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1909 Cahaba Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223-1015
+1 205-870-5584
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07:00 - 18:30
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61 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was very pricey for the food amount and type. The coke was a tiny glass bottle and if you get refills your charged, $1.49/coke. The garden tuna melt was good and the price was normal for it. The macarons were awesome but WAY overpriced for 3/$7.50 or $7.00. By no means does it cost anywhere near that to make.... More 

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Thank MKLoving
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to this place for years and they never disappoint. I bought a whole blueberry pie for my husband and he was thrilled.

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Thank Abby D
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Third visit to this bakery. Kept going back because the very expensive overpriced desert items are somewhat tasty. But each time I have gone in there, the staff is just down right rude and acting like they are doing me a favor. Only thing really that impressive is the fact that the owner was able to find so many of... More 

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2 Thank Melissaaaaaaaa
Dadeville, Alabama
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

OMG...is about the best way to describe this bakery. The pastries and bread are as good as any we've had throughout Europe! The coffee is exceptional as well! We actually go out of our way to stop and bring pastries home when we travel to Birmingham, it's that wonderful! Parking for us has always been a breeze, but I can... More 

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Thank Margaret572long
DC Metro
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in after a great meal at Chez Lulu next door (businesses are related). Selection looked okay, we bought a handful of items to take on the road because we had an early start he following AM. If not eating it right away, stick to items that are meant to be a little crispy; these pastries are clearly made quite... More 

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Thank wackyseester
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this treasure while walking in the English village. Prices were quite high- but the cookies we had were delicious. The ambience in the little bakery was welcoming. Can't wait to go back! ( the worker bees could have been a little friendlier, but the place was so cute and quaint and the cookies so memorable, that I won't... More 

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Thank Melissaaaaaaaa
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A delightful French bakery! Great place for breakfast. Don't miss the pastries and breads! It's sensory overload to be sure!

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Thank Larry G
Trussville, Alabama
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135 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Went here with my family for pie to celebrate Father's Day. We tried several of the pies including the blackberry, the peach, and the apple. Was first disappointed that our slices of pie were taken from prewrapped pieces instead of the beautiful pies in the display case. The second disappointment was the small size of the blackberry pie slices compared... More 

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2 Thank James H
Birmingham, Alabama
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176 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

If you want fresh bread and or pastries you need to stop in here. We ordered bread and it was out of this world. Fresh and tasty. Will return

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Thank nickamc80
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Always dependable for bread and pastries and for special holiday baked goods. Has a large daily following for breakfast and lunch with inside and outside sidewalk tables to sit and socialize or work read or roam the internet

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:30
Monday
07:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:30
Thursday
07:00 - 17:30
Friday
07:00 - 18:30
Saturday
07:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1909 Cahaba Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223-1015
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mountain Brook
  • Phone Number: +1 205-870-5584

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?