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Croissant Brioche French Bakery & Cafe

University Place
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2435 Rice Blvd, Houston, TX 77005-3202
+1 713-526-9188
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Queretaro City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast, excellent service and the coffee is delicious. Friendly staff amiable waiters and all the atmosphere is kind of cool and relaxed. Excellent place!!!

Thank JUF571
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152 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the feeling that they were doing a great favor to me in serving the coffee. The coffee was good, very good indeed, and the sweeties were good as well (passion fruit dessert and a lemon pie for my wife). But the service, not really friendly at all... I will not return, it is a pity...

Thank Jose D
Houston, Texas
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254 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We've enjoyed breakfast croissants and pastries there many times. Has outside seating, excellent food and beverages, but tends to get very crowded at times, because it's small and popular. Parking in Rice Village is also a problem, but if you can catch this place when it's not crowded, it's well worth the parking search. Also serves lunch and dinner, limited... More 

Thank Royan17200
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

First time visit to this storefront cafe in Rice Village and we found great food and a friendly, communal atmosphere. Soup, salads, quiches and sandwiches were all homemade and very tasty. The tight quarters lead to the wonderful community atmosphere. Save room for the pastries and desserts!

Thank IrishRoverIA
Kilgore, Texas
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124 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We visited for a quick and light dinner after a day at MD Anderson which is only 1.5 miles away. The chicken salad on baguette was large and very delicious. Croque Monsouir was also good along with cafe mocha. The bread on the sandwiches is delicious, pretty sure it's made right here. They have big glasses you can use for... More 

Thank BigHilda
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114 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Chicken salad on a baguette can't be beat! We didn't try quiche, pasteties or coffee ... but all looked delicious! Breakfast clientelle: business types and mom's with strollers. Lovely neighborhood find!

Thank Jenny H
Houston, Texas
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98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good French type breads and light dining while you read the New York Times... Great orange juice! For lunch they offer a good deal of Quiche, drink and soup or salad. Love their Salmon Quiche and the walnut cookies!

Thank evamariacampo
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I've often visited with my mom for a relaxing brunch. Every time we go, we always order the tomato onion quiche and try out a different pastry. This place is perfect for a cup of coffee and peaceful atmosphere.

Thank Giselle L
Houston, Texas
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The quiche is fantastic and so are all the homemade pastries. I always pop in when I am hungry for bread based products. Their sandwiches are good but I'd rather experience their sweeter treat and breads. However, the quiche is a must!

Thank jwb7287
Houston, Texas
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179 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Such a gem - a happy place with families enjoying croissants and miche rolls, French style. You can get a freshly boiled egg, a seven grain roll with butter and jam and fresh dark coffee to eat while reading a community-owned newspaper for a lot less than $10....very civilized, way better than fast food.....

Thank L C L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2435 Rice Blvd, Houston, TX 77005-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
  • Neighbourhood: University Place
  • Phone Number: +1 713-526-9188

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