We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sweet Escape Cake Cafe & Bakery

271 Bay St | Unit 2, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1R6, Canada
+1 807-344-7668
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (13 reviews)
“lemon squares” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Canadian
££ - £££
271 Bay St | Unit 2, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1R6, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (45)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 2 December 2017

We have never been disappointed by this bakery. There is always something new to try. They offer a great variety of cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and bars. Whatever we have chosen is always fresh and very tasty. Visited this establishment perhaps a half dozen times and...More

Thank Sydney F
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Excellent Chai Tea Latte and homemade pretzels! Visited during Open Streets Thunder Bay and although it was very busy, the service was quick and friendly.

Reviewed 14 September 2017

I have always enjoyed every meal here. They have amazing vegan options on Wednesday. The cookies and muffins are amazing.

Thank marycentral2013
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Worst customer service by the owner who argued and insulted me. Shocked, disappointed and in disbelief at lack of professionalism. The customer is apparently not right when it comes to this business, but rather subjected to unlimited excuses and arguments. The gift certificates I had...More

2  Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Sweet escape is a modern "quaint" - not your Victorian tea room quaint. It's comfortable, colourful and eccentric. Desserts are delicious!

Thank Ideasculptor
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Rediscovered this place sometime last week and have been back 3-4 times! Perfect place to hunker down and get some major studying done. The staff is always super friendly. Today, there was a little line and I was told to sit down and they remembered...More

Thank Zakkl
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Recently stopped by my favourite coffee house. Great selections of coffee and desserts. Atmosphere comfortable and service good. I like this coffee house because I feel comfortable going there solo.

Thank Beverly W
Reviewed 21 December 2016

My wife and I stopped in on a Monday. Many baking choices! Tried the lemon square and a cupcake. Delicious. Friendly staff. Close to nearby shops.Coffee was very good - refill included. Will stop by again. Nice casual atmosphere - local artwork on the walls....More

Thank Marty P
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Excellent desserts and descent coffee. The challenge with this place is the cupcakes since you just can't eat just one.

Thank HL_333
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The cupcakes and cakes are so delicious and you cannot beat their reasonable prices. Staff are always friendly, cute cozy place to visit with friends or hold a meeting. Will always be my go to for ordering a cake or picking up cupcakes. Biscotti are...More

Thank thehonesttraveller86
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 hotels in Thunder Bay
Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites
333 reviews
.51 miles away
Shoreline Motor Hotel
10 reviews
.64 miles away
Super 8 Thunder Bay
427 reviews
.67 miles away
Travelodge Thunder Bay ON
198 reviews
.71 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Lot 66
308 reviews
.22 miles away
The Growing Season Juice Collective
157 reviews
.10 miles away
Hoito Restaurant
584 reviews
.11 miles away
Uptown Cut
90 reviews
.23 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Hillcrest Park
153 reviews
.52 miles away
Magnus Theater
25 reviews
.43 miles away
OLG Casino Thunder Bay
61 reviews
.34 miles away
Port Arthur Stadium
9 reviews
.73 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sweet Escape Cake Cafe & Bakery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Bay St | Unit 2, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1R6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay District  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-344-7668
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing