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Paris Bakery Cafe

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French, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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271 Bonifacio Pl, Monterey, CA 93940-3042
831-646-1620
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6:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Description: Paris Bakery has two locations to better serve you. One is located in...
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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  • 67
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We stopped for Danish fruit filled croissant and was not disappointed, Some of the finest tasting ever. Also great display of cakes and pies. Delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
Bradley L
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Mission Hills,ca
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Mission Hills,ca
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We stopped for Danish fruit filled croissant and was not disappointed, Some of the finest tasting ever. Also great display of cakes and pies. Delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We stepped into the old world and a culinary paradise. I have not seen a bakery like this for a long time. The pastry selection was beautiful, the croissants melted in our mouths. Staff were warm and wonderful and the bread smells were a meal in itself. Lunch sandwich and quiche wonderful. Good thing we are visiting or we would... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This place has a great story and you can read it on their website. It was like the "Cheers" of bakeries. A local woman walked in the door and the server had her coffee poured and pastry plated before she made it to the counter. It happened again with two other gentlemen. The bakery cases were stuffed full of amazing... More 

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Miami, Florida
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Nice little place. Pastries were fresh, croissant breakfast sandwiches were yummy. Very courteous and friendly staff.

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Hercules, California
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is the place and the way to start the day. The display case is overwhelming with choices, and they are ALL GREAT. From fruit and plain croissants, to individual croissants, to sweet cakes to fresh bread, tarts and more - oh, where to start and, worse, where to stop! Skip those free breakfasts of terrible stuff, and come here... More 

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Fallon, Nevada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Beautiful and delicious offerings of every sort. Could there be anything unappetizing here? It is all fabulous. Warning: Dangerous for those who can't make up their mind. You will walk out with more than you should eat. There are a couple of tables, but you can get better atmosphere by taking pastries along on your drive to Big Sur or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Try the croissants they are scrumptious. It does get busy there even during the week. We really enjoyed the food.

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Cute little bakery with a huge selection of baked goods. There are some tables if you want to eat there. You order from the counter. We've had the ham and cheese croissant, the breakfast croissant with eggs and spinach, the apple turnover, bear claw. pecan something and several other sweets. They were all excellent. The pecan dessert was a little... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

After dinner we stopped in for some treats. They have little pies and I got the almond sliced pie thingy OH YUM

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Their cakes may look pretty to some people, but rather look dull to me. Ordered two different pieces - nothing to blame about, but nothing exciting about either. Taste not overly sweet, but not great or delicate either. Not disappointing, but their cakes are simply and extremely boring. Additionally the counter stuff was not well trained.. She couldn't answer any... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 271 Bonifacio Pl, Monterey, CA 93940-3042
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-646-1620

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?