Dessert Hopping in the Heights
Need a pick-me-up to beat the summer heat? Swing on by Burnaby Heights this season to enjoy the district’s popular dessert shops and sweet treats.
The Heights has Burnaby’s favourite dessert shops and it’s a destination known to the foodie community. It’s a great area to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings or even a nice after-lunch or dinner treat. This summer, try “dessert hopping”! Visit one dessert shop after another and have a dessert in each one. Remember, the more places you stop by, the sweeter your life will be!
If we missed any of your favourites or have suggestions of places we need to try, let us know!
Glenburn Soda Fountain & Confectionery
Address: 4090 Hastings Street
Known for their sundaes, milkshakes and malts, this vintage ice cream shop is a Burnaby Heights staple. If you live in Burnaby, you definitely need to visit Glenburn.
Chez Christophe Chocolaterie et Pâtisserie
Address: 4717 Hastings Street
Located on the North side of Hastings, this Swiss patisserie is known for its freshly baked pastries, cakes, and artisan chocolates.
Address: 4712 Hastings Street
A real Italian gelateria and cake shop in the Heights. This dessert shop is run by husband and wife, Georgio and Daisy. This world class dessert shop offers a wide variety of smooth delicious gelato and custom decorated cakes that will blow your mind.
Address: 4233 Hastings Street
Also known as FiorDiLatte Cafe, this is a gem that offers home-made gelato, gourmet sandwiches, incredible pastries and great coffee. Heights Tip! It’s better to stop by in the morning if you’re looking to try their pastries. They sell out fast!
Address: 4568 Hastings Street
Just opened this year, Gabi and Jules (named after their two daughters) is a family run business specializing in handmade pies and pastries. Try a slice of their famous Strawberry Ginger Peach or Lemon Meringue Pie. You won’t regret it!
Address: 4010 Hastings Street
Summer is mango season and if you haven’t tried Thai Mango Sticky Rice (also known as Khao Niaow Ma Muang) before, this is your sign to add Chad Thai to your stop. Don’t forget the Thai Iced Tea!
Address: 4569 Hastings Street
Beat the heat with a nice cold bubble tea. Chatime offers a wide variety of drink flavours, from your classic milk tea to their new Shimmer & Shine Summer teas like Passion Fruit Peach Glow and Lychee Grapefruit Stardust.
We invite you to check out the Burnaby Heights online directory. See what other eateries and hidden gems the district offers.
Happy dessert hopping and don’t forget that when you support a small business, you are also supporting our community and economy.