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Paris Bakery Cafe

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271 Bonifacio Pl, Monterey, CA 93940-3042
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a GREAT pastry place, I love to go for coffee and almond croissants, also try their bread pudding and some of the daily special sandwiches, Ive never tried anything I didnt like at Paris

Thank Ximegoc
San Francisco bay area, California
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great food....decadent desserts, some gluten free and sugar free items, wonderful bread. Normally a take out place but there are some tables also. Good lattes, breakfast goodies also.

Thank anniecat1242
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a very long walk I didn't know where to go and saw this on trip advisor. I needed to charge my phone up and wanted something tasty to eat. I'm sat here now easing a spinach and broccoli quiche and a tomato salad. You can just he'll yourself to water and I have a plug to my phone, whilst... More 

Thank AGunn
Missouri City, Texas
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for lunch based on a recommendation. It is out of the way from the touristy areas but well worth the bike ride or walk. the pastries and breads are made fresh and the place smells amazing. Clam chowder was excellent and the croissants melt in your mouth.

Thank JDW92
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A convenient friendly bakery. Good value, lots of choice, eat in or takeaway. Coffee's good too. Recommended for breakfast or brunch.

Thank BigblueAl
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186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A gem of a find for a quick and delicious lunch. Exactly what I have been searching for and a perfect lunch. My croissant married flavorful ham and a light bechamel sauce that was a perfect balanced lunch. A small side salad on the side encompassed fresh greens, cucumbers, and a bell pepper rainbow that added that special touch. I... More 

Thank tr21
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice neighborhood bakery. The Monterey location is several blocks from the touristy area which makes this bakery a bit of a refuge. The place is nice enough if a bit loud. Decided not to eat there but did pick up some pastries. I got a selection of all of their mini pastries. All of them were very good. Particularly liked... More 

Thank MaxGA
Palm Harbor, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

When I told my wife about this restaurant she said we have to go there. We did and we loved it. She was so excited as we have visited the French Rivera the last 5 yrs and love French bakeries.

Thank samjean2014
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful bakery a the corner of Bonifacio St and Washington with all kind of croissant, cookies, cakes and different kind of bread & baggage. I also took some sandwiches to go with me.

Thank Redtom1
Carmel Valley, California
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Outstanding pastries and a very large selection. Excellent for breakfast and lunch. Their croissants are so fresh and delicious. I also like their sandwiches.

Thank Teri S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Bonifacio Pl, Monterey, CA 93940-3042
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-646-1620
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 preservatives or additives. We have been in business for more than 26 years. Family business. 271 Bonifacio Plaza, Monterey: open at 6am daily. 1232 Broadway Ave., Seaside: open at 7am daily.

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