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Il Forno del Mignon, Hakata Station


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


French, Fusion
Breakfast, Brunch
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

The smell of croissants from the shop permeates through the station as you walk closer to it, just across from Seattle coffee. 100g for about 200 yen, there’s original, chocolate and sweet potato varieties. All are rather sweet unlike buttery French Melt in your mouth...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank WennieW
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

The smell of bread being baked as you enter Hakata Station will lead you to Il Forno Del Mignon where there are long lines waiting to buy freshly baked croissants. My favorite is the one with Mentaiko but my grandchildren loved the chocolate ones. Everyday,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rlahozmd
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

I read about this place before going and thought it would be overrated, but the smell draws you in. It’s cheap and super delicious. I ended up buying bread there every time I was at the station. Don’t be scared of the line because you...More

Date of visit: July 2018
4  Thank the_ramen_king
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

As our hotel is near the Hakata station we spend a lot of time around the area, or walking through the station. It was the queue that got our interest piqued and we went to investigate why people were queuing up. The queue goes on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marigo13
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Of sugar and sweet glaze that permeates Hakata Station and you will find bite-size croissants. They sell cheaper by closing time. Do enjoy them all. Sweet potato the best!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Unagi12
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Many bakeries make croissants in Japan but this little cubicle inside the station of Hakata smells of sweet sugar and caramel. Try the sweet potato croissants and don't get scared by Q: the staff are fast to bag your treats. Sales after 8pm when a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SharyF12
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Honestly I don't know why too many people wait to buy croissants here. Not special and flavor. I think bakery shops like this are nearby your location, anywhere, everywhere...

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Key1Kim
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We passed this outlet a number of times at the station and always wondered what was the deal with the long waiting lines. The place serves 3 different types of small croissants - plain, chocolate and sweet potato (from the other posts apparently this flavour...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank SingaporeBms
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

You can't missed it when you're in hakata station. First you'll wander towards the smell and then you see the line ! It moves pretty quick though. I got the choc and sweet potato mini croissants. Totally yums! The pastry was crispy and flaky. Size...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Kims1979
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I still remember that I bought this croissant to celebrate my first parttime job salary. I really love its smell and how good it is to eat it while it still hot. Unfortunately it tastes weird if I reheat it in microwave.... And the most...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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