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Trung Nam French Bakery

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739 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4804
+1 651-229-0887
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good21%
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“banh mi” (4 reviews)
“baguette” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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739 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4804
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little, unfancy place makes perhaps the best almond croissants i have ever had - and I have had croissants in many places in France (including Paris) as well as in Vietnam. Wow - just delicious!!

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trung Nam Bakery is a frequent Saturday morning stop for me. Their croissants in many flavors (plain, almond, coconut, raspberry, strawberry, cinnamon, apple, and more) are justifiably famous. There's nothing better than pulling out of their crowded parking lot with a fragrant bakery bag in...More

Thank CalmDownJethro
Reviewed August 29, 2017

What a fun place to visit! The husband and wife team actually appear to enjoy their business and working together. The croissants are without equal. The banh mi sandwiches are delicious. The baguettes are baked exactly as they should be and priced far too low...More

Thank Erte
Reviewed June 12, 2017

The croissants were the best I have had in a long, long time. I went with my two kids and we split the chocolate, blueberry, raspberry, strawberry, palmiers and a bah-mi. The service was friendly, the place was clean. The only only complaint is no...More

Thank lbhtd
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Bakery offers variety of bakery items: croissants, danishes, cookies and bahn mi sandwiches- all of which are EXCELLENT! Downfall is they only accept cash and will often close early due to inventory being sold out. Very popular place to visit for bakery and sandwiches. Recommend...More

Thank KatherineP_MN
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Love the Bang Mi! The bread is amazing. I drive 15 miles across town for this sandwich, it is totally worth the drive.

Thank Sailuver
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

I crave the croissants and banh mi from here. Cash only, so don't forget! Almond croissants are my favorite.

Thank Andy H
Reviewed March 13, 2017

A colleague and I both claimed to have the source of the best croissant. When I tried one she brought from Trung Nam, I surrendered. I wish I could go there more often.

Thank lavenderfarm100
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Our daughter, a St. Paul resident, surprised me with a visit to Trung Nam to buy croissants for breakfast. Heaven on earth! Chatting with others in line, one man had discovered it on Monday, this was Saturday, and it was his fifth visit! We tried...More

Thank HappyQuilter40827
Reviewed November 13, 2016

This neighborhood place has been open for years and it's because those who have tried one croissant have kept it open, being hooked on this one offering. Several flavors are available and all are good. Whenever I pass by, I stop to buy a bagful....More

Thank michael p
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 739 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4804
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-229-0887
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