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Alexandria Pastry Shop & Cafe

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3690 H King St., Bradley Shopping Center, Alexandria, VA 22302
703 578 4144
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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While I respect the right to an opinion and I know that Trip Advisor is a people's forum I take exceptions to people who are totally ignorant about food and cause harm to a very good business. Yes the taste of food is personal and everybody is a so called expert, but some people have good taste... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
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McLean, Virginia
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McLean, Virginia
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

While I respect the right to an opinion and I know that Trip Advisor is a people's forum I take exceptions to people who are totally ignorant about food and cause harm to a very good business. Yes the taste of food is personal and everybody is a so called expert, but some people have good taste and some do... More 

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Summerfield, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The desserts, cakes, were just wonderful. We had our Wedding cake made here years ago and it is still a fantastic place to tempt your taste buds.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Years ago, I lived in Alexandria and found Alexandria Pastry Shop. This is a family-owned business serving the community with the best pastries, muffins, cakes and more! I was out of the area for 20 years and came back to find it is still going strong. Such great news. When I want a special dessert or coffee and a treat... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The food looks do good in the cases BUT DOES not taste half as good as it looks!! The wait staff are hard to understand and very rude ( mite b a language barrier problem) ! I hope the cakes are as good as they use to be ...sad to see such a place w potential turn so "crummy"!!

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This place has the best pastry and an amazing selection. They do all sorts of goodies and the pricing is reasonable to boot. If you can, get your stuff to go as seating is limited and it does get really busy on the weekends because they do wonderful hot breakfasts as well as the pastry. If you don't catch it... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

I saw this cafe on a Saturday and it was crowded so I thought it was better to try the cafe during the week. It was not crowded on a Thursday morning. All the breakfast items, such as pannis, quiche, and quesadillas are pre-made and are heated up for the customer. The quiche and the quesadilla were tasteless and very... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I've been enjoying their pastries when I can since they opened in the late 1980's. Favorites: fruit tarts, napoleons, lemon bars, and white chocolate mousse cake. They also have food and tables where you can sit and eat. I moved from Northern Virginia in 2003, but I never pass up an opportunity to stop here when I visit.

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Alexandria, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This is a favorite destination for Alexandrians in the west end of the city. Delicious pastries, cakes and cookies with excellent coffee draws people to eat, relax and talk. A nice selection of sandwiches and salads has moved the APS to become a cafe as well. Well-trained staff add to the ambience. A good place to order cakes for special... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

I used to attend this bakery regularly when I went to my hairdresser, located in the same shopping center. Their food prices have escalated, and they now even charge for a pickle and a bag of chips with a simple sandwich order. Their desserts are good, but with teenagers running the show, don't be so mighty as to charge an... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

No manners, rude manager/owner... The person who runs that place (an older man) is never happy, never says Hi or Good-Bye. The pastries are not bad, but the atmosphere there is not very good. You don't feel welcome or appreciated. That person acts like he is doing you a favor by letting you in. Once I was asking a cashier... More 

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Additional Information about Alexandria Pastry Shop & Cafe

Address: 3690 H King St., Bradley Shopping Center, Alexandria, VA 22302
Phone Number: 703 578 4144
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Bakeries, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3690 H King St., Bradley Shopping Center, Alexandria, VA 22302
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: 703 578 4144

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Bakeries, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?