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Bread & Chocolate

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Old Town
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611 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3105
+1 703-548-0992
07:00 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 07:00 - 18:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Alexandria, Virginia
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86 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently ate for the first time at this establishment and I was a little underwhelmed. I ordered a lentil soup that tasted fine and came with three kinds of bread that were a little dry. It was not a great meal, but OK. My friend ordered a panini that took a long time to prepare and still arrived cold.... More 

Thank Diane B
Richmond, Virginia
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155 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fun place for tea, coffee and a snack, we ate outside and enjoyed the weather and people walking by. Good onion soup, good pastries, and good bread.

1 Thank Bob D
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We had the all-inclusive brunch which included an entreé, a basket of pastries, juice and coffee. That was $16, which is a great price for brunch. The food was plentiful but in terms of flavor it was just okay. There was nothing memorable about it and the service was so-so. It is by no means a bad breakfast option, just... More 

Thank Alicia_Boricua
Alexandria, Virginia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This used to be a great little bakery and place to grab a quick bite but a recent visit took it off my list. The brioche for the sandwich was very dry and did not appear to have been baked that day. In addition the display case, the last several times I have been in to buy baked goods, looks... More 

Thank NOVARealtor
Hurt, Virginia
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I absolutely enjoyed this stop. My wife had the turkey hash and I had the berry French toast. The food was as close to perfect as it could be and the service was great. We highly recommend a visit to support this local business.

Thank BigHurt434
Bradenton, Florida
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163 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is a restaurant on King St, Alexandria VA, that serves breakfast and lunch. They also have muffins, pastries, and cakes that you can buy to- go. I had a blueberry muffin, which was fresh and had a fair amount of blueberries. It was good but nothing out of the ordinary. My wife got a ham & cheese pancake wrap,... More 

Thank marathonman33
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199 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

While the family was vacationing near DC, my wife and her dad went off to see the sights, so my daughter (2 1/2 years old) and I went out to take a stroll and get a bite to eat. I figured based on the name that this place would be a hit. The inside is quaint. It's not much more... More 

Thank Lawrence H
Orlando, Florida
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101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

I visited the place recently, after a few years away. Food was as always delicious. Service was great. Always a good option for brunch.

Thank Cathy G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Good location on King St looked promising. Server very pleasant but food let them down. Mums blueberry scone was dry and could've done with warming through. My tuna sandwich was more bread than anything else and almost a bag of leaves for garnish was ott.

Thank whitefamilyvacations
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839 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Stopped here for breakfast on our last visit in early March and loved it. Service was great as was the food which was more than we could eat. Prices were not cheap but were fair for the quality of the food. Thanks!

Thank WeeLuv2Travel2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3105
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-548-0992

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