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1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
+1 418-692-1221
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pastries” (482 reviews)
“gelato” (170 reviews)
“sandwich” (156 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1097, rue Saint-Jean, Vieux-Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafeteria style - French pastries, meat pies, and everything you can imagine, including made-to-order sandwiches, gelato, and much much more! GREAT experience and SO yummy!

Thank J W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Home baked pastries, lunch fixins, coffee, tea. This is by far the best place to enjoy breakfast, lunch, or just stopping by for coffee. Sit at the communal tables or high top tables. Have some gelato. Just enjoy the aroma of the fresh baked goods...More

Thank MonicaJeanNYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the reasons I traveled a very long distance to Quebec City was to have some good French crepes and enjoy a good French bakery. I enjoyed my gelato at the cafe, and then took home a large amount of baked items. Of course,...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decor is modern fast food style, but the baked goods are what you expect from French culture. The baked brioche was rich, flakey, just so good. We went here for breakfast four times in five days. Skip the breakfast sandwiches. McDonalds is better.

Thank AKM4755
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the mouthwatering selection of pastries, delicious sandwiches, soups & great coffee you would really be missing a treat if you didn't go into Paillard's.

Thank 18Marion
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing pastries and great breakfast sandwich (Croissant with egg, bacon and cheese with fruit cup and coffee). If you want to try Macarons like they have in France, this is the place to taste them.

Thank stevebougie2001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Quebec city for the weekend and had to try Pillard. Great cappuccino, delicious pastries and went back twice. Too bad we don't have this in Montreal. A man was playing the acordian which it was like I was in France. If you go...More

Thank ItalCatia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot for a break, lot of pastries and good coffee. Lots of seating even with a school tour that arrive before we did.

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped by this place for a bite and were stunned by the array of pastries. It is a huge place with long tables and a constant queues of eager customers. But the lines move fast and the staff are extremely efficient. The pastries are...More

Thank nichinam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paillard is located in the tourist zone - just inside the walls of the old city on rue Saint-Jean. That means you're going to be in the vicinity if you plan to visit Quebec City since everyone visits the old city. That being said, when...More

Thank Joseph R
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robert r
Do they mail to the United States?
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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.