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French Made Baking

81 Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 3J1, Canada
+1 604-558-4880
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  • Excellent62%
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  • Average4%
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“pastry” (4 reviews)
“macaroons” (9 reviews)
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French, Cafe
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81 Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 3J1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried Nutella with banana crepe. It's good but not great. There is no banana at all just really small chunks that tasted a bit sour. But the crepe is mad fresh which took a bit of time. Hubby tried 4 complete classic crepe it's...More

Thank Bibihsu
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The macarons were just okay and pretty expensive for what you get. I liked the pistachio, the earl grey, and the rosewater ones. Mu family did not really like the ones they tried. Also, parking was terrible... Side streets and curbs were full.More

Thank _joemilare
Catherine I, Owner at French Made Baking, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Dear Joe, I'm sorry to hear our macarons were not quite to your family's taste. If you'd like to come back and try other items, please feel free to use the underground parking located at 288 East 8th avenue, just around the corner from the...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

French made baking is one of those Vancouver secrets that nobody knows and actually very hype ! The food is delectable, the croissants are simply similar as Paris, savoury croissants are just superb, and their cakes are awesome, perfect for a bday party or for...More

Thank Hugh C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Very good! I asked for a suggestion for the 1/4 sandwich, she suggested the Vegetarian and I had a small salad. DELICIOUS! Wonderful and fresh food. My friend had a crepe, she enjoyed it. She had tea and I had a medium coffee (really smooth...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Short of being actually in France, this is the real deal on French pastries. Scrummy, yummy, outrageously good. They even spoke to me initially in French. The lovely croissant with ham and cheese even had bechamel sauce in it. The macarons, especially the blackcurrant falvoured...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This place is the real deal. Fresh flaky homemade croissants. baguettes that are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. Homemade caneles (rum and egg pastry). Get there early as things run out.

1  Thank lorneinvan
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Each time I pass this bakery, I swoon. Powerless against the vision of the grand assortment of macaroons, I'm drawn inside. This time, I also bought an individual lemon meringue tart...and was delighted to NOT share this with anyone! Lovely place!

Thank Patti G
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I used to think that Daniel Le Chocolat has the best almond croissants, but French Made Baking is possibly better. The bakery is a bit far from the downtown core, but it's well worth the trip to make a stop a pick up half a...More

Thank Oski85
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

There were quite a few different options to choose from which was a pleasant surprise! I chose the macaroon with raspberries in it and it was amazing. The staff were very friendly. I hope to get back to try the buckwheat crepes.

1  Thank Janelle S
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

I heard this place was in the running for best croissant in thrower mainland. I am eating their chocolate croissant on the recommendation of the French girl who works here and it's very good, but better exist. They have macarons available to sample and they...More

1  Thank Anjuli E
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Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 3J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Main
  • Neighbourhood: South Main
  • Phone Number: +1 604-558-4880
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Description
French-owned and operated pastry shop and crepe cafe in Vancouver.
We are passionate about food and even more passionate about sharing it with family, friends, strangers... Anybody really as long as you have a sweet tooth and appreciate quality products. David is a self-taught Chef and can work hours on recipes to offer some of the most authentic and tasty French pastries in Vancouver. We believe that food is not just a basic necessity, it is also a pleasure and we intend to make people happy with our pastries. We can spend hours perfecting recipes so our creations are a delight to your 5 senses: they look pretty, they smell nice, they melt in your mouth, they taste good and each one of them has a distinctive sound when you take the first bite... Catherine and the team of baristas strive to provide customer service as delightful as the pastries, in French and in English!
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