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Paris Bakery Cafe

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271 Bonifacio Pl, Monterey, CA 93940-3042
+1 831-646-1620
06:00 - 18:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 06:30 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had lunch here yesterday. Very tasty and filling sandwiches and the desserts are awesome.The place was full of people eating in or taking out food. Very hilly recommended.

Thank tatliturk
Petaluma, California, United States
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I go to Monterey I stop by the Paris Bakery Cafe. I love this place! Feels like I'm back in Europe.....I haven't met a pastry I didn't like, the Napolean's and Rothchild cookies are my faves. Lovely atmosphere, fabulous smells, and a hangout for locals for coffee and a treat.

Thank Lee Ann L
Washington State
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun to stop in here for a snack! Tasty baked goods, very helpful staff. Large glass display of baked items.

Thank 2walla
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Paris bakery has a great selection. This time we had the quiche and a pumpkin muffin. Everything looks delicious. The bakery is centerally located. We make sure we stop here everytime we visit Monterey.

Thank tracer243
San Jose, California
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115 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We never miss a chance to have lunch here. This is a very neighborly spot with wonderful selections of sandwiches, salads, and soups. Today's were lentil soup, clam chowder, ham sandwiches, and beet salad. And the pastries and breads are glorious....perfect for a take home treat.

Thank joni h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LIved in this city of a long time and had to move away. When I visit always stop here. Best breads and pastries! Also a great lunch and coffee.

Thank Wendy A
Palo Alto, California
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing pastries of all types in a setting that could easily be in Paris. They have incredible pastries - we had croissants that were light and flaky and delicious. The coffee was not great however. But that's okay because we went for the baked goods.

Thank mkaiser57
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

cozy bakery. authentic pastries - no mass produced stuff here. limited seating, but great to take and go.

Thank Lucy G
Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Service above and beyond the expected. While enjoying fruit tarts and coffee I accidentally left my jacket here. Did not discover the problem until we were at the airport headed home to Minnesota. An email to the bakery put me in touch with Alma who graciously helped get it returned to me via UPS. Many many thanks to Alma for... More 

Thank Tibbar-2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is my go-to bakery for a treat or bread. SO many types of delicious treats, also coffee and sandwiches. Very busy spot but worth any wait, and the staff are very friendly and patient if you want to know what is in something.

Thank Liz C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 16:30
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Bonifacio Pl, Monterey, CA 93940-3042
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-646-1620
Paris Bakery has two locations to better serve you. One is located in downtown Monterey, two blocks from Alvarado; and the other is in the center of Seaside on Broadway Ave. We are open seven days a week and offer indoor and outdoor seating for your convenience. We make a large variety of baked goods: fresh breads, breakfast pastries, cookies and French pastries. We use the best espresso and coffee beans for your coffee drinks to go with our exquisite pastries. We also have an amazing lunch menu with daily specials. We serve sandwiches, salads, soups, wraps, panini and a lot more. We also serve wine and beer. We make all products fresh daily from scratch, with all-naturals ingredients without preservatives or additives. We have been in business for more than 26 years. Family business. 271 Bonifacio Plaza, Monterey: open at 6am daily. 1232 Broadway Ave., Seaside: open at 7am daily.

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