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1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
+1 418-692-1221
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastries” (635 reviews)
“gelato” (207 reviews)
“bread” (402 reviews)
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved their hot chocolate with cream , and the toasted chicken sandwich with dijon mustard. Tried a pista macaroon and it was to die for !

Thank krish010810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe one of the best breakfast sandwiches I've ever had! Get the Combo Matin w/ Bacon. The Espresso is really good - the best macchiato and cappuccino we had the whole trip. Croissants, muffins and breads are also very good. Avoid the cinnamon roll and...More

Thank kocarroll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here 2 times. Both times had the combo of soup and sandwich. They were very tasty and they give you a small piece of pastry as part of your order, on the house. Nice touch. But in interacting with persons taking the...More

Thank Jenilaur1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When in Quebec City, head to Paillard. My husband and I had breakfast here and I think their croissants, cinnamon pastries, and sausage bread are fresh and delicious. I went back to the store the following day to buy more of the same to go!...More

Thank KathleenR_28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A spacious, relaxing self-serve place to have lunch or coffee. Fresh sandwiches, soups, salads and pasteries with great expresso to get you going.

Thank Exorsyst
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice fresh bread and pastries, good coffee, plenty of table room and very reasonably priced. We stopped by for a breakfast croissant , and one fo rluch, excellent each time.

Thank neilh28461
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

decadent and french experience. felt like i was back in paris for this yummy pastry. husband thought quebec would be a good stand in before we got to france again, he was mostly right and then we came here, he was all right then!

Thank JMS49506
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The bakery is delicious. I wanted to eat all but I couldn’t. The pastries were not sweet ;The hot chocolate as well. Will definitely go back.

1  Thank cendryne09
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Inspector Armand Gamache, while staying in Quebec City during Louise Penny's "Bury Your Dead" goes here. Need I say more?

Reviewed 26 October 2018

Perfect lattes and pastries. So good and lady behind the counter was super helpful on where to go and what to see. Found out we are staying in tourist area and prices are high her. Check ourt Sacriilege and leDrag for uncommon fun.

Thank Reiser0002
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Questions & Answers
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.
30 April 2018|
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!!
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
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 8
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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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