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Patisserie Boissiere

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Mission, P. O. Box 5925, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-5008
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11:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: A relaxing and comforting venue modeled after a European chateau where...
A relaxing and comforting venue modeled after a European chateau where tables are thoughtfully spaced and fresh flowers, fireplace, candles and soothing musical notes are integral part of the dining experience. The ambience sets the tone for French country food served with a great deal of care for detail, and pastries baked daily on premises.
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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 98
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A cute French "tearoom" for lunch

The only way to describe this little cottage. It's quite feminine and cozy interior surprisingly did not bother my husband or brother-in-law, nor did the lengthy wait. The food made up for it all. My French Onion soup, my husband's Croque Monsieur, and my brother-in-law's shrimp and avocado salad... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
JoaninFrance
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Irvine, California
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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173 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Irvine, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The only way to describe this little cottage. It's quite feminine and cozy interior surprisingly did not bother my husband or brother-in-law, nor did the lengthy wait. The food made up for it all. My French Onion soup, my husband's Croque Monsieur, and my brother-in-law's shrimp and avocado salad received rave reviews from us all. This place, like many other... More 

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Carmel, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a lovely little restaurant that offers simple traditional French dishes. Cozy atmosphere, locals place, very friendly. Reasonably priced.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Cozy and unpretentious, good food. Great place to relax and enjoy a good meal, or coffee and dessert. Has been there for years and is a local favorite.

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SF Bay Area
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100 reviews 100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

There are many restaurants that serve great food and differentiating them on a 5 point scale is difficult. This restaurant serves really good food, but what makes it special is the ambiance. It is a small restaurant with limited seating. The main room has about 12 tables, most are round wood tables seating four with dining chairs - some upholstered,... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Friendly, nice quiet, atmosphere. Good food (brie app, lamb shank, best clam chowder). Liked our dinner so much we picked up some sandwiches and dessert to go the next to day to take to the beach. Would definitely go back.

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Niceville, Florida
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I'm no connoisseur of all things French (hell, I still can't pronounce the name of this place) but what I can tell you is that this was the best pastry I've ever eaten. This is the kind makes you think things like: "I didn't know coconut cream pie could taste this good, what else have I been missing"? and, "What... More 

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Pittsford, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Had lunch here last weekend and was very pleased. I had the roast beef sandwich with salad. The salad wasn't anything special. In hindsight I would've gone for the soup. The sandwich however was very good. European size portions so not too much food. My friend had the Brie, Pate, and Fresh Fruit. She said the pate was excellent as... More 

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California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It was during our annual weekend visit to Carmel when we came across this place. A quaint little place that was informal yet romantic at the same time. Service couldn't have been better. Our waiter was extremely attentive. The food is some of the best we have had in a long time. From the appetizer to wine to dinner, it... More 

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Huntington Beach,CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Pros: warm European atmosphere, staff friendly & helpful. The salad was very good as were their homemade dressings. The dessert was excellent. Cons: The chicken pot pie was boring and flavorless. There was 1 small piece of carrot, 1 pearl onion & about 4 peas. The rest was cubes of chicken, some of which seemed to be the cartilage and... More 

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Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It's a combination of a pastry shop and restaurant. The pastry is definitely superior to the restaurant itself. It might be because it was very crowded but I found the service very rushed. We waited a long time to be served but once the food came felt as if they just wanted us to eat and go as quickly as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mission, P. O. Box 5925, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-5008

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 26
  • Cuisine: Bakery, European, French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

A relaxing and comforting venue modeled after a European chateau where tables are thoughtfully spaced and fresh flowers, fireplace, candles and soothing musical notes are integral part of the dining experience. The ambience sets the tone for French country food served with a great deal of care for detail, and pastries baked daily on premises.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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