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10 spots to find the best cheesecake in the GTA

Thursday , July 2nd , 2015

With National Cheesecake Day taking place on July 30, celebrating the annual food holiday is easy. All you have to do is dig into a heavenly slice of creamy, dreamy cheesecake!

Surprisingly, cheesecake dates back to ancient Greece, where a variation of the dessert was once served to Olympic athletes. Today, there are many cultures that have their own take on the classic dessert.

In North America, however, the most popular cheesecake varieties are New York style, made with cream cheese and heavy cream, and Philadelphia cheesecake, which is slightly lighter but equally as delicious. 

Plus, from pumpkin to peanut butter, there are a myriad of cheesecake flavours to choose from. To find your favourite, visit any one of these fine local restaurants and bakeries! 


Visit this Toronto landmark for dessert at its most refined, including seasonally inspired cheesecake flavours to titillate your senses.


Located west of the city in Oakville, this authentic Italian restaurant treats dessert lovers to a New York style cheesecake smothered in raspberry, chocolate…


This centrally located Toronto restaurant offers elevated pub fare, including a light, mascarpone cheesecake served with a berry compote for a sweet ending…


This Liberty Village restaurant gives classic cheesecake an exotic twist by flavouring the dessert with taro root and serving it with ginger streusel…


Everything is bigger in Texas, including portions of cheesecake topped with strawberry or chocolate sauce and whipped cream at this Mississauga mainstay.…


Go back to cheesecake’s roots at this popular Greek restaurant located in downtown Toronto, which offers diners house-made cheesecake on a choice of…


Enjoy la dolce vita at this Italian wine bar and restaurant, which serves a lighter cheesecake prepared with ricotta, lemon and caramel.


This Asian-inspired bistro and bar boasts some of the tastiest cheesecake bites in the city, and serves them on a lollipop stick dipped in white chocolate…


A Japanese import that is taking North America by storm, this downtown Toronto bakery specializes in six-inch cheesecakes featuring all-natural ingredients.


Life’s a slice at Carole’s, which has been satisfying sweet cravings since 1972 by dishing out delicious cheesecake, making it the perfect destination…

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