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The Placid Baker

250 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3235
+1 518-326-2657
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“macaroons” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
250 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3235
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I have been here several times and have not had anything I didn't like. Everything is nicely presented and tasty. The macaroons are a favorite of ours. The baked goods are fresh and have complex flavor and textures. Had the pizzas today for the first...More

Thank copper471
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Stopped in "on a whim" and found the staff to be very helpful and friendly. I ended up purchasing a "Cheese & Bacon" baked good. It was "sinfully" delicious.

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 5 May 2017

If you like solid bread and yummy pastries, go to this bakery. Haven't tried the sandwiches Been looking for prune danish again for last three years. Made with fresh prunes in season, the ones I scored four years ago were super califragis.... yeah Surely they...More

1  Thank AKT0707
Reviewed 19 November 2016

My husband and I went here this morning to say "good-bye" to a friend from France who is returning to Europe this week. It was our first visit, but our friend had been many, many times. That, to me, attests to the authenticity of the...More

2  Thank Lori12309
Reviewed 30 October 2016

All of the breakfast treats are delicious, but we drive to Troy specifically for the wonderful croissants. The almond ones seem to sell out first, so be sure to go early if you want to score those. The staff are always pleasant and friendly. The...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is one of the best lunch spots around. Great sandwich, salad and soup options. They also have unquestionably the best macarons in the Northeast.

Thank joesatthev
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a tiny takeout and a few small tables plus a narrow table at in front of the window place. Limited sandwich menu but everything on it is fantastic! Turkey is my favorite. They also have great pastries and coffee. This is my go-to...More

Thank Adirondacker1
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is one of the few bakeries that use organic flour. Their fresh breads are tasty and I always have at least one sliced up in the freezer, and ready to pop into the toaster at a moments notice. I like their healthy sourdough breads,...More

Thank travelight1
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The Placid Baker is great. They have the best baked goods I've found in the Capital region. I love their baguettes, and sandwiches made on their wonderful bread. They make a wonderful almond croissant, and the maccarons are yummy.

Thank munkysmum
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I love the atmosphere inside the Placid Baker, it's the perfect lunch spot in downtown Troy if you want to sit by yourself for a quick bite or take something back to the office. I can't go there without picking up a few macaroons --they're...More

Thank Taylor R
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3235
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-326-2657
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