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Le Pain Quotidien

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701 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
+1 703-683-2273
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Feel like in europe

Perfect breakfast for who wantas to stay aside of american hotels breakfast. The food is excelent and the service as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
Carla18_13
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Sydney, Australia
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625 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I had breakfast here & the large & very fresh Goat Cheese & Oyster Mushroom Omelette served with a mixed greens salad & organic bread continued my reliable title. The server could have been more friendly & had a smile. I eventually saw a smile when I thanked her for her eventual prompt service. I'd still come back.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We went to this restaurant last Sunday. 4 adults 2 children. We were seated promptly. We then had to wait 20 minutes to place our order another 25 minutes to receive our order which was cold and 1/2 complete

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Matthews, North Carolina
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A nice change from eggs, hash brown, bacon routine for breakfast. The Toasted Paris Ham and Gruyere Croissant was delightful. This menu item was not cooked in grease, therefore, not heavy as bacon or sausage can be. Don’t get me wrong, I love a big plate of eggs, hash browns, with sausage or bacon, but I thoroughly enjoyed Le Pain.... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Perfect breakfast for who wantas to stay aside of american hotels breakfast. The food is excelent and the service as well.

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Apex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Went here for Sunday breakfast. Crowded but not a long wait for food. Goat cheese & mushroom omelette super delicious. A bit pricey but all organic. Lots of great items to go also so we grabbed some pastries to take to NC. Staff was friendly and attentive.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is my absolute favorite chain restaurant in the World! If I see it in Dubai I go inside, in Tysons corner I go inside, in Sydney I go inside and now Alexandria! I just love the atmosphere, the spreads and condiments are delicious and I always stock up on them given the chance! I cannot wait for this chain... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Beautiful, not overdone, not pretentious, relaxing. Great coffee. The open faced sandwiches were good but next time I'll try something different. The Belgian waffles were amazing, even without toppings. The staff was nice and accommodating with our 16 mo daughter. We'll definitely be back.

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Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Such a pity about most of the staff's attitude here as the food is good-healthy, not too adulterated and less sweet than other American eateries. On my two visits this year the service was poor and that's why I have marked down the overall rating to poor which is a pity. Despite not being busy, the waitress was slow on... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Coffee is nothing special. I only drink black coffee so I can't rate any of their European style cafe beverages. However, the coffee was just okay. I got a blueberry muffin which was pretty good. Not nearly the best I have ever had although it seemed a little healthier which is always welcomed. Seemed pretty fresh as well.

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Greenbelt, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My friends picked this place because it had something on the menu for everyone and was close to a few friends' hotels. We were excited when a spot was found for everyone despite not having a reservation. However, as the service wore on, we realized that everything was not as it seemed. First, there was a drink order mix up... More 

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Additional Information about Le Pain Quotidien

Address: 701 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number: +1 703-683-2273
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $10 to $15

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 701 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-683-2273

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10 to $15
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?