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Le Pain Quotidien

701 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Old Town)
+1 703-683-2273
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Ranked #35 of 648 restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Bakery
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Old Town
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Old Town
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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108 reviews 108 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stopped by this restaurant wanting to see the community table they have. They had a good case of pastries but we were looking for oatmeal. We ordered one for each (my husband plain with blueberries and myself with bananas, walnuts, and maple syrup). It hit the spot along with the espresso and hot tea. We also had a side... More

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Moscow, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

LPQ is the best place for a reliable and delicious light breakfast or lunch. We love the smoked salmon plate and Mediterranean combo plate. LPQ's bread is lovely--made w varied grains and nuts. Also try seasonal soups, salads and desserts.

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Arlington, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I have been to several Le Pain Quotidien locations in the DC area and NYC. This one has a very warm service staff. The tartines and quiches are great. I love the soft boiled eggs with toast points. What I love the most is the mint tea, with actual mint leaves. The pastries are lovely, too. It's relaxing. Enjoy!

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Gloucester, Virginia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We set out looking for a little french bakery with good croissants. Bakery had a lot of goodies. But wanted basic eggs, bacon croissant. Ended up with a Parisan ham and gruyere cheese. I was a little worried about the ham but was excellent. They served with several mustards and olive spread. My friend got the Chia pudding and strawberry... More

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Laurel, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

On a recent hot day while visiting Old Town, Alexandria, VA we stopped in here for refreshment. I ordered the lemonade and must admit it was the best I've ever tasted. The service was friendly. We had already eaten but noted the good, fresh looking omelets being served. The bakery items also looked tempting, We plan to return to try... More

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French Lick, In
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Went for breakfast....nice location on King Street but a little pricey for the portions. Service was pretty good and everything was fresh.

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Gahanna, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is a great place to have a relaxing, healthy breakfast. Everything is organic and locally sourced. We had the organic omelet (a special that day) and it was delicious. It came with field greens -- a nice touch. The tables and chairs are weathered wood, and the setting seemed consistent with the French bakery theme. The classical music was... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Located on the busiest junction in town, you can just grab a bagette, have coffee and a dessert or have light lunch and be sure you'll get the best quality!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Went here last week and I loved their salmon torta. Very fresh smoked fish on a bed of salad. They have excellent sandwiches, omelets and eggs. The food is freshly prepared and don't forget the jams and jellies. Nice place for a casual meal.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Loved trying this place. Their menu was fresh and amazing. I'd definitely be back despite the deafening noise.

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