We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

True Confections

866 Denman Street (at Haro), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
(604)682-1292
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #837 of 2,809 restaurants in Vancouver
Neighborhood: Downtown
Most recent review
- Jul 25, 2014
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Downtown
Write a Review

30 reviews from our community

63% Recommend
    11
    8
    7
    1
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My husband and I were looking for a sweet something after dinner and had no idea how perfect a True Confections would be. Our waitress was lovely. The atmosphere was ambient, sophisticated, and the desserts were worth every penny. We don't often eat dessert, so when we do, we like it to be special. You will not be disappointed! We... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
El Paso, Texas
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Desserts look delicious at this dessert restaurant on Denman St in Vancouver's West End neighborhood. Taste didn't quite measure up. Teas & coffees on the menu. Friendly waiter & good service, though.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Great peanut butter chocolate cheese cake and cappuccinos. Stays open late, so perfect to stop at after dinner. Worth the visit! Wish I could go every weekend!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I live a block away and hadn't been in for a very long time. Now I remember why. The most decadent 'looking' cakes to be sure, but the most ordinary to taste. Prices have risen steeply and portions down by 2/3. To taste, one can go over and get Safeway's cheapest cake and do better. Gritty sugary icing, ordinary dry... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Kissimmee, Florida
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stopped in to give this place a try after seeing the variety of cheesecake and other desserts posted outside. My mocha was delivered overflowing on multiple sides...no big deal, but at least come back with an extra napkin or something. The server also slurped mocha onto my wife's glass of water which she noticed and did not leave, but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Steilacoom, Washington
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

With temperatures below freezing under sunny skies we walked the Seawall. We earned a treat and we searched the area for French pastry and coffee. We must have looked lost because a local stopped us and asked what we were looking for. When we told her a bakery her eyes lit up and she directed us to "True Confections". She... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

While there are lots of desserts to choose from, I don't think I'll be back. I've been twice and a little disappointed both times. The cake is good, but not great. The service is terribly slow-it took almost 15 minutes to hand us 2 slices of (pre-sliced) cake and some water while the restaurant was only half full. I love... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Had the Tiramisu cake, it was amazingly tasty and moist.....awesome cake! We went there to have some birthday cake with a group if us, mostly family members.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ontario, Canada
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This place has such an assortment of cakes, pies, coffees, teas...it was hard to choose. At the end of a long ordeal of trying to choose, we had the waiter choose. And he chose exactly the right thing for us....great place.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Live a few blocks away and dine on denman often. Stopped by tonight to fulfill a sweet tooth after dinner. No carrot cake tonight so chose something else. I watched the table service deliver a nice portion of every order. When it came time to box our order it was a one inch slice of cake. I was taken back... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed True Confections also viewed

Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Vancouver, British Columbia

Been to True Confections? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage True Confections, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing