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1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
+1 418-692-1221
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Montreal, Qc
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to stop in for a snack, a soup our a light meal. European style bakery with many yummy options for your sweet tooth !

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Thank jazzfang
Brookings, South Dakota
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafeteria style - French pastries, meat pies, and everything you can imagine, including made-to-order sandwiches, gelato, and much much more! GREAT experience and SO yummy!

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Thank J W
New York
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Home baked pastries, lunch fixins, coffee, tea. This is by far the best place to enjoy breakfast, lunch, or just stopping by for coffee. Sit at the communal tables or high top tables. Have some gelato. Just enjoy the aroma of the fresh baked goods and everything that goes along with it.

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Thank MonicaJeanNYC
McMinnville, Tennessee
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249 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the reasons I traveled a very long distance to Quebec City was to have some good French crepes and enjoy a good French bakery. I enjoyed my gelato at the cafe, and then took home a large amount of baked items. Of course, I devoured most right away. Absolutely delicious! The service was terrific! The music didn't last... More 

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Thank Ann M
Wilmington, Delaware
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107 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decor is modern fast food style, but the baked goods are what you expect from French culture. The baked brioche was rich, flakey, just so good. We went here for breakfast four times in five days. Skip the breakfast sandwiches. McDonalds is better.

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Thank AKM4755
Dublin, Ireland
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122 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the mouthwatering selection of pastries, delicious sandwiches, soups & great coffee you would really be missing a treat if you didn't go into Paillard's.

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Thank 18Marion
Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing pastries and great breakfast sandwich (Croissant with egg, bacon and cheese with fruit cup and coffee). If you want to try Macarons like they have in France, this is the place to taste them.

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Thank stevebougie2001
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Quebec city for the weekend and had to try Pillard. Great cappuccino, delicious pastries and went back twice. Too bad we don't have this in Montreal. A man was playing the acordian which it was like I was in France. If you go to Quebec City you need to stop and have a pastry and espresso.

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Thank ItalCatia
Markham, Canada
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot for a break, lot of pastries and good coffee. Lots of seating even with a school tour that arrive before we did.

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Thank Kelly O
India
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped by this place for a bite and were stunned by the array of pastries. It is a huge place with long tables and a constant queues of eager customers. But the lines move fast and the staff are extremely efficient. The pastries are delicious and they also dish out lovely sandwiches. A "must visit" place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 7
Cuisine
French, Cafe, European, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
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
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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