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539 Hartnell St, Monterey, CA 93940-2801
831-641-9188
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Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place to wake up to.

Cannot say enough about the pastries, croissants and other goodies. My only gripe was that my cup of coffee could have been a bit stronger, but that could be my personal preference. So glad it's here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
paulvee
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Greenwich Village, NYC
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Greenwich Village, NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot say enough about the pastries, croissants and other goodies. My only gripe was that my cup of coffee could have been a bit stronger, but that could be my personal preference. So glad it's here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best I've ever had in my life. You have to get one! They keep for a few days so stock up, they run out quick.

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Thank kristin m
California, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

The title says it, good upscale bakery products. Croissants the way they are supposed to be. The best store bought challah in town - order a day early, they don't always have it on hand. A little more pricy but worth it

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Thank creativity2001
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast, pastries are good but not fluffy and very tasty. Tried croissants and pain au chocolat. Orange juice ws decent. Not cheap at all, $20 for 3 pastries and 2 orange juice..

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Thank Michael C
Pacific Grove, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Parker Lusseau-incredible! Every item divine--coffees, pastries savory treats and soups! Don't miss the Ryan Ranch location. Delightful servers add to the experience.

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Thank William F
Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We love stopping at the Parker-Lusseau whenever we go shopping at Trader Joes right around the corner. It is in a lovely old building that is very welcoming with a few tables outside. Everything from PL's is fresh and delicious. Their pastries are the best around and their coffee is wonderful. I'm glad we don't live closer and only go... More 

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Thank Anne S
Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

There is one thing to say about Parker-Lusseau Pastries: Kouign Aman, the plain version. A perfect laminated dough encrusted in a caramel shell is heaven in the mouth. Go there; get one. Come back; get another. I've tried the other pastries, but this is the one that brings us back.

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Thank Ethelethel
Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Costs are high, but if you want the unique ultra-pretty, yummy dessert for the differ party, this is where to get it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Roasted red pepper quiche for me, tomato and goat cheese quiche for hubby. Warmed in an actual oven. Toasty and tasty. All of the pastries, breads and macaroons looked fabulous and smelled freshly made.

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Thank cbowHouston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Great place to stop coffee excellent and yummy pastries. Good selection of various cakes and sweets. Lovely seating area outside with beautiful flowers growing, very clean

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  • Address: 539 Hartnell St, Monterey, CA 93940-2801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-641-9188

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  • Cuisine: French

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