The best croissants in and around Quebec City

Hot, crispy and flaky, croissants add a magical touch to any morning. No need to travel to Paris to enjoy a good one – Quebec City and its South Shore are full of places where you can enjoy these irresistible goods. When you set foot in these bakeries, we bet you won't be able to resist the aroma of the freshly baked pastries either!

Café Boulangerie Paillard

1097, rue Saint-Jean, Québec, QC G1R 1S3

The croissants and other pastries at Chez Paillard are essentials in Quebec. Take the opportunity to order one of their sandwiches on a baguette, like the ones served in the cafés of Paris. We all suggest ordering a stash of macaroons or their famous crobeigne!

Les Caprices d'Axelle inc

8325 1re Avenue, Ville de Québec, QC G1G 4C1

The Fournil croissants are delectable, and you'll fall in love with their beautiful and delicious pastries as well. Their fresh bread and sandwiches, just as lovely, will round out your appetite.

Boulangerie La Boîte à Pain

289 rue Saint-Joseph E, Québec, QC G1K 3B1

This well-known bakery in the St-Roch District (and now in Ste-Foy) has been serving good, true croissants since 1999. Besides their baked breads and other pastries, sample their pizzas and calzones, home cooked in a wood oven!

Aux P'Tits Oignons Délicatesse

45, av Bégin, Lévis, QC G6V 4B8

The Bégin Street shop is well known to residents of Lévis and surrounding areas. This delicatessen serves excellent croissants, as well as salads and delicious take-out dishes.

Boulangerie Pâtisserie Le Croquembouche

225, rue Saint-Joseph E, Québec, QC G1K 3B1

Located on St-Joseph Street in the St-Roch District, Croquembouche will make you salivate with its collection of croissants and pastries. Don't leave without tasting their Kouign-Amann!

Boulangerie Patisserie La Boule Miche

1483, ch Sainte-Foy, Québec, QC G1S 2N7

When a bakery celebrates its 20-year anniversary, it's because it is a must-try. First for its croissants, but also for its breads, cheeses and fine deli counter.

La Maison Du Pain

1244, boul Louis-XIV, Québec, QC G2L 1M2

This Charlesbourg bakery has been satisfying its customers for over 25 years. This is probably due to the smell of croissants and fresh bread emanating from the bakery, let alone their pies and cakes. One visit and you will understand!

Boulangerie Croissant De Lune

265, rue Saint-Robert, Saint-Romuald, QC G6W 3C3

Located in Lévis, St-Romuald District, this small bakery is one of the best-kept treasures of the South Shore of Quebec. Their butter croissants as well as the chocolate-flavoured ones delight nearby residents. After you taste their goodies, you'll turn right back around for more.

A universal sign that you are on holiday: you have the time to eat breakfast quietly and thoroughly. Vive le brunch! Although you can satisfy your appetite at numerous establishments in Quebec City, I offer you my favourite restaurants where you can enjoy an excellent brunch on weekends.
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