Bakery & Pastry  

Find the best bakeries in Paris, French bread, baguette or Poilane bread? French people go to buy fresh bread every day. 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 in Paris

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. 

Most famous bakeries in Paris

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

Arnaud Delmontel best bakery in Paris, best baguette. He won the First Prize Meilleure baguette in 2007. Bakery, pastry shop. 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 is where you find the best croissant in Paris. It's what some people say.

  • 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 in Paris

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

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.

Best pain au chocolat in Paris

The pain au chocolate is a taste of a croissant and  some chocolate inside. It's fluffy and crispy! The true 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 in Paris

You don't find only bread in the bakeries in Paris. There are also other delicious pastries. You have to try:

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

Food events 2018 in Paris 

  • La Fête du Pain: May 5 to 20, 2018. Bread fair near Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Le Salon du chocolat: October 31 to November 4, 2018 Chocolate fair
  • Europain & Intersuc 2018: February 3 to 6. World Bakery trade show only for professionals
  • Salon Sugar: April 19 to 22, 2018 at the Parc Floral

Best baguette in Paris

La Parisienne, 48 rue Madame, 75006 Paris

Boulangerie de Lourmel, 121 avenue Felix Faure, 75015 Paris

Le Grenier à Pain, 33 bis rue Saint Amand, 75015 Paris

Boulangerie Alexine, 40 rue Lepic, 75018 Paris

Boulangerie L’Essentiel Blanqui, 73 boulevard Auguste Blanqui, 75013 Paris

Douceurs et Traditions, 85 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris

La Flûte Enchantée, 104 rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine, 75012 Paris

Boulangerie Brun, 193 rue de Tolbiac, 75013 Paris

L’Académie du Pain, 30 rue d’Alésia, 75014 Paris

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.

Return from Bakery in Paris to Paris Vacations








Paris Calendar of events


Sporting events


Museums of Paris

The Louvre

Musée d'Orsay

Museum Rodin

Monuments to visit

Arc de Triomphe

Basilica Sacré-Coeur

Eiffel Tower

Churches concerts

Notre-Dame Cathedral



Best Shopping

Le Marais

Galeries Lafayette

Avenue Montaigne

Restaurants in Paris




Events in Parks

Bois de Vincennes

Bois de Boulogne

Jardin du Luxembourg

Paris with kids



Kids events

Palace of Versailles





La Durée



Paris tips

Save time

Save money


Classical music

Philharmonie de Paris

Salle Gaveau


Paris Pass




Hotels best locations

Eiffel Tower


Latin Quarter

"Paris vacations" newsletter

Monthly Events 2018

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Paris vacations .