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Claire Damonat Des Gâteaux et Du Pain

Now that you know what to look for when searching for the best croissant in Paris (Link: Buying the Best Croissant in Paris), we’d like to pass along a list of some of our favorite artisan bakers in Paris to help you get started. The croissants you find here will have our stamp of approval, but be sure to venture out into France on your own and see what you happen upon. The best Paris food often finds you as you dodge the rain or take the long way home.

Where to look, physically

63, boulevard Pasteur, 75015

The first thing that will strike you about the croissant at Des Gâteaux et Du Pain is the number of hues of gold you never knew existed. The butter, perfectly folded into each of the twisted layers, subliminally paints this pastry, giving it a crispy, flaky exterior. With one bite, you’ll taste that it was baked to perfection, first experiencing the crispiness of the outside, then the perfectly buttery interior with a hint of sweetness. Amid the black walls of Claire Damon’s pastry shop, your pastry will speak for itself – and it’s screaming, “best croissant in Paris.” If you wake up from your dream-like state after your croissant, consider stocking up on French desserts and pastries from the display. Everything Chef Damon makes is golden.