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“Like "Paris" in Orlando”

Benjamin French Bakery Cafe
Ranked #32 of 72 Bakeries in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed August 20, 2014

Strolling the back streets of Paris have been replicated by Benjamin'sFrench Bakery.
For those who have been fortunate enough to sample real French bakery & pastries in Paris...you will appreciate having "the real" thing here in Orlando.
Sampling the sandwiches and pastries makes the average patron to say "merci beaucoup" !

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Thank Marc W
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Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

The panini sandwiches are absolutely awesome. The prosciutto and ham and the other meats are also excellent. The ham and cheese croissant is really good.

Thank Pratyush N
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Reviewed July 2, 2014

Fresh from a vacation in Paris, I figured that I'd try again to find a real baguette in the Orlando area.

The baguettes at Benjamin's are the real deal. A hard crispy crust, properly NOT bathed in an egg white sheen, surrounds large holes on the inside that offers a bit of a resistance when you bite off a piece.

I cannot think of another bakery, artisan or not, in the area that offers an authentic baguette. Heaven!

Unless you have been to Paris, you may think what you had up until now was a real baguette. The wide variations in what is offered from the other local bakeries to the chains should be a clue that you are not getting the real deal; at least in my searches in the Orlando metro area. Please reply if you found another :-)

Believe me, having enjoyed baguettes just weeks ago in the City of Light; Benjamin's is spot on. Had a Bastia sandwich on this toothsome bread that was dressed with butter just like a sandwich from a recently visited Cafe in Paris. Had a Frasier and a double espresso that brought me back across the pond again.

Friendly service tops off the fabulous experience and food.

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Thank Nuttinbutdtruth
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Reviewed May 27, 2014

Far off the beaten Mouse path.....is this little hidden gem Benjamin French Bakery Café. We read the reviews and figured we had to check it out. And, we were so happy we did. We had lunch at Benjamins on Saturday, May 24 and it was fantastic. First, when you pull up, it's a seemingly little tiny bakery on the corner with a few tables outside in a part of town that looks like (if you have knowledge of these towns either Ann Arbor or Athens)....very hip and cool, lots of college kids walking around, very neat vibe and then you walk in. Wow!. For a tiny little place, it sure packs a big punch. The menu is on the board to your right as you enter...soups, salads, sandwiches, and don't forget the pastries...they will be staring you in the face the whole time..you will not be able to concentrate and they will all be tempting and calling you by name....we enjoyed fantastic sandwiches made on fresh baguettes that had that famous French crunch on the outside and wonderful soft and chewy bread on the inside - only found in true artisan bakeries. The staff was super helpful and friendly and the prices although a bit higher than the norm, you will understand once you taste. They have wine, the have chocolate, they have pastries, salads, sandwiches, interesting people watching, and a great staff. What is not to love about this place. Only wish I lived here....people in Orlando.....support your local businesses so that the next time we come back we can go back to Benjamins...take all your friends ... this is real gem. Enjoy!

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Thank GVL605
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Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

We used to eat and buy this shops pastries until we found out that the good is frozen.
Will not return.

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2  Thank SchnitzelOrlando
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