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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” (494 reviews)
“gelato” (174 reviews)
“sandwich” (159 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All 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 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bakery in the main street which serves breakfast quicker thsn McDonalds. Tasty egg and bacon in fresh bread. croissants were also good, but the cafe au lait in large bowls were excellent

Thank 10Orchard
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best pastries and deserts in town. Definitely worth waiting on line each morning. Note that there are 2 lines/queues, one for the bakery and one for the café.

Thank Rich N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just bought bread and croissants here, but they were so good we fought over them. I wish we had bought more or had time to go back.

Thank lindencraig
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here two days in a row! What a great French bakery. I loved the daily special, which includes your choice of a pre-selected half sandwich or one of three quiche options--plus soup, tea/coffee/soft drink and a mini dessert. The first day I had...More

Thank carolyn r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Convenient location, near many other restaurants and shops. Good sandwiches. They also have yummy looking pastries. No chips to go with the sandwiches, though.

Thank SuZQ234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a chain the food is such not bad but not great the ingredients seam good but again just another chain

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best baked goods in Old Quebec! The restaurant has amazing baked goods, bread, gelato and other tasty food. Such a nice stop while exploring the town.

Thank gOogl3pl3x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for an early evening coffee and a sweet on a chilly night. At that hour there were plenty of empty spaces in the case yet it was still incredibly hard to make a choice. I got a chocolate croissant which had an excellent...More

Thank EnzoX2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went in to get us a croissant for the road as it was highly recommended by a food critic. However, my eyes popped out of my head when I stood in line and ended up with regular and almond croissants, a giant macaron, an...More

Thank jyo_nyc
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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