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Sweet Obsession Cakes & Pastries Ltd

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Neighborhood:
Kitsilano
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2611-16th Avenue West, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 3C2, Canada
604-739-0555
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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been there twice and I should really say you have to work on your staff more.... Lazy folks hanging around the showcase. The way they talk to customers, lack of attention, rudeness... One guy, from accent I could guess he is from Czech republic, had lack of patience with customer, who was asking for the cake, but could... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is a great spot to meet friends for a bite or coffee and for take out. The baking is excellent - with reasonably priced everyday items like croissants and scones, and pricey, but quite special cakes and other desserts.

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Thank Katevan2013
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Tucked away discreetly on West 16th, this adorable and letter perfect bakery did everything perfectly from the lemon Daquois to the incredible sweet cinnamon rolls. The atmosphere is relaxed in the small seating area and there were seats outside on a baby patio. Our triple mousse individual portions (yes we went there) - were divine. Be prepared for a massive... More 

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Thank randomgrace
Vancouver, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Sweet Obsession makes the best cakes and pastries in Vancouver. The quality of their ingredients is evident. Presentation is spectacular. Flavours are rich and delicious. The scones and cookies are also wonderful.

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Thank kanawa1
Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Fabulous desserts that present well either at your own table or a hostess gift. Freshest fruits and cream used, and the most divine chocolate employed.

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Thank Nohubcaps
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Love this cafe with lots of yummy desserts. We love coming here for friends gathering or take out cakes for birthdays or just because.

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Thank Fafa2482
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Cakes from Sweet Obsession are expensive; not all are good. We were disappointed in the toffee cake. We liked the flavour but the texture was very heavy ... difficult to cut with a fork. Even worse, Sweet Obsession did not have the courtesy to reply when I let them know about the failure.

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Thank CMRBC
Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

My favourite bakery when in Vancouver!!!!! Some of the best cakes and pastries in the city. Beautiful presentation of all. Excellent service.

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Thank Kathy P
Tacoma, Washington
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252 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

A lovely neighborhood spot for a bite and espresso. Seating is tight - about 20 people can be accommodated total counting the outdoor seating - and it is always bustling. People watching is fun here! The vibe is more on the clean, modern side. Parking is fairly easy to find. Sweet Obsession has a wide variety of sweets and cakes... More 

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Thank jay s
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic ingredients an expert pastry chefs culminate in beautiful desserts that are perfect for any occasion. On this occasion we tried the apricot tart and white chocolate raspberry mousse which were delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2611-16th Avenue West, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 3C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighborhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: 604-739-0555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Kitsilano

Neighborhood Profile
Kitsilano
Kitsilano is one of Vancouver's most transformative neighbourhoods. With a long history of coffee culture and poetry readings, its days of flower children and buskers may be long-gone, but not without leaving their mark on the number of organic restaurants and fair-trade cafes in the area. At the centre of Kitsilano ("Kits" for short) the almost idyllic expanse of Kits Beach offers the opportunity for a relaxed afternoon of beach volleyball or sunbathing. Along with the beachfront, nearby public pools and trendy street-beats have driven up the homeowners prices, making it a haven for stylish home goods stores, from design and furniture, to supplies and appliances. The multitude of both families and public spaces also make it a happening neighbourhood in the summer, when festivals and fairs take to Kits' streets.