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La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe

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7607 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814
301 215 9142
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Today
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Touch of France

I eat here every few months. I went to La Madeleine with a friend this particular time, and the restaurant didn't disappoint. Everything was delicious. If they make you a salad, for instance, and it isn't to your liking, they don't hesitate to make you a new one. In all the times I've been there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
Elsa F
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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  • Families with children
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Ate at a charming quick serve French restaurant. Loved the homey, mix match interior. The tomato basil soup and bread were very good. Would definitely recommend!

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Marietta, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I like to make this shop my one place I must stop in to when I am in the area. Staff sometimes needs to be a bit more outgoing and explain amenities and how things work but the food is good . Will be looking forward to a Napoleon with strawberries soon.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I eat here every few months. I went to La Madeleine with a friend this particular time, and the restaurant didn't disappoint. Everything was delicious. If they make you a salad, for instance, and it isn't to your liking, they don't hesitate to make you a new one. In all the times I've been there, I have never seen any... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Met some friends here, 7 of us altogether. Interesting variety of dishes, food was decent, not great. Parking is terrible. About 8 parking spaces, everyone else looking for street parking. And the restroom.... I walked in, and it smelled like day old piss. Come on, at least hose it down twice a day. Bad ending to a decent meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We were visiting from out of town and staying at the Hyatt. We decided to try La Madeleine, because the continental breakfast at the Hotel seemed pricey. We ended up spending more than $40 for 2 adults and one child for breakfast. We missed the menus upon entering, and most of our food came from the pre-made items. All were... More 

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in NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Second visit here both times for breakfast I ordered a bowl of fresh fruit & a chocolate almond croissant, I got both off the self serve line & had I stopped first at the bakery counter where the calories are listed I would have put back the pastry (610 calories oo la la!) but it was very good, my companion... More 

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Sherman, Texas
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

La Madeleine's is reliably good. There is a nice variety of main courses and good desserts. Very good for breakfast and lunch.

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South Bend, Indiana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The breakfast was very good. We went there the night before for dessert that really hit the spot and decided to go there for breakfast the next morning. We were not disappointed.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Just 3 blocks from the Residence Inn in Bethesda, this cafe was very convenient. Food was quick to arrive and nicely presented. Sandwiches were good, salad was pretty good but not amazing. Chips on the side were possibly a little stale. I would definitely eat here again.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Only a block away from the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda MD. The food was good. Service was quick and easy. Reasonably priced.

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Additional Information about La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe

Address: 7607 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone Number: 301 215 9142
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $20
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7607 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 301 215 9142

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm

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