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La Petite Columbe

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Rue Samuel Fahlberg, Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
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Zurich, Switzerland
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

There are two outlets for this bakery, one in Colombier and one in L'Oriens. The former is the main one the latter the better. patries are good, the sandwiches and lunch OK, breads are very good. What is sadly amiss is the attitude of many of the ladies behind the counters....they seem not to enoy being there, never smile and... More 

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New York
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191 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Located in the hills in Colombier (not Gustavia) this is a solid patisserie with good quality pastries and sandwiches and breads to eat in or take out. Everything is super fresh and delicious. Seating is a bit rustic and it's a pity there isn't more of a view of the bay below, but overall highly recommend it. The tarte citron... More 

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Thank Peter R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

On an island where everything is expensive, this place is cheap and delicious. You can get a sandwich to take to the beach for 6€.

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1 Thank Bryan F
Stamford, CT
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138 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Do you like baked goods? This is your place. Yummy pizzas, great pastries, delicious breads. I'll be back.

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Thank Betsyknit
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Was expecting much more selection, but given that there are two locations, was glad to stumble across them. Chocolate pastries great, sandwiches 85% bread - but the same in Paris so not surprised.

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Thank David R
Miami
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Get there early as this is a local favorite. Great baked goods and sandwiches(not made at 630 am). We stayed in a villa about a mile away. Literally a daily event, across from school so parking is tricky. Croissants and ham sandwich really good. Coffee is excellent too.

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Thank Michael S
Highlands, North Carolina
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This Columbier based bakery with a satellite in Lorient is perfect for early morning croissants and sandwiches for the beach. Tip: the parking lot at the Columbier location is often crazy, but you can park in a small lot across the street by the tennis court.

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Thank Fred B
South Wales, New York
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Have been a few times. Always happy with the food. Wonderful salads, great pizzas and good variety of dinner choices.

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Thank Steph125
Ridgeway, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Almost every morning while in St. Barth's, my husband went to this bakery. The croissants are amazing and their donuts are very good as well! I highly recommend this. Get there early to have the best choices!

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Thank cwheelh1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

If you truly want quality french pastries, this is the place. It is very quick. You go in, pay for pastries and leave. It is not a sit down restaurant, but the pastries are incredible. The staff doesn't speak great english, but it is a wonderful traditional french bakery.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Samuel Fahlberg, Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Barthelemy  >  Gustavia
Description
Mentioned on Trip Advisor - under nearby hotel description - that's how we heard of it. Mentioned on several travel web sites such as also has two other island locations

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?