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La Boulangerie

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Neighborhood:
Uptown / Carrollton
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4600 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-1518
504-269-3777
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Panama City, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Get there when they open as they have everything out and you will not have to wait if they are out of something. Try the Olive Loaf French bread. The staff will be more than happy to get you what they are out of but sometimes you have to wait 10 to 15 minutes. Hands Down the best bakery in... More 

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Thank scott S
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I am riding my bicycle down magazine street exploring the garden district and I saw this patisserie. Figured if I ride for an hour I can indulge my quest for great croissant It's 930 am place is active about 4 people in front of me in line. Plenty of staff. Line is moving briskly. True French bakery layout beautiful... More 

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Thank Theo H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to find a bakery as close to a French bakery as possible and this is it. Went with kids for a late breakfast on a Saturday around 11:15 and we're able to find able table right away. They do not have a lot of seating but you can order everything to go. We had a little bit of... More 

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Thank JaNae W
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is New Orleans' best French bakery. The croissants and breads are excellent with plenty of exceptionally decadent options as well. While the recent ownership change has been controversial, I still find the place to have great pastries and baked goods.

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Thank Brad K
Houston, Texas
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first two times we went to La Boulangerie on Magazine were wonderful. This third time we had horrible service, and we hope it was just a fluke. My daughter ordered the sausage kolache and they said they would warm it and bring it out to us. After 10 minutes we inquired, and the girl behind the counter just picked... More 

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Thank MAW54321
Naples, Florida
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Was in the area so we stopped to get a bite to eat. Visually spectacular, we ordered a Blue Cheese Loaf, Ham and Cheese Croissant, and a Le Parisienne Sandwich (Butcher ham, salted butter, Comte cheese corniche soon baguette). It was all so good that on the following morning our last in NO, we went back there for breakfast and... More 

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Thank Escalonakg
New Orleans, Louisiana
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Love this spot to grab a coffee and a pastry! My absolute favorite is the blue cheese loaf, but the almond croissant is a close second. And during Mardi Gras, I always have to pick up their French King Cake - it's the best!

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Thank ZuliAnn09
Towson, Maryland, United States
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Magazine Street has become a must-go-to street in New Orleans! The boutiques and shops and over-all feel makes it a great street to walk around. It's not too far from the Garden District. If you live in the area, la Boulangerie must be your morning gem! I would be visiting every morning!! But alas, I visited as a tourist. Was... More 

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Thank Julie S
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Delicious!!! The closest you can get to France with these pastries. We shared a sandwich and then a pastry each. Oh my goodness - the carrot cake is like nothing we had ever tasted. Out of this world. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly (Cordelia is a gem and a huge asset to this establishment). Well worth the 1.2... More 

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Thank Angela C
New Orleans, Louisiana
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

IF YOU like a good cup of cafe au last and a crispy croissant or amazing almond croissant, go! Great bread selections and pastry too! While off to a slow start with the new ownership all is good again! Sure do miss my apricot danish though! Very French!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
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: 4600 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-1518
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighborhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: 504-269-3777

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Uptown / Carrollton

Neighborhood Profile
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.