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Jean-Jacques Bakery

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3138 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3504
+1 804-355-0666
07:00 - 18:00
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Orleans, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for coffee and pastries at this "French" bakery and were very disappointed. The croissants were not flaky and the other pastries were stale. The coffee was not brewed fresh, so we probably should not have gotten it, but we did and it was old and harsh.

Thank Dennis G
Richmond, Virginia
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Anyone can make beautiful pastry, but to make it also taste fantastic is very difficult. They accomplish both here. The breads, like in france, are usually good for 1 or 2 days. The pastry will not even last that long in your ice box. It will be eaten. Nothing is so overly sweet it makes your teeth hurt, it is... More 

Thank gordo412
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 November 2016

What's the name of that great french bakery in Cary Town? Can Can?? NOPE! It's Jean-Jacques! The restaurant is empty so you can always find a seat. Their display case is full of stale baked goods, so you have your pick of anything you could want! Best part is you don't have to worry about having mindless chit chat with... More 

1 Thank MickManly
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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333 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We stopped here after lunch and picked up a few baked treats to take home.They had a nice selection of pastries, cookies, and bread. The service was good and prices were fair.

Thank mcdh4561
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I love this place my wedding cake came from here. I love the Italian pastry.my husband had the everything cookie he loved it .they the chocolate canoli.

Thank sylvià b
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

You'd expect a French bakery's croissants to be fresh, flaky, and buttery! Not here. We ordered 6 for a breakfast for friends. The were stale and dry! Next time, we'll go across town to Whisk!

2 Thank Sue L
Williamsburg, Virginia
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

First try the elephant ears were overly dry Second try we went have lunch after reviewing the nice looking menu, everything we wanted wasn't available (crepes, beef stew) this was over half of the menu we left we won't be back

2 Thank Charles M
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We stopped by this bakery for lunch - so good! Grilled cheese on your choice of bread plus delicious tomato soup. Check it out!

Thank ABinSC_13
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Purchased an Easter cake, assorted rolls, French bread and several pastries in order to try " everything". A chocolate filled croissant was so stale dry and chewed it almost pulled a cap off my tooth. An apple Danish was dry and hard and the filling tasted overly sweet like canned pie filling, the Easter cake was supposed to be a... More 

2 Thank chiefmom
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Stopped here while visiting Carytown. Quaint shop. Pastries were good. Didnt eat anything else as we had already eaten at Greek on Cary. Staff was not real friendly. But pastries are good so will overlook that.

Thank dixiecat314

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
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07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3138 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3504
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-355-0666

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