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French Pastry Shop & Restaurant

100 E San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Downtown)
(505) 983-6697
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Ranked #125 of 464 restaurants in Santa Fe
Cuisines: Dessert, French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Tucson, Arizona
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153 reviews 153 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

The humble little French Pastry Shop Restaurant tucked away in a dark corner of the La Fonda lobby with a separate entrance onto E. San Francisco is quietly enough probably the best eatery in New Mexico. The atmosphere evokes colonial times with a brick fireplace complete with copper ware on the mantel and wooden vigas interspersed with chandeliers overhead. The... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Really fun small place with excellent baked goods. The decor is old world European and the service was very good. Loved the choices on our serendipitous stop one morning for breakfast.

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Arlington, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stopped in here while waiting for the Loretto Chapel to open. Our server was wonderful, the order came out quickly, and it was simply delicious. We took an apple pastry to go, and it was to die for. This is definitely a great place for a snack or a meal

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Houston,TX
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Attached to La Fonda, you can enjoy real French pastries and luncheon foods in this quaint bakery style shop. Be prepared to hear some French! You can access the hotel by walking through the pastry shop to the rear left. (Once you make your way into the lobby area, turn left and proceed straight if you would like to find... More

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Great Bend, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Following suggestions of other reviewers, we tried the French onion soup, which was excellent. The pastries and fresh baked breads are beautiful. I had the St. Michelle dessert and it was wonderful!

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Norwich, Vermont
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127 reviews 127 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

While at the Santa Fe Plaza last Saturday, I decided to have lunch at the French Pastry Shop & Restaurant at La Fonda Hotel. I did not have much time, as I was taking the last shuttle back to the Bishop's Lodge Ranch, so chose the Spinach Quiche and a salad. When it came piping hot, I found the slice... More

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College Station, Texas, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

So if you don't mind uncomfortably hard seats, the Pastry shop is worth a try. Our crepes were good but they are heavier than one might anticipate. The croissants on our sandwiches were a little old but the pate sandwich was a classic.

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Dallas, Texas
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259 reviews 259 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

They offer great French coffee and many specialty coffee drinks. Also available are pastries, sandwiches, quiche, and light snacks. It seems to be constantly crowded but a table does not require more than a 10 minute wait. Well located if you are walking around the town.

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

My family and I had an enjoyable lunch at this restaurant. We only had sandwiches and a peach crepe, all which were very good. Service was good even though there was a lunchtime crowd. Please note they only accept cash (at least when we were there) so be sure you have some on you. Prices are about $10-15/person. Great for... More

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great authentic French taste and quick service made this a nice stop for breakfast. Cappuccino was absolutely delicious! The crepes were very tasty. I'd definitely have breakfast here again.

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