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Oct 5, 2008 09:17 PM

Looking for: French/Italian style patisserie/bakery (Scarborough Area)

Hi everyone! I'm trying to look for a French or Italian style bakery or cake shop that makes fancy and decadent cakes and pasteries in the Scarborough area. I'm aiming to find one at the end of the week to celebrate an anniversary. I'd appreciate all the help I can get. Thanks in advance!

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  1. Which part of Scarborough are we talking about?

    The only two I know of are Bona Via and Fabian's on Painted Post Drive (They're on opposite sides of the road.). Bona Via is an Italian cafe/cake shop while Fabian's is German (?). Sadly, I don't know of any French cake shops in Scarborough, I usually have to go to Mount Pleasant or Bayview for French pastries.

    1. There's a fairly nice 'French Patisserie' on the ground floor of Pacific Mall. Though Chinese run, the pastry chef, however, was trained in France and Switzerland.

      1. Italian bakery "Francesca" is on McCowan just south of Sheppard.
        2 Invergordon Avenue, Scarborough, ON M1S 2Y8
        Telephone : 416-299-1174

        1. LaManna's Bakery at Highway 2 and Sheppard/Port Union Rd (yes they intersect) has some beautiful looking cakes, I've often wanted to give them a shot. They have some interesting pastries and tarts, one of my favourites in something they call a 'lobster tail'. It always seems busy when I pass. It's closed Monday, but open the rest of the week.

          1. Try Gerhard's -- on Bellamy

            We've purchased many birthday and anniversary cakes there.