Thanks for checking out this post about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Montreal. There are numerous dessert shops selling sweets around town and you will be learning about the top options as this blog progresses.
The best ice cream shops in your area will kick things off. Those that love vanilla, chocolate, gelato, frozen yogurt, malts, ice cream cakes, and other frozen delights have numerous options to choose from.
Bakeries where you can buy cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of sweet treats will be up next. After that we will focus on donut shops, where to buy cupcakes, candy stores, and chocolate and fudge shops near you.
Then we will pivot to healthy dessert options like Montreal gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Restaurants that are known for their must have desserts in town will round us out.
A local dessert map that has all the various venues we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it will be shared at the end. And the curious types can find all of our other posts on Canada at that link.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
The best Montreal ice cream shops or some healthier frozen yogurt can be found at:
- Hoche Glacé at 2225 Ave Bennett
- Gastronomia Roberto at 2227 Belanger Est
- Dalla Rose at 4609 Notre-Dame St W
- La Diperie at 1481 St Catherine St E
- Kem CoBa at 60 Ave Fairmount O
- TCBY Yogurt at 6142 Côte Saint Luc Rd
- Yeh! Frozen Yogurt & Café at 5037 Sherbrooke St W
Hoche Glacé is known for its famous soft homemade vegan ice cream and regular ice cream in your area.
Homemade gelato, espresso drinks, and a rotating selection of Italian food to go are provided at Gastronomia Roberto.
More than 40 different chocolate dips, Cheesecake Factory’s famous cheesecakes, donuts, cookies, and ice cream cakes are available at La Diperie.
You can buy baked goods, sorbet, ice cream, and soft serves at Kem CoBa.
TCBY is a well known frozen yogurt shop providing vegan and protein rich frozen treats that are free of gluten, dairy, and GMO. Their super froyo flavors contain fiber, protein, calcium, and Vitamin D.
A wide variety of homemade yogurt flavors and toppings as well as crepes, waffles, shakes, and specialty coffees are offered at Yeh!
Some other places we have mentioned in different lists that are great spots for local ice cream include Les Glaceurs, DoughNats, and Toqué.
Bakeries In Your Area
Great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more are available at these bakeries around town:
- La Bête à Pain at 114 Fleury O
- Boulangerie Jarry at 380 Rue Jarry E
- Alati Caserta at 277 Rue Dante
- Pâtisserie Au Kouign Amann at 316 Mont-Royal Ave E
La Bête au Pain is a restaurant, bakery, and pastry shop serving ready to eat meals, breads, and other artisanal products.
Alati-Caserta has been around for a long time making cakes, cannolis, and other Italian desserts and sweets near you in a quaint retro setting.
Pâtisserie Au Kouign Amann offers French delicacies and features their famous kouign amann cake.
Local Donut Shops
Stop by one of these donut shops on your way to work:
- Leche Desserts at 640 Courcelle St
- Trou De Beigne at 156 Rue Saint-Zotique E
- DoughNats at 5325 Decarie Blvd
Léché Desserts sells gourmet donuts near you with vegan options.
Trou de Beigne is known for its colorful and unique donut flavors.
Traditional, vegan, and gluten free donuts as well as popcorn, cookies, cakes, and ice cream are some of the items offered at DoughNats.
Where To Buy Cupcakes
We highly recommend these cupcake shops around town:
Les Glaceurs is a well known cupcake shop in your area that has been offering a wide variety of custom designed cakes, artisanal ice creams, and sorbets since 1983.
Cupcakes, cakes, cake pops, sugar cookies, macarons, and more for all kinds of events are also available at Cupcake Couture.
Boulangerie Le Marquis who we mentioned in another list is also a great options for fresh baked sweet pastries.
Candy Stores Near You
Kids will love all the options at these local candy stores:
- La Confiserie Candylabs at 6030 Bd Monk
- Oscar at 3755 Ontario St E
- Carré Confiseries at 1455 Peel St
La Confiserie Candylabs makes high end handcrafted candies in your area that are free of gluten, dairy, and other allergens.
From bulk candy and cookies to chocolates and nuts Oscar’s has been one of the go to spots for local sweet tooths since 1929.
Many people buy chocolate and fruity confections as well as other sweet gift baskets at Carré Confiseries.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
When you want to buy homemade chocolate or fudge visit one of these shops:
- Chocolats Favoris at 150 Saint-Catherine St W #276A
- Avanaa Chocolat at 309 Rue Gounod
- Les Chocolats de Chloé at 546 Ave Duluth E
- Divine Chocolatier at 2158 Crescent St
Les Chocolats de Chloé is a boutique selling gourmet chocolate treats and bars made with fresh fruit purees, spices, and herbs.
You can buy chocolate bars made from unique cocoa beans at Avanaa’s as well as gifts, cocoa husk tea, and other small treats. All of their products are made with natural and organic ingredients.
Other places in this post selling quality chocolates include Oscar, Toqué, and Carré Confiseries.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Gluten free bakeries can provide some healthier options:
- Boulangerie Le Marquis at 367 Rue de Castelnau E
- Cookie Stéfanie at 272 Rue Saint-Jacques
- L’ Artisan Délices at 7700 Rue St-Hubert
- Parc Sans Gluten at 4050 Ave du Parc-La Fontaine Plateaux
Boulangerie Le Marquis is a good place to go for gluten and dairy free breads, cakes and quiches as well as buckwheat breads, quinoa breads, wraps, brownies, croissants, pies, and sweet pastries.
Vegan and gluten free desserts are Cookie Stéfanie’s specialties.
L ‘Artisan Délices makes gluten and dairy free pastries, breads, baguettes, quiches, pizzas, and sandwiches.
For a tasty yet healthy choice consider these smoothie shops:
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Must have desserts near you can also be found at these restaurants:
Le St-Urbain makes one of the best desserts in Montreal which is their signature beignet.
Some of the most popular desserts near you are found at Toqué including jivara chocolate ganache with haskapberry gel and compote, genmaicha tea ice cream, and rice chips.
You might also want to read our:
- Ottawa & Gatineau Local Dessert Guide
- Quebec City Local Dessert Guide
- Winnipeg Local Dessert Guide
- Toronto Local Dessert Guide
Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies & Cakes In Montreal
That is all we’ve got for now but visit us again because we plan to update this post often. After reading about all these shops to buy ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, cakes, pastries, other bakery items, cupcakes, donuts, chocolate, fudge, candy, gluten free baked goods, smoothies, and even restaurants with can’t miss desserts in your area you should be ready to find your next sweet indulgence.
Don’t be afraid to let us know if any shops have closed down or if we posted anything that is incorrect in the comments. Now have fun eating your ice cream, cookies, and cakes in Montreal.