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Le Pain Quotidien

2001 P Street NW, Blaine Mansion, Washington DC, DC 20036-5910
202 459 9176
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Ranked #760 of 2,626 restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: Bakery
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
Description: Le Pain Quotidien serves simple, elegant boulangerie fare made with organic ingredients whenever possible: breakfast, tartines, pastries and handmade organic bread & many vegan and vegetarian options.
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53 reviews from our community

72% Recommend
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English first
Houston, Texas, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Warning, this is in the Georgetown where every tourist went for shop and eating, so you will see lines of people My suggestion is to take early morning stroll and grab the breakfast combo (I think it was selection of bread and jam) The communal table in the center would be a best pick if you have big party, or... More

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New Hartford, NY
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120 reviews 120 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My wife and I wanted a quick breakfast/brunch before going to the Phillips Museum. There was a table available outside. We grabbed it. We sat there for more than 10 minutes before the waiter recognized that we were there. We ordered and then waited for 20 minutes for a couple sandwiches! The food was good. $12/pp. The waitstaff were so... More

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LPQUSA, Marketing Coordinator at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

Dear Bob We are very sorry to hear about your unsatisfactory experience at our Blaine Mansion location. We completely understand how frustrating it can be to receive a subpar service like this one. We appreciate your kind feedback, which helps us tremendously to improve ourselves. We informed our store about the points you made, and once again, we thank you... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I went to this restaurant 2 times last week just to check if one of hte experiences had been a fluke but it was the same situation both times! The location is fantastic (Dupont) and the waiter I had (alex i think?) was very nice. The food itself was fine, but it took 55 minutes to get my food, and... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The atmosphere was nice and being right off Glass Alley it was quite. The food however was small. The waffle I ordered was about e size of a large donut (3.5 to 4 inches a across). Also, being from the south I like to pour my syrup on to the waffle, this was not an option because it is served... More

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Newton(Boston), MA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Wow, what a surprise. Stumbled upon this looking for a good breakfast place outside the hotel. Excellent breakfasts, fabulous lattes, breads, and desserts. Many organic items. Very nice sidewalk patio. Went twice during our visit - wait staff uneven, but food fabulous both days. Highly recommend!

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Pembroke, MA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stay in the Dupont Circle area whenever we visit Washington, DC, and we love to have breakfast at this little branch of this big chain. Everything is nicely done, the service is wonderful, and the hubbub of the neighborhood is exciting. We had the omelettes -- one with salmon, and the other with Paris Ham and Gruyere. Both were... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

It was Easter Sunday and we were out for a leisurely brunch, we have been going to these cafes since we first found in Bruxelles 20 years ago, how happy are we that they have grown beyond Europe. Organic, perfect portion sizes for us and pain au chocolate to die for, bread that will get me off my gluten free... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Had Saturday breakfast there when in DC. Obviously a popular neighborhood spot. We both had omelettes which were very good but we were blown away by the their fresh breads and preserves. The cherry preserves are to die for.

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Sale, UK
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76 reviews 76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Firstly, I thought the service was very good, we had a waitress who was very friendly and attentive, nice atmosphere and there was no rush to be ushered back out into the rain! The soup was warming and tasty and the kids enjoyed their quiche and tortilla both were enjoyable and well presented. Very organic and worthy.

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Perpetually short staffed. They don't let you buy food at the bakery and sit; you must wait for service....after 20 mins I'm finally leaving.

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