We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Paris Bakery Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
271 Bonifacio Pl, Monterey, CA 93940-3042
831-646-1620
Website
Today
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

315 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 294: English reviews
Palm Harbor, Florida
Level Contributor
28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

Helpful?
Thank samjean2014
Level Contributor
18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Helpful?
Thank Redtom1
Carmel Valley, California
Level Contributor
34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Helpful?
Thank Teri S
Texas
Level Contributor
106 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love cherry danish and I don't know why but it's one of those things that you just don't find often. I read reviews prior to my visit and just knew they had pastries. We went to the bakery on our first morning in Monterey and I'm so glad we did because that allowed us to go two more times... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Islandmomma4ever
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The croque monsieur was great as well as their pastries. Nice little spot near the parking garage. Prices were reasonable as well

Helpful?
Thank aeerph
Cupertino, California
Level Contributor
54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing bakery! Best pastries we have had in a long time. Beautiful cakes, tarts, and cookies that taste wonderful. Also, all types of breads.

Helpful?
Thank kmtcupertino
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to try a variety f pastries like you wound find in France, don't pass up this bakery. They also have a variety of French Bread to pick up for a picnic lunch. They offer coffee including lattes and mocha. They also have a small lunch menu, although I have never tried it so I cannot review that... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank CaAngie
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's like going to a candy store. So much to chose from. I came here for the pastries. Didn't get much since it's our first time ... Got the bread pudding which was delectable -- not too sweet and the chocolat eclair filled with cholaty cream and crusty shell. Will come back .

Helpful?
Thank Kim N
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very similar to a patisserie in France. I had a Parisienne Croissant that I will think about for many years to come. We also enjoyed apricot croissant, lemon croissant, chocolate almond croissant, strawberry croissant, sticky bun, chocolate banana croissant and a ham and cheese croissant. They were all so amazing. We're heading by the Paris bakery, on our way back... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pastries from the Paris Bakery are the best in town. A few years ago my husband and I did a field study to locate the best Princess Cake between Monterey and Santa Cruz; we found it here at the Paris Bakery. They have the best croissants, and the almond croissant is sinfully spectacular. My son's favorite treat for about... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Wendall831

Travelers who viewed Paris Bakery Cafe also viewed

Monterey, Monterey Peninsula
 
Monterey, Monterey Peninsula
Monterey, Monterey Peninsula
 

Been to Paris Bakery Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Paris Bakery Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?