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1909 Cahaba Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223-1015
+1 205-870-5584
07:00 - 17:30
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Dadeville, Alabama
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

OMG...is about the best way to describe this bakery. The pastries and bread are as good as any we've had throughout Europe! The coffee is exceptional as well! We actually go out of our way to stop and bring pastries home when we travel to Birmingham, it's that wonderful! Parking for us has always been a breeze, but I can... More 

Thank Margaret572long
DC Metro
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in after a great meal at Chez Lulu next door (businesses are related). Selection looked okay, we bought a handful of items to take on the road because we had an early start he following AM. If not eating it right away, stick to items that are meant to be a little crispy; these pastries are clearly made quite... More 

Thank wackyseester
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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this treasure while walking in the English village. Prices were quite high- but the cookies we had were delicious. The ambience in the little bakery was welcoming. Can't wait to go back! ( the worker bees could have been a little friendlier, but the place was so cute and quaint and the cookies so memorable, that I won't... More 

Thank Melissaaaaaaaa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A delightful French bakery! Great place for breakfast. Don't miss the pastries and breads! It's sensory overload to be sure!

Thank Larry G
Trussville, Alabama
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129 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Went here with my family for pie to celebrate Father's Day. We tried several of the pies including the blackberry, the peach, and the apple. Was first disappointed that our slices of pie were taken from prewrapped pieces instead of the beautiful pies in the display case. The second disappointment was the small size of the blackberry pie slices compared... More 

Thank James H
Birmingham, Alabama
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171 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

If you want fresh bread and or pastries you need to stop in here. We ordered bread and it was out of this world. Fresh and tasty. Will return

Thank nickamc80
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Always dependable for bread and pastries and for special holiday baked goods. Has a large daily following for breakfast and lunch with inside and outside sidewalk tables to sit and socialize or work read or roam the internet

Thank lee b
Birmingham, Alabama
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266 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Located in English Village it feels you've happened upon a small bakery in a European village. Great bakery items and coffee.

Thank Cocktails_at_Seven
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

When traveling to Birmingham from Atlanta, we always stop by Continental. Unless they're busy and we had a late start, great selection. If your looking for a great little neighborhood bakery or for something delicious for the trip out of town, Continental is your place.

Thank jim w
Birmingham, Alabama
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266 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

I adore the feel of this bakery! The breads and pastries will make your mouth foam! The paper lanterns hanging from the ceiling and the Bavarian music dancing around leave you happy!

Thank Cocktails_at_Seven

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 18:30
07:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1909 Cahaba Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223-1015
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mountain Brook
  • Phone Number: +1 205-870-5584

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