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Paris Bakery Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PAINS‎
Baguette
a long thin loaf of French bread that is commonly made from basic lean dough (the dough, though not the shape, is defined by French law). This is the most popular French bread, sweet w/ a crisp crust.
Pain De Campagne
("country bread" in French) traditional French bread made w/ a combination of white, wheat & rye flour.
Epi
A baguette cut to resemble an ear of wheat.
Petit Pain
A small version of a baguette.
Others
we bale a large variety of breads fresh daily, from whole wheat to sour dough to hallah, from traditional French baguettes to ficelle. we also make square loaves, cinnamon raisin loaves, 9 grain loaves, dinner rolls, mini rolls, & sandwich rolls.
VIENNOISERIE‎
Croissant
We bake fresh daily a large variety of croissants, including buttery plain, savory spinach & broccoli, ham & cheese, & fruit filled.
Pain Au Chocolat
Chocolate chip filled croissant
Almond
Our‎ most popular filled croissant, filled w/ a delicious, smooth almond
Savory
Ham & cheese, spinach & broccoli
Brioche
Paris bakery offers both the plain traditional brioche, & the custard-filled brioche.
COOKIES‎
Just a few of our delicious cookies...
Almond Tuile
did you know that the French meaning of tuile is 'tile? these cookies are meant to resemble the arched roof tiles on buildings, & are made w/ almonds, eggs, flour, & sugar.
Palmier
These‎ cookies are made w/ our homemade puff pastry dough. They are simply delicious!
Cinnamon Records
Made w/ our puff pastry & cinnamon sugar; light & crisp.
Rothchild
An almondy cooked dipped in chocolate.
Shortbread
we make a few different types - the traditional French kind, dipped in chocolate or topped w/ a cherry, & a more buttery shortbread cookie that is marbled or checkered.
Maringue
We create a variety of meringues, using egg whites & sugar, gluten-free
PATISSERIE‎
Napoleon
Also known as mille-feuille: this pastry is made of layers of puff pastry dough & our napoleon cream, iced w/ fondant.
Chocolate Eclairs
Pate a choux is the eclair dough. We fill ours w/ a chocolate custard & iced w/ a chocolate icing. We also make coffee eclairs.
Princess Cake
Made w/ layers of genoise, raspberry filling, whipped cream, fresh raspberries, covered w/ marzipan, & topped w/ a marzipan rose.
Fraiser
fraise - French word for strawberry, this cake is made w/ layers of genoise, w/ a mousseline cream, fresh strawberries, whipped cream & finished w/ our toasted almond border.
Fruit Tart
Our homemade tart shell filled w/ cream & topped w/ fresh fruit.
Chocolate Ganache
This is our incredibly rich chocolate cake, w/ layers of thin chocolate genoise filled w/ our chocolate ganache & a smooth ganache frosting.
CAFE‎
cafe American
Cafe Au Lait
Espresso
Cappuchino
Specialty Coffee & Teas
Along w/ our various coffees & teas, we have mochas, hot cocoa, vanilla lattes, & flavored syrups to add to your beverage.
PETIT DEJEUNER‎
Breakfast Croissant
Light‎ & buttery, excellent w/ a specially brewed cup of cafe, these breakfast croissants are the best.
Otmeal
Start your morning right w/ a bowl of home-cooked oatmeal, topped w/ your choice of seasonal fruit, & brown sugar.
Variety of Quiche
Paris bakery offers a variety of quiche - ham & cheese (guyere), spinach & broccoli, & other savory combinations.
Fresh Yogurt & Fruit
A luscious layered combination of goodness, seasonal fruit, home made yogurt, & granola.
Fresh Fruit
Fresh, seasonal fruit, paired w/ a lovely roll & butter if you like.
Continental Breakfast
A buttered petit pain, plus ham & cheese, make this continental breakfast delicious.
Danish
Cream‎ cheese, cherry, raspberry, apple, custard, apricot, & blueberry!
SANDWICHES‎
We offer a large variety of sandwiches, made daily w/ our own fresh bread - advance (grab & go) or to order.
Petit Pain Sandwich
Our‎ traditional petit pain sandwich made w/ turkey, ham, or salami & your choice of lettuce, tomato, hard boiled egg, & swiss cheese on a petit pain.
Croque Monsieur
Made on square, white bread w/ bechamel sauce, ham, & swiss cheese, served hot. (Also available on croissant)
Jambon Beurre
Butter & ham on half a baugette.
Pesto Chicken Panini
Chicken‎ pesto grilled in a panini machine.
Veggie Delight
made on a whole wheat or white Francesca sandwich roll, filled w/ lots of seasonal veggies.
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Our freshly made, hand-rolled, chicken, cheese, & ham baked to perfection w/ avocado, lettuce, & tomatoes.
Catering/Party Trays
Made to order, large variety of sandwiches to choose from.
SOUPS & SALADS‎
See facebook for today's specials!
French onion
Clam Chowder
Nicose Salad
Veggie Foccasia
Cobb Salad
Caesar Salad
Fresh Deli Salads
