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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: Breakfast

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  • 46
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  • 45
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 12
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  • 3
    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
The best yoghurt with muesli

Everything we have tasted at this place has been great. At times I wish they would clean the tables and floors more often.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2012
villagetavernwestk
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Kennebunk Maine
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Kennebunk Maine
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Everything we have tasted at this place has been great. At times I wish they would clean the tables and floors more often.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Lots of tasty options for veg and non-veg customers. Fresh, higher-end ingredients, wide range of creative (while still being appetizing) menu options.

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North Carolina
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329 reviews 329 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Excellent food selection, well prepared, informed servers (who are also quite personable) and they do separate checks without blinking an eye. Outstanding place for the casual meal.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

Delicious menu with plentiful breads and jams packed with fruit. The coffee was hot and fresh and the service was efficient and the kitchen well organised.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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207 reviews 207 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

King & Washington -- Nothing could be more central in Old Town. Service was very quick, and we had a quiet corner where we could talk without a lot of interruption. Several different people waited on us, all very unobtrusively and efficiently. The organic quinoa salad was a nice change from ordinary fare; there are so many unique things on... More 

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Cockeysville, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

We visit Alexandria frequently and at least once per visit, when lunchtime arrives, we head for Pain Qoutidien. The fresh soups and breads are outstanding. They are clearly healthful, but are also full of flavor, texture, and the aromas of fresh ingredients. While they do offer vegetarian dishes, they accomodate the carnivores as well (if you're looking for a burger... More 

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Park City, Utah
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012 via mobile

Good unique food. Crazy prices. Makes Stabucks look budget.

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richmond
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

This place makes you feel like you are in Europe. Very different menu with fresh food and bakery. The hot chocolate is to die for! And.. You all eat at a communal table and get to make friends while dining if you care to.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

The title of this review says it all. Great omelets, delicious coffee, and old-world ambiance. It's a bit pricey but it's worth it. Finish any meal with the lemon tart.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

I've been a few times and really like. Wonderful, fresh and organic foods served in a community setting.

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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 - 15
  • Cuisine: Bakeries
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?