What better way to spend the day with your sweetie than on 17th Ave! From sweet treats to last minute bouquet purchases, we’ve got you covered this Valentine’s Day. Here are just a few locations on the Ave where you can spoil bae this Bae Day!
Yum Bakery & Yum Bistro gives you two amazing options in one location! On the bakery side, you can spoil your sweetheart with delicious desserts. From pies and tarts to cinnamon buns and jarred creme brulee, Yum bakery offers an assortment of breads and dessert to make any day special. On the bistro side, you and your honey can enjoy a romantic brunch for two. Yum Bistro offers toast board with a variety of creations made to share and they even serve delicious breakfast such as their Cinnamon Bun Bread Pudding French Toast. How amazing does that sound?
Purple Orchid makes it easier to level up your flower-giving game! With their beautiful arrangements, it would be the perfect time to show your special someone that you know flowers. You’re boo doesn’t enjoy getting flowers? Don’t worry, Purple Orchid offers a beautiful selection of plants for any plant lover, especially their gorgeous purple orchids! With the knowledge and help of the Purple Orchid staff, you can feel confident taking care of any flower arrangement or plants at home. They also carry an array of vases, pottery and decor pieces to brighten up your love and their space. Visit Purple Orchid in front of Tomkins Park, on 16th Ave.
You know those instagrammable desserts that are always in the most IG worthy locations?? Well now you and your S.O. can beef up your instagram with amazing pictures of all your D-Spot Cafe desserts! With their mouth watering hazelnut cheesecake and their Belgian Milkshake. DSpot will be the place to get the pics and the treats this Valentine’s day. If sweets aren’t your thing, you can enjoy burgers, pizzas and sausages at Dspot as well! The perfect balance of sweet and savory, for the most insta worthy couple out there!
To all my early morning risers, Butter Block is going to be one of the first things you do when you wake up this Valentine’s Day! For delicious, freshly baked croissants with amazing different flavours, check out all that they have to offer. Butter Block even offers croissant sandwiches, how amazing is that? Plus, you don’t want to miss out on their Picnic Basket option. For only $35(+GST) you can get two sweet croissants, two croissants sandwiches, two fruit salads, two drinks and a small treat! What’s more romantic than a picnic for two?
For some, enjoying a sweet treat is almost near impossible due to allergies or sensetivities but not anymore, Cookie Mama has got all the sweetness without sacrificing the taste. Cookies, cupcakes, breads and cakes, Cookie Mama offers vegan, gluten free, and dairy free options that taste delicious and has quality of the ingredients! Cookie Mama now offers Vice Cream, a 100% plant-based, gluten free, dairy-free ice cream! Each month they feature a different flavour. You can get the Vice Cream in single servings, pints, ice cream pies and ice cream sandwiches. Oh my!
European Bakery is the ONLY place on the Ave where you can get a delicious slice off burek with cheese, meat or potatoes that will have you drooling for more. This family-owned bakery not only has amazing breads for an affordable price but they do a lot of pastries and cakes offered in a variety of sizes. This Valentine’s treat your boo to an assortment of delicious cakes from European Bakery and Deli, you won’t regret it!
What is more romantic than a classic french macarons, melting in your mouth fed to you by the person of your dreams? How about Ollia’s Ispahan macaron mini cake! The combination of raspberry, rose and lychee, makes it the perfect treat to share with your loved one(s)! Pre-order this tasty dessert or pick up in store today!
The doughnuts from Jelly Modern Doughnuts are sure to put a smile on your sweetheart’s face. They have amazing flavours, and you can even create a celebration box with a dozen regular sized doughnuts or 16 of their three bite doughnuts. This month, try their doughnuts of the month, Nutella and their Strawberry Cheesecake. Share the love this weekend with their Valentine’s Day doughnuts if you have an event to attend that day. Nothing screams love better then delectably soft doughnuts!
This Valentine’s Day, Urban Fare is having a Dinner event! The menu includes a glass of Prosecco, 3 West Coast Kusshi Oysters, a signature charcuterie board and chocolate covered strawberries for dessert. All that for $35 per person (+ tax), pre-book at Urban Fare Wine & Charcuterie Bar in store. If you’re looking for a sweet gift for your special someone, check out Urban Fare’s Sugarfina display. You can curate the perfect candy gift box with their assortment of Sugarfina candy cubes! If you aren’t into sweets, you can also get a DIY charcuterie board and surprise your honey with a romantic meal for the two of you at home! Don’t forget to grab a bouquet of fresh flowers to brighten up your sweetie’s day!
Every year Tim Hortons always comes out with some delicious treats that are always different from the year before. This year, they are bringing delicious goodness with their Dream Donuts. These three new flavours are the Dulce De Leche, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and filled with creamy caramel, the Strawberry Confetti is dipped in pink strawberry icing and sprinkled with confetti sprinkles and lastly, the Chocolate Truffle, filled with whipped chocolate, dipped in chocolate ganache and sprinkled with dark chocolate shavings. Try the Dream Donuts today!
Make this Valentine’s Day, the best day for you and your sweetie! You can also find more Valentine’s Day events on 17th Ave by going to our What’s On page! Don’t miss out this Valentine’s Day.