The third time’s quite a charmer.
After the success of his Ghirardelli Square and Marina locations, Le Marais Bistro & Bakery owner Patrick Ascaso has finally opened the doors to his Castro patisserie. With huge windows that let in cascades of light, gleaming marble, brass and tile fixtures, and a positively tempting pastry case, the elegant cafe is a très parfait spot to rendezvous for breakfast or brunch (avocado toast), lunch (croque madames), and early weeknight dinners—savory entrees include rotisserie chicken, prime rib, and duck confit. Of course, you are free to enjoy delicious sweet and savory French pastries and breads, teamed with Sightglass coffee, wine, or beer, any time of day.
The entryway of Le Marais welcomes you with a friendly Bonjour!
Taking over the former Samovar Tea space, the restaurant’s floor-to-ceiling windows brighten the space.
The pastry case encourages maximum filled with a selection croissants, eclairs, danishes, macarons, cookies, tarts, cakes and
Sightglass coffee is brewed to order.
Enjoy a variety of savory and sweet croissants larger than your hands, each one fluffy, buttery, and perfectly flaky. The lamination process alternates layers of butter and dough for this airy pastry.
The cakes and eclairs are a delicious pairing for your morning or afternoon coffee. Enjoy a variety of sweet flavors made with farm fresh local fruit and the best chocolates.
Le Marais offers four different kinds of croque sandwiches, each oozing with gruyere cheese.
Enjoy bite-sized macarons for an afternoon pick-me-up.
The pastries of Le Marais are masterful. The Key lime pie choux is filled with coconut lime curd, toasted coconut, graham cracker crumbles, lime segments, and Chantilly.
The strawberry entremets is layers of vanilla, cream, and fresh strawberries.
Order a few different pastries and a glass of wine to enjoy with friends.
Le Marais has a variety of wines, cocktails, and Fort Point beer to go with your meal.
All bread is made in-house, each loaf the perfect chewy consistency. Choose from traditional baguettes, seasonal loaves, country levain, demi baguette, and more.
Enjoy a variety of savory and sweet croissants larger than your hands, each one fluffy, buttery, and perfectly flaky.
Doughy beignets are filled with chocolate or lemon custard.
Le Marais offers a cookie du jour, with flavors changing daily.
A lemon meringue tart is a delicate balance of citrus and sugar.
Mark Travers leads the baking program, crafting delicious loaves from organic, locally milled flours.
Sit and stay a while!