Uprising Breads Bakery Cafe

Bakery in Commercial Drive

Vancouver's favorite bakery minichain has been satisfying the bread and cake cravings of locals for 30 years, but this East Side rustic-chic storefront is where it started. Perfect for coffee and treats any time of day (don't miss the ginger cookies), it's also a great lunch spot for a soup and sandwich, especially if it's warm enough to snag an outdoor table.

This is a good spot to pick up some fresh-baked take-out croissants or a loaf of bread – go for the hearty Finnish loaf.