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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” (570 reviews)
“gelato” (202 reviews)
“sandwich” (180 reviews)
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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 1 week ago

All of the previous reviews for this location are spot on. I simply stopped by for a Pain Au Chocolat and a cappuccino. The chocolate croissant was delicious, nice and light and didn't leave that heavy feeling in your stomach that some pastries can. Girlfriend...More

Thank chrisYYZ_2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here because my boyfriend is obsessed with french pastries. He had a pain au chocolat and is still drooling about it. I had their lunch combo - a sammie, soup, with the desert of the day, which was a delicious little pastry. Everything...More

Thank EBCameron
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good but quality is variable. Some desserts are fantastic, others are meh. Nothing is bad though. Perhaps the dessert goes down in quality throughout the day as they sit longer in the fridge.

Thank Mazen E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pastries. Good service. We stopped by hear every morning for a crossaint and a coffee before facing the day.

1  Thank Suydam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paillard has extremely good pastries! Very good products made with quality ingredients! We went there for lunch, the place is always packed but we found a spot, we had a very good lunch with very nice coffee and delicious food! I definitely recommend this place!

Thank ElsVdS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

More hype than actual delivery. The wife and I stopped by and it had a cafeteria vibe. The ambience is nice but its more about churning as many people through than it is about quality. The pastries and deserts look nice but were kinda okay....More

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our soup and sandwich from Paillard -- bread was outstanding. But our favorite part of this visit was the accordian player who provided music!

Thank acedaughter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here 2 days in a row. The wait is worth it. Breakfast special sets you up for a long day of touring.

Thank alex h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I came here for lunch. OMG! Too many delectable choices to choose from. We had the chocolate croissant. YUM. No surprise a reader's poll voted this place best croissants in QC. The Mediterranean sandwich was delicious. Lots of seasoned grilled veggies on...More

Thank tangohampton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a hectic busy restaurant in the morning. It has a good selection of breakfast foods: rolls, breakfast sandwiches, pastries. We hadb reakfast sandwiches which were good. I had an egg, bacon and maple sandwich. My husband had an egg and ham sandwich. Eating...More

Thank KennethPaulsen
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11 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
31 August 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
US$3 - US$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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
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
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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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