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Pain perdu

736 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1B3, Canada
+1 416-656-7246
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
5 Sep 2018
“Plummetting Quality”
27 Aug 2018
“Favourite breakfast place”
Closed Now
French, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
736 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1B3, Canada
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

I live in the neighbourhood and visit Pain Perdu for their yummy croissants 3 or 4x a year. Last week's visit was sooooo disappointing. I picked up a couple of plain croissants, a pain raisin, an almond croissant and a baguette for the road. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HeleneKay2001
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Pastries and beverages are spectacular! It's small, but always busy and for a reason! The pain raisin, almond croissants and quiches are al personal favourites, but I can also always rely on Pain Perdu for a great baguette or chocolate eclair!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Aerin L
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Had a decent lunch with friend. Surprized that duck confit was offered. Very enjoyable. My friend had a sandwhich and was very happy. Small bakery/lunchroom. Quiche seemed to be a favorite. Lots of French desert choices. Would recommend.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Elaine G
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Having recently come back from a visit to Paris and having heard about Pain Perdu for some time, we were anxious to try it out. Finally made it there today and yes - the croque monsieur was excellent, staff was very pleasant, but the thing...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank DDFrench
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Amazing chocolatines, as good as the best ones I've ever had in France. The croque Monsieur sandwich is another great standard. Staff are really great, and keep it going even when the place gets really busy.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank D F
Reviewed March 4, 2017

For the best French pastries in the city...plus lots more...try Pain Perdu. It's a tiny Cafe on St. Clair W. That's hopping because many have already discovered it. Went there this morning, with my Dad, who frequents it often. Had the best croissant and raspberry...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Debra13
Reviewed December 21, 2016

A very small neighbourhood café with consistently excellent food; servings quite large so share a salad & share a quiche -- then you have rom for dessert!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank LoyalFox
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

The best croissants and raisin Danish anywhere. Also had a roast beef sandwich on the freshest and tastiest baguette which was amazing. I visit often and always great. Also excellent coffees.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank alanbL1946WH
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Divine French artistry: spectacular hand rolled croissants, pain au chocolat, baguettes, homemade jams, etc. I could go on and on... Worth the trip, worth the money, Bravo!

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank missingeurope2016
Reviewed November 1, 2015

Wonderful service; wonderful coffee au lait (plus café, moins lait), wonderful croissants. Service might be a little slow but wonderful can't be rushed.

Date of visit: November 2015
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 736 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > York-Crosstown
  • Neighbourhood: York-Crosstown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-656-7246
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