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Trung Nam French Bakery

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739 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4804
+1 651-229-0887
08:00 - 13:00
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I crave the croissants and banh mi from here. Cash only, so don't forget! Almond croissants are my favorite.

Thank Andy H
Stillwater, Minnesota
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A colleague and I both claimed to have the source of the best croissant. When I tried one she brought from Trung Nam, I surrendered. I wish I could go there more often.

Thank lavenderfarm100
Portland, Maine
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Our daughter, a St. Paul resident, surprised me with a visit to Trung Nam to buy croissants for breakfast. Heaven on earth! Chatting with others in line, one man had discovered it on Monday, this was Saturday, and it was his fifth visit! We tried a variety of the croissants, from plain to fruit to filled.....every one of them was... More 

Thank HappyQuilter40827
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This neighborhood place has been open for years and it's because those who have tried one croissant have kept it open, being hooked on this one offering. Several flavors are available and all are good. Whenever I pass by, I stop to buy a bagful. One of the true bargains of the city. Years ago, hand-pressed French/Asian coffee was offered.... More 

Thank michael p
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Best place for Bahn Mi and croissants. Better go early cause they do run out. The bread is fresh baked daily and is the best. They have awesome fruit filled croissants. Bring cash they don't take checks or credit cards.

Thank Glenn W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1,303 reviews
524 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 572 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I stopped in early one morning hoping to find a great assortment of baked goods. What I found was multiple types of croissants. I grabbed a variety and they were all fantastic, but was hoping they had more options. This is your croissant headquarters.

Thank TryppAdams
Duluth, Minnesota
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95 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Years ago, I used to work near here and went on a regular basis. I returned in December to introduce my girlfriend to the awesomeness of their baked goods and I'm pleased to say, they're still the best. Should have bought more of the chocolate croissants to go, mine didn't make it out of the parking lot.

Thank Garner M
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Amazing, superb baking here. My grandma loves going to bakeries...so I've tried a lot. She is going to be so happy when I bring her to this place!!!

Thank Tanya B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Okay, I absolutely LOVE this place! This is the best French bakery in the Twin Cities! Move over overpriced shop on Grand, hello perfectly priced deliciousness on University Avenue!!!!! By the way, they make the absolute best Tofu sandwich I've ever tasted in my life. Right now it's off the menu, but maybe if we all keep asking for it... More 

Thank nnmorgan1
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Every time I'm in the St. Paul area stopping at Trung Nam is a MUST. The flaky and doughy treat is delicious. I do feel they should add more of the fruit filling though. The french bread/baguette is top notch from this mom/pop place and perfect with a cup of their coffee. I've been going there over 10 years now... More 

Thank Pang H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 739 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4804
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-229-0887

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