Local Easter Offerings to Try This Spring

Indulge in unique treats and menu items this Easter season with your loved ones

Spring has finally arrived, with the sunshine back in town and cherry blossom trees starting to bud. Say goodbye to the dreary winter weather and welcome the new season with some limited edition goodies.

Here are some local spots for you to pick up a sweet treat or Easter meal with your friends and family!

1. Beaucoup Bakery

Beaucoup Bakery

This local bakery is offering a plethora of Easter-themed treats. Take your pick from specialty chocolates, limited edition croissants and unique cakes. You can order their 12-piece chocolates, featuring two limited edition flavours: strawberry pineapple ganache and chocolate chip cookie infused milk chocolate ganache. They are also offering a ‘cookie croissant’, which has a chocolate chip cookie baked onto a butter croissant, topped with milk chocolate Easter eggs – talk about indulgence! The popular bakehouse also has a springtime rocky road cake (available in whole cakes or singular slices), hot cross buns and a DIY cookie decorating kit for the little ones! All these goodies are now available for pre-ordering on their website.
2150 Fir Street, Vancouver; 600 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver; more details online.


2. Purdys Chocolatier

Purdys Chocolatier

Calling all chocolate fanatics–Purdys Chocolatier is offering a wide selection of chocolate creations this spring season. Great for gifting to loved ones or even for a treat yourself moment, you have plenty of options to choose from. Shop their chocolate Easter eggs with various sizes, their chocolate Easter bunny, or their vegan chocolate egg.
Various locations; more details online.


3. Rocky Mountain Chocolate

Rocky Mountain Chocolate

Another Canadian chocolatier offering Easter goodies is Rocky Mountain Chocolate. The fan-favourite chocolate maker is offering an assortment of chocolate bombs in the shape of bunnies and chicks. These chocolates have a smooth milk chocolate centre wrapped in decadent caramel. You can also order the chocolate egg basket, featuring a solid milk chocolate bunny, a hand-painted hollow milk chocolate egg and a confetti cake-flavoured chocolate egg.
Various locations; more details online.


4. Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Pâtisserie

Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Pâtisserie

Chez Christophe is back for another year of pastel fun and sweet treats. Explore their Easter collection, featuring a large chocolate Easter bunny, Easter cakes, and smaller delicacies like  the chocolate bunny lollipops. Their fun Easter cake takes on the form of a bunny butt and has cream cheese mousse layers, intertwined with carrot cake and raspberry confit. Wanting something a tad more savoury? You can pick up the carrot croissant, made with a carrot cake and cream cheese pastry cream filling.
4717 Hastings Street, Burnaby; 1558 Johnston Road, White Rock; more details online.


5. Beta5


Hop into spring with Beta5’s limited edition artisan chocolate bunnies and Easter eggs! You can choose from their strawberry shortcake egg, caramel s’mores egg and carrot cake egg. Each of these chocolate eggs come in a 400-gram size and individual packaging. If you’re looking for something more bite-sized, check out their sunny side up collection, featuring an assortment of five soft-centered chocolates in the form of a sunny side up egg. Pre-ordering is now available online.
409 Industrial Ave, Vancouver; more details online.


6. Mon Paris Patisserie

Mon Paris Patisserie

This Burnaby bakery is offering a beautiful assortment of chocolate eggs for the Easter season. Choose from their four-inch milk and dark chocolate hand-painted eggs or their eight-inch nuts and dried fruits egg. If you’re looking for a creative centrepiece for Easter brunch, they’ve also created a chocolate helicopter with a cloud backdrop. This piece certainly screams spring!
4396 Beresford Street, Burnaby; more details online.


7. Sandrine Pastry & Chocolate

Sandrine Pastry & Chocolate

Moving on to a gem in the interior, Sandrine is a bakery and chocolatier based in Kelowna. They have a selection of fully customizable Easter chocolates. You can pick the size you’d like, the type of chocolate and the design. Just a heads up–they have a wider selection of Easter eggs, bunnies and hens in store, so be sure to drop by!
1865 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna; more details online.


8. Glowbal Restaurant

Glowbal Restaurant

Looking for something a bit more substantial than a chocolate treat? Enjoy an Easter brunch buffet at Glowbal with your family and friends! This feast is only offered on Sunday, March 31, and costs $85 for adults and $35 for children under 12 years old. The menu features a selection of chilled seafood like snow crab legs and jumbo prawns, a prime beef striploin carving station, eggs benedict, and various Easter themed desserts. Reserve your table online to secure your spot.
590 West Georgia, Vancouver; more details online.


9. Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge

Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge

This Michelin-recommended restaurant is offering a three-course fixed prix Easter Sunday brunch menu. For your appetizer, pick from poached eggs, a baby shrimp cocktail, or a creamy potato soup. Moving onto mains, you can choose from the likes of a lamb shank ragout, eggs benedict, or french toast. And lastly for dessert, your selection includes carrot cake and a swiss roll. This menu costs $72 per person and $40 per child aged 12 and under. PS. Vegan options are available to accommodate most people’s diet.
845 Hornby Street, Vancouver; more details online.


10. Railtown Catering

Railtown Catering

For the homebodies, Railtown Catering is offering Easter to-go packages for you to easily whip up in the comfort of your own home. The centerpiece for this multi-course meal is pre-sliced honey-glazed ham. Some fan-favourite sides are included, like scalloped potatoes with gruyère cheese, spiced fluffy hot cross buns with whipped butter and an indulgent rhubarb crumble for dessert. This meal comes in a small size (feeds 4-6) and a large size (feeds 10-12) for $299 and $439 plus tax, respectively. Pick up or delivery available on Sunday, March 31 or Monday, April 1 only!
397 Railway Street, Vancouver; More details online.