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Le Croquembouche

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Quebec City
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225 rue Saint-Joseph E, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3B1, Canada
1(418) 523-9009
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were here twice, breakfast and lunch. There are a few others on the same street, breads/croissants/dessert/coffee, this one has be most variety. Not the best coffee but enormous selection of desserts and breads. Reasonably priced too. Get the croissants and desserts, all yummy. Not a place for dinner, most of their sandwiches are sold out by 5pm.

Thank 29_MC_39
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got croissants, a white miche and kouign amanns. For the drive back home. Everything was excellent. The Kouign Amanns had chocolate in them, which was a bit too sweet, not sure if the plain were sold out or if they dont make plain.

Thank teekae333
Branchburg, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We visited this wonderful bakery up the street from our Hotel, Hotel Pur, to get sandwiches for our picnic to the Montmorency Falls. We had the Genoa salami and cheese with a delicious homemade mustard and mayonnaise. We were not disappointed! We also picked up some croissants for breakfast which were buttery and melted in your mouth. We went back... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

If you're looking for something fun, unique and delicious this is the place. Don't let the long lines scare you, as it's well worth the wait. Their specialty is the eclair ( obviously) as the whole top shelf of the display case is filled with many different flavours and variations. They also serve panini's and gelato. If you're looking for... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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96 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I will be back for a pastry/dessert! I needed a croissant to keep me from being too hungry before dinner, so stopped in here. Lots of people were in line for gelato. The desserts looked great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Crunchy baguettes. Wide range of pastries, cakes and chocolates. Extremely busy. Have to line up. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Great bread and sandwiches. A huge selection of tarts, cakes, and pastries. They do fabulous éclairs - I've tried most of them and they are delicious!

Thank Coconut510
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Fantastic breads, pastries and cakes of all shapes and sizes. Incomparable taste of croissant compared with Boîte a Pain and Paillard which are frequently quoted as the best. Run by a husband and wife who really know what they are doing! We tried olive breads, croissants, pain chocolate, raisin pastries, brioche, and the fabulous Kouign amann! well worth seeking out... More 

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Torbay, Canada
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44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I have been there for about 15 years (since they open) and, while not living in Quebec anymore, I love going there when I can. I can easily say that you cannot find a bakery like this, even in France! This is a great bakery with a lot of different breads, pastries and other things to eat. They have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

It is a little far out. We drove there to get breakfast supply on our way to mount St Anne. The selection was fantastic and every one of it is divine. The chocolate eclair was heavenly. It is more expensive than other bakery but we like so much we went there twice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, French
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 rue Saint-Joseph E, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: 1(418) 523-9009

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