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The Dutch Bakery

718 Fort St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1H2, Canada
+1 250-385-1012
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“croquettes” (21 reviews)
“vanilla slice” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (45 reviews)
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Dutch, Cafe, European, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
718 Fort St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1H2, Canada
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Reviews (292)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This bakery is wonderful. It's just hard to decide on what to get. Everything was delicious and the people were really friendly and helpful.

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

They had a 61 year anniversary sale while we were there - it is no doubt why they are still in business - EVERYTHING we chose was delicious and worth it. Reasonable pricing, so many sales staff wanting to help you. We'd go back tomorrow...More

Thank Sylvie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The minute I walked in and looked to the right it was love at first sight. This was just like the bakery of my childhood. We walked on bake to the dining area which is very old fashion and so homey feeling. Our waitress was...More

Thank Debbwl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit we picked up pastries.... very yummy!! Our next visit we enjoyed breakfast which is very basic, but good! They are open for lunch as well and have to go food (meat pies and salads).... then there are desserts in addition to the...More

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dutch Bakery was built in the post war era by a hard working immigrant family from the Netherlands. The walls all loaded with newspaper and magazine articles from that time, giving lots of detail. Or, you could just talk with the staff, some of...More

Thank theMewers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to see locals and not all tourists. Service was great. I wish I could love this place but I found the pastries a bit heavy and the coffee not great. Depends what you are coming for. If you feel like a heavy diner breakfast...More

Thank TJRTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast and lunch spot frequented mostly by locals, lots of regulars. Very basic breakfast menu, same at lunch. Pastries of all description plus chocolates and other sweets in the front. We just had coffee, a Danish and a florentine tart....both nothing special, especially the Danish...More

Thank busyeater
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Although it was a bit of a walk from our hotel, I'm really glad we stopped in! It was a simple breakfast but we had a great waitress and the potatoes were amazing. We stopped at the bakery counter before paying and the woman helping...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Dutch Bakery is an old favourite from my childhood. It never ages. The staff are so nice and the food so good. They make a large array of pastries and the lemonade is sweetened with syrup that they make. They make one of the...More

1  Thank Joan R
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Variety of different deserts (pastaries, cakes, etc.), mouthwatering and delicious. Service is excellent. If you go in the afternoon after 3 PM, the deserts are half price.

1  Thank Chindow1955
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dutch, Cafe, European, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 718 Fort St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-385-1012
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