This bakery, known for its excellent baguettes, also makes a fine range of pastries, including what Gilles Pudlowski calls the best baba in Paris.
Since 1946, this bakery and traiteur has been offering Jewish and eastern European specialties, from cheesecake and strudel to pastrami, to a loyal clientele in the heart of the Marais.
Always a strong contender for the city's best baguette, Colin is also known for his galette des rois.
This boulangerie finished third in the 2008 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Fabrice Pottier's baguette was number two in the 2008 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Dorie Greenspan gives you permission to cut in line for a baguette at Julien.
Frédéric Pichard’s baguette placed in the top ten in the 2009 Grand Prix de la Baguette but we adore his buttery breakfast pastries most of all. Keep an eye out for his award-winning croissants and the assortment of flavored escargots (spiral shaped breakfast pastries).
Ridha Khadher is a champion baker who won the 2013 competition for the Best Baguette in Paris.
Stéphane Henry finished sixth in the 2009 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
This bakery was the third place finisher in the 2009 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Pascal Guerreau now runs this longstanding bakery, pastry, and chocolate shop.
This bakery finished 5th in the 2011 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Baker Michel Chorin was a top ten finisher in the 2010 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
The baguette here finished 3rd in the 2011 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
The home of the city's second-best baguette in 2011.
The specialty at this Lille import are the "Merveilleux" -- mounds of crisp meringue enrobed by whipped cream.
The 10th best baguette in Paris, according to the jury of the 2012 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
The number six finisher in the 2012 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Éclair works of art in fancy flavors (and a few truffles too).
Baker Laurent Duchêne is a M.O.F. -- Meilleur Ouvrier de France. Figaroscope thinks his financier is one of the best in town.
Touchard finished ninth in the 2009 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Bogner's baguette ranked 9th in the 2011 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Dominique Saibron won third place in the 2010 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Delcourt's baguette finished in the top ten of the 2012 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Gosselin's baguette was rated fifth best in the city in 2010.
At this wild pâtisserie/boulangerie, you'll find multicolored marshmallows, square-shaped tarts, and a baba that receives its dose of rum from a hypodermic needle.
Fabrice Le Bourdat makes some of the most beautiful -- and acclaimed -- desserts, viennoisserie, and breads in Paris.
Address: 62 rue Madame, 75006
Nearest transport: Saint-Placide (4), Rennes (12)
Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Saturday 8am-7:30pm
Telephone: 01 42 22 06 06
Reservations: Reservations not accepted
Average price for lunch: 20-34€
Style of cuisine: British, soups/salads/sandwiches
Address: 25 rue Boissy d’Anglas, 75008
Nearest transport: Madeleine (8, 12, 14)
Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Friday 8am-8pm and Saturday 10am-8pm
Telephone: 01 47 42 40 00