan chocolate cake was delicious. They managed to create a moist, flavourful chocolate cake where you didn't miss the diary. The ginger cookies too were delicious. Really helpful staff who were polite and patient, as we took a bit of time making un our minds as to... More 

1 Thank htravelbug

Travellers who viewed Dufflet Pastries Downtown also viewed

Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario

Been to Dufflet Pastries Downtown? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 787 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-504-2870
Eat More Cake! Dufflet Pastries is regarded as Toronto's source for fresh baked desserts. Along with signature cakes and confections, plus wedding and celebration cakes, all 3 Dufflet café locations offer a selection of light lunches, specialty coffees and beverages for eat-in or take-out along with gourmet chocolates and confections. Dufflet-Downtown and Dufflet-Beach are open 7 days a week, Dufflet-Uptown is closed on Mondays.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Dufflet Pastries Downtown and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Ajijic, Mexico
2 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Dufflet Pastries Downtown staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Queen Street and West Queen West

Neighbourhood Profile
Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums, clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers, and painters. With ink on their hands and fabric pelts in their bags, visitors to Queen Street traverse the avant-garde blend of historic architecture and ultra-contemporary fare. Home to some of Toronto's chicest hotels and most modish java fixes, busy with street cars, and always suffused with live music drifting onto packed patios at bars and clubs by nightfall, the vibrancy of West Queen West is undeniable.
Explore this neighbourhood