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Bakery in Paris 

Best bakery in Paris. French people go to buy fresh bread every day. They eat bread at every meal. A baguette weight 250g. the pain is bigger, 400g. Both are made with white flour.

Parisian bakery in Paris

Pain Poilane 

The Bakery Poilane is one of the favorite bread stores for Parisian. It is one of the oldest bakeries in Paris. Here you don't find baguettes or any other types of breads where you find generally in other bakery. The Poilane bakery specialty is a large round bread homemade with stone ground flour. The big loaves weights four pounds. The bakery Poilane was opened in 1932 by a young baker from Normandy. Few addresses in Paris:

  • Poilane in Saint-Germain-des-Pres, 8 rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris 6th arrondissement. Metro: Sevres Babylone.
  • Poilane Eiffel Tower Poilane, 49 boulevard de Grenelle, Paris 15th arrondissement. Metro: Dupleix. 
  • Poilane Le Marais, 38 rue de Debelleyme, 3rd arrondissement of Paris. Metro: Filles du Calvaire. 

Bakeries in Paris

The Grenier à Pain won the best baguette award in Paris in 2015. This bakery delivers the bread for one year to Élysée Palace. Address: Grenier à Pain, 38 rue des Abbesses, 18th arrondissement.

Arnaud Delmontel is a very good bakery in Paris. He won the First Prize "Meilleure baguette" in 2007. Bakery, and pastry shop. There are few addresses in Paris:

  • 39 rue des Martyrs Paris 9th arrondissement. Metro: St-Georges. 
  • 57 rue Damremont Paris 18th arrondissement. Metro: Lamarck Caulaincourt. 
  • 25 rue de Levis Paris 17th arrondissement. Metro: Malesherbes. 
  • 45 rue de Douai Paris 9th arrondissement. Metro: Blanche. 

Boulangerie Stephane Secco

  • 20 Rue Jean-Nicot 7th arrondissement of Paris. Metro: La Tour Maubourg. 

Au Levain du Marais
Some people say "they have the best croissants in Paris".

  • 28, Blvd Beaumarchais (Closed Tuesday and Wednesday). Metro: Bastille or Chemin Vert.

La Fournée d'Augustine 

  • 96 rue Raymond Losserand Paris 14. Metro: plaisance.

Du Pain et des Idees 

  • 34 Rue Yves Toudic Paris 10. Metro Jacques Bonsergent. Located near the Canal St-Martin and the Place de la Republique, this bakery is one of the best in Paris with its crunchy and tasty bread. Taste the pain des Amis a flat bread and a crusty crust. And the butter croissant is the best! 

Best croissant 

Best bakery to buy croissants in Paris:

In 2015, Benjamin Turquier won the price for best croissant in Paris at La Fête du Pain (bread fair in Paris).

Address: 134 r.d.t. Boulangerie-Patisserie 134 rue de Turenne Paris 3rd arrondissement. Metro: Filles du Calvaire.

Boulangerie 59 RdS: 59 rue de Saintonge Paris 3rd arrondissement. Metro: Filles du calvaire.

Pain au chocolat

The pain au chocolate is a taste of a croissant and some chocolate inside. Fluffy and crispy! The ingredients are butter, flour and chocolate. 

The best of the best "pain au chocolat" is in Paris. 

Maison Pichard
88 rue Cambronne
Paris 15th arrondissement

French pastries 

You don't find just bread in a bakery in Paris. Try the most delicious pastries in Paris:

  • Croissant: sweet bread roll
  • Brioche: light sweet bread
  • Pain au chocolate: chocolate-filled pastry
  • Palmier: heart shaped flaky pastry
  • Mille-feuille: three layers of puffed pastry custard icing on top
  • Macaron: confectionery with meringue and almonds
Pastries in Paris

Events in Paris 

  • Europain, Porte de Versailles. This world bakery trade show is only for professionals
  • La Fête du Pain in May. Every year, there is a bread fair in Paris near Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Grand Salon de la Pâtisserie, June 2021 Expo Porte de Versailles. Pastry show, pastry contest.
  • Le Salon du chocolat, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, October 28 to November 1, 2021. Famous chocolate fair in Paris, chocolate fashion show, competitions, chocolate sculptures...

Competition "best baguette in Paris" 2020

The contest of the "meilleure baguette de Paris" is an annual competition  in Paris. The first bakery becomes the supplier for the Élysée for one year.

The Grand Prix of the baguette of French tradition of the City of Paris is awarded to Taieb SAHAL, chef baker, La vie des Saveurs de Pierre Demours, boulangerie du quartier des Ternes, 17th arrondissement.

The ranking for the best baguette of Paris 2020:

1. Taieb SAHAL, Les Saveurs de Pierre Nemours. 13, rue Pierre Nemours (17th).

2. Baptiste LEUCA, L’essentiel Mouffetard. 2, rue Mouffetard (5th).

3. Liman TIGANI, Farine & O. 10, rue des Martyrs (9th).

4. Laurent DEMONCY, Au 140. 140, rue de Belleville (20th).

5. Anthony TEIXEIRA, Aux délices du Palais. 60, bd Brune (14th).

6. Khemoussi MANSOUR, Aux délices de Glacière. 90, bd Auguste Blanqui (13th).

7. Ahmed OUNISSI, Maison Legendre. 2, rue de la Butte aux Cailles (13th).

8. Thierry GUYOT, Boulangerie Guyot. 28, rue Monge (5th).

9. Giovanni BIANCO, Giovanni boulangerie contemporaine. 49, rue Chardon Lagache (16th).

10. Jérôme LEPARQ, Maison Leparq. 6, rue de Lourmel (15th).

La pâtisserie Yann Couvreur has been recognized to sell the best "Mille-Feuille" in Paris. A French pastry with three layers of puff pastry. Address: La pâtisserie Yann Couvreur, 137 avenue Parmentier Paris 11th arrondissement.

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