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1172 Main Street, Smithers, British Columbia V0J 2N0, Canada
250.847.9044
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Best pastries in town

Everybody in Smithers is worried. The family that has operated this great German style pastry shop is looking to sell. It's an institution where locals meet for really good pastries, sandwiches and conversation. Here's hoping it stays as good as it is. Be careful, the three layer brownies are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
MrLucky1950
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Santa Cruz
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Santa Cruz
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Everybody in Smithers is worried. The family that has operated this great German style pastry shop is looking to sell. It's an institution where locals meet for really good pastries, sandwiches and conversation. Here's hoping it stays as good as it is. Be careful, the three layer brownies are addictive!

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Smithers
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Food is homemade, decadent pastries. Friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Conveniently situated on Main Street. Take a break while shopping. A definate value for money.

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Smithers, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Nothing much to dislike. All goodies baked in their own kitchen and it's all good. They have good selection of pastries and as well offer up soup and sandwiches and coffees. Gets a little crowded at lunch. Frozen cinnamon buns to take on the road with you.

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Terrace, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I never would've expected to find homemade bread and delicious treats on my way home from my travels. I did in Schimmels one of the cutest bakeries ever! Great service and specialty coffees that are a great change from the horrible chain coffees, not to name names:) that are everywhere as you travel, will be coming back for sure.

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Tonasket, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

There are sometimes when a taste can transform you. This is the place to give it a try. The pastry was wonderfully German (or Dutch?) Rich creams, full bodied doughs, full of flavor treats. And the coffee was strong. Worth a stop if you are anywhere near Smithers.

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Whitehorse, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I was having a major chocolate craving, and called around to discover they had a gluten-free chocolate zucchini bread. Although not quite as good as my mom's.. it was absolutely amazing. Chocolaty, but not overwhelmingly so... with a hint of zucchini goodness.. and icing sugar on top to boot.... I savored every bit.

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Summerland, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This family-run bakery is very clean, decorative and bright.... and the treats in the case are unbelievably yummy!! I liked the Mocha Almond Wafers so much that I went back after i'd eaten my lovely sandwich, and bought the last 7 cookies they had!!! Great spot for a family to dine, or to write in your diary over a cup... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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120 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It was a hot day in Smithers and we needed cold drinks and a place out of the sun so we went in. The decor is very cute and in keeping with the 'alpine' look of the town. Service is friendly and they had a good selection of pastries - they also serve sandwiches. Coffee (iced) was good.

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Vancouver, BC, CAD
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Pastries looked, smelled and tasted decadent. The people are great they even recommended a great breakfast place to go to. This is a must visit recommendation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Great little coffee shop! The cinnamon buns are incredible! Absolutely delicious. My friend has Celiac and loves that she can go in and grab a cheese cake cup for a creamy snack. Great service, cant wait to go back

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  • Address: 1172 Main Street, Smithers, British Columbia V0J 2N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Smithers
  • Phone Number: 250.847.9044

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