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Downtown Port Hope Main Street
Marche 59 is a specialty food shop and bakery, which showcases certified organic, local, seasonal fruits and vegetables from P & H Farms in Ward II, Port Hope, and artisanal “daily bread”, baked on premises. On most days you will find Dana and Gina attending to the Bakery and Cafe.
On most days you will find a wide selection of pastries available at this eclectic, forward moving and trendy shop. The Decor might seem quite traditional and laid back but their unique and creative twist on some of their products will entice you to come back for more.
Nestled on the main street of Port Hope, the attraction and the shop’s appeal lies in it’s ambiance. Even before you walk into the Bakery and Cafe you somehow feel as if you are somewhere in Paris or even Italy. That is the Charm of Marche 59. You may not be able to travel to Paris or Italy but you can certainly take a short fifthteen (15 min) to twenty-five minute (25) drive and try their fresh and delicious pastries.
Why do Patrons keep returning to Marche 59 day after day?
It is not only their warm, attentive and kind customer service and smiling faces. It is their natural ability to make you feel like you are “One of Kind.” It is also their perseverance, dedication and their determination to only produce quality products. I have never walked in to Marche 59 and receive a stale product. So, it is quite obvious that,
1. They care about their customers and they value everyone.
2. It is important to them to please the customer first and the success will follow.
3. Marche 59 believes in offering the highest level of service and quality of products. Considering that they push the envelope by offering certified organic, local, seasonal fruits and vegetables direct from their farm, called P & H in Ward II, Port Hope.
On most days at Marche 59 you will find a mixture of Savoury Treats. Gourmet Pizza slices, Savoury Pies, Gourmet Salads using their Organic vegetables from their own farm.
Some of the treats you can find at the Bakery includes some of these but are not limited to this:
Chocolate Chip Muffins
Gourmet Savoury Pies
Freshly made Scones
Deep Dish Cakes in an assortment of flavours
And many more delicious assortments daily.
An array of Mini Strawberry Tarts deliciously fresh considering strawberries are now in season.
The Marche Bakery is warm, cosy and inviting. Patrons want to be able to walk into a store and be greeted sincerely. They want to feel at ease especially when many have travelled out of town to visit. It is obvious that Marche 59 takes this seriously and work at offering great customer service to the growing customer base. Dana and Gina work at doing just that.
The Bakery and Cafe also offers Coffee, Tea and Sandwiches
Deep Dish Cakes
An assortment of fresh, moist and delicious Brownies, Lemon bars and Hello Dollies are prominently seen in their display case.