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1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
+1 418-692-1221
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Needham, Massachusetts
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169 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place gets crazy busy in the morning and can be overwhelming when you arrive. All of the food was quite good and freshly made. The selection of baked goods is also incredible. When you enter, I suggest you take a minute to check out all of the options versus jumping on the line. They have hot food in the... More 

Thank bw411
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our breakfasts at this Boulanger. Great for people watching, great coffee and a choice of pastries to die for. Be prepared to queue,but the queue moves very quickly

Thank Mike K
Littleton, New Hampshire
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233 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful bakery & coffee shop. We went twice; once for a mid day treat and another time for a late evening snack. The hot chocolate was rich & creamy - delicious. The pastry selection was amazing. It was difficult to chose just one. We did notice a pretty steady stream of folks some taking take out. They also had... More 

Thank Life-travelers
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped for a lunch, and I must say this was a pleasant surprise and a great find. Great menu options, freshly baked goods... and an accordionist to provide live entertainment. It seems they've found the winning formula - good food choices, funky, relaxed atmosphere, very reasonable prices, free wi-fi - we loved it!

Thank 1111
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The croissant bacon set is a steal at CAD7.75+taxes (CAD8.91 after taxes). We ordered this and 2 other combos - a combo sausage & combo bacon erable (i.e. maple syrup). These 2 combos are at CAD8.50+taxes (CAD9.77 after taxes). Each set comes with a nest portion of fruits & a cup of coffee. My personal favorite is the combo bacon... More 

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PaillardQC, General Manager at Paillard, responded to this review

Good morning Audrey, I am sorry about this mistake but our sandwiches combo or breakfast counter are open at the begining of the day from 7h00am until the closing time. we will be pleased, at your next visit to serve you at anytime. Thank you for this good comments we will resolve this problem in the next few minutes. Best... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel like eating in Quebec City can be pretty expensive, especially in the touristy parts, so it was nice to find a tasty place that was reasonably priced. We came here twice--the first time to eat some tasty sandwiches for lunch and the second time to grab some fresh-baked bread and pastries for breakfast on our way to the... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Quebec City for Christmas and visited this pastry shop. They make the best chocolate croissants!! We also had a variety of buches noel or yule logs. They were sooo good! My favorite was the maple one. Can't wait to go back! Yum!!

Thank cookie4547
Quebec City, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

went in for a coffee..got fast service..saw couples ..families enjoying light lunches.Right in Old Quebec.while ambling down St John st..Lot of stores around..restos..hotels. view of `;Porte St Jean gate...In summer that street is only for pedestrians on weekend

Thank Francois L
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our most favorite stops in romantic old Quebec. This shop has some of the most delectable and exquisite speciality deserts found anywhere. Appears to be a local hangout where the "those in the know" spend their time and money. We highly recommend a casual visit and see for yourselves, you will not be disappointed with the... More 

Thank airehead2
Augusta, Maine
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262 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK. Any morning. Great almond croissants. Great muffins. Great coffee. The world's most expensive tea bags. Get in line, pick out what you want, order your pastries and coffee, sit down at one of the long tables, read the paper, check your mail, hang out. Buy croissants to take home. They also make sandwiches. So good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 7
French, Cafe, European, Canadian, Soups, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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
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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