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Ooh La La French Bakery

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2705 Mall Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231-5941
+1 941-922-0169
07:00 - 15:00
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Wed - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good bakeries are becoming a dying breed so whenever you find one, you feel as though you've struck gold or oil in your backyard. While on vacation in Sarasota, Florida, we had heard about Ooh La La French Bakery. Located at 2705 Mall Drive, off Gulf Gate Drive, in a mecca of small shops to the east of the Gulf... More 

Thank Taylor B
Port Charlotte, Florida
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great bakery with a few tables,so that you can enjoy all they goodies with coffee,chocolate,quiche and much more. Et voilà !!!

Thank pdelart694
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Was pleasantly surprised with the apple croissant, was very moist and flavorful, will go back soon to try other pastries. They have a whole lot to choose from! The owner is genuinely friendly, not just an "air" to put on for business

Thank allspice1
Sarasota, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My favorite part of breakfast in Paris a few years ago had to be fresh croissants every morning and fresh baguettes with lunch or dinner. Never been to Paris? No worries...come savor the French flavors without leaving Sarasota! This place is the real deal. Several beautiful, buttery types of filled and regular Croissants and baguette every Thursdat through Sunday. but... More 

1 Thank susanjenks2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Fresh and tasty desserts will leave you thinking your diet can wait. In addition to the many varied and delicious desserts and pastries, they also carry several different quiches. Great place to stop for carry home desserts, eat in for a late afternoon snack, or a fresh breakfast.

Thank Al P
Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Stopped here on a whim, looking for a quick breakfast. Left with a wonderful few pastries, a owner that is very pleasant and nice and an overall sense of pride for supporting a great small business with an amazing product. Will come back, sooner rather than later.

1 Thank Mali_Urke
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

While on vacation in Sarasota recently, my wife and I discovered Gulf Gate village. There are countless restaurants featuring all types of ethnic foods. But for us, the reason for our return visits is Ooh La La French Bakery. It is an appropriate name as that is what you will say when you try one of their incredible pastries. Nancy... More 

1 Thank bostontraveler215
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Excellent pastries -- delicious croissants and great bread. There is simply nothing to criticize. The owner/chef adds a touch of personal friendliness.

Thank Victor M
Kennebunk, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

We are new to Sarasota and do love French bakeries so were delighted to find OLL. We have been twice and ate in both times. Absolutely loved the Paris inspired decor. The servers were exceptionally friendly and the owner, Nancy, is hands on. The selection of pastries and quiche is large. We find it difficult to select - we want... More 

Thank AlohaTravelerOahu
Brandon, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

We stopped in to Ooh La La French Bakery for snack and had a very good experience with wonderful pastry. Everything in this place looks delicious. Taste delicious. This place isn't cheap but worth every penny.We come be back for sure.

Thank KrysiaK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2705 Mall Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231-5941
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-922-0169

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