Today we will be filling you in on the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Winnipeg. There are plenty of great dessert shops selling sweets around town and this guide will try to focus on the best of the best.
There is no better way to get the ball rolling than with a list of the best ice cream shops near you. Frozen yogurt, gelato, malts, and ice cream cakes are found with ease here.
Once the frozen delights are out of the way it will be time to pivot to bakeries where you can buy cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of sweet treats. Then we will get into some specific things like donut shops, where to buy cupcakes, candy stores, and chocolate and fudge shops too.
Healthy dessert options in Winnipeg like gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops are easy to find as well. And our final topic will be all about restaurants that are known for must have desserts in your area.
Stick around for our local dessert map that has all these spots that we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it. Our other posts on Canada are available at this link if you want to check them out.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you are craving the best ice cream in Winnipeg or want some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- Chaeban Ice Cream at 390 Osborne St
- Dug &Betty’s Ice Creamery at 309 Des Meurons St
- Sub Zero Ice Cream at 298 Jamison Ave
- Baba’s House Ice Cream & Desserts at 545 Bannerman Ave
- Sweet Tops Ice Cream at 949 Henderson Hwy
- Fête Ice Cream &Coffee at 300 Assiniboine Ave #B
- Menchie’s at 620 #2, Dakota St
- Tutti Frutti at 1-1130 Taylor Ave
Chaeban serves homemade ice cream near you in a variety of flavors including dairy-free options. Parfaits, sundaes, flurries, milkshakes, soft serve, and hard ice cream are some of the more popular items at Sub Zero Ice Cream.
Fête is a local ice cream and coffee shop with 16 in-house flavors and detour coffee roasters coffee. Hard and soft ice cream, treats, bread, cakes, and pies are some of the favorites at Baba’s House Ice Cream and Desserts.
Menchie’s sells frozen yogurt by the weight with 14 flavors and 50 toppings to choose from. Tutti Frutti is known for a wide range of flavors including soy alternatives.
Bakeries In Your Area
Expect to find great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more at the best bakeries near you:
- Lilac Bakery at 920 Grosvenor Ave
- Goodies Bake Shop at 1124 Ellice Ave
- Sleepy Owl Bread at 751 Wall St
- COBS Bread Bakery at 2025 Corydon Ave #132
- La Belle Baguette at 248 Av. de la Cathedrale
Since 2008 Lilac Bakery has been specializing in delectable butter-based cakes, pies, pastries, cupcakes, tarts, and slices. Goodies Bake Shop is a local bakery that serves classic and gourmet Italian pastries and gelato.
Fresh bread, pastries, and Franco-Manitoban delights are some of the most ordered items at La Belle Baguette.
Local Donut Shops
These donut shops are a great way to start your morning:
- Oh Doughnuts at 326 Broadway
- Bronuts Donuts + Coffee at C-100 King St
- Grand Donut Cafe & Bakery at 271 Grassie Blvd #2
- Robins Donuts at 234 Donald St
Oh Doughnuts offers delectable gourmet donuts prepared fresh daily with local and organic ingredients featuring a wide range of flavors including vegan and gluten-free options. Homemade donuts are the main attraction at Bronuts Donuts + Coffee which also serves coffee and espresso.
Robins Donuts provides all-day breakfast and handcrafted products like donuts, muffins, and other baked goods.
Where To Buy Cupcakes
There are some really good cupcake shops in your area:
- Sweet Impressions at 669 Stafford St
- High Tea Bakery at 2103 Portage Ave
- Cake-ology at 85 Arthur St
Sweet Impressions is a creative bakery that specializes in custom-designed and themed cookies, cupcakes, and desserts near you. High Tea Bakery serves cookies, cupcakes, and pastries along with a variety of teas and espresso drinks.
Cake-ology is known to produce cheesecakes, cupcakes, and all kinds of cakes.
Candy Stores Near You
Teeyah’s Candy at 240 Graham Avenue #104 sells candy, chocolate, food, gum, and soda both sweet and sour.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Great homemade chocolate and fudge can be found at these shops:
- Chocolatier Constance Popp at 180 Provencher Blvd
- Purdys Chocolatier at 1225 St Mary’s Rd
Chocolatier Constance Popp provides chocolates, bars, barks, cakes, gelato, eclairs, tarts, chocolate drinks, iced desserts, dark chocolate caramel dessert sauces, chocolate showpieces, and more. Since 1907 Purdys Chocolatier has been known for their bestselling chocolates made from sustainable cocoa, gift baskets, business presents, and ice cream.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Cocoabeans at 774 Corydon Avenue sells all kinds of gluten free items including breads, cupcakes, chocolate chip cookies, cakes, and oats. Some places from our other lists also have gluten free options like Sweet Impressions and Oh Doughnuts.
Smoothies can be a great tasty and healthy snack:
- Booster Juice at 503 Portage Ave
- Green Carrot Juice at 11-2090 Corydon Ave
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Prairie Ink at 1120 Grant Avenue is a casual dining establishment that specializes in fresh baked items from croissants and muffins to some of the best desserts in Winnipeg like their tortes and cakes.
By the way we have also written about:
- Best Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt in Calgary
- Best Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt in Edmonton
- Best Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt in Ottawa & Gatineau
- Best Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt in Minneapolis & St Paul
Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Winnipeg
We wish we had more to share but for now that is all we’ve got. After reading about all these local 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 finding your next sweet indulgence shouldn’t be too hard.
Please use the comments to let us know if any shops have closed down, or if we posted anything that is incorrect. Now have fun eating your ice cream, cookies, and cakes in Winnipeg.