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The Dutch Bakery

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Dutch, Cafe, European, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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718 Fort St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1H2, Canada
+1 250-385-1012
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07:30 - 17:30
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Mon - Sat 07:30 - 17:30
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for breakfast and we were very impressed. The food was excellent and the service superb! Our waitress was SO helpful in pointing out some local landmarks to visit. Give them a try, you wont be disappointed.

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Thank 712luckygal
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a taste of Europe. Artistically decorated cakes and baked goods. Seasonal promotions are outstanding i.e. Easter, Christmas etc. Established for many years. If you have a "sweet tooth" this is a "must" in Victoria. Worth a visit just to window shop. Open your purse.

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Thank Gloria388
Surrey, Canada
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48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a discount coupon from where we stayed so we gave this bakery a try. We bought half a dozen pastries and they were all very creamy and tasty. Excellent quality.

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Thank Hongnga D
Surrey, BC
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entrees do not come with sides - these are extra. A small order of yam fries is $3.75. My rather lacking Reuben sandwich hardly had any sauerkraut. This sandwich should be heaping and as thick as a clubhouse. The breakfast wrap was solid - but no side fruit or anything. The person who had the bacon burger enjoyed it but... More 

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Thank Moms-The-Word
Vancouver Island, Canada
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have the best ginger cookies. Also they have these little cones filled with creme. They r so good. The croquettes r also classic. The best hot chocolate ever. Better than any high end coffee shop.

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Thank kitty m
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to the Dutch Bakery for over 40 years. It's always been fun to pick a pastry from the large selection and take it back to our hotel or to have a snack on the ferry.

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Thank Susan B
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459 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's one of the places that I like to stop in at when I am in Victoria. It has homemade traditional old fashioned baked goods, not fancy or over the top but tasty and reasonably priced.

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Thank Brad S
Bucks County, PA
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129 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is essentially a bakery with a coffee shop. The breakfast was 1/3 the price of most other places and it was fine. There is a restroom. The difference in price had to do with the organic qualities of other places and there was some difference in flavour. The pasteries, cakes, cookies and homemade chocolates were just lovely. A great... More 

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Thank Compassrose87
Parksville, Canada
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Dutch Bakery reminds me of shops in Europe (but cheaper). Everything tastes good! Wonderful window and displays, so many choices. Buy an assortment and take them back to your hotel. Wash down the sweets with champagne for a special occasion. The helpful staff will help you choose from the vast selection.

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Thank 834chefmom
Vancouver, Canada
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1,617 reviews
778 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

I asked my better-half to pick up one of the "mocha cakes" for my 65th. birthday! I was not disappointed with this tasty pastry, which made my birthday celebration, just that much better!

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Thank sashakeena

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Cafe, European, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 17:30
Thursday
07:30 - 17:30
Friday
07:30 - 17:30
Saturday
07:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 718 Fort St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-385-1012

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?