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Easter Treats, Dinners and Specials on 17th Ave

Like all of the best holidays, Easter involves a lot of delicious food – from traditions like chocolate bunnies and baskets filled with other decadent treats to turkey dinner complete with all the fixings. On 17th Ave, some of your favourite businesses are bringing their take on easter traditions to the table with treats such as malted chocolate cakes, cream egg nests and Easter dinner from local restaurants. You can also find a variety of other spring-time favourites such as floral arrangements and more, so head to 17th Ave for any and all of your Easter weekend essentials. 

Ship & Anchor 

Your favourite 17th Ave pub is offering two different ways to celebrate Easter this year: if you’d rather stay home and enjoy a traditional Easter dinner with your cohort, you can pre-order dinner from the ship! This decadent meal comes complete with braised turkey, homemade stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, butter seared brussel sprouts, yorkshire pudding and roasted gravy. You can also add on a spinach and cheddar tart, and vanilla cupcakes with mini eggs and cream cheese frosting for dessert. Alternatively, you can enjoy the beautiful spring weather we’ve been getting on the Ship and Anchor’s famous patio and enjoy specials all day, April 4th. 

534 17th Ave SW, shipandanchor.com

Photo Credit: Ten Degrees Chocolate

Ten Degrees Chocolate 

From Easter-themed sugar cookies to hand-painted artisan easter eggs, Easter gift baskets to malted chocolate cake; Ten Degrees Chocolate’s decadent desserts and Easter specials are both festive and delicious. Their wide variety of Easter-themed goodies also include cream bon bons, a children’s Easter holiday creations class and more, so head to their website today to get your hands on some of these amazing treats for your Easter celebrations. 

 818 16 Ave SW, tendegreeschocolate.ca

Photo Credit: Ollia Macarons & Tea

Ollia Macarons & Tea 

What is an Easter celebration without some creamy and delicious carrot cake!? At Ollia, they’re serving up a 4 inch, 4 layer gluten free carrot cake, topped with cream cheese icing from now until Easter. You can also get their beloved Cream Egg Nests for a new spin on your favourite spring flavours. This popular treat is made with a macaron shell, milk chocolate ganache, a centre filled with Ollia’s buttery custard, vanilla buttercream grass and a couple chocolate mini macarons. These truly sound ‘eggcellent.’ so head to their website or their 16th Ave storefront to grab yours today. 

810C 16th Ave SW, byollia.com

Photo Credit: Butterblock YYC

Butterblock YYC

If you need a break from all the chocolate bunnies and creme eggs over Easter weekend, Butterblock has Easter boxes available until April 4th, stocked with carrot walnut cake with white rabbit candy buttercream, almond mini eggs bread pudding, sweet scones, palmiers, and vanilla lavender cookies! Get yours while you still can at their 17th Ave location, or online at their website. 

908 17th Ave SW, butterblockyyc.com

Photo Credit: Yum Bakery & Bistro

Yum Bakery & Bistro 

Yum Bakery & Bistro is putting a delicious and unique spin on easter treats this year with their selection of items like a mini egg brownie cheesecake, rainbow challah bread, easter egg macarons, and easter-themed cookie decorating kit, as well as a number of different other cakes and treats you can indulge in on the holiday weekend. Head to the link below to view the rest of their Easter-themed menu! 

1006 17th Ave, yum-bakery.com

Purple orchid

It’s starting to feel like spring outside, and with the Purple Orchid’s floral arrangements, you can make it feel like spring inside, too. They have Easter-themed arrangements perfect for your dining room centerpiece during Sunday dinner, or their custom hand tied arrangements featuring a variety of different spring blooms. Check them out on 16th Ave or head to their website and learn more. 

810a 16 Ave SW, purpleorchidflowers.ca

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