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1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
+1 418-692-1221
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastries” (574 reviews)
“gelato” (199 reviews)
“sandwich” (184 reviews)
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
French, Healthy, Canadian, Soups, 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 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our Uber driver. He made sure we knew it was proper French pastries, not Québécois. This place was absolutely packed at lunchtime. The first lineup is for pastries and coffee and the second for sandwiches. We stopped for a latte...More

Thank lnutting
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious croissants, creamy hot chocolate, lovely selection of chocolates (Easter selection)! Bright, easy atmosphere! It would be a good stop for a light breakfast or lunch! All the baked goods looked tummy!

Thank Chatham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bread is tasty. Good for families with younger kinds. Not great ambience for those of us who prefer quieter space.

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a super busy place, but they have no problem with someone on cell phone and ordering at same time. Sorry. That was my bad. Macaroons and croissants great. Bacon egg and cheese sandwiches were very good, but light on bacon. Breads were soli....More

Thank AngetheHungry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go for a meal or just a treat. We visited a few times because there are so many choices and options for anytime of day. There are two lines for service. One for meals and another for pastries. The pastry line entrance is immediately inside;...More

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our favourite bakery in Quebec City - best to go early in the morning for best selection of just out-of-the oven pastries. Love the croissants and macarons!!!

Thank spud0018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Paillard has award winning croissants but all their pastries are delicious. My daughter had the mini bread with ham and cheese inserted and heated and wow the bread was amazing. We didn’t try the croissant breakfast sandwiches but they looked delicious as well. A great...More

1  Thank lifesabeach1968
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Each time I go to Quebec City I mus bstop and pick up some croissants from Paillard. There are several locations but my favorite is in the walled section of the city on St.Jean. This bakery is filled with many tempting items and the staff...More

1  Thank Alan B
Reviewed 15 March 2018

A mix of superb bakery with cafe ( no frying) .interesting toasted sandwiches, soups.lunch deal " soup with half sandwich $10.50+t.". Quite busy lunch wednesday.toss up whether cakes excel over toasted sandwiches.

1  Thank Janellesteve
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

And wonderful confiserie ! Nice and big space, to drink a coffee in peace after the long walks of the tourist

1  Thank Lou787
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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.
26 May 2017|
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Response from jazzfang | Reviewed this property |
It is not a breakfast place ... but you can order croissant or egg sandwiches. It depends on the daily menu.
robert r
1 September 2015|
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Response from PaillardQC | Property representative |
Hello - we only mail non-perishable items to the United States such as our coffee mugs, jams and caramel sauce. We are not equipped like large companies so the costs for shipping can be very expensive, usually much more... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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