[QC] Discover Quebec City’s 5 Finest Pastries


Known for its European charm, romantic ambiance and authentic French cuisine, Quebec City offers a number of tasty pastries for us foodies. If you want to enjoy exquisite French pastries without having to travel to France then head on to these top-notch pastries of Quebec City.

The Bread Box

La Boîte à Pain bakes its products according to the best artisanal methods. Additionally, their use of organic flours for bread as well as a slow fermentation method, without additives or chemicals, makes their breads one of the best. The very same bread is also used in their tasty gourmet sandwichs. Overall, all products of La Boîte à Pain are baked and made with proper care and passion.

The Bread Craftsman

Friendly staff, fresh homemade bread, and traditional pastries. You can find them all in one place known as L’Artisan Du Pain. What’s more, the bread here is so fresh that you will feel its’ heat right away. And as everyone knows nothing is more refreshing than a freshly baked baguette with a thin layer of butter!

Le Croquembouche Bakery and Pastry

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In addition to featuring a welcoming large dining area, Le Croquembouche makes one of the city’s widest ranges of pastries, cakes, breads, and ready-to-eat dishes. Their savory goods include soups, quiches, and pizza slices. Additionally, they also serve a variety of house made sweets such as sorbets, gelati, macarons, chocolates, and truffles.

Paillard The Café-Bakery

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With three Quebec City locations, Paillard is by far one of the most well-known Cafés of Quebec. They offer a large variety of fresh homemade bread, pastries, sandwiches, soup, and gelato. So what makes their products so tasty and wonderful? It’s all thanks to their combined European and North American baking as well as their usage of fresh high-quality ingredients.

Praline & Chocolat

Known for their one of a kind chocolaty treats, Praline & Chocolat features a long list of sweets with beautiful designs. Established in 2007 at Château-Richer, on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, as well as at the Old Port Market in the Capitale-Nationale, the Praline et Chocolat offers its customers fine, authentic and modern pastry products.

Enjoy France’s exquisite authentic pastries right here in Quebec City. Whether you are craving croissants, chocolate, eclairs or just fresh bread, Quebec City’s fine pastry shops can satisfy your test buds. So do yourself a favor and head on to these locations for a pastry experience of a lifetime.

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