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Croissant Brioche French Bakery & Cafe

University Place
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2435 Rice Blvd, Houston, TX 77005-3202
+1 713-526-9188
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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99 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Chicken salad on a baguette can't be beat! We didn't try quiche, pasteties or coffee ... but all looked delicious! Breakfast clientelle: business types and mom's with strollers. Lovely neighborhood find!

Thank Jenny H
Houston, Texas
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99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Good French type breads and light dining while you read the New York Times... Great orange juice! For lunch they offer a good deal of Quiche, drink and soup or salad. Love their Salmon Quiche and the walnut cookies!

Thank evamariacampo
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

I've often visited with my mom for a relaxing brunch. Every time we go, we always order the tomato onion quiche and try out a different pastry. This place is perfect for a cup of coffee and peaceful atmosphere.

Thank Giselle L
Houston, Texas
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

The quiche is fantastic and so are all the homemade pastries. I always pop in when I am hungry for bread based products. Their sandwiches are good but I'd rather experience their sweeter treat and breads. However, the quiche is a must!

Thank jwb7287
Houston, Texas
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120 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Such a gem - a happy place with families enjoying croissants and miche rolls, French style. You can get a freshly boiled egg, a seven grain roll with butter and jam and fresh dark coffee to eat while reading a community-owned newspaper for a lot less than $10....very civilized, way better than fast food.....

Thank L C L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We usually get their coffee and pastries, but they also have nice sandwiches. From the cakes I like blueberry tart, mango mousse.

Thank Katia P
Bellaire, Texas, United States
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630 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Croissant Brioche has been at this location for many years. It is an unpretentious cafe with indoor and outdoor tables. Great for a nice cupe of coffee and fresh bakery goods. The croissants are good, but there are better ones elsewhere in town. The same can be said for the pastries. However, the overall stop is pleasant: you meet friends... More 

Thank Gabriel H
Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

I sent my better half here because he was in the area and I needed some quality bread. Although I had never been there, it had good reviews online and with a name like that, I expected decent baked goods. Well, not so much. He returned with two petit baguettes, an almond and a chocolate "croissant." The bread was nowhere... More 

Thank Houstonalle4food
Northern Virginia
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Great pastry selection, good quiche, giant cappuccinos. Hit this place for breakfast, lunch or a sweet treat. Free wifi means people hang around, but we've always been able to find a seat inside or out. Be sure not to park in the FedEx lot next door - they tow.

Thank Candace C
Niwot, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Good Choice for lunch, snacks and mid-afternoon coffee and tea. The pastries are fresh and very good. Sandwiches are fresh made with several choices of bread. Try the Tuna salad and the chicken salad. Coffee is good and they have a decent selection of teas. The service is friendly. Parking is available in front and around the bakery. Takeout is... More 

Thank Daniel G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2435 Rice Blvd, Houston, TX 77005-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
  • Neighborhood: University Place
  • Phone Number: +1 713-526-9188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?