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“Nice little french find”

Patisserie La Cigogne
Ranked #70 of 128 Bakeries in Toronto
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighborhood: East York
Reviewed November 16, 2012

They have the best dessert named "prince noir" TO DIE FOR!! They are great when they have the 2 for 1 sale on products as the prices are cheaper than frozen desserts and breads. At full price they are a decent deal still as they only use great products to make their cakes..etc. Lunch menu is a little bland...they need more on it or to switch it up once and a while.

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Thank superwell
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

On Saturdays and Sundays between 12-3p only, this little bakery serves an Alsacian "pizza" called a Tarte Flambe. My husband and I recently made a special trip to have one (we moved out of Toronto over 4 years ago).

The super thin crust is topped with bacon, onion and cream cheese. I know that it doesn't sound "typical", but it is awesome! It's crunchy, creamy, smokey and all in all just delicious! We enjoyed it with a coffee/tea and some of their outstanding pistachio cookies!

Sometimes it's a little tough to get a seat and the prices are a tad steep, but it's memorable and delicious, so we see the value!

Also, worth mentioning that you should stop into Cumbrea's Butcher next door, they have beautiful meats and items to go. Definitely one of the best butchers in Canada! Also check out Hollywood Gelato next door to Cumbrae's. This area of Bayview offers a great little walk for foodies!

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Reviewed September 19, 2012

If you are looking for a place to sit and read your newspaper over a coffee and a croissant without the bustle of a Tim Hortons, this is a good choice. At $14 bucks for two ham and cheese croissants and two cups of self serve coffee I found the place a little pricey.

We bought a baguette for later which proved to be very good, although the crust was not as crunchy and flaky as a real Parisian Boulangerie.

I wouldn't go out of my way to come here, but I wouldn't avoid it either.

Thank DocFraud
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

Love this place; the owners are very friendly and helpful, and when we mentioned we would be visiting Alsace Lorraine (France), they had many suggestions as to where we should go and what we should do. They open very early, so it's convenient to stop there at 7 in the morning to get some freshly baked bread or pastries.

The pastries, bread, and cakes are excellent, and we regularly stop there for warm crepes with homemade Jam, which are especially nice on a cold winter day.

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Thank Liza4444
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Reviewed February 23, 2012

We stopped in last Saturday to try this new cafe that looked charming.

It had a decent menu and nice buzz about it, so we thought we'd give it a try.

We only wanted to stop in for a quick bite and drink... but this turned into an hour and a half experience.

It took about 15 mins before anyone came to take our order, than once we placed our (simple) order of two bottled juices and two sandwiches we started to wait and wait and wait.

They had about 3 or 4 servers for roughly 12 tables, so they were not really under staffed, but it took us over 40 mins just to get our two drinks and then in total an hour for the sandwiches, which I think is really unacceptable. Especially for a cafe.

The food its self was okay, but nothing spectacular.

I hope this slow service was not an everyday issue for them as it will not go over well

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Thank Mark H
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