About Payard Patisserie & Bistro - Caesars Palace Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Put a French twist in your morning or afternoon at Payard Patisserie & Bistro, a candy store, café and restaurant of many delights. It's located near the convention space escalators across from Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. Ranging from macaroons to baguette sandwiches, dig into treats and fare by famed French pastry master and Chef François Payard.
In the beautiful, multi-layered casual dining space with dark wood tables and white leather banquettes, you'll find a chocolate shop, pastry shop and small seating area. Ideal for a meal on the go or a casual sit-down, choose from French-inspired sandwiches, pastries, smoothies and coffee drinks. Stroll around the retail and chocolate are to pick up some confectionary delights, dessert creations or candy boxes.
Next door at the bistro, expect a more extensive, gourmet menu including quiche, burgers, soufflé, salads and entrées.
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily - 6:30am - 2:30pm, Lunch - 11:30am - 2:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 24 hours
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Payard Patisserie & Bistro - Caesars Palace Las Vegas Ratings and Reviews
Excellent Eggs Benedict served over a fresh croissant!! I've had many versions of this dish, but Payard's is definitely one of the best , with a sumptious hollandaise sauce. The crocque madame is also very good. Great place to pop in for breakfast or lunch, but I would highly recommend making reservations since its not a very big restaurant.
A great breakfast place. The lobster Benedict was perfection and I can't wait to have it again. My partner had the egg breakfast; it was fine but while in Vegas you should indulge! Go for one of their crepes or egg specialty dishes like I did. Service was good, I think they just didn't have enough servers on that day since it was busy and I only saw one server. However, that being said, it was a wonderful experience.
This restaurant is a gem for breakfast and brunch. The lobster benedict is absolutely mouth watering . Add a mimosa and it is complete. The service is great and the long term staff are experts in their customer service. No trip to Vegas is complete without a breakfast here.
I was expecting a really nice large french bistro but this place is really small. In fact I had to ask an employee where the restaurant was because it's hidden away across from the Bacchanal buffet. I ordered brioche french toast with berries and whipped cream and an over easy egg on the side. My mom ordered strawberry and chocolate crepes. The waitress messed up my mom's order and gave her mixed berries crepes. She didn't say anything to the waitress because it looked good. The brioche french toast was good but I've had better french toast. The coffee was over priced - $5.00 - and the waitress kept on spilling coffee whenever she refilled our cups. Overall it was nice but I don't think I'll be returning.
Amazing food. Very crowded seating took away from the ambiance. We had a reservation for months & while their wasn't a wait upon arrival, we were wedged in closely to others. No privacy. It didn't help that a guy behind us was talking loudly on his cell phone for an extended period of time.
We arrived a few minutes early for our reservation but the cafe was empty so a reservation wasn't necessary anyway. We ordered crepes and were waiting a good 30 minutes for our meal and only to find out our server forgot to send in the order. At least they didn't charge us for the meal for our inconvenience. The crepes were not really very tasty and so it wasn't really worth the price that they would have charged. A better deal is to go to the Starbuck's counter for breakfast. The coffee and food taste better.
I asked to have a croque Madame without the ham and was told the sandwiches are pre-made.... Unexpected for this type of establishment.
My wife asked for the French toast with fresh fruit and got sautéed fruit instead, when asked to exchange, she was given the same French toast with the sautéed fruit scraped off and the excuse was that it would take too much time to prepare a new one. Toast was dry and IHOP quality at best
After a great 3 day stay in Vegas, I could truly say one of the highlights was eating at Payards. I ate there for breakfast two mornings in a row. The wait staff was lovely, the food was excellent, and although moderately priced, the quality exceeded my expectations. To tell you the truth, I enjoyed every meal I had in Vegas for the aforementioned reasons, but Payard's breakfasts were primo!! Payard's should be congratulated for service and quality (that includes the chef)!
We made the mistake of going to Payard the day after we had breakfast at Bouchon in the Venetian. Payard failed massively in comparison. The most disappointing part is that Payard was the same price as Bouchon, for reasons unbeknownst to me.
If you're in the market to spend $60 on breakfast for two, go to Bouchon.
Payard is not a bad restaurant. The food was good, but the space is cramped, the service is rushed and the ambience is dark and not a place you want to linger long in.
