Patisserie La Cigogne
1626 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4G 3B7
Delivering freshly baked goods, Patisserie La Cigogne indulges your sweet-tooth.
|Cuisine Type |||Desserts, French, Bakeries|
|Ambiance |||Patio Dining|
|Amenities |||Wheelchair Accessible|
|Pricing |||Less than $20|
|Payment |||Interac, MasterCard, Visa|
|Getting There |||Bayview bus|
|Cross Street |||Bayview and Eglinton|
|Mon-Fri 7:30AM-7PM, Sat 8AM-7PM, Sun 8AM-5:30PM|
Profile Last Updated: January 20, 2009
The emblem used to adorn Patisserie La Cignogne’s entrance is a stork – carrying not a newborn baby - but a birthday cake in its long beak. Delivering homemade French breads, pastries, cakes, and pies, the early birds of pastry-making are at it at the crack of dawn. The homey aroma of freshly baked goods permeates through the shop each and every day, a subtle reminder of the good ole days in mom’s kitchen.
The sumptuous desserts are proffered in dazzling display cases, a truly drool-worthy showcase of decadence. Aptly titled “The Paradise,” “The Temptation,” and simply “Intense,” the ample selection of cakes will surely satisfy any sweet-tooth craving. “The Millenia,” for example, is a combination of nougat and dark chocolate mousse, layered with apricots aged in orange liqueur and smothered in white chocolate. Or, perhaps “The Bacarra” suits you better, a dark chocolate ganache with light caramel cream and crunchy pistachios, infused with savory peaches. Available by the single serving and beyond, desserts can be order in advanced to be savoured en masse.
A small café-style seating area and front-side patio allow customers to eat-in at their leisure. The breakfast menu, comprised of omelettes, crepes, quiches, and croissant sandwiches is an all-day event, while weekend brunch proffers Patisserie La Cigogne’s “Tarte Flambee” (an Alsatian-style baked pie filled with bacon, onion, and cream cheese). Baguette sandwiches are prepared with roast beef, turkey, pate, or ham; there is even one called “Le Normandie” which is a concoction of brie, cucumber, and apple.