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Paillard

1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
+1 418-692-1221
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastries” (583 reviews)
“gelato” (201 reviews)
“sandwich” (187 reviews)
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French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

They deserve "the best croissant" rating- we thought they were the best we'd had on this trip, and generally! The cafe was always busy, but not a huge wait. Consistent quality. Clean and nice setting.

Thank Maricara
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good place to recharge the batteries with a pastry and a coffee. They have macaroons as well. Counter service with plenty of seating at long tables.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been here twice already, and will probably still go back again on this trip. The coffee is nothing special, but a great choice of fresh bakery options.

Thank LefebvreH
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As others have said, the pastries here are amazing. I had a breakfast sandwich that had bacon, eggs, cheese and maple jam on a croissant - absolutely delicious! Expect a line for breakfast - it is a very popular place in the mornings!

Thank AMToronto29
Reviewed 3 days ago

Four of us had amazing sandwiches for lunch! The sandwiches were well filled and were served on a delicious bread! The lemonade was great!

Thank ellen362
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent coffee, and delicious pastries. My girlfriend and I loved it. Try their macarons. Our mille feuille was delicious, too.

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had daily bread, deserts, and lunch. Would definitely revisit as it is also right in the middle of the shopping area.

Thank LarryHenry
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here as part of a food tour. We all sampled the best croissants we have ever eaten! Everyone agreed, they were truly the best.

Thank John M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything they serve here is just fantastic! Sandwiches, soup, salads, desserts! Wow! We eat here several times each month and it is always consistently good. The weekends are always a special treat when they have an accordionist play. Great customer service.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is nothing like a nice coffee & tea some amazing pastries perfect start to the morning 😀 would recommend this place to anyone coming to Quebec City

Thank S2H1977
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Bill L
7 August 2018|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
My son has Celiac. We were there end of June 2018. They did not have Gluten free breads or pastries. Grocery stores did have Gluten-free sandwich bread.
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aileenandjack
30 April 2018|
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Response from onojno | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t ask for the recipe. I am not sure if they give their trade secrets away but it needed no butter! It was perfect!!
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SuZQ234
12 June 2017|
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Response from Deborah S | Reviewed this property |
They were around $2 each. Not the best macarons I have had, but it was nice to try the maple one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 8
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-1221
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Description
Paillard - Le Café-Boulangerie in the heart of old Quebec City. Fresh baked breads, viennoiseries, pastries, special coffees, soups, salads, gourmet sandwiches, gelato in the summer, also known for our macarons.
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