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Sweet Escape Patisserie

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Building 47 55 Mill St Suite 102, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
(416) 214-CAKE
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11:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Tacoma, Washington
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540 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Our family grabbed some treats here while doing the Christmas Market. Good Coffee and cocoa. Beautiful quiches. Nice pastries and a great assortment of cookies. They had cider too!

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Thank jay s
Oshawa, Ontario
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201 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We are often short on time to get to the Soulpepper Theatre as we come in on the GO Train from Oshawa. This is a perfect spot for quick eats that are tasty and filing and seldom disappoint. Great choice for grilled sandwiches on tasty breads, a variety of quiches and salads as well as fresh wraps and other quick... More 

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Thank MelOshawa
Burlington, Canada
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605 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered a couple of cookies and a piece of quiche. The cookies were excellent...a maple walnut cookie and a smoked chocolate sea salt caramel cookie. Wow! The quiche took a long time to get heated and brought out to us and then, it was not hot nor heated all the way through. The broccoli quiche was just OK. The... More 

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Thank JALToronto
Washington, DC
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214 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I bought some GF Lavender Shortbread Cookies and some GF Lemon Poppyseed Biscotti, and both were delicious. They are made in the same facility as the gluten-filled treats, so may not be appropriate for the very sensitive. A nice sweet shop in the distillery district.

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Thank jstarr23
Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I first had a cupcake from Sweet Escape when I attended a wedding and the bride and groom had these instead of a cake. Fortunately for me I got to taste 4 different cakes. They are all totally amazing. I have since bought from here many times and I have never been disappointed.

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Thank RickToronto_Canada
Kentucky
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371 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 377 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Sweet Escape Patisserie is a quaint Sweet Shop, where the pastries are made fresh daily. Scrumptious flavor & splendid atmosphere!

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Toronto, Canada
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1,400 reviews
781 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 830 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is one of the most reasonably-priced pre-theatre restaurants you can find in the Distillery District. I had the potato-and-broccoli soup and a chicken and pesto panini. My wife had a quiche and a broccoli salad; our friend had the same. We shared a very good cookie. Total cost -- I had a V-8 juiice as well -- for the... More 

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Thank operalover939
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152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

I went with a group of friends and we were so excited about the ice cream and the variety of flavours (a couple unique ones too, such as, roasted pineapple). Anyhow, we had wanted to try a couple before making our choice (I feel that that's normal for an ice cream parlour) and we got treated pretty rude. Benefit of... More 

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Thank Janelle R
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Small place, charming. Good coffee and EXCELENTE S'mores. the one in Distilary district is the one I recommend. Don't miss it.

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Thank Bmcarpes
Mississauga, Canada
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298 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

If you are ever in the Distillery District, in Toronto, be sure to stop in at this cafe. It is surely a hidden gem. Everything is made fresh on site.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Building 47 55 Mill St Suite 102, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (416) 214-CAKE

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

Staying in Downtown

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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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