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LA Madeleine French Bakery

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500 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3104
+1 703-739-2854
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Today
06:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 06:30 - 22:00
Tue - Wed 06:30 - 21:30
Thu 06:30 - 22:00
Fri 06:30 - 23:30
Sat 06:30 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

More a cafeteria than a resturant, this French influenced dining place serves fine food in a French cafe setting.

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Boone, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Opens early on the weekend, when few other places are. Nice assortment of breakfast items and great pastries.

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Thank TerryRxyz
Bonneau, South Carolina
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is beautiful, Bakery section is Devine. Down side to this is as you go in you go through a line or order your food, they give you a number, find your seat wait for your meal. Well not quite, If you offer specify coffee you go pick it up at that counter, if you ordered bakery, you pick... More 

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Thank Mary N
Indianapolis, Indiana
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150 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a quick breakfast at La Madeleines prior to heading into D.C. For a day of sightseeing. The quiche, eggs and waffles were delicious and the portion size was very generous. We didn't need to eat until returning to Alexandria for dinner.

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Thank poblanofamily
Williamsburg, Virginia
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162 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a little slice of heaven that offers fresh baked bread, as well as beautiful pastry and desserts, as well as heartier fare. Soup, sandwiches and country French entrees are available. One odd quirk, the in-house menu differs from their online menu. If I want my favorite pick three - roast beef on French bread with French Onion... More 

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Thank JBClark
Charleston, South Carolina
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here a number of times, and it is always wonderful. Whatever you order will be delicious!

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Thank kayelucas
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A most go to restaurant I went two mornings for breakfast the food was fresh and delicious The pastries were some of the best

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Thank Susan H
Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice French-style restaurant offers really good breakfast, great French Onion soup (of course) and nice ambience. Lunch and dinner are good too. I go for the coffee and the fact that it is a fairly quiet restaurant with plenty of seating. This is a good place to study, read or have a quiet conversation with friends or family.

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Thank Chris C
New York City, New York
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220 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came back to La Madeleine for the first time in a long time and was pleased that the laid back ambiance and excellent food haven't changed. As Old Town regulars know, the service is cafeteria style, but the setting is pleasant and the prix fixe lunch a bargain. I had the lentil and kale soup, a small salad and... More 

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Brandon, Mississippi
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's an ok place to go for coffee and pastries but look around as you can do better. Staff was nice but the place just did not feel clean. The pastries looked great but tasted average

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:30
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:30
Saturday
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-739-2854

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?