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La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe

7607 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814
301 215 9142
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Ranked #14 of 301 Restaurants in Bethesda
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: French
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Bethesda, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

tasty and fast food with validated parking sat county lot 31 across street also has free wifi also enjoyed the free bread butter and jam cozy fireplace dining available also patio dining the rosemary chicken is always a good choice

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silver spring, md
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237 reviews 237 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The restaurant is, essentially, a cafeteria with a French twist, so there is not much in the way of ambiance or service. Ate breakfast here with a friend. My friend had an omelet and I had my favorite - eggs Benedict. We both thought the food was very good. However, the line to place orders was long and moved very... More

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Newmarket, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Had a good dinner here with the family. It was rather confusing at first as it looks like it is cafeteria style but they also have table service. You can choose from what is on display or order from the menu. I had one of the signature dishes Chicken la Madeleine which was wonderful, my husband had Beef Bourguignon which... More

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Midland City, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I think I enjoyed this La Madeleine better than the one in Houston. We felt it was more authentic like here. The pricing was a bit higher, but they so a good job & the end product sits well in your stomach on a busy day. Crepes Romanoff are very nice along with the run of the mill breakfasts. The... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We visited in July and sat inside. You order and pay at the counter. They give you a number and bring the food to your table. (They do not have a Waite Staff.) We ordered the cinnamon french toast - which came with fresh fruit on top and maple syrup. Very yummy! Also, the county fresh breakfast with eggs over... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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217 reviews 217 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We came here for a quick bite to eat before my wife's conference and this looked like a great place -- rustic wooden tables and decor and plenty of baked goods to eat. I loved the croissants here -- they were extremely flavorful and had a nice crisp texture to them. My sandwich had nicely done egg with bits of... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The breakfast options were broad which was nice, and the food was tasty. Also in a range of prices. Good for a business meeting or breakfast on vacation. Be warned: very tempting dessert display!

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bethesda, md.
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176 reviews 176 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

While I am patial to the tomato and mushroom soups here...you cant go wrong any time of day. Superb breakfast choices and terrific salads and pastas all day. Reasonable pricing and a quick in and out when time is short. Dont miss the French pastries and croisants up front.

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Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I am sad to report that the quality of food has dropped. The bread they boast about was stale. If you have a tiny appetite this would be a bargain. The food is sold ala carte. The atmosphere is still charming. If you are a foodie, avoid this chain

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Bixby, Oklahoma
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My family found this not far from the metro station. This inside of this place is quaint and all the food was awesome. The pastries are exquisite! Highly recommend!

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