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Croissant Brioche French Bakery & Cafe

University Place
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2435 Rice Blvd, Houston, TX 77005
(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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Houston, Texas
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped here for brunch after a local appointment. The atmosphere was relaxing. There were several retired couples eating together and enjoying the ambience. I wished that my life was as relaxed. The pastry was excellent. There was a list of interesting sandwiches for lunch although we were too early for that. The parking is hard to... More 

Thank gursikhs
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Croissant Brioche is an extremely popular, individually owned eatery in the outdoor shopping center known as Rice Village. Frequented by locals and visitors alike, wonderful individually made sandwiches on handmade breads (baguette, flaky, buttery croissants, etc.), quiches of many varieties (the asparagus quiche is especially wonderful), soups, house made salads and dressings, scrumptious almond or chocolate or plain croissants, scones,... More 

Thank LoriJMK
Houston, Texas
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pastries and muffins and bread that they sell here actually are all pretty good. But they do not have real croissants. There are some things that cannot be exported, and it seems that the ability to make pastries and bread the way they do in France falls into that category. Still, if you live near The Village and have... More 

Thank PFT56067
Houston, Texas
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little place to stop for coffee and pastry. I had an almond and chocolate croissant and a cafe macchiato...

Thank Jeanna007
Garland, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Has amazing service, little place but perfect for a small date . Great coffee and treats, families go in to have a good breakfast/ lunch . Have different sandwiches you can pick from as well .

New Orleans, Louisiana
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Please don't let the average rating fool you... this was a great spot to stop for a dessert or to buy fresh bread. However, the quiche and the croque monsieur that we had for lunch before that dessert were just average... my wife's quiche was rather plain and my sandwich was tiny. Skip the lunch options and head straight for... More 

Thank solounviajero
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266 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We stopped for a late morning snack and managed to beat the crowd. We seemed to take a long time deciding on what to get since it all looked so good and so many choices of either savory items or sweets. We did the next best thing - ate something there and got some things to go. I started with... More 

Thank Sue S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful coffee, great pastries and great staff. Some of the regulars are a little quirky and interesting too but that only adds to the place

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Houston, Texas
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Best cappuccinos in Houston, hands down! It's usually crowded, but worth the wait IMO for the cappuccinos and muffins. Houston is lucky to have a cafe such as this in the area. Love the place!

Thank Arleneschn
Houston, Texas
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276 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Located on Rice Blvd in the Village this small quaint shop serves a great coffee, delicious bakery items for breakfast/brunch as well as sandwiches for lunch. Very fresh. Very good and very friendly staff. Great to sit outside and watch people go by. Try it some morning and feel you are out of town on vacation.

Thank zepper50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
  • Neighborhood: University Place
  • Phone Number: (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?