Quick Bite

Don’t Leave This Monmouth County Café Without Beignets or Macarons

The French Market offers a beautiful array of pastries in addition to savory and sweet breakfast and lunch dishes.

Macarons from The French Market Colts Neck
Tempting pastries abound at The French Market. 

The French Market in Colts Neck


Rustic yet chic, this small café welcomes customers for both breakfast and lunch. Beautifully displayed French pastries, quiches and fresh baguettes are temptingly displayed on the counter along with artisanal hand-crafted gifts shelved below. A sunny outdoor courtyard is available in the warmer months. 


The original Rumson location opened in summer of 2015 and successfully expanded to Colts Neck in fall of 2021. 


Start your day with a cup of coffee and a flaky croissant, or opt for the Parisian ham, egg and cheese sandwich on a croissant. Toast with sweet butter, powdered sugar and maple syrup is another morning treat, as are any of the warm, cloud-like crepes. Lunches include classic French sandwiches served on fresh baguettes. The specialty Croque Madame—Parisian ham, Swiss, Bechamel sauce and a sunny-side-up egg—is a favorite. The French Market salad is another tasty pick, with ratatouille, crumbled goat cheese and a house vinaigrette. The La Fromage cheese plate served with fresh fruit and a crusty baguette is perfectly shareable. Don’t leave without beignets or macarons! 

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A catering menu and custom gifts are available. The Colts Neck location is closed on Mondays; the Rumson location is open 7 days a week.

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Restaurant Details

  • Cuisine Type:
    American - French
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