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Le Croquembouche

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Downtown Quebec City
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225 rue Saint-Joseph E, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3B1, Canada
+1 418-523-9009
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 18:30
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Kelowna, Canada
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

If you're looking for something fun, unique and delicious this is the place. Don't let the long lines scare you, as it's well worth the wait. Their specialty is the eclair ( obviously) as the whole top shelf of the display case is filled with many different flavours and variations. They also serve panini's and gelato. If you're looking for... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I will be back for a pastry/dessert! I needed a croissant to keep me from being too hungry before dinner, so stopped in here. Lots of people were in line for gelato. The desserts looked great.

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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Great food. Crunchy baguettes. Wide range of pastries, cakes and chocolates. Extremely busy. Have to line up. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Quebec City, Canada
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Great bread and sandwiches. A huge selection of tarts, cakes, and pastries. They do fabulous éclairs - I've tried most of them and they are delicious!

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Australia
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106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Fantastic breads, pastries and cakes of all shapes and sizes. Incomparable taste of croissant compared with Boîte a Pain and Paillard which are frequently quoted as the best. Run by a husband and wife who really know what they are doing! We tried olive breads, croissants, pain chocolate, raisin pastries, brioche, and the fabulous Kouign amann! well worth seeking out... More 

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Torbay, Canada
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

I have been there for about 15 years (since they open) and, while not living in Quebec anymore, I love going there when I can. I can easily say that you cannot find a bakery like this, even in France! This is a great bakery with a lot of different breads, pastries and other things to eat. They have a... More 

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malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

It is a little far out. We drove there to get breakfast supply on our way to mount St Anne. The selection was fantastic and every one of it is divine. The chocolate eclair was heavenly. It is more expensive than other bakery but we like so much we went there twice.

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maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

We found this place despite many closed streets, one-way streets and detours. It was well worth the effort. On our first visit we picked up sandwiches, baguettes and pastry. The displays are beautiful, you'll have to take your time deciding what you'll have. We returned the next day for breakfast, a bowl of cafe au lait, almond, chocolate and caramel,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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132 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

We looked for some bread and Croissants for our morning breakfast and Le Croquembouche was around the corner from the airbnb we were staying at. The place was very nice and had lots of fresh breads and sweets. Our french is minimal but the staff there was super nice to us and even taught us how to ask for it... More 

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Palos Hills, Illinois
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124 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

This a wonderful, friendly neighborhood spot to stop for lunch and to pick up some pastry or bread to go! The food looks and tastes great -- with lots of choices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:30
Thursday
07:00 - 18:30
Friday
07:00 - 18:30
Saturday
07:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 rue Saint-Joseph E, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-523-9009

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