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La Madeleine French Bakery

600 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002-3009 (Downtown)
(713) 225-0551
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Ranked #320 of 7,231 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Sarasota, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

For lunch, I got my usual French Dip which is consistent and you can see my previous review on this page which indicates that it's a great choice. My girlfriend loves the French Onion Soup so she got that as the main item but we also wanted to try a couple of other options to fill us up for lunch.... More

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Houston, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The atmosphere, food and service is wonderful. We all had Paella.... and it was YUMMMOO!! totally worth it! Chocolate parfait yummm!

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Katy, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I was expecting something different, but wasn't totally dissatisfied? Nothing fancy, simple meals, sandwiches, soups, salads. Nothing impressive about the meal, but the bakery items looked and smelled great and there were many choices. I would have rather had a waiter/ waitress than going to the counter and ordering, like a buffet. Atmosphere was good; service and prices were ok.... More

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Los Angeles, California, USA
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124 reviews 124 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had an enjoyable brunch at La Madeleine before leaving Houston. The salad and the Florentine Quiche were great! They also had a great selection of pastries, coffee, salads and soups. The service was casual and fast (you place your order at the counter), plenty of tables, nice ambient and decor.

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Clayton, NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My wife and I came across this place while looking for a nice, simple dinner that was a good healthy and cost effective choice. this place met all of those criteria and more. While a minor letdown that we had to order from the counter, the food, service, and decor were all excellent. This minor letdown was overcome quickly. My... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

For some reason the Galleria Mall in Houston doesn't have a TripAdvisor available so I'm picking one near the area. I have been here a few times but went twice this past trip to Texas and both times I had the French Dip and a side Caesar Salad. Both were perfect and left me full. I'll continue to get this... More

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Natal, RN
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

La madeleine has lots of restaurants around Houston and its high quality bakery is sold for a good price. You can have a good and simple dinner there for 2 persons for around 30 dollars or less. Who would think you can find a good bakery in Houston for a reasonable price? They have excellent croissants, the quiche lorraine is... More

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Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I was recently in The Woodlands for business and stumbled upon this place for breakfast the first day. I enjoyed it so much, I went back the second day. The Good: They open at 6:30a and I arrived both days around 8a and it was not crowded at all! The ordering process was easy and the kitchen was pretty fast... More

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Mobile
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Fresh, high quality bakery at a reasonable price. We have never been disappointed in any of their locations.

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Houston, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I enjoyed breakfast while sitting inside. I don't particularly like sitting outside at the one on Kirby because the pigeons are disgusting. While eating, they fly over you, wait for your crumbs, and literally annoy the mess out of you. Nevertheless, the food was great was usual. I ordered oatmeal, and a bacon/egg croissant. The egg was light and fluffy,... More

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