Location: 153-5951 Minoru Blvd, Richmond, BC V6X 4B1

Phone: (604) 270-2919

Hours: Wed – Sun: 9AM – 6:00PM, Closed Mon – Tues

Hints: 

  • Afternoon/High Tea available (Wed-Sun 12PM – 6PM)
  • Pastries, Macarons, Desserts
  • Organic Teas

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L’Opera Patisserie

L’Opera is a hidden Patisserie on the streets of Minoru in Richmond. I visited them about 2 months ago, but totally forgot to write a post about them. Never too late. L’Opera is a very small restaurant. You could probably see all the tables and chairs from the picture above. Hence, high tea’s are booked days in advanced.

High-Tea Menu

Their high-tea menu is $25 per person and must be booked 2 days in advanced with a minimum of 2 person. I don’t know who would go high tea by themselves.

Cakes
Macarons

L’Opera offers a variety of cakes, pastries, and macarons.

Croissants

The Croissants, though expensive, but they are to die for.

Ham & Cheese Croissant
Almond Croissant
Chocolate Croissant

The Croissants are super flaky. I was lucky to be one of the first to get there in the morning and it just came out of the oven. Absolutely delicious!

Macarons

The Macarons are nicely packed.

Macarons

The best thing I liked about macarons here is that they are less sweet than most other places (my Asian tooth). I loved the Green Tea (bottom right) and Raspberry (top right).

Raspberry macaron

And for anything fruity, there’s actually a fruit inside! It’s amazing.

Cakes

Since it was my girlfriend’s and her sister’s birthday, I bought 5 different cakes instead of one. I don’t believe they have big cakes, just small pastries. In a way it’s great because I get to try all the different kinds.

Summer Basket

A mixture of strawberry, blueberry, blackberry, and raspberry with a berry mousse enclosed by a wall of dark chocolate.

Banan Mille Feiulle

This was like a banana cream in a big flaky cream puff.

New York New York

You probably guessed it, this was a New York original cheesecake. It was very light in texture and fluffy.

Overall, I was quite impressed with the pastries offering at L’Opera. Everything does add up. But L’Opera does offer some quality pastries. I would suggest getting take out as the place is small. But it does have that bakery shop feel, as well as, the cafe feel.

What’s your favourite pastry shop? Let me know in the comments section below.

 

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