Rich, privately roasted coffees and espresso. Tempting muffins, home-made croissants and signature cinnamon twists baked fresh every day from our own recipes. Delicious breakfasts, creative salads and soups, and gourmet sandwiches on artisan breads. Locally sourced and organic ingredients. Welcome to Pain du Monde.
We first opened our doors on Balboa Island in 1988, waking before dawn every morning to bake our pastries and breads completely from scratch. The Ritz-Carlton, Meridian and Four Seasons resorts bought our breads and pastries for their guests. It didn't take long for Pain du Monde – or PDM, as the locals call it – to attract a loyal following among both neighborhood residents and frequent visitors.
Though we’re no longer on Balboa Island, PDM Bakery & Café now has four cafes from Dana Point to Newport Beach, and more on the way. Each has its own distinctive décor and personality, reflecting the local flavor of the area. And, of course, each serves up the rich, privately roasted global coffees, sinfully delicious pastries, family-recipe meals and welcoming ambiance our customers count on.
We hope you enjoy your visit to PDM, and look forward to seeing you soon.