Salad Wraps
HOLIDAY‎
There are just a few of our holiday treats, cakes, & cookies!
buche de Noel
also known as a yule log. Paris bakery makes theirs w/ a genoise, rolled w/ buttercream. choice of chocolate, praline, coffee, or grand marnier.
Galettes Des Rois
made w/ pate feuilletee (puff pastry dough) filled w/ an almond cream. Paris bakery also makes them w/ a small porcelain figure inside, & sold w/ a decoratice crown.
Christmas Stollen
Made w/ just the right amount of candied fruit & almond filling.
Holiday Cookies
For every holiday, we make a large variety of decorated cookies.
Mardi Gras Cake
Made w/ a brioche dough & cinnamon, & decorated w/ whipped cream & crystalized sugar.
About
Paris Bakery has two locations to better serve you. One is located in downtown Monterey, two blocks from Alvarado; and the other is in the center of Seaside on Broadway Ave. We are open seven days a week and offer indoor and outdoor seating for your convenience. We make a large variety of baked goods: fresh breads, breakfast pastries, cookies and French pastries. We use the best espresso and coffee beans for your coffee drinks to go with our exquisite pastries. We also have an amazing lunch menu with daily specials. We serve sandwiches, salads, soups, wraps, panini and a lot more. We also serve wine and beer. We make all products fresh daily from scratch, with all-naturals ingredients without
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
French, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great place! The bread/pastry offerings were as good as I have had, and the folks working here were unfailingly polite and helpful. We picked up a rather large to-go order, but took the time for coffee and croissants before departing. If I lived...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jim704
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're told good lunch place and it did have French sandwiches and decent pastries. Cost ok, and wife enjoyed her meal-I was not hungry. If in Seaside, try it out. Preparation is on order not pre-done.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank JohnM602
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've always adored the Paris Bakery Cafe! Friendly sales folks and excellent pastries and their fresh baked breads are amazing. It's lovely cafe to visit and enjoy a cup of quality coffee along side of some delectable pastries. This business has been here for a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Dianna430
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy. Ordered croissants, latte and quiche. Everything easy and great tasting. Staff was very nice. Great find in Monterey.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank cegdoyle1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked several extra blocks to visit this place to save moving the car, and it was mediocre at best. The bakery items were expensive and not something I can't make myself. Disappointing.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank utemom
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Paris bakery has the best Lemon Tarts in the world !! If you order a sandwich also which is very good, the mustard is hot !! It's good though, let them know to put it on lightly.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DonnaE1968
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

My daughter is a very picky eater. Especially at breakfast. We decided to go to Paris Bakery for breakfast. I knew that it was risky, but I decided to brave it. She looked at the various offerings and wasn’t happy with what she saw. She...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank stephp
Reviewed April 15, 2019

The pastries here are absolutely amazing. Especially the almond croissants! Honestly the best ones we've ever had. And we love almond croissants! We were just in Monterey for a quick trip. The first day we stopped by to try it out because we had heard...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Bernice G
Reviewed April 6, 2019

This delightful bakery offers a wide array of pastries--so much that it's difficult to choose! They're a delight for the eyes as well as the taste buds. We've tried many of their offerings and still haven't sampled it all. For savory goodness, the quiche is...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Clydene R
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

I grabbed some hot drinks and pastries from the Paris Bakery Cafe when my boyfriend was in urgent care down the road. The chai was pretty good and the pastries were excellent. Pretty good selection!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 68lesleyb
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