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The French Confection

72 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842
+1 401-619-7816
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“macaroons” (4 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
72 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017

if you need a croissant fix. go here! if you want an authentic madeline or french cake, run here! splendid, quirky, fresh, not a chain store. local family!

Thank Martha C
Reviewed 5 January 2017

If your looking for a quick sit down coffee and a pastry snack this is the place! Fast friendly service..

Thank sandra r
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Cute little place with delicious fare. Excellent napoleons, croissants, and croque monsieurs. They have tiny versions of some pastries; this allows you to sample a chocolate eclair, a napoleon, etc. all in one visit, without discomfort. Good flavor selection of macarons with beautiful colors, sweeter...More

Thank Amateuse
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I live nearby and had never visited this little cafe and bakery. Boy, was I in store for a treat. I picked a box of different dessert confections to take to a dinner party and everyone found something they loved. I highly recommend this little...More

Thank barbararadebach
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Bought a dozen macaroons as a gift while staying in Middletown. The assortment of pastries made the choice very difficult. The macaroons were delicious.

1  Thank Callinan
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I like this bakery, but it seems, over the years, some of the pastries look and taste like frozen pre packaged foods. Perhaps the owner has been in this country so long he needs to go back to France to freshen up on his flavour....More

1  Thank I4937PQmarkk
94Frenchy, Owner at The French Confection, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you for calling our attention to your concerns. We can assure you that we do not buy our pastries from anywhere else but we will start sampling ingredients and whole pastries more often to be sure that the recipes don't stray off course. If...More

Reviewed 1 May 2016

Nice atmosphere. Great macaroons and decent sandwiches. But the bread and pastries don't quite make it as authentically French. But still, a good place for brunch or lunch,

1  Thank 627pw2015
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I came here for coffee with a friend. The cappuccino was great and the pastries all looked divine though I didn't get to try them. It's a cute little place. Service is kind.

Thank DCTravelers69
Reviewed 22 November 2015

At first glance this is a small bakery with excellent French pastries. But it has become a "go to destination" because the lunch is excellent. My wife loves the lobster salad on croissant, while I am more a roast beef guy. Meat pies are excellent....More

2  Thank Rod S
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across this patisserie near our hotel quite by accident. It's terrific! The delightful owner chatted with my husband as I order quiche, lobster on a croissant and cookies to take out. Everything was delicious. We look forward to returning and sampling more of...More

1  Thank 768Roslyn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-7816
  • E-mail
Description
French bakery/pastry shop specializing in croissants, quiche, French macarons, tarts, mini desserts and cakes all made from scratch on the premises. Closed Mondays but open 7 days a week in summer.
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