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Patisserie Boissiere

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Mission Between Ocean & 7th, P. O. Box 5925, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-5008
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11:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 16:30
Wed - Sun 17:30 - 21:00
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Pebble Beach, California
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127 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

good breads and pastries ---there are also some excellent luncheon entrees. Think a french bistro type place... cozy ,well decorated.. with ok service ...and better food ( did they pick that up from the French ?)

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San Jose, California
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Went here for a family lunch after walking around town. The restaurant appears to be in an old house down on Mission. Antiques for tables and chairs, even looks like antique bakeware is used for the baked goods. Some good things to eat here are the crab+shrimp+avocado salad, pate and cheese plate, shepherd's pie, chicken pot pie, and the quiche!... More 

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Fremont, California
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238 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This is a charming spot for delightful lunch. The staff is attentive and the environment simply delightful. The sandwich offerings are a good lunch choice and the clam chowder is outstanding. Check out the daily lunch specials and you can't go wrong.

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Woodinville
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122 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

After doing a long walk on the beach & Scenic bluff (?), hubby & I were quite hungry, so we stopped here for lunch. He ordered French Onion soup (and actually shared!) & a brioche chicken sandwich, while I ordered the vegetable quiche & fruit. That, but 2 glasses of wine set us back $50, but it was well spent.... More 

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Magdy I, Owner at Patisserie Boissiere, responded to this review

Hello Jennifer, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and thank you for your thoughtful review. Magdy More 

SF Bay Area
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This patisserie has a very good French restaurant attached, often overlooked by tourists but beloved by locals. For a decent price, less than some more famous Carmel eateries, you can get a fine meal in a cosy, romantic setting by a fireplace. Try their addictive baked brie appetizer to share -- it comes with a sweet balsamic reduction of carmelized... More 

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Magdy I, Owner at Patisserie Boissiere, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us. I appreciate the lovely review. Magdy More 

Merced, California
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92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This is a place my girlfriends and I always stop at for lunch when we visit Carmel. It has a good selection of offerings. We especially like the Turkey Sandwich. The Onion Soup and the Quiche Lorraine are good. If you want a special treat, try the Chocolate Pudding. I love chocolate and this was over-the-top delicious. The atmosphere charming... More 

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The bakery looked awesome! Wish we hadn't already purchased a different one because we would have had a ball picking from their beautiful display of authentic French selections. I had the quiche for brunch and it was delicious and my boyfriend had the salmon, which was wonderful as well. Generous portions, cozy and homey environment. Reasonable prices for Carmel.

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Morgan Hill, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Pastries and coffee beverages are the best in Carmel. Dinner is sub-par for the area. Wait staff is friendly and energetic.

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Thank fastereddie
Santa Clara, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We were lucky to arrive early and get the last table before the line outside developed.at 12noon. Charming stylish small dining room, simple table settings. Quiche, soup and crab/croissant sandwich all excellent, generous portions. The only negative for our visit was the bossy tone of the - waitress or owner? - telling us we had to move one of our... More 

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Los Osos, California
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236 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We went there for lunch and were very pleased. The house white Burgundy was nice. The Croissant, turkey and cheese was very good but filling. I had the french onion soup which was just like I remember from my days in France. The have a number of home made pastries that all were very inviting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 26
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mission Between Ocean & 7th, P. O. Box 5925, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-5008
Description
A relaxing and comforting venue modeled after a European chateau where tables are thoughtfully spaced and fresh flowers, fireplace, candles and soothing musical notes are integral part of the dining experience. The ambience sets the tone for French country food served with a great deal of care for detail, and pastries baked daily on premises. Dining room is available for private dinner parties.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?