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3531 Mount Vernon Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403-3863
319-363-7767
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing french fare!

Have been dying to try this place after reading all the reviews, and mistakenly drove across town to try one afternoon when they were on Spring Break! So after waiting for them to come back, and finding time to go, I stopped in today and ordered the 1/2 Tuna Nicoise sandwich with a cup of lobster... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
focaccia9
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New York
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

Have been dying to try this place after reading all the reviews, and mistakenly drove across town to try one afternoon when they were on Spring Break! So after waiting for them to come back, and finding time to go, I stopped in today and ordered the 1/2 Tuna Nicoise sandwich with a cup of lobster bisque as well as... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My wife and I stopped by in the late afternoon just for espresso & a sweet. Both were very good. It wasn't crowded, and the friendly owner came out and engaged us is a lovely chat about varied topics. We are glad we stopped by, and will do so again when we are next in Cedar Rapids!

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Cedar Rapids
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Delightful place with friendly service, good food make sure your save room for delicious desserts, ala Authentic French pastries, cakes, cookies and delicacies-- Nothing else like it in Cedar Rapids! Small cafe setting that really does accommodate everyone.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have been to Croissant du Jour numerous times and have never been disappointed. The food is exceptional and their service is great. A MUST is a bakery good to eat and take home. The croissants melt in your mouth, quiches are just like homemade and bakery items go really fast. My girlfriends and I try to go whenever we... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This easy to find gem is a favorite. Their croissants are truly "the real thing", flaky and light, melt in your mouth. After ordering at the counter for lunch, your meal is delivered to you (no intercom or name shouting), and a lovely young lady returns periodically to refill coffee. Their creme brulee is delicious. For a departure from the... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have enjoyed many outstanding morsels here! The quiche is perfect ~ every single time . The chocolate flourless cake should be illegal it's so good. And another favorite of mine is the apricot pasterie. The atmosphere is charming, the French food is yummy, and the service couldn't be more pleasant . . . well, other than sometimes there is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I joined my mother and her friend for a cup of café au lait (large enough to swim in) and an almond croissant ($2.95) (super nutty and totally delicious) this morning. The ambience is pleasant and sunny with many families and groups of friends, young and not so young. If I were a local, I'd likely be here every Saturday... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I have never had french food until trying it at Croissant Du Jour, Cedar Rapids. I'd say I just loved it. We went for an early lunch around 11:15. The place was starting to get full and yeah if you are planning to go for lunch don't bother after 2pm. They do need to work on their service though. I... More 

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Marion, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

This coffee shop creates intrigue only because of their great pastries and well done lunch selections. I particularly enjoy the lobster bisque and club sandwich. Their coffee is only so-so and certainly doesn't seem to be any different than what I get at home, and certainly not reminiscent of a french bistro. The two biggest concerns are the brash service... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I often call in an order for this restaurant during my lunch. It is always ready within 5 minutes. It is true French cuisine. I have never been disappointed by there soup, everything is homemade, fresh!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3531 Mount Vernon Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403-3863
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: 319-363-7767

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: French, Café
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?