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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%
Travellers talk about
“pastries” (521 reviews)
“gelato” (203 reviews)
“sandwich” (178 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
French, Healthy, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

1) proper Fremch Bakery with practically everything made in house 2) don't expect a discount. Items are priced fairly for the high quality you receive 3) ? Large open space cafeteria style Enjoy

Thank Faizal B
Reviewed yesterday

More than 1 local guide recommended this place. We had breakfast and lunch there. The lines were long, which is a good sign, and the lines moved fast. The service was quick, and the food excellent. I had a confit salad, which was delicious. I...More

Thank Sophia C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After arriving late & checking into our Hotel.. We were starved.. Saw Paillard and reviews were good so we quickly walked over... Excellent combo of Sandwich,soup & dessert... They had shut down the oven so only cold sandwich but it was very good.. The were...More

Thank Flamingazalea
Reviewed 2 days ago

We really wanted to be amazed by this place as we had heard so much about it. We were so disappointed. We were there late afternoon and this may have affected the quality of the pastries we tried. The croissants were flat and soggy. A...More

Thank travellingaround208
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While the porchetta sandwich and coffee were excellent, what I recall most about lunch at Paillard was the outstanding service. Our server was smiling, cheerful and helpful particularly when we changed our order. I wish I had got her name but on observing other staff...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good to very good products. Nothing to say more... It happened that Paillard was in the newspapers for an sad affair. They removed all their product when these ones come to expire 2 days after. They refused to give these products to a food bank...More

Thank JMi F
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had breakfast two days in a row here. First day was pastries, second was hot breakfast. The line can be long, but moves fast. There seems to always be seats. We sat at the long table in the middle and started chatting with some...More

Thank Peanuts_Gallery
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love this cafe. The pastries are to die for, especially the braided brioche with the mini chocolate chips. It's so much better than an average pain au chocolat! I ordered a cafe au lait and it was just okay. The place can get awfully...More

Thank Allison P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for pastries and lunch! The bakery is amazing...you can’t walk out without something! My dad loved the coffee so much we went there just for that.

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our concierge recommended this lovely spot for a quick breakfast and it was delightful. Fun atmosphere, strong coffee, and flaky pastry. Yum!

Thank Helen H
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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