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1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
+1 418-692-1221
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastries” (491 reviews)
“gelato” (172 reviews)
“sandwich” (158 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
French, European, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stop for some breakfast. Definitely worth the stop. I had a bacon cheddar croissant and it was worth it. I'd definitely stop again.

Thank JasonKeys20
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All were excellent! Looking forward to returning to try more. Lunch looked great too. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Jets99
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had sandwiches on croissants for a light dinner. Topped off with their famous macarons. Would be fabulous for breakfast or lunch.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fresh baguettes, coffee and gelato--it's great place to stop after visiting Québec's old city and with all the seating why not peruse the menu and stay for lunch?

Thank Marquise_LA
Reviewed 4 days ago

People who works there are arrogant, they treat you with no respect, very badly. The food is over priced.More

Thank NathalieMainville
PaillardQC, General Manager at Paillard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Bonjour Madame Mainville, We are very sorry about your bad expérience you lived at Paillard , It's the first time we recieved that type of comments, if you notice the name of the person that will help us to resolve the arrogant aspect. For the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The baking is superb! We ordered the mushroom soup (with a hint of truffle oil), smoked meat sandwich (smaller than expected but delicious) and a custard cake (fresh cake with a candied almond topping and vanilla custard....yum!). Service was very good, English was spoken which...More

Thank GlobeGirl4EVR
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate here several times during the week. There is many choices of fresh foods. you can sit at large picnic type tables. service is fast and convenient.

Thank maryjoe0777
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed two nights in Quebec, and the host for our rental flat left us two baguettes, telling us that it is, "the best bread!" Wow, is it ever! The first night we made a dinner of the bread and some fruit and brie. The...More

Thank Zanna W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This may be a chain restaurant but the bread and pastries are made here and it was very good. They have a special for breakfast which includes a breakfast sandwich, fruit and coffee or tea for under $8. It was hot and fresh. Pastries we're...More

Thank tfamily846
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was told they did the best croissants in town and they were not wrong. The breakfast croissant is fabulous value as well as delicious. The pastries looked amazing. Can thoroughly recommend the ice cream too! Their coffee is good too. Going for breakfast again...More

Thank Caroline P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How much are the macarons? Love them!
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.
do your breakfast include bacon and eggs
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
Do they mail to the United States?
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
  • Value
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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