Paris Pastry Shops
|To feed your need for quality Parisian treats|
Angelina — A famous tea house in the Belle Époque style. Enjoy the extravagant setting with the thickest of hot chocolate.
Best Bites: Mont Blanc and le Chocolat Chaud
226 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris | Métro: Tuileries
Blé Sucré — Though the original owner, Fabrice Le Bourdat, sold the lovely bakery to new owners as of 2018, they have kept the spirit for top-quality confections alive.
Best Bites: Croissants and Madeleines
7 rue Antoine Vollon, 75012 Paris | Métro: Ledru-Rollin
Carl Marletti — Master pâtissier Carl Marletti creates works that capture the finest of French pastry fantasies. Between the Lily of the Valley, the tarte au citron, and the mont blanc, there is certainly reason for a return trip.
Best Bites: Millefeuilles and strawberry fraisier
51 rue Censier, 75005 Paris | Métro: Censier-Daubenton
Des Gâteaux et du Pain — Run by the fantastic chef Claire Damon, this pastry shop displays her combined technical skill and creativity. Whether savory or sweet, nothing disappoints here.
Best Bites: Pomme Tatin au Sirop d’Érable
63 Boulevard Pasteur, 75015 Paris | Métro: Pasteur
L’Éclair de génie — An all-éclair boutique where Christophe Adam has reinvented the French standard pastry. Visually stunning works with seasonal flavors always coming to spice things up.
Best Bites: Caramel Beurre Salé
14 rue Pavée, 75004 Paris | Métro: Saint Paul
La pâtisserie Cyril Lignac — Opened by celebrity chef Cyril Lignac and Benoît Couvrand, this patisserie is rife with fresh-baked bread and contemporary takes on refined treats.
Best Bites: the Equinoxe
24 rue Paul Bert, 75011 Paris | Métro: Faidherbe-Chaligny
La Pâtisserie des rêves — Named the “pastry shop of dreams” – and for good reason! Thanks to the joint effort of Philippe Conticini and Thierry Teyssier, gastronomic delights wait to tantilize you from their artistic displays.
Best Bites: Paris Brest
93 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris | Métro: Rue du Bac
Pierre Hermé — Best known for his macarons, Pierre Hermé (the “Picasso of pastry”) produces pastries with a discerning eye and palate. As a result of constant revisiting and endless exploration, he creates some of the most fantastic, unique flavor combinations.
Best Bites: Macaron Isapahan
72 Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris | Métro: Saint-Sulpice
Sadaharu Aoki — Since opening his first patisserie in 2001, Japanese-trained pastry chef Sadaharu Aoki has strived for beautiful simplicity in his detail-defined creations. He fashions French classics into Japanese inspired delicacies which balance flavor unlike any other.
Best Bites: Black sesame éclair and the Matcha Macaron
56 boulevard de Port-Royal, 75005 Paris | Métro: Les Gobelins
Stohrer — King Louis XV’s pastry chef, Nicolas Stohrer, founded the namesake shop in 1730 and it stands as the the oldest patisserie in Paris. Its inner, iconic décor is well matched by the traditional French pastries waiting inside.
Best Bites: Baba au rhum
51 Rue Montorgueil, 75002 Paris | Métro: Étienne Marcel
by: Alex Capocasale