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La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe

7607 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814-6123
+1 301-215-9142
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (17 reviews)
“coconut cake” (3 reviews)
“soups” (10 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
French, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7607 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814-6123
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always go to La Madeleine when I am looking for a really tasty salad. I love their wild Field Green Salad with Cranberries and Pecans, Roasted Chicken and Balsamic Vinegar Dressing. I also am a tea aficionado and I love their fresh brewed Mango...More

Thank SimonSaysHouston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd heard good things about this bakery and wanted to give it a try, so I came here for lunch on my afternoon off. The food is delicious and reasonably priced given the quality of the food. The staff seem to all speak French natively,...More

Thank dustythoughts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the almond croissant at la Madeleine with a cup of tea. Sometimes I bike across town just to have the croissant. I also enjoy coming here for lunch or breakfast with a friend, family member or even a student. i have been going...More

Thank AKT301
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We drove an hour out of the way to satisfy the craving (it wasn't that many miles, but in NORVA, driving anywhere takes forever...) because I got hooked on La Madeleine when my sister lived in Reston. This location looks like that one, but the...More

Thank blacksteps2017
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Nice touch, you are greeted in French, with a "Bonjour", upon entering! Service is quick, food is fresh, and tasty. Small cafe, sometimes full. Best items, home-made tasting soups, sandwiches, omelets, crepes, wine, ice tea, decent coffee, a variety of fresh made desserts. They make...More

Thank A M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to grab a quick breakfast here before heading home from our vacation. The food was good and came out pretty quickly with the exception of an order of crepes. I had to return to the counter to ask for that portion of our...More

Thank Kramer6492
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Went based on the many reviews. Lots of great authentic French choices, however the service was a bit rude as it is confusing when you walk in where to order. It is more of a fast food set up.

Thank kbqhills
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Our party of six had an easy time finding a table for Fathers' Day lunch. The line to order at the counter was long and the cashier apologized, but the food was delivered to our table in a timely fashion. The croissants are amazing, especially...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

They have nice pastries and sandwiches, small plates. I like the coffe and the salmon toast. It is casual place.

Thank Lorena44
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Ate dinner here and had a take out lunch. It is fine dinning and the service is excellent. The french onion soup was flavorful and the quiche was a whole personal sized quiche. For me it was enough for two days.

Thank brideforlife
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16 August 2015|
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Response from Alan G | Reviewed this property |
They do have gift cards. It makes a wonderful gift as atmosphere and food and service are excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7607 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814-6123
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-215-9142
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