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“get the croissant!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Boulangerie French Bakery & Cafe

La Boulangerie French Bakery & Cafe
730 W Shaw Ave, Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 222-0555
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Ranked #12 of 1,012 Restaurants in Fresno
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: Bakery, French, Café
Good for: Outdoor seating
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Fresno, California, United States
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“get the croissant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Croissants are by far the best since Paris. Ordered the chocolate one and thot, oh my... You really overdid it on the chocolate (said sarcastically cuz' there is just the smallest ribbon of the dark stuff). And then, went in for the bite. Really, bigger is NOT better. Perfect richness and any more would be not right. My splurge... ok,weakness. :)

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Fresno, CA
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“This is amazing!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

I love a personal break and what better than the ambiance of La Boul and Fig Garden Village to make me happy! They have just what I want for every bakery craving! Amazing foods for any meal or snack!

Visited April 2013
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Fresno, California
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“A Weekly Stop I Can't Live Without”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

We dine here only occasionally but I stop here at least once a week for the bread and occasional pastries. I don't buy bread at the store when you can come here and get it made fresh any day of the week. And it's incredible. It's always packed so grab a number as soon as you get in the door and be prepared to jostle and wait and smile at your fellow customers because you're in this thing together. May as well make it pleasant!

If you have time, order an espresso or Americano and a pastry and take them to one of the delightful outside tables where you can watch the world go by. This is also a dog friendly area so bring your pooch. (But not inside.) When we have eaten here the food has always been fresh and delicious but it's their bread we can't live without.

After 4pm, any loaves they have left go for two-for-the-price-of-one. Great deal but the selection can be pretty limited if they've had their usual busy days. LOVE this place. You will, too!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fresno, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Frenchie”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Fabulous Service and great taste of pastries with delicious coffee, reminds you that you are in Paris, France

Visited September 2012
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Fresno, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Best croissants in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

I love the danish here. The fruit tarts are excellent and sandwiches and quiche are fine for a light lunch.

Visited February 2013
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