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Pain perdu

736 St. Clair West, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1G6, Canada
4166567246
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English first
Toronto, ON
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Pain Perdu is a fabulous patisserie not far from downtown Toronto. They have a large selection of pastries and lunch items. It's a little pricey but most French cafes in the city are. They have recently expanded their seating int he cafe, allowing for more tables. Before that, you would be lucky to get a table on a weekend morning... More

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have been here numerous times with my wife. The ingredients are natural, fresh and high quality. This also means they cost a little more and they take longer to prepare the food. This is justified since this is not fast food. This is quality food. An excellent place to have a relaxed, intimate lunch. Also a good place to... More

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Oakville, Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Recently dropped by the Pain Purdu for a quick lunch. A quaint place for sure. We had the "special" of the day - roast beef on a baguette. The sandwich was average at best. Our table was very unstable and we felt quite crowded into a small space. All in all, an ok place for a quick bite at a... More

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Toronto, Canada
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15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Having moved from the UK and being able to pick up fresh, warm croissants in your local supermarket for the equivalent of about 1CAD, I was slightly disappointed by the lack of freshness and over cooked croissant. We have been desperately searching top bakeries for excellent croissants. We tried the almond croissant, pain au chocolat and raisin croissant. Two of... More

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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

I'm quite picky when it comes to croissants. They must be flaky and light - Pain Perdu's don't disappoint. When ever I have a craving for one I know I'll only be satisfied if I go there. It doesn't hurts that the decor is nice a cozy.

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Toronto
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Go in many times great place and location staff is always great. Selection of goodies are alway fresh and looks like there made in house love it.

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Toronto
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This little gem makes the most amazing croissants (we have recently been to Paris, and they as good as any we had there!) The service is friendly, and the atmosphere is delightful

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Toronto, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The croissants and quiches are good, but I find they are excellent when i take them home and heat them up. However, this shop is for treats only as it is quite expensive, and to get croissants for a group/the family is costly

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

my fave restaurant along st clair west. croque monsieur sandwich and an americano. or the pain perdu if I feel like something sweet. it's perfection

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Toronto
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

I LOVE Pain Perdu, and I love it because it is an amazing, an authentic French Cafe. Every little thing they have is good. The pastries are fresh and flaky, and the quiche is always very flavourful. They are really serious about the quality of their products and details about France. All the staff are French and even the radio... More

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