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Patisserie La Cigogne

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1626 Bayview Ave | M4G 3B7, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3B7, Canada
416-487-1234
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7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can eat here, and the tables are fine for a quick snack. But this is truly a pastry and bakery. The croissants are perhaps among the best in the city. The eclairs and others are divine. So, look, buy and take home to enjoy. Come early, as they sell out.

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Thank Lawrence2300
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I wish I could put into words... To start with, I became enamoured with Opera cakes when working as an assistant to a high class patissier in the French Alps so perhaps I am a bit too harsh as a critic but I was so disappointed by the lack of authenticity (and quality). Unfortunately, I made the mistake of buying... More 

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Thank Lady J
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I've visited La Cigogne plenty of times. Food is consistently perfect. Service is consistently slow. I suppose I should only visit when I have more than an hour for a cup of tea and croissant.

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Thank CJ S
Toronto
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263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I wanted to share how we have been dropping in at La Cigogne before long Friday trips to cottage country. Rather than lose time stopping for greasy fast food dinners on the trip north, I have ordered take out sandwiches we consume in the car. And la Cigogne makes some excellent classic sandwiches, for example 'La Parisienne', with ham, cheese... More 

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Thank Mark16
Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Desserts are amazing! Very pricey but worth it once and a while. You need to try the prince noir if your a chocolate lover...simply the best out there. Lunch is ok...baguettes with cold cuts or they do have amazing quiche.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We needed a birthday cake for a friend and bought a St. Eve cake. It is a confection consisting of crusty almond sponge and roasted hazelnut butter cream, with a layer of dark chocolate inside. To say it was superb is almost an understatement. I primarily go to La Cigogne for coffee and a piece of pastry, but to get... More 

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1 Thank operalover939
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

My favourite stomping ground. Always consistent, great service from all. Worth a visit, will not disappoint. Jenn is awesome!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Is La cigogne best on Bayview for coffee and pastry or is Rahier? Both are very good, but I'm inclined to give the nod to La cigogne because the space is nicer. The opportunity to refill your coffee is welcome; all the pastries I have tried have been really good. Recommended!

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Thank operalover939
Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Gorgeous food... tastes good too. Really a bakery but has about 30 seats, good coffee and sandwiches. Some incredible pastries and the quiche is perfect.

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Thank Rob G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

First I visited to buy icecream bought three flavours if it had stayed warm in September I might have had more .Friendly and helpful staff. This morning my sister went to get croissants for breakfast. I would recommend the ham and chees one

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1626 Bayview Ave | M4G 3B7, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: 416-487-1234

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