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Old Town Bakery

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510 1st Ave, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-245-2531
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cinnamon buns” (127 reviews)
“cookies” (19 reviews)
“cakes” (20 reviews)
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
510 1st Ave, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The BEST Cinnamon Buns in the World! And pretty good option for a quick lunch too! Absolutely loved it!

Thank Islandgurl89
Reviewed 1 week ago

When working in Ladysmith this place was my go-to for all things sweet and gooey. Their cinnamon buns are absolutely to die for - and you have your choice of flavours on any given day. They also make an amazing turkey sandwich too if you're...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The selection of Cinnamon Buns is unbelievable! Every item is awesome! Highly recommend this place. Once you've been here, you will be back.

Thank icicle12
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I try and stop by whenever I am on Vancouver Island and get some delicious treats or lunches. Definitely worth the visit and waiting in the lineups.

Thank BRDman7
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We had heard about the cinnamon buns at the Old Town and they did not disappoint. We had the blueberry almond cinnamon bun and it was incredibly decadent. At under $3.00 a real treat.

Thank ClaireEdmonton
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Were drawn here after being tempted by the Cinnamon Buns donated by Old Town Bakery to Cinnamon Bun Fun Run and it is well worth the trip. They open at 7 a.m. and we arrived about 8:15 - it was busy and there was a...More

Thank Kewarner
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Baked goods are Very Good! Other food such as sandwiches, soup, etc are okay, nothing special. The only downfall is they aren’t open on Sundays!

Thank Tania R
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We actually stopped in for lunch. It was 1:30 pm and assumed there would be seating. However a good sign of a great restaurant is when they are full to capacity after mealtime. We had lunch at another restaurant in Ladysmith then returned for some...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 March 2018

A great little bakery in the heart of downtown Ladysmith! There was usually a line-up at the counter and tables were often full so undoubtedly a popular spot. Love the fresh bread & pastries!

Thank Dalry1978
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We agree the cinnamon buns are the biggest and the best. Because they are constantly changing flavors there is no fear of getting bored. We bought a small carrot cake and although it was quite wonderful it had way more cream cheese icing than necessary....More

Thank grammasue14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 1st Ave, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Ladysmith
  • Phone Number: +1 250-245-2531
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