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French Pastry Cafe

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Open today: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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I died and went to Heaven!

If you love meringue and chocolate then for Godsake get the meringue dipped in chocolate. If you... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2019
PamberSky
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La Quinta, California
Eat in, take away for later

The menu isn't extensive but what they do, they do well. The omelette and the breakfast croissant... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2019
julnol
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 Feb 2019
“I died and went to Heaven!”
26 Jan 2019
“Eat in, take away for later”
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

If you love meringue and chocolate then for Godsake get the meringue dipped in chocolate. If you are a Florentine cookie fan then you must buy the rolled Florentine cookies stuffed with a light creamy custard. There is only one other place I know to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 27 January 2019

The menu isn't extensive but what they do, they do well. The omelette and the breakfast croissant were great - great tasting, great value. Now I wish I had tried some of their sweet breakfast offerings!The coffee is worth going out of your way for!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank julnol
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Love this place. Unassuming little shop next to super market. Terrific choice of sweet and savoury breakfast. Can thoroughly recommend the Savoury Crepe and damned near anything from the pastry counter. Friendly attentive service.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had a beautiful tart with amazing fresh fruit. They also had a wide choice of cakes and other sweet choices.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Got up late. Walked from my hotel to this little café with outdoor seatings. Got a deliciously panini with rostbeef, a crossaint plus coffee. Had my own paper. Sat for an hour. Was servered more coffee.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Lars P
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The French Bakery is a Carlsbad staple. It has long been the go to for pastries and stunning cakes for a very long time. I highly recommend the chocolate covered macaroons. So moist. The dark chocolate is a perfect companion to the coconut. They are...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is the place to go for delicious, fresh croissants and for my favorite Almond Marzipan Cookies. The cookies remind me of the years when I lived in Europe. You just can't find perfect ones, very often, locally. The young lady working the counter was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Soulmates2012
Reviewed 22 June 2017

fantastic selection, very fresh even in the mid afternoon, absolutely top of the line. the staff was very helpful all my family was delighted with the selection. I am only sorry that I didn't find the cafe sooner!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank stephenc625
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Excellent place for breakfast or an afternoon treat. The pastry is outstanding. You won't be able to resist.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Arnie310
Reviewed 20 July 2016

First off - a real French pastry chef, Olivier, runs this place. He is amazingly talented and pays attention to details. You can see a picture of him and his baby behind the cash register, where he is pretending to roll him into a pastry...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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