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Nova Era Bakery

West End
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980 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1L8, Canada
(416) 531-1222
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Kitchener, Canada
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127 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is a great place for a sandwich. I had a "Bifana" on a fresh Portuguese bun ($5.49) with a coffee ($1.46) and it was delicious. As you can see, prices are very reasonable and the bread is fresh. Staff are very friendly and helpful, if you are not Portuguese and have questions like me. Decor is pretty basic but... More 

Thank Bachatadave
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I eat lunch here at least three times a week, the hand made sandwiches are cheap and delicious. The fresh baked buns and bread are amazing as well as the hand made pastries

Thank makeitlevel
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

This Portuguese cafe and bakery is my go to for a variety of deliciousness. You really can't resist the custard tarts, coconut pastries, array of cookies, beautifully designed small pastries that are perfect to grace your dessert table, and delicious cakes you can pick up or order for different occasions. The large mould of creme bruelle is always a hit... More 

Thank 148Sixties
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

rude man tell off client tell him they don,t nrrd is businees but he doesmt work ther sut at main bakery

Thank Ossie P
Champaign, Illinois, United States
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My family and I ordered coffee, sandwiches and pastries. I have a 1.5 yr old, so I grabbed my croissant off the serving platter to keep her entertained while the food came. We first got coffee and pastries and like 20 min later we got the sandwiches. Meanwhile, my daughter still hadn't gotten her milk. As we waited for sandwiches,... More 

Thank LuiselRL
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Every time I visit Toronto, I have to stop in. Pasteis de nata, pão con chorizo, great coffee, pão doçe... The sandwiches are portuguese style large, and the pasteis de nata rival the very best from Belem (although different from the original, they're just as satisfying). The variety of fresh, portuguese style breads and delicious quick bite foods satisfy us... More 

Thank Paul_Dayton
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Wonderful savoury and sweet treats. The cod filled, chicken-filled and beef-filled potato cakes were delicious. they also serve custom made sandwiches in their deli section.

Thank Ontari0Meg
Kitchener, Canada
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Popped into this little place last Sunday moring, not much to look at from the outside but hey aren't those usually the best places? Had a coffee and breakfast sandwich which were both fantastic and priced very well I might add. Before we left I spent a good 10 minutes walking back and forth drooling over the spectacular display cabinet... More 

Thank Anna J
Kitchener, Canada
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

If you love flaky pastries and egg custards, this is your bakery! Love the berlin balls, drums and fresh breads baked daily!

Thank cmeadow77
Toronto, Canada
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84 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This place has fresh bread and pastries daily, only thing is they're almost always understaffed so service lags. Still, it's nice that it's easy to get to in a pinch.

Thank Fran701

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Portuguese, Cafe, European
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 980 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: (416) 531-1222

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

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