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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” (531 reviews)
“gelato” (200 reviews)
“sandwich” (167 reviews)
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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

Grabbed sandwiches here before our train ride to Montreal. Very friendly and helpful staff. Sandwiches were delicious.

Thank Tyler A
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you love a large selection of truly yummy, fresh, French pastries and coffees, this is your destination. We went here twice on our trip. Best café au lait I've had, since I was in the French Quarter in New Orleans. The almond-chocolate croissant was...More

Thank BAS-WI
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We didn't know what to get so we had smoked meat sandwich on paillard bread. It turned out to be an excellent choice. The sandwich was served hot with a Dijon mayo sauce and a very good pickle. Not the friendliest counter service as they...More

Thank LuckySpivey
Reviewed 2 days ago

best cheese croissant with swiss cheese, go early as they sell out quickly. The fresh orange juice was delicious. brioche au chocolate was not good.

Thank esperanza-wanderer
Reviewed 4 days ago

Touted as the best boulangerie in QC, our one time visit proved unspectacular. Paillard offers ample room, lots of table space, some communal. The counter service was pleasant, our sandwiches were prepared promptly, and the bread was - as you would expect - excellent. However,...More

Thank GaddisGadabout
Reviewed 5 days ago

Need a sandwich, soup, salad?? This is the place. Fun atmosphere. Casual dining. There was live music when we were there. Great location on Rue St. Jean for those exploring the old city.

Thank mjb_3517
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can start your morning with the breakfast. I m sure you will have a wonderful day😉 All the bakery items super fresh and best served.

Thank Vikas D
Reviewed 6 days ago

i went in for a croissant and came out with some excellent macarons as well. I was distracted by the gelato bar, which contained a crumbled macaron flavour in addition to other delights. Very friendly service in English and French. Baked savouries looked tasty and...More

Thank Irenejw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots of choices for sandwiches, soups and salads. I had a hot roast beef sandwich with horseradish sauce and blue cheese. The food was delicious but ordering was a little confusing. At first it looked like a cafeteria with ice cream and desserts first. However,...More

Thank HerrStuhl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We needed a picnic lunch to go hike the falls with, a birthday dessert for a large family celebration and pastries for the hostesses breakfast. Within 10 minutes we were out the door and Paillard exceeded our expectations for all 3 requests with great recommendations...More

Thank nbdraleigh61
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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
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  • 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
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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