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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
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 3
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nice clean restaurant. I've only been there in the morning and had a pastry. I had a croissant once and a scone once. Both were ok. Unfortunately a bit dry. I always get a diet soda and they are happy to refill it for free. I would like to try lunch there sometime. I do like the atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nice clean restaurant. I've only been there in the morning and had a pastry. I had a croissant once and a scone once. Both were ok. Unfortunately a bit dry. I always get a diet soda and they are happy to refill it for free. I would like to try lunch there sometime. I do like the atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

What a pleasant surprise to find authentic French food in Cedar Rapids. I love this place, the food, the decor, the wait staff, the video playing in the front. The quiches are my favorite and who doesn't love a bowl of REAL French Onion Soup. If I didn't know I was in CR while eating here, I would think I... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a great lunch spot; try the cold green bean salad, it's really unique and very good. Raspberry cream cake is light and flavorful. Worth a stop!

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Feels like you've stepped off a plane into France. Such a lovely and off-the-beaten path space. Delicious pastries and cakes-- the quiche is always good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a great place to meet friends for breakfast, coffee, or lunch. Everything is homemade and delicious. A real Cedar Rapids treasure.

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Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a wonderful tea room to visit. The menu is limited, but everything is fresh and inexpensive. I had the turkey club sandwich plus a half cup of lobster bisque soup. My friend had the turkey club and the french onion soup. The croissants were fresh and the service was attentive. We both got tarts for dessert. There is... More 

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La Crosse, WI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Super cute little place! When my sister couldn't stop raving about the croissants, we decided to go there for lunch. The seating arrangement is a little weird (order first and seat second), but the system works. Once you order at the counter (club croissant sandwich and cup of lobster bisque), then find an empty and elegantly set table. The croissant... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

What a great little place. I would definately drive across town to go back. The food is all homemade and delicious. The pasteries are amazing and the croissants.....mmmmm.....just like the ones they make in Paris. :) The soup of the day has never disappointed and the atmosphere is delightful. A very enjoyable and relaxing experience. I highly recommend. The only... More 

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 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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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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Additional Information about Croissant du Jour

Address: 3531 Mount Vernon Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403-3863
Phone Number: 319-363-7767
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
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
Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
Cuisine: French, Cafe

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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 to $10
  • Cuisine: French, Cafe
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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