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The French Corner Bakery

2005 N Pointe Dr, Ste B, Durham, NC 27705-7005
+1 919-698-9836
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  • Excellent95%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“choux” (2 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, Cafe, European
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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LOCATION
2005 N Pointe Dr, Ste B, Durham, NC 27705-7005
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed July 9, 2017

The owner greeted me with a friendly Bonjour! I chose a simple croissant, but what better way to judge a French bakery. It was delicious, light, buttery, but not overly sweet. The restaurant is cheerfully decorated with artwork and games available on some of the...More

Thank claire1844
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Really lovely setting for a women's chat or small business meeting. Toys to keep tots happy even. We have collectively sampled about six offerings from here. Our faves are the pate en choux variety They were excellent. The divorcee and the eclair really bring it....More

Thank Carmen H
Reviewed February 13, 2017

After months of hearing about this bakery I finally rerouted to get here. It was worth it. I only had an apple turnover after eyeing all of the pastries, which were familiar from my time in France, Very nice and fresh and made there. If...More

Thank Vaughn G
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Greeted with a lively "bonjour!" when I walked in. Only sampled two baked items, which can set the bar very high for a bakery claiming to be French. The plain croissant was superb - just the right balance of butter to flour and so many...More

Thank FreeEats
Reviewed December 14, 2016

I have been to this bakery on several occasions and always find it to have the freshest and best bakery and bread goods. I recently bought eclairs, turnovers, and parisean bread which was excellent. The staff are always pleasant and helpful. The atmosphere is also...More

Thank 882rickyw
Reviewed October 19, 2016

I was surprised when I was told that there was a French Bakery in town. It took me some time to figure out where it was, as it is located in a small shopping mall. If you're a passenger on a car travelling on I-85N...More

Thank Rosa F
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Chef Benjamin is a true baker and pastry chef! I had the best croissant and pain au chocolat I've had since I was last in France. It's fun to speak French with him, too!

Thank Teresa E
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Excellent croissants and pain au chocolat as good as can be had in France, and that seems pretty unusual -- my wife is a real connoisseur and her stamp of approval means a lot. The pastries looked wonderful, and we bought a plain loaf of...More

Thank palekh
Reviewed April 26, 2016

The first thing about this bakery is its rather strange location. it is not visible from the road or the parking lot that you will pull into. It is around the side and the front door faces I-85 but it's worth searching for as you...More

Thank NC_Expat_Traveler
Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Warm delicious smells waft through the door as you enter the tiny patisere lots of small tables beckon you to grab a coffee and a pastry and linger. The cranberry pecan bread, cinnamon buns and croissants are wonderful. They have quiche pies napoleons. So try...More

1  Thank afrdurham
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Kathy O
October 25, 2016|
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Response from palekh | Reviewed this property |
I went there at breakfast time and didn't notice what they did for lunch. I suggest you give them a call to see for sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2005 N Pointe Dr, Ste B, Durham, NC 27705-7005
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-698-9836
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