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Baked Expectations

££ - £££American, Cafe,
161 Osborne St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1Y7, Canada
+1 204-452-5176
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheesecake” (158 reviews)
“cakes” (161 reviews)
“tortes” (37 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
161 Osborne St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1Y7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 871 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

A pretty hipster sit down dessert restaurant. They have a lot of options. I love it there. Sometimes prefer my cakes to go just because of the crowd.

Thank Jolene B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a customer here for 30ish years. I moved away a decade ago but still love the noise and bustle of the place. Great desserts and food!

Thank Vince H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just arrived Winnipeg late night and surprised to see that this bake shop is open till midnight. When I arrived, there were still lots coming in for dessert, mostly teens hanging out. Wanted to try the chocolate salted caramel but somebody took the last slice....More

Thank jo_dcriz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little spot has been around since the 80s - and I have been going there since then. Informal and friendly, it is an inexpensive treat for any family. Good consistent quality and value.

Thank John P
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Great for desserts, but I always find that their dinner is strictly mediocre. Burger buns are usually dry and sandwiches are generally flavourless. Salads are usually okay. Great spot for cake and coffee but skip lunch. Biggest attraction of this spot is its convenience given...More

Thank Terrence S
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We have been going to Baker Expectations for years and often pick up deserts to go. In the past six months their cheesecakes have been horrible, so dry they taste like two week old cakes. You’ve lost our and many friends business, too many other...More

1  Thank Edgussy
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Attended this restaurant for the first time very early in the new year with friends. We stopped in for desert and what a surprise. Excellent quality food with generous helpings. Very friendly staff. Great service even though the place was packed with customers waiting. The...More

Thank Perry A
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Walked in for lunch and waited 15 minutes before I got up and went to the front to ask for a menu, the place was not busy at all. Ordered a tuna salad sandwich, for the price I was expecting something great, instead got a...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

It smelled amazing the second we walked through the door! We visited hoping there was cupcakes and unfortunately they were out. We settled for 2 very large pieces of red velvet cake and we didn’t regret it one bit! It was the best red velvet...More

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

You know when you get to a dessert place at 10.15 in the evening and you have to wait for a table that the place would be good. The cakes and cheese cakes was something special and each one of us enjoyed our choice. Service...More

Thank swazijumbo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Osborne St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1Y7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg>  > Mcmillan
  • Neighbourhood: Mcmillan
  • Phone Number: +1 204-452-5176
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