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Jean Paul's Goodies
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

I would give a zero rating if I could. The coffee is ok while the pastries are good. But the owner's arrogance is beyond acceptable - he should not interface with customers. Went once and will never return. Andrees Patisserie is even better and the owner is lovely.

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Thank foodie543_13
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

Let's start with the food. Jean Paul has the best chocolate croissants in Laguna Beach. He has excellent coffee. There is adequate parking. The place is charming.

Jean Paul is a total, weird, mean, condescending, human being. I will admit that I have not been the target of his wrath, but I have come close. I have seen women reduced to tears under his badgering. And more than anything, JP enjoys shooing people away from his establishment.

This is a place that could be so much more than it is. The only reason people go is the excellent food and coffee. For many, that is enough. For me, to watch others humiliated for trying to do business with this bully is enough to keep me away.

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

Great coffee, but owner a little wierd... French and arrogant. This is purely a coffee shop with pastries.

Thank LagunaBell
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Reviewed September 14, 2012

Ah, what can i say about Jean Paul? It's true, he has the best French coffee around (rich & strong Cafe au Lait) and his pastries are to die for, but be prepared for his grumpy nature! And heaven forbid, NEVER ask for a cappuccino or latte or your'll be shooed away to the nearest Starbucks (across the street) I've had several run-ins with this LB icon, most of them unpleasant, but if you can ignore his behavior, his "Goodies" are divine. (The 3 stars take into account his attitude)

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Thank lizyap
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

Jean Paul's Goodies is a little Laguna Beach gem, offering authentic French pastries and coffee.
This is a great place to stop for coffee and a pastry while shopping, spending the day
at the beach or shopping for art. I'd recommend that you give it a try. If you want an
especially friendly reception, speak to the owner in French.

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Thank stacey b
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