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.
Don’t let the multiple locations fool you into thinking that this is some kind of mediocre chain bakery: The breads at Kayser are excellent.
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.
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.
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.
Make a pot of mint tea or strong black coffee and bite into these fragrant, sticky-sweet Algerian pastries.
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.
This bakery placed in the top ten in the 2010 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Yves Desgranges placed fourth in the 2010 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Baker Daniel Pouphary finished second in the 2010 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
This bakery finished third in the 2009 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Tucked into one of the covered passages in the ninth, Le Valentin specializes in Alsatian sweets, and serves breakfast and lunch in their tea salon.
Pascal Barillon, who has been baking since 1976, was awarded 1st prize in the 2011 competition for the Best Baguette in Paris.
This Montmartre bakery was a top-ten finisher in the 2007 and 2008 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Baker Franck Tomberel won the 2009 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
The winner of the 2012 Grand Prix de la Baguette de Paris, i.e., the best baguette in Paris.
Thanks to this pastry shop in the 10th, gluten-intolerant gourmandes can have their gateau and eat it, too.
Formerly located in the 13th, award-winning baker Thierry Renard set up shop on rue de Cherche Midi in early 2012.
Baker Gilles Levaslot finished 6th in the 2011 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
For the 4th year in a row (see past results below), a bakery in Montmartre has taken home the top prize. Congratulations to Pascal Barillon of Au Levain d’Antan! We’ll report on the remaining top 10 results as they are revealed later tonight. You can click on any of the links to see these bakeries on our Google map, and you can visit Our Guide to Paris Bakeries for practical information and reviews.
One of the great bakeries of Paris, and not a baguette to be found.