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The French Bakery

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359 W Granada Blvd, Winn-Dixie Shopping Center, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-6275 (Formerly La Gourmandise)
+1 386-672-5594
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Ocala, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Real French bakery. The owner is lovely. I make it a must stop when visiting Daytona, and then stop on the way home to enjoy the "icing on the cake" to my vacation.

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Thank ljeanabldr
Centralia, Illinois
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I got a few macaroons, and a meringue the first time I went. The second time was rainbow cookies(because Winn Dixie sold out). All were good, the macaroons were great but I'm not convinced they are made there. Rainbow cookies are a bit dry. Both times I was greeted with "what would you like?" followed with "anything else?" And the... More 

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Thank Mandolinmoon
San Jose, California
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Initially we decided to pay a visit to this location because we were in search of fresh brioche. The website did list it as a product offered, but the staff informed us that it was only available on special occasions. Since we were there, we bought a wide selection of products including pastries, bread and cookies. The woman behind the... More 

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Thank Chelsea P
ChefJean, Owner at The French Bakery, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you had a bad experience at our bakery. We are currently rebuilding our website which is very outdated. In regard to our employee being rude, I apologize and would love to talk to you so I can identify the employee and correct the situation. As to freshness, today is our 33 years anniversary and we... More 

Amherst
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Two words: Raspberry Croissants. Buy them - as many as you can. Buy the whole tray of them. Then buy the other tray of regular croissants.

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Thank Darcy F
Ormond Beach, Florida
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This bakery will not disappoint, if you know French pastries and bread. I go here specifically for special occasions to buy goodies as gifts.

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Thank cfitmv
Georgia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Where to start? The croissants are a-maz-ing! The macaroons best I ever had and other various pastries are so fresh, tasty and it is definitely a place not friendly to the waist line but so worth it!

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Thank Priscilla S
Ormond Beach, Florida
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Picked up a yule log for Christmas and boy were we disappointed. Dry cake and no taste whatsoever, we got the Grand Marnier and there was no hint of flavor, no orange, no vanilla. For almost $30 what a waste. I also tried an almond tart which also had no taste or flavor. This used to be the place for... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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604 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Without a doubt the best bakery in town! The bread is so fresh and delicious. The pastries are all beautiful and tasty. I'm glad it's not any closer to me than it is or I would be there every day!

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2 Thank Pam C
Daytona Beach, Florida
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112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

My boyfriend is French and he enjoyed the desserts and so did I. If you're in the mood for something sweet give them a try!

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Thank tashae29
Ormond Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

You cannot pass this place up. My husband is always stopping their. Very bad for the waste line. This is the finest bakery around.

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Thank Bogeybuns

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
French
Meals
Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 W Granada Blvd, Winn-Dixie Shopping Center, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-6275 (Formerly La Gourmandise)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ormond Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 386-672-5594
Description
Operated by Chef Jean Jenner & his wife Françoise, The French Bakery is an authentic French Bakery and pastry shop. Founded in 1984 under the name "La Gourmandise" the bakery has provided the finest French breads and pastries to the Greater Daytona Beach Area.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?