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1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
+1 418-692-1221
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastries” (558 reviews)
“gelato” (203 reviews)
“sandwich” (178 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
French, Healthy, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel was a short distance from this restaurant so we usually went there for breakfast (but also had lunch there). If you like sweets, this is the place to go...you will be tempted by great looking croissants to fancy little cakes. The restaurant has...More

Thank barbara361
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great breakfast croissant sandwich & coffee! Got the caramel spread to go and tastes like heaven!! Would definitely go back!

Thank Genevieve M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paillard is the place to go for breakfast, snack, or lunch. We ate there all 3 days while in Quebec City. It offered a large variety of baked goods, made great sandwiches, and prices were good. The line can be long at times.

Thank SummerTraveler2006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying right on the street, rue Saint-Jean, Exactly,where Paillard is, was a dangerous thing. Each night after dinner, we would forego dessert at the restaurants and stop in at Paillard to get dessert for back in our room. Absolutely delicious! We had eclairs and various...More

Thank Joel137
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We lived our time here. The pastries were delicious. If you are looking for a classic breakfast this is not your place but still wonderful. We would return.

Thank Matt N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The minute you walk in the aroma grabs you. Delicious pastries make it difficult to choose! The coffee was great too. Loved this place.

Thank Nebgirl-1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a croissant with Montreal smoke meat and dill pickle mayo. OMG. There are no words to describe how delicious this was. Everything on he menu looked fabulous. I with with nine other women and they all raved about their choice!

Thank harleycoupleWinnipeg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent croissants and cappucino. It is a very busy place right at lunch time but an excellent place for a mid-afternoon break!

Thank be519
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious croissants and pastries but very touristy. Good coffee, nothing unique. They serve breakfast sandwiches as well as lunch, soup, breads, etc.

Thank Vicky G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Popular, busy cafeteria style restaurant in the Old City. Good choice for a cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate. Super yummy displays of pastries and desserts. Flaky croissants and hot chocolate hit the spot on a cold day. Lots of seating in a large...More

Thank travelerz20
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Questions & Answers
11 June 2017|
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Response from Deborah S | Reviewed this property |
They were around $2 each. Not the best macarons I have had, but it was nice to try the maple one.
25 May 2017|
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Response from jazzfang | Reviewed this property |
It is not a breakfast place ... but you can order croissant or egg sandwiches. It depends on the daily menu.
robert r
31 August 2015|
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Response from PaillardQC | Property representative |
Hello - we only mail non-perishable items to the United States such as our coffee mugs, jams and caramel sauce. We are not equipped like large companies so the costs for shipping can be very expensive, usually much more... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-1221
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Paillard - Le Café-Boulangerie in the heart of old Quebec City. Fresh baked breads, viennoiseries, pastries, special coffees, soups, salads, gourmet sandwiches, gelato in the summer, also known for our macarons.
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