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Mademoiselle Colette

816 Santa Cruz Ave. Send to Phone
A true French pâtisserie in downtown Menlo Park.

Breakfast & Lunch Tues.-Sat., Brunch Sun.
  • Dress code: Casual

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Mademoiselle Colette Restaurant Review

: "Madame Colette," as the shop is referred to locally, took over the previous Sugar Shack candy store space to offer an entirely new range of sweets: true French pastries. A variety of high-touch products are displayed in classic French (sparse and elegant) style, but the primary draws are the handmade croissants, which tend to sell out on busy days without being restocked, and espresso drinks. Of course, if macarons, madeleines, financiers or other sweet bites appeal, they are there for the asking. For those seeking more substance, expanded breakfast offerings include croques monsieur or madame served on crusty French bread with side salads, and french toast that's worth the wait. A full lunch menu is also available, with salade Niçoise, whose fresh produce, sweet orange cherry tomatoes, hearty chunks of tuna and optimally blended dressing take us back to Paris.
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