Sweets and pastries in the Outaouais
Coffee and a little something sweet—oh, what bliss … Cakes, meringues, tarts, puff pastries or brioches, the region’s pastry chefs create delights for the eyes and the palate. Discover the bakeries of the Outaouais!
Biscotti & cie
In the peaceful village of Old Chelsea, stop in at Biscotti & cie. Nestled in a beautiful natural setting, the pretty café will charm you with its delectable desserts, picnic boxes and homemade products. The perfect spot after an outing in Gatineau Park! A sure-fire hit with the whole family.
6 Scott Road, Chelsea
Moca Loca Café Co.
Visit one of this popular Gatineau chain’s seven locations to enjoy a specialty coffee and a delicious pastry. In a unique atmosphere, Moca Loca serves a wide selection of organic and fair trade coffees, herbal teas and several mouth-watering pastries.
15 De Valcourt Street, Gatineau
Fidélice has been the local population’s happy place since 1989! The famous gourmet pastry shop is known for the quality of its creations. From Danish to field fruit charlotte by way of pistachio eclairs, there’s something to delight every customer. Fidélice also offers several product ranges to meet specific needs, including egg-free, lactose-free, flour-free, nut-free and gelatin-free desserts.
Fidélice has three locations and several sales outlets. Hull sector: 262 Saint-Joseph Blvd., Gatineau | Gatineau sector: 625 De la Gappe Blvd., Gatineau | Aylmer sector: 424 Vanier Road, Gatineau
A combination bakery, pastry shop and café, Maison Oddo stands out in Quebec’s gastronomic landscape. Its creations appeal to bread, pizza and focaccia lovers as much as to those with a sweet tooth. With names like “red fruit hug”, it’s impossible to resist their pastries made with fresh local ingredients. A stop (or several!) is a must.
260 Saint-Raymond Blvd., Unit 100, Gatineau
Pâtisserie La Toque
Planning a visit to the charming village of Wakefield? Pre-order a fabulous dessert from La Toque! This small pastry shop overlooking the Gatineau River creates cakes as beautiful as they are delicious. In fact, they’re works of art! Fresh flowers, gorgeous colours and seasonal fruit are the order of the day.
729 Riverside Road, Wakefield
Meringue et confettis
For unique custom cakes, Meringue et confettis is the place to go! Whether you’re hosting a cake smash, a christening or any other special celebration, your order will be prepared with care and passion by a master pastry chef. Better yet: visit the shop to enjoy homemade doughnuts in multiple flavours!
158 Montcalm Street, Gatineau
Le Cheesecake Bar Gatineau
With a name like that, it’s easy to see why Gatineau’s Cheesecake Bar is a cheesecake lover’s paradise! The basic ingredient of their gourmet desserts remains cheese, and you really should sample their Italian cannoli or their famous ice cream cheesecake. Their creations come in a host of flavours and combinations … for all tastes!
175 Maloney Street East, Gatineau
Take a break at Caprices Gourmands and enjoy coffee and a pastry in a friendly setting. We’re already dreaming about the next opportunity to order another serving of tiramisu or strawberry shortcake!
5-842 Maloney Street East, Gatineau
Pastel & Coco
Pastel & Coco is the perfect combination of healthy ingredients and exquisite results! All cakes are vegan and gluten-free, and handmade with organic ingredients. Other menu options include a pulled BBQ jackfruit sandwich, a chocolate mousse tart and a breakfast bagel—all gluten-free and packed with flavour!
80 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau
For a birthday party, a family picnic or the simple pleasure of enjoying delicious food, pastry chefs know how to brighten up our day. Epicureans like you and I will also be happy to add these 6 top picks to their favourites for delicious brunches!