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Paris Bakery Cafe

271 Bonifacio Pl, Monterey, CA 93940-3042
+1 831-646-1620
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
271 Bonifacio Pl, Monterey, CA 93940-3042
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I walked to the Paris Bakery several times with my Cavalier King Charles, Oliver. Had tea and the blueberry scone, sat outside with Oliver and enjoyed our snack and meeting people as they joined us, or passed by. Friendly and good service. Excellent fare

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for breakfast on Sunday morning. The pastries in two large cases looked wonderful. I placed an order for their ham, cheese and egg croissant and a cup of English breakfast tea. I paid and was instructed to find a table, my breakfast would...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place! They have a huge variety of breads and baked goods. You can also get soups, sandwiches, and coffee. If you're lucky you can also score something good from their day old rack.

Thank mtxstarr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came by to grab breakfast before checking out the coast. We got a few pastries and a piece of the pineapple upside down cake. Everything was really good, and we were in and out of the cafe really quickly. The staff is friendly and...More

Thank Cjackiw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd noticed this cafe the night before when it was closed - it looked attractive in the street lighting We stopped for coffee the next day - small range of hand-crafted patisserie and boulangerie nicely presented We sat outside in the shade of the side...More

Thank MPD357
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Napa and I visit Monterey/Carmel at least four times a year. I discovered this gem about five years ago. The endless variety of incredible French pastries are not only delicate, fluffy, buttery but works of art. The staff are friendly and accommodating....More

Thank DeLynda D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great original French bakery with all authentic pastries , delicious bread , very unassuming and unpretentious, seating available but not fancy, also can get sandwiches or take out.

Thank daniela d
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended. We stopped for lunch and even bought treats to take home. Service was swift and all the times we ate were delicious.

Thank Charlotte I
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Called in recently for late breakfast. My wife and I shared 2 ham and cheese french baguettes, 2 cafe au lait and cherry croissants. OMG mmmmmmm.. Cannot fault the place, especially the service from the blonde haired young guy, superb very polite, was quite astounded...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful bakery with all kinds of pastries an bread. You can have breakfast here with good coffee. And you can order hot oatmeal with fruit. Good way for me to start the day.

Thank Artep1969
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Bonifacio Pl, Monterey, CA 93940-3042
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-646-1620
Paris Bakery has two locations to better serve you. One is located in downtown Monterey, two blocks from Alvarado; and the other is in the center of Seaside on Broadway Ave. We are open seven days a week and offer indoor and outdoor seating for your convenience. We make a large variety of baked goods: fresh breads, breakfast pastries, cookies and French pastries. We use the best espresso and coffee beans for your coffee drinks to go with our exquisite pastries. We also have an amazing lunch menu with daily specials. We serve sandwiches, salads, soups, wraps, panini and a lot more. We also serve wine and beer. We make all products fresh daily from scratch, with all-naturals ingredients without preservatives or additives. We have been in business for more than 26 years. Family business. 271 Bonifacio Plaza, Monterey: open at 6am daily. 1232 Broadway Ave., Seaside: open at 7am daily.
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