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Old Town Bakery

510 1st Ave, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-245-2531
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cinnamon buns” (138 reviews)
“cakes” (21 reviews)
“bread” (52 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
510 1st Ave, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We love boating. We love boating in Canada. We love boating to Ladysmith. We love cinnamon buns. But WE ADORE OLD TOWN BAKERY CINNAMON BUNS! Sure this splendid bakery has sausage rolls and numerous other pastries and beads. But CINNAMON BUNS! ❤️

Thank TeamRealMcCoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked up 4 cinnamon buns and enjoyed them. We went for 4 different kinds to compare. They are good, but as other reviewers have mentioned, they are average or a little above average. I was expecting a lot more based on previous reviews, but...More

Thank KM1208
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here because the visitor center recommended them. We waited in a long line for about 20 minutes, but, boy, was it worth it! We tired two different flavors. Almond and a Blackberry. Best Cinnamon Rolls/Buns I have ever tasted. I wish it was...More

Thank travelsnearandfar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were advised to pop in for the pastries and the coffee. Both are unbeatable for quality, quantity and the spaciousness of the cafe. Outstanding!

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible bakery with the most amazing cinnamon buns with a huge variety, love this place staff are amazing

Thank June E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tortilla pie was outstanding as was the coffee and friendly service. Great place to go with friends or alone.

Thank dbedell1964
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Can’t say enough great things about this place. My only disgruntle is they are not open Sundays. Sunday’s seem to always be the day for downtime, coffee drinking, sweet eating and catching up with friends and family. Hope they consider opening on Sundays one day.

Thank HbroManzilla
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Long line up attests to the quality found here. Cinnamon buns awesome. Coffee barely drinkable. Good place to people watch - draws an interesting cross section of locals and tourists.

Thank Lydia S
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The Old Town Bakery often has lines, a good sign. They have more varieties of cinnamon rolls than any bakery I have ever seen, with the choices changing every day. The rolls are quite large and reasonably priced. Went back twice! Wish they were at...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Worth the wait in the line up. Cinnamon bun heaven but don’t forget to actually try the featured menu items. Real Unprocessed foods for a huge appetite. Definitely make this a stop while having your Island adventure.

Thank 977sonyar
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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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