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Top 30 spots for croissants in the U.S. and Canada



Izola‘s Butter Croissant – Photo by Izola on Yelp

An ode to the delicious, light, flaky crescent-shaped rolls that are known for being crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. With National Croissant Day coming up on January 30th, we have gathered the top 30 spots in the US and Canada to enjoy some delectable sweet and scrumptious pastries. Whether you enjoy starting your day off with a classic butter croissant, or maybe even adding something savory to make the perfect lunch, there is always a great reason to say ‘oui’ to these buttery treats.

Methodology: This is an all time list of the Top Croissants in the US and Canada according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the food and restaurants category on Yelp, with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “croissant,”  then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning “croissant.” This list looked at businesses in the US and Canada.  This list looked at businesses in the United States, with a limit of 5 spots in CA. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of November 22nd, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of November 22nd, 2022. 

UNITED STATES 
1. Munchkins Donuts Shop – Covina, CA
2. Izola – San Diego, CA
3. Lou The French On The Block – Burbank, CA
4. Chaupain Bakery – Laguna Hills, CA
5. Arsicault Bakery – San Francisco, CA

THE BEST CROISSANT I’VE EVER HAAAAAAD…The melt in your mouth, crispy first bite, with melty cheese and savory ham…with EACH new bite into my flaky fluffy goodness. My experience was love at first bite, but then the love kept flowing. SRSLY, this place is a gem. The equivalent to gold flakes and 24 carat on your croissant.

– Yelp Elite Deborah N.on Arsicault Bakery

6. Nathaniel Reid Baker – St. Louis, MO
7. Cafe Soleil – St. Pete Beach, FL
8. ICI Macarons & Cafe – Philadelphia, PA
9. Baguette Cafe – Las Vegas, NV
10. Café Besalu – Seattle, WA
11. Boulted Bread – Raleigh, NC
12. Bakery Nouveau – Seattle, WA
13. Burgundy French Bakery Cafe & Bistro – Las Vegas, NV

Burgundy French Bakery Cafe & Bistro‘s Ham Croissant Sandwich – Photo by Ania K. on Yelp

14. Wild Crumb – Bozeman, MT
15. La Panadería – San Antonio, TX
16. Five Points Artisan Bakeshop – Pittsburgh, PA
17. JinJu Patisserie – Portland, OR
18. Sub Rosa Bakery – Richmond, VA

Sub Rosa Bakery‘s Fig & Manchego Cheese Croissant – Photo by Yelp Elite Karina M.

19. Black Walnut Bakery – Minneapolis, MN
20. Touba Bakery – Everett, WA
21. Georgia French Bakery & Cafe – Duluth, GA
22. Reunion Bread – Denver, CO
23. Aya Pastry – Chicago, IL
24. Canelle Patisserie – East Elmhurst, NY
25. Trompeau Bakery – Englewood, CO

Au Kouign-Amann‘s Almond Croissant – Photo by Yelp Elite Almabel S.

CANADA
1. Au Kouign-Amann – Montréal, QC
2. Duo Patisserie & Cafe  -Markham, ON
3. Paillard -Québec, QC
4. Thomas Haas Chocolate  -Vancouver, BC
5. Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe  -Vancouver, BC



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