Forget the pub crawl—this season, we’re all about the hangover-free bread crawl. From sourdough to rye, here’s the best Toronto bakeries to get your carb on, no starter required.
Toronto Bread Crawl Tour Map
161 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1H1 | (416) 922-1626
The early bird gets the loaf at Emmer, the hot new bakery that regularly sells out of its legendary sourdough loaves.
132 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5C 1X3 | (416) 955-1100
If you love Terroni’s pizza as much as we do, it won’t be long before you’re converted to their sister restaurant’s Italian bread.
Blackbird Baking Co.
172 Baldwin St, Toronto, ON M5T 1L8 | (416) 546-2280
Blackbird’s baguettes taste even better after doing double-duty as a French-chic Instagram prop.
609 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1M5 | (416) 603-8305
Run by third generation bakers, Forno Cultura is known for their classic 3 kilo sourdough filone pane di semola.
OMG Baked Goodness
1561 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6K 1T9 | (647)348-5664
For a vegan option, OMG’s delicious herb and garlic focaccia loaf is 100 percent.
115 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G8 | (416) 922-5767
It wouldn’t be a bread crawl without a stop at this Toronto institution, which has been run by the Kosower family since 1945.
8 Pardee Ave, Toronto, ON M6K 3H1 | (416) 536-4848
What sets Brodflour’s breads apart is having their own on-site stone mill, so their loaves of Danish rye (and more) retain extra nutrients and flavour.
323 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2M6 | (416) 534-2333
Mabel’s rustic breads and baguettes are made fresh each morning at their Roncesvalles HQ.
244 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2L7 | (647) 350-2975
Bunner’s vegan and gluten-free three seed bread delivers on protein with pumpkin, sunflower and flax seeds.