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Paris Bakery Cafe

271 Bonifacio Pl, Monterey, CA 93940-3042
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Ranked #6 of 259 restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Paris Bakery has two locations to better serve you. One is located in downtown Monterey, two blocks from Alvarado; and the other is in the center of Seaside on Broadway Ave. We are open seven days a week and offer indoor and outdoor seating for your convenience. We make a large variety of baked goods: fresh breads, breakfast pastries, cookies and French pastries. We use the best espresso and coffee beans for your coffee drinks to go with our exquisite pastries. We also have an amazing lunch menu with daily specials. We serve sandwiches, salads, soups, wraps, panini and a lot more. We also serve wine and beer. We make all products fresh daily from scratch, with all-naturals ingredients without preservatives or additives. We have been in business for more than 26 years. Family business. 271 Bonifacio Plaza, Monterey: open at 6am daily. 1232 Broadway Ave., Seaside: open at 7am daily.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Monterey, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Id recommend the Chai Latte, truly delicious. Most of the pastries ive tried have been very good too. For some reason I prefer the Provence Bakery in Prunedale Ca.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This is the real deal!! I had the chocolate almond croissant, our daughter a pineapple upside down cake, our son an apple croissant and my husband ciabatta and lox. Lots of locals enjoying coffee and pastries. Tres magnifique!

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Monterey, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is our "locals' favorite breakfast" spot, each and every time we come up to Monterey, Paris Bakery. Yes, their cases are full of fresh-baked goodies but a little known fact is that they also create fresh breakfast croissants to order, if you ask. My favorite is "The Parisienne", a croissant filled with ham and cheese, drizzled on top with... More

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Eagan, Minnesota
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stopped here this morning before heading to Big Sur. We're staying just about a mile away. It was a great choice. The majority of people there were locals. Very quaint atmosphere and pleasant staff. Prices are incredibly reasonable. We had 2 banana chocolate croissants (definitely recommend!); a warmed breakfast croissant with broccoli, egg and cheese (yum!!); a small latte,... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My husband and I were on vacation and stopped by Paris Bakery. It was so overwhelming to see so many delicious baked goods. I had three mini cakes and my husband had the fruit tart. Fabulous!! So glad we stopped by.

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Clovis, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This is what a bakery should be like to be a French Bakery. Have traveled many places and eaten in many bakery's but this is the best I have had. They make excellent pastry's that melt in your mouth. I compare every pastry to Paris Baker, so far not have compared to this place.

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Napa, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Monterey is a big, disorganized, confusing, city that once was the Capital of the Territory of Norte (or Alta) California. It has a long checkered history, one house might be 300 years old, the street it is on might be a former foot trail dating to the pre-columbian era - paved after a fashion but still twisted and narrow. In... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I really enjoy everything about this bakery and have been coming here for more than a decade now. Their croissants are just yum, their bread is great, their pastries are amazing (princess cake is my favorite), and their soups and sandwiches hit the spot for lunch! The servers are hit or miss - but they all have a special place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Surprisingly good and affordable. Great selection and service is good and fast. Super recommended. .........

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Miami, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Great bakery, glass of vine for only $3!!! Great selection of breads, pastries, quiches. Family atmosphere! Must try!

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