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Du Pain et des Idees


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
French, European
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything they say is true -- Du Pain and Ideés is a wonderful, classic French bakery! We went in the early afternoon and no lines with plenty of fresh items to choose from -- decisions, decisions! To get a good sampling, best to try a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tinyideas
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The worst, small and expensive pain au Chocolat and cafe we had in Paris really .They are much better bakeries in Paris. Close is aux peches normand were local people goes. Du pain et des Idées is for tourist. And the escargot was nothing special

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jax00123
Reviewed 1 week ago

As non french people, we loved it and tasted a true french bakery, with french bread and cakes. Very tasty, smells so good. Perfect croissant and baguette!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank andrewsrichard
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the more popular bakeries in Paris as seen from the queue inside the bakery. The chocolate and pistachio escargot pastries were fresh and tasted delicious! Nice place to have breakfast at.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jasmine210797
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a line when we went but it was worth the wait. The vintage bakery is so beautiful and nostalgic. We tried their signature Chocolate Pistachio Escargot filled with pistachio paste and chocolate chips. It was buttery and flaky - love at first bite....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank TravelingwithThyme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a friday afternoon and the place was packed. Queue was outside shop. The pastries are delicious and the bread was perfect. None of the escargot croissant left unfortunately.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AVFA
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Took my quite a while to find this place (navigation fails in such terraine). Should have given up earlier. I finally arrived to only find a hand written note on the door (in French only). I would have loved to not having to offer my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ingulia
Reviewed 28 November 2018

This place has been voted the best boulangerie in Paris for a few years and it's easy to see why. Everything is delicious. Trying the pan des amis is a must. Add some french butter and it's a party in your mouth. Worth picking it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank manasses_dabbles
Reviewed 18 November 2018

This bakery is small but favored by locals and tourists being driven to the bakery. You walk in order, get your tasty patries and leave. We ate at one of the few tables outside. I had a delicious "pistachio escargot" (just a name), and my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank cjejr2
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I have been to Du Pain several times. In my opinion, they have the best pain au chocolat in Paris as well as wonderful escargot and chausson au pommes. Today is the first time I’ve seen them offer café. I have to say, it was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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8 August 2018|
Response from Roman R | Reviewed this property |
They are funny, I arrived one morning when they where meant to be open and they just decided to close for the day. Usually they open early though.
1 August 2017|
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Hi, I don't believe that they do.
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