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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” (570 reviews)
“gelato” (202 reviews)
“sandwich” (180 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll 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 weeks ago

Lots of interesting choices for picky eaters. Everyone goes to the counter of their choice for a yummy sandwich, salad, desserts, whatever. Kind of hectic but that adds to the atmosphere.

Thank Bpkengor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here as a party of 5. Long line. Not enough seating. We ordered a tuna salad (good), ham and cheese croissant (great), and pesto tomato pastry (cold, mediocre). Nowhere to sit. Stood eating at cash register and on sidewalk. Made to move from register,...More

Thank MNO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a pastry person and this place has all that you can imagine. The croissant sandwiches are freshly made and melts in your mouth. Try the delice de peche with cafe au lait and you will not be disappointed. Huge line up though because...More

Thank Kun H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to paillard 3 times during our short stay. Once to just pick up a croissant (after overhearing a tour group mention the cafe), once for a coffee to enjoy with a sweet treat inhouse and finally to get sandwiches for our train ride...More

Thank Charwit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

8 of us had soup and sandwich lunch on a very cold day! Buffalo chicken, rosemary ham, smoke meat, roast beef and feuilleté de champignons... everybody enjoyed their selection!! Also best latte in Qc city !!! Only drawback was washroom not clean and only 1...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I went there, because we found it here on TripAdvisor, it's a good place for having breakfast. Their bread and macarons are good. It is a simple place in decoration, we thought it was going to be something more cozy and traditional....More

Thank SindysLaury
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must to visit while in Quebec City. Breakfast are great. Selections of French Patisserie just can’t get better. Prices are cheap for the quality

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second year in a row we’ve eaten here. French pastries, coffee, sandwiches and soup are wonderful as is the tuna salad plate!

Thank Barri M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the large bakery at Christmas, when it was lively and jam packed with hundreds of happy, hungry customers. The lineup at the counter was very efficiently handled and the variety of fresh baked goods was impressive. To cap it off, there was live...More

Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paillard is essentially a bakery. But the pastries are so good that it attracts a large crowd. But the line moves quickly. Worth seeking out if you want to avoid having breakfast in your hotel.

Thank Brad14
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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.
robert r
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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