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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” (574 reviews)
“gelato” (199 reviews)
“sandwich” (184 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
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 2 days ago via mobile

Went here last week for breakfast and loved the food. We had a breakfast morning combo which includes croissant with egg etc. and a chipotle chicken sandwich. The food was warm, fresh, full of flavours and the croissant was amazing. The capuccino was great too....More

Thank Explorer_hfx
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to Paillard after reading the great reviews on tripadvisor and we were very disappointed. Their croissants were average, something you can get at costco and their bread was pretty tough. Their pastries are also sub par, no real balance between the almond filling to...More

Thank Rahim N
Reviewed 3 days ago

At the recommendation of our walking tour guide, Robert, we made a special trip to enjoy some of the pastries available at Paillard. The walk down the hill was well worth the trek. The croissants were light and buttery - delicious to the last flaky...More

Thank linda d
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I wouldn't have thought a French bakery would have vegan options, but I was surprised to see that Paillard was listed as the second restaurant in Quebec City to have vegan options. I tried it out and asked if the grilled vegetable sandwich and vegetable...More

Thank Washingbeard
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have eaten real French croissants all over the world. These were just okay, in fact they needed a lot of force to be pulled apart. Neither did they have layers and layers of flakes. I asked for another, and it was the same. Guess...More

Thank eliaMontreal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely the best croissants that I have ever tasted this side of the Atlantic! The "morning combos" are delicious as I had the bacon, egg and cheese croissant my first morning and the combo Frittata the next day...wow! Came back for pistachio gelato in the...More

Thank Bonelltravell2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our lattes and croissants. We had to hold ourselves back to not eat everything in the store. The olive bread is also very good. Also has homemade chocolates.

1  Thank Susan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place for breakfast and lunch! Don't let the cafeteria style ordering scare you... We Had the best hot chocolate ever! The lattes were delicious as well as the croissants. A bakery and deli rolled into one...Jamon sandwiches were great also. Don't miss Paillard...More

1  Thank Happytraveller013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Goodness, I love that bread 🥖 the best one in all Québec region. I highly recommend to everyone to go to the Paillard bakery.

1  Thank Jean-Marc R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The guide on our walking tour recommended a stop here for Croissants. They were amazing!!! We also purchased some macaroons which were super yummy! There was a wide selection of bakery items and sandwiches. I was very excited to find wine as an option here....More

1  Thank onojno
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30 April 2018|
Response from onojno | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t ask for the recipe. I am not sure if they give their trade secrets away but it needed no butter! It was perfect!!
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.
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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