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The French Confection

72 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842
+1 401-619-7816
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
“cake” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
72 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

No one in parking lot should have been our first clue. Bought 4 different pastries and a few macarons. We have had the best in France so we didn’t have high expectations but hoped for better than we got. All of the pastries were extremely...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

If you a missing your morning allotment of French Croissant or Breads try The French Connection. Bon!

Thank penelmurray4946
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We finished our trip with a true French breakfast in the heart of Middletown, RI. Quite unexpected. The home made croissants were delicious and so was the coffee. If you like pastries the French way, it is definitely a place to stop by.

Thank pdorier
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Decent enough bakery, desserts, and sandwiches to satisfy most needs and hungers. The shop is charming and clean inside, great service, and an appetizing array of baked yummies. However, there were a few missteps imo that preclude me from giving a higher endorsement. The eclairs...More

Thank Chang- G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you are traveling to Newport stop in here and get your fill of great French pastries and sweet hospitality from Karen and Xavier, the owners. There is a ramp into the building with a landing so that you can open the door. They have...More

Thank Califanna348
Reviewed 23 May 2017

if you need a croissant fix. go here! if you want an authentic madeline or french cake, run here! splendid, quirky, fresh, not a chain store. local family!

Thank Martha C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If your looking for a quick sit down coffee and a pastry snack this is the place! Fast friendly service..

Thank sandra r
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Cute little place with delicious fare. Excellent napoleons, croissants, and croque monsieurs. They have tiny versions of some pastries; this allows you to sample a chocolate eclair, a napoleon, etc. all in one visit, without discomfort. Good flavor selection of macarons with beautiful colors, sweeter...More

Thank Amateuse
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I live nearby and had never visited this little cafe and bakery. Boy, was I in store for a treat. I picked a box of different dessert confections to take to a dinner party and everyone found something they loved. I highly recommend this little...More

Thank barbararadebach
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Bought a dozen macaroons as a gift while staying in Middletown. The assortment of pastries made the choice very difficult. The macaroons were delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-7816
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Description
French bakery/pastry shop specializing in croissants, quiche, French macarons, tarts, mini desserts and cakes all made from scratch on the premises. Closed Mondays but open 7 days a week in summer.
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