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Dons Bakery

) #1 of 3 Dessert in Bala #1 of 13 Places to Eat in Bala ₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3119 Hwy 169 | Unit 2, Portage Landing, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
+1 705-762-3937
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (17 reviews)
“chelsea buns” (7 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
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LOCATION
3119 Hwy 169 | Unit 2, Portage Landing, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this place while meandering around this neck of the woods on a glorious Saturday of the long weekend. I was looking for something sweet for later in the day, to compliment a delicious repast, The place was bustling with customers as I dutifully waited...More

Thank TorontoSnorkelQueen
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We shop here at minimum once a weekend all summer long and at the end of summer we stock up! I can't say anything bad about anything I've ever had there, it's all amazing. Only downside is the wait times in line, however the young...More

Thank sam101983
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We have Benny going to Don's for my whole life now. You can order day before, great baked goods the best at good prices. Cinnamon buns, don's buns and eclairs are my favourites .

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

What is better than a small town bakery. I absolutely love this place. The smell when you walk in. Often there is a line up in the morning in the summer but there is plenty of parking across the street. They are made famous by...More

Thank Lisetteki
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stopped while visiting the area to see cranberry harvest. What a really nice and tasty place to visit. Wonderful meat pies like we used to get when we were kids. This is a great , old fashioned bakery !

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I went here for scones, to serve with thanksgiving. Haven't been in 15 years, but it still tastes the same as when I was a kid. The place was packed but I made a beeline to the back counter, grabbed some scones and ran out....More

Thank Marty M
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by the bakery after visiting the cranberry marsh. There is no parking at the store. You will have to park cross the street. There would not be too much choice left for people who arrive at 2 in the afternoon, so if you...More

Thank QueenEofC
Don's B, Owner at Dons Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Thank you for your business! Yes, our parking lot is located across the street and there is tons of parking there. Our products are made from scratch and baked fresh daily, so it's best to come in the morning and we usually sell out of...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great bakery with some yummy old recipes. Best butter tarts with a flaky pastry. Scones are tasty and freeze well.

Thank Barney B
Don's B, Owner at Dons Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Thank you so much for your continued business over the years. It's very important to us keep the old tradition of Don's strong along with adding some news items along the way too.

Reviewed 9 October 2016

We went here during lunchtime because of the reviews. When you enter they will give you a queue number. The queue moved fast. We ordered meat pie, chicken pot pie, Cheese bread and lemon squares. The cheese bread was tough not fluffy. The meat and...More

Thank betty l
Don's B, Owner at Dons Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Thank you for your business. I wish you had a better experience as our two main goals are quality, scratch-made and delicious baked goods along with superior customer service. The meat and chicken pies are kept in a refrigerated cooler to keep them fresh. Our...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Highly recommend their scones. I buy a few dozen at a time and double-wrap and freeze. Everything here is good. I was pleasantly surprised with their sausage rolls.

Thank Gail B
Don's B, Owner at Dons Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Thank you so much for business! Yes, the sausage rolls are delicious:)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 15:00
Friday
07:30 - 17:00
Saturday
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3119 Hwy 169 | Unit 2, Portage Landing, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Bala
  • Phone Number: +1 705-762-3937
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