Best macarons in Vancouver

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Small, sweet, and melt-in-your mouth good: The French macaron may be petite, but if done well, it can be mighty marvellous.

Let’s celebrate the mini-sized meringue sandwich treat with a look at where to find the best macarons in Vancouver.

Thierry Chocolaterie Patisserie Cafe

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Photo by Dan Dickinson/Flickr

Thierry makes their macarons daily, and their range of flavours includes some standouts like Cassis and Maple Pecan.

Address: 1059 Alberni Street, West End
Phone: 604-608-6870
Website: www.thierrychocolates.com

Faubourg

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Photo by Lindsay William-Ross/Vancity Buzz

One of Vancouver’s best-known French bakeries, Faubourg has been making macarons for three years. They have a solid lineup of regular flavours, and are in the process of adding new and exiting macaron options to their menu.

Address: 2156 West 41st, Kerrisdale and 769 Hornby Street, Downtown
Phone: 604-266-2156 (Kerrisdale) and 604-267-0769 (Downtown)
Website: www.faubourg.com

Soirette

Soirette‘s beloved light and airy macarons are available in an array of flavours year-round, with seasonal specials. Look for springtime tastes that honour the season in the city, with macarons like Cherry Blossom and Vancouver Fog.

Address: 1433 West Pender Street
Phone: 604-558-3308
Website: soirette.com

Thomas Haas

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Photo by drea/Flickr

Vancouver’s acclaimed Thomas Haas is a destination for sweets lovers of all stripes, from chocoholics to pastry fans. Haas is also known for his sweet, light macarons, available in a variety of flavours, including their rotating special “Macaron of the Moment.”

Address: 2539 West Broadway, Kitsilano
Phone: 604-736-1848
Website: www.thomashaas.com

Bel Cafe

Bel Café is the more casual spot operated by Chef David Hawksworth, whose own award-winning Hawksworth is also located at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia. This chic, modern café specializes in baked goods, including their delicious macarons. Try the Cookies & Cream one.

Address: 801 West Georgia Street, Downtown
Phone: 604-673-7000
Website: www.belcafe.com

French Made Baking

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Photo by Heather Joan/Flickr

French Made Baking, a Parisian café in Mount Pleasant, is a destination for macaron lovers in Vancouver. Here they make 15 flavours of bite-sized macarons, as well as a few large macarons in exciting flavour combinations, like Rose/Litchi and Salted Caramel/Caramelized Apples.

Address: 81 Kingsway, Mount Pleasant
Phone: 604-558-4880
Website: frenchmadebaking.com


Best macarons in Vancouver

By Vancity Buzz

Let's celebrate the mini-sized meringue sandwich treat with a look at where to find the best macarons in Vancouver.

  • Thierry Chocolaterie Patisserie Cafe

    By Vancity Buzz

    Thierry makes their [macarons](http://www.thierrychocolates.com/category/macarons/) daily, and their range of flavours includes some standouts like Cassis and Maple Pecan.

  • Faubourg Downtown

    By Vancity Buzz

    One of Vancouver’s best-known French bakeries, Faubourg has been making macarons for three years.

  • Faubourg

    By Vancity Buzz

    They have a solid lineup of regular flavours, and are in the process of adding new and exiting macaron options to their [menu](http://www.faubourg.com/Macaron).

  • Soirette

    By Vancity Buzz

    Look for springtime tastes that honour the season in the city, with macarons like Cherry Blossom and Vancouver Fog.

  • Thomas Haas

    By Vancity Buzz

  • Bel Cafe

    By Vancity Buzz

    This chic, modern café specializes in baked goods, including their delicious macarons. Try the Cookies & Cream one.

  • French Made Baking

    By Vancity Buzz

    Here they make 15 flavours of bite-sized macarons, as well as a few large macarons in exciting flavour combinations, like Rose/Litchi and Salted Caramel/Caramelized Apples.

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Lindsay William-Ross Lindsay is a Senior Editor at Vancity Buzz, and currently runs the site's Food section. A fourth generation Vancouverite, she spent the last two decades in Los Angeles, where she was EIC of the city's top blog, earned her MA, attended culinary school, and was an English professor (among other things). Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: lindsay@vancitybuzz.com
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