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1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
+1 418-692-1221
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastries” (572 reviews)
“gelato” (202 reviews)
“sandwich” (181 reviews)
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French, Healthy, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bought my husband a brownie for $5.00. Not iced and a bit dry. The other items in the glass case actually looked pretty good. Cashier very friendly. Lines ups really long because of lunch counter. Better bakery on other end of St Jean.More

Thank CathyG2011
PaillardQC, Manager at Paillard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello - very sorry to hear that you did not like our brownie - what I do not understand is that we sell the brownie for 2,95$ and that you paid 5,00$. If you would like to contact us at info@paillard.ca we could try to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love pastry, i mean love it. I lived in France and spent most of my time eating pastry not "real food" so this was like being in heaven. my family and I got a big selection of things and shared. everything was perfect.

Thank frando89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was huge and had an amazing selection of baked goods, also breakfast and lunch options. We had coffee and and shared a couple melt in your mouth pastry’s. If we weren’t leaving the next day we would have been back. Everything we bought...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the heart of Rue Saint-Jean in the old city this is a place for spending some time eating or drinking or relaxing as no one will press you to go. Two things bothered me: - A tiny tiny cup of espresso for $3.50....More

2  Thank jack M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We quite enjoyed our lunch here on a cold day in December. A good range of quality soups and sandwiches in a fun atmosphere- you take your trays to the long tables for quick service. Best thing was food was very nice and the price...More

1  Thank RenataOttawa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful pastries and coffee. We are waiting for beignets to come out of the oven. Great way to start a cold day!

1  Thank mmschillaci
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ambiance is perfect, warm and friendly. All the products are amazing, from fresh bread to macaroons. I have to go there a least for a coffee everytime I visit Quebec city

1  Thank reydau85
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All of the previous reviews for this location are spot on. I simply stopped by for a Pain Au Chocolat and a cappuccino. The chocolate croissant was delicious, nice and light and didn't leave that heavy feeling in your stomach that some pastries can. Girlfriend...More

1  Thank chrisYYZ_2012
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came here because my boyfriend is obsessed with french pastries. He had a pain au chocolat and is still drooling about it. I had their lunch combo - a sammie, soup, with the desert of the day, which was a delicious little pastry. Everything...More

1  Thank EBCameron
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good but quality is variable. Some desserts are fantastic, others are meh. Nothing is bad though. Perhaps the dessert goes down in quality throughout the day as they sit longer in the fridge.

1  Thank Mazen E
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12 June 2017|
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Response from Deborah S | Reviewed this property |
They were around $2 each. Not the best macarons I have had, but it was nice to try the maple one.
26 May 2017|
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Response from jazzfang | Reviewed this property |
It is not a breakfast place ... but you can order croissant or egg sandwiches. It depends on the daily menu.
robert r
1 September 2015|
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Response from PaillardQC | Property representative |
Hello - we only mail non-perishable items to the United States such as our coffee mugs, jams and caramel sauce. We are not equipped like large companies so the costs for shipping can be very expensive, usually much more... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-1221
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Paillard - Le Café-Boulangerie in the heart of old Quebec City. Fresh baked breads, viennoiseries, pastries, special coffees, soups, salads, gourmet sandwiches, gelato in the summer, also known for our macarons.
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