This comment is uncharacteristically negative for me but this last visit, after many other superb meals over the years was a disappointment. First of all the quality of the food at Payard is always superb. All menu items are cooked as they are ordered and breads and pastries always fresh, never frozen, so I was surprised that the croissant on which the eggs Benedict were served was not even room temperature. And as I reached the ham slice it was actually cold. Only the eggs were hot, but as time went on they also became cold. The reason for this was obvious when I felt the plate and discovered it was itself ice cold. When the busser removed it he felt it and agreed that it was still very cold and would tell the chef. "They never warm the plates," the server later said when I mentioned it to her. She apologized, graciously offering another menu item.
I'm not one of those people who ask that his plates be warmed so I'll probably just go elsewhere. A shame, really, because we really love the food and service at Payard at Caesar's Palace.
We chose this restaurant for location and hours - we needed a location for business lunch in Caesars near conference center. This is perfectly situated at entrance to the meeting rooms and takes reservations so that was a plus. We were seated promptly and served immediately. The menu is fairly tight but well executed for classics such as quiche and pressed sandwiches. The server was attentive as our meeting went on for a bit after the dishes were cleared. While a bit pricey for what it was, the quality was good and service good so i'd recommend for this kind of meeting. The adjacent counter provides coffee drinks, sandwiches, crepes and pastries for a quicker service and is quite good as well.
We had the lobster eggs benedict which everyone raves about. We were not disappointed. It was indeed "divine". Service was good but since it was Father's Day, they were quite busy so our order was a bit of a "wait". I asked for a side of fruit salad but our server said that they were out of it,. However, the lady (another wait staff) suggested that she can manage to whip up some fresh berries for us which I truly appreciated. The mixture of black berries, blue berries and strawberries were all very fresh and very sweet. Overall, it was great!
About 2 years ago, (last time I visited Las Vegas) I went here for brunch with a large group and the food was excellent. I kind of made it my mission to eat here again if I ever found myself in Las Vegas. Although the food was still really good, I found the service sparse and very rushed. Our server was polite but succinct and hovering a lot to check on our meal status. Pretty much just to clear our plates right away and gave us our bill right after. I figured it would be busy also, so I made reservations here and even then, we waited at least 20+ minutes for a table while some walk-ins were seated (they literally walked in right in front of us) first. Was there any point in making a reservation then?
Perfectly prepared salmon eggs Benedict on an open croissant - everything soft, crisp, rich and lush in all the right places.
Really nice Louvre and George V desserts - pretty to look at, and delicate layers and flavors made for happy eating.
Service was warm, hospitable, professional and efficient.
The decor is appealing, pretty, interesting, and approachable. Fun to watch the cook at work, too.
Make reservations and be patient, and you'll be rewarded with a lovely casual experience.
While Payard is by no means inexpensive, it provides a very satisfying breakfast/brunch experience. I love their lobster eggs benedict on a fresh and flaky croissant. I don't even like croissants since they eusually taste like overbuttered cardboard to me, but theirs truly melt in your mouth. I recall the last time I went, they offered a variety of bellinis that I enjoyed. This time, it seemed those were off the menu in favor of the ubiquitous mimosa. Would like to see the passionfruit/blood orange bellinis return. Brunch was about $70 with tip (and we didn't drink alcohol), so, like I said, you gotta pay to play, but that's the way it goes in Vegas!
I have been to this location at least 10 times. Since it was a special occasion, I made a reservation. My party arrived 5 minutes early and I let the girl know. She told us without a smile on her face, that it was not 9:30 yet. I was so embarrassed. We were seated 15 minutes later. The rest of the meal was spot on. Our waiter was excellent. The seating hostess brought our bill at the end of the meal. She was rude once again. She practically threw the bill holder on the table and walked away. I spoke to the manager and let her know.
Lovely breakfast. Breakfast hot plates are freshly prepared in the indoor dining area. Tasty omelettes are custom filled, large and accompanied by a side green salad. There's a choice of three pastries for the breakfast pastry basket. The croissants are huge and delicious, although lacking a flaky crust. Coffee is very good and service is speedy and responsive. It's all very nice and carries a price tag to match.
A rare find, well worth spending a little extra for a very classy breakfast/lunch! The Steak and Eggs was absolutely fabulous, the best ever. The steak was huge and beautifully prepared over a bed of delicious potatoes. It rivals some of the best steaks you'll get at dinner, at most places. A bit expensive, however: $87. for breakfast for two--but it was Steak and Eggs, after all. We'd definitely return on our next visit to Caesars.
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