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The French Confection

72 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-4912
+1 401-619-7816
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“cake” (4 reviews)
“macaroons” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
72 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-4912
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Reviewed 26 March 2015

It's a great bakery and the sweet treats were to die for. I can't go here often because my waistline would be in trouble, I can't say I have a favorite because everything I tasted was delicious. Chocolate Croissant's were amazing.

Thank LocalMoya08
Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

Cute little bistro where you'll enjoy an afternoon pick me up. I love the ambience of the place (and the rose maccaron).

Thank KatherineGow
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I met a friend at this pleasant coffee shop for a bite for breakfast, It is a house that has 2 rooms decorated very French with lovely Provence printed tablecloths.We had chocolate and almond croissants and they were very buttery and flaky. They had a...More

Thank billcarroll289
Reviewed 22 November 2014

This is such a nice little coffee shop with delicious fancy confections! They have quite a range of what they offer for sweets. We love this for a special treat!

Thank U8264GDkims
Reviewed 27 October 2013

If you are looking for a quick snack or bite to eat that goes straight to the hips & arteries..this is the place !! The croissants are out of this world with a true buttery taste. The mini fruit tarts have a flaky...yes ..buttery... crust...More

Thank MassachusettsG
Reviewed 7 March 2013

I've eaten lunch a few times at The French Confection. Each time the food has been very good, and the staff has been very friendly. My favorite item so far, was the lobster salad on a croissant. One of the best I've ever had! The...More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Great service and quality! The almond croissants are heavenly. If you're looking for a great cappuccino, pastry and cozy place to read the paper, this is it!

Thank Jensou
Reviewed 25 February 2013

An unexpected delight! We've visited a few times now and have been happy with every meal. Fantastic, fresh sticky buns, danishes, cookies...wonderful coffee and espresso drinks...superb soups. Next time, we're looking forward to trying the mini-pastries (tiramasu, tarts, cannoli, etc.) and the sandwiches. In addition...More

Thank Abby92004
Reviewed 5 February 2013

I love, love, love this cafe! The chef/owner is French, from a family of French bakers. The pastries and cakes are fabulous! The best sandwich on the menu is the lobster salad on a freshly-baked croissant. They don't prepare the salad in the advance -...More

1  Thank Scarlet000
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We discovered this little gem during our vacation in Middletown/Newport. The three of us each got something different and shared them. Everything we got was delicious. In fact, we went back the next day, and once again everything we got was scrumptious.

Thank D S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, 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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