Crepes Parisiennes Features French Crepes, Belgium Waffles, Paninins and More (Wed., 3/18/20)

Just because the coronavirus is tamping down the dining industry, it doesn’t mean one can’t still eat well. Case in point is Crepes Parisiennes, which serves authentic French crepes, Belgium waffles, paninis, salads, coffee drinks, and French teas for take-out. A sampling of available crepe selections include Nutella and fruit, Black Forest ham, macaroon, hardwood smoked ham and cheese, and smoked salmon. Customers can choose from several assorted toppings and sauces, depending upon whether the crepe is sweet or savory, including bechamel, Soy tang, garlic olive oil, creme fraiche, chopped walnuts, and whipped cream. Grilled panini offerings include tomato, fresh mozzarella & pesto; turkey, avocado, tomato, & cheese. All paninis and savory crepes are accompanied by a mix of greens and Crepes Parisiennes’ homemade champagne vinaigrette dressing. Crepes Parisiennes is owned by David Handler and wife and partner Shannon. 207 S. Craig St., Oakland (between Fifth and Forbes Ave).Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m.. – 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a..m. – 4 p.m. (412) 683-1912.

See our 2013 article about Crepes Parisiennes.

Owner David Handler prepares a smoked salmon crepe.

(Editorial Disclosure: The writer of this Cool Pick and the cafe owner are brothers)

Photos: Martha Rial