Best croissaint - by far - that I've ever had in L.A. was at The Buttery - which was on Main in the Ocean Park area of Santa Monica. The croissants were, as one would expect, very buttery with a crispy flaky, perfect exterior. Fantastic. Hard to not eat, say, five or six.
Unfortunately, they're gone. Does anyone know who owned that place? Have they set up shop somewhere else?