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Le Pain Quotidien

Louvre / Palais-Royal
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18 rue des Archives, 75004 Paris, France
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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160 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw this place last night when I craved a salad and cheese plate but went next door instead. I went back tonight and had a larger 1/2 liter than the place I dined at night (I know ... but 1/2 liters aren't always the same size when it comes to wine) and a full round of camembert with fresh... More 

Thank Ed L
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192 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Le Pain Quotidien for lunch one day then breakfast at this location the next day. The staff are simply superb!! At both locations they were charming, friendly and helpful. They quickly offered English menus but were also happy to let us try our mediocre French. The menu is full of fresh breads, home made soups and jams and... More 

Thank Fiona C
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for breakfast 3 days. Recommend the banana porridge. Feta frittata also good. Had soy milk which is hard to find in Paris

Thank T-Bell01
Paris, France
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156 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for lunch in friendly atmosphere! Everything tastes fresh and looks good. I love their chicken salad & beetroot juice.

Thank GeorgeGii
Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz, Germany
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was very crowded/popular but it appeared that they wanted to help us find a spot, however tight. Service was spotty and when we ordered, it came out fast but my quiche was cold.

Thank LindseyCG
Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't recommend this place. It was expensive with poor quality of service. The choice available isn't great. The service was also poor having mixed up our order. The toilet was also out of service and although we made the waitress aware of this, it took 20 minutes until it was resolved.

Thank cole9
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

After a long flight and a short nap, we woke hungry. Happy Cow listed this little place and we decided to see what it was about. While the girls shared veggie platters, B had an open faced chicken sandwich with cheese and mustard. Despite my (very) limited French, ordering was no problem. My first cafe au lait de soya in... More 

Thank Melody J
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Went to this place twice. First time the waiter spoke English and everything was great so we thought we'd take the kids for breakfast. This time the waiter did not speak English but he tried hard. He mucked up the order while being watched by the guy at the coffee machine who I assume was the manager. The manager spoke... More 

Thank Chris M
Mexico City, Mexico
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157 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

This is a very popular chain, like Starbucks, of French food: don't go! Better choose a more authentic Brasserie or Bistro, you are in Paris! The restaurant is super pretentious, the food tasted like it was freezed, very small portions and super expensive. You can have good French food in the same block for half of the price.

Thank Jack F
Paris, France
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

One of the rare places in Paris where you can find organic pain au chocolat! I have been going to this place for years on an off and particularly appreciate the recent changes. Especially with the service. Significant improvement!! Which was much needed. Manager and his team are wonderful.They all deserve congratulations. It's like the original concept of Pain Quotidien... More 

Thank Clem N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Vegetarian Friendly, French, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 rue des Archives, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: 33142963170

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Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal, this neighborhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering window displays. Every other establishment has someone to open the door for you or park your car. You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or lingering over a meal at any of its chic eateries. After all that indulgence, the Tuileries gardens provide stately respite, while theaters compete for your applause. It's a neighborhood that draws admirers from around the world, all attracted to the luxe life in Paris.
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