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The French Confection

72 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-4912
+1 401-619-7816
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastry” (3 reviews)
“macaroons” (6 reviews)
“cake” (3 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
72 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-4912
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got our wedding cake and pastries from the French Confection for our February 2018 wedding and loved them! We did a mix of cake, with a desert table filled with pastries and a candy bar. They were very helpful in determining quantities, since we...More

Thank studenttraveler24
Reviewed 18 October 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
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
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-4912
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-7816
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